Pac-12 bowl projections have shifted a bit following the Apple Cup. The Utah vs. Colorado game also clarified some of the expert predictions that had been submitted over the past few weeks. While not everything is set in stone, the Week 14 college football rankings will certainly help to predict where the schools will spend their postseason. The updated polls came out on Sunday (Nov. 27), though the Washington Huskies are more keen to see how the College Football Playoff rankings look on Tuesday night (Nov. 29).
A new report by CBS Sports predicts that Washington will win the Pac-12 Championship Game and get invited to the College Football Playoff in December. Washington is slotted to play against the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Peach Bowl, with the winner advancing to play either Clemson or Ohio State in the Championship Bowl Game. The full list of Pac-12 bowl predictions is located at the end of the article.
Within the Pac-12 bowl projections, the analysts at CBS Sports have Colorado vs. Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl and USC vs. West Virginia in the Alamo Bowl. Over in a report by NBC Sports, the analysts have those games projected a bit differently. They have USC vs. Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl and Colorado vs. Oklahoma State in the Alamo Bowl. As seen in the lists below, that isn't the only game where the college football analysts differ, as they have different Pac-12 schools going to the Holiday Bowl and Foster Farms Bowl as well.
Fox Sports has also released its report on the Week 14 bowl projections, with some interesting Pac-12 bowl predictions that include WSU going to the Holiday Bowl, Stanford going to the Sun Bowl, and Arizona State getting invited to the Vegas Bowl (despite having a losing record to end the regular season in college football). It confirms, once again, that the college football analysts and experts across all the major sites don't agree on a lot of the bowl projections. One thing they do seem to agree on, though, is that the Washington Huskies will be in the College Football Playoff.
There is still one huge game left before the Pac-12 schools start receiving their bowl game invites. The Pac-12 Championship Game is played on Friday night (Dec. 2), with the result of the Washington vs. Colorado matchup likely dictating how the bowl games shake out. If Washington wins, the school is likely heading to the College Football Playoff, but a Colorado victory likely sends the Buffaloes to the Rose Bowl and the Huskies to the Alamo Bowl. Stay tuned fans, because the Pac-12 bowl projections are likely to shift again soon.
CBS Sports Pac-12 Bowl Predictions
Peach Bowl - Washington vs. Alabama (Dec. 31)Rose Bowl - Colorado vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 2)Alamo Bowl - USC vs. West Virginia (Dec. 29)Holiday Bowl - Washington State vs. Minnesota (Dec. 27)Foster Farms Bowl - Stanford vs. Indiana (Dec. 28)Sun Bowl - Utah vs. Georgia Tech (Dec. 20)Las Vegas Bowl - San Diego State vs. Appalachian State (Dec. 17)Cactus Bowl - Air Force vs. Baylor (Dec. 27)
NBC Sports 2016 Bowl Predictions
Peach Bowl - Washington vs. Alabama (Dec. 31)Rose Bowl - USC vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 2)Alamo Bowl - Colorado vs. Oklahoma State (Dec. 29)Holiday Bowl - Stanford vs. Iowa (Dec. 27)Foster Farms Bowl - Washington State vs. Indiana (Dec. 28)Sun Bowl - Utah vs. North Carolina (Dec. 20)Las Vegas Bowl - San Diego State vs. North Texas (Dec. 17)Cactus Bowl - Air Force vs. Baylor (Dec. 27)
FOX Sports Pac-12 Bowl Predictions
Peach Bowl - Washington vs. Alabama (Dec. 31)Rose Bowl - Colorado vs. Wisconsin (Jan. 2)Alamo Bowl - USC vs. Oklahoma State (Dec. 29)Holiday Bowl - Washington State vs. Minnesota (Dec. 27)Foster Farms Bowl - Utah vs. Indiana (Dec. 28)Sun Bowl - Stanford vs. Wake Forest (Dec. 20)Las Vegas Bowl - Arizona State vs. Boise State (Dec. 17)Cactus Bowl - San Diego State vs. TCU (Dec. 27)
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