College Football Post-Week 13 Bowl Projections
By: Steven Lassan | 11/25/12, 5:46 PM EST
College football's bowl season is inching closer, and it's never too early to take a look at what the matchups might look like. With 13 weeks of results in the books, the bowl picture for nearly every team is starting to clear.
The post-Week 13 bowl projections are a mixture between how things would look if the season ended today, projection of Week 14, and considering the results so far this year.
2012-2013 Post-Week 13 College Football Bowl Projections
|New Mexico||Dec. 15||MWC vs. Pac-12||Arizona vs. Nevada|
|Famous Idaho Potato||Dec. 15||MAC vs. WAC||Utah State vs. N. Illinois|
|Poinsettia||Dec. 20||BYU vs. MWC||BYU vs. San Diego State|
|Beef 'O'Brady's||Dec. 21||Big East vs. C-USA||UCF vs. Pittsburgh|
|New Orleans||Dec. 22||Sun Belt vs. C-USA||UL Lafayette vs. East Carolina|
|Las Vegas||Dec. 22||MWC vs. Pac-12||Washington vs. Boise State|
|Hawaii||Dec. 24||C-USA vs. MWC||Fresno State vs. SMU|
|Little Caesars||Dec. 26||Big Ten vs. MAC||W. Kentucky* vs. Toledo|
|Military||Dec. 27||ACC vs. Army||Ohio* vs. SJSU*|
|Belk||Dec. 27||ACC vs. Big East||Duke vs. Cincinnati|
|Holiday||Dec. 27||Big 12 vs. Pac-12||West Virginia vs. Oregon State|
|Independence||Dec. 28||ACC vs. SEC||Louisiana-Monroe* vs. La. Tech*|
|Russell Athletic||Dec. 28||ACC vs. Big East||Virginia Tech vs. Rutgers|
|Meineke Car Care||Dec. 28||Big Ten vs. Big 12||Texas Tech vs. Minnesota|
|Armed Forces||Dec. 29||C-USA vs. MWC||Rice vs. Air Force|
|Kraft Fight Hunger||Dec. 29||Pac-12 vs. Navy||Navy vs. Arizona State|
|Pinstripe||Dec. 29||Big East vs. Big 12||Syracuse vs. Baylor|
|Alamo||Dec. 29||Big 12 vs. Pac-12||UCLA vs. TCU|
|Buffalo Wild Wings||Dec. 29||Big Ten vs. Big 12||Mich. State vs. Okla. State|
|Music City||Dec. 31||SEC vs. ACC||Vanderbilt vs. NC State|
|Sun||Dec. 31||ACC vs. Pac-12||USC vs. Ga. Tech|
|Liberty||Dec. 31||SEC vs. C-USA||Tulsa vs. Arkansas State*|
|Chick-fil-A||Dec. 31||ACC vs. SEC||Clemson vs. LSU|
|Heart of Dallas||Jan. 1||Big Ten vs. Big 12||Iowa State vs. Purdue|
|TaxSlayer.com Gator||Jan. 1||SEC vs. Big Ten||Wisconsin vs. Miss. State|
|Capital One||Jan. 1||SEC vs. Big Ten||Michigan vs. Texas A&M|
|Outback||Jan. 1||SEC vs. Big Ten||Northwestern vs. S. Carolina|
|Cotton||Jan. 4||Big 12 vs. SEC||Texas vs. Georgia|
|BBVA Compass||Jan. 5||SEC vs. Big East||Ole Miss vs. Ball State*|
|GoDaddy.com||Jan. 6||MAC vs. Sun Belt||MTSU vs. Kent State|
|Rose||Jan. 1||BCS vs. BCS||Nebraska vs. Stanford|
|Orange||Jan. 1||BCS vs. BCS||Florida State vs. Louisville|
|Sugar||Jan. 2||BCS vs. BCS||Florida vs. Oklahoma|
|Fiesta||Jan. 3||BCS vs. BCS||Kansas State vs. Oregon|
|National Title||Jan. 7||BCS vs. BCS||Notre Dame vs. Alabama|
* Indicates an at-large team due to a conference unable to fill bowl slots according to Athlon's projections.
** UCF is appealing a postseason ban and for now, is eligible to compete in the 2012 postseason.
Bold indicates a team has accepted bowl bid.
by Steven Lassan
(updated Dec. 1, 2012)
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