College football bowl projections

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Kyle Bonagura

CloseESPN Staff WriterCovers the Pac-12.Joined ESPN in 2014.Attended Washington State University.

Mark Schlabach

CloseESPN Senior WriterSenior college football writer
Author of seven books on college football
Graduate of the University of Georgia

Here’s how our experts see the bowl matchups after Week 10. Check back each week for their predictions.

All times Eastern.

College Football Playoff National Championship
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Jan. 13, 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Ohio State vs. Alabama
Schlabach: Ohio State vs. Alabama

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
Dec. 28, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Ohio State vs LSU
Schlabach: Clemson vs. Ohio State

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Dec. 28, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Alabama vs. Clemson
Schlabach: LSU vs. Alabama

Bowl schedule

Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl
Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
Dec. 20, 2 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Buffalo vs. Southern Miss
Schlabach: Florida Atlantic vs. Western Michigan

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl
Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., ESPN2
Bonagura: UCF vs. Liberty
Schlabach: SMU vs. Buffalo

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Celebration Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Dec. 21, noon, ABC
Bonagura: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State
Schlabach: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State

New Mexico Bowl
Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dec. 21, 2 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Florida Atlantic vs. Hawai’i
Schlabach: Marshall vs. San Jose State

Cure Bowl
Exploria Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 21, 2:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Bonagura: Georgia Southern vs. Ball State
Schlabach: Arkansas State vs. Liberty

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl
FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida
Dec. 21, 3:30 p.m., ABC
Bonagura: Central Michigan vs. Utah State
Schlabach: Ball State vs. Temple

Camellia Bowl
Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama
Dec. 21, 5:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Ohio vs. Louisiana
Schlabach: Toledo vs. Louisiana

Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., ABC
Bonagura: Stanford vs. Boise State
Schlabach: Boise State vs. Arizona State

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Dec. 21, 9 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Appalachian State vs. UAB
Schlabach: Appalachian State vs. Louisiana Tech

Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Dec. 23, 2:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Tulane vs. Western Kentucky
Schlabach: UCF vs. UAB

SoFi Hawai’i Bowl
Aloha Stadium, Honolulu
Dec. 24, 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: BYU vs. Boston College
Schlabach: BYU vs. Hawai’i

Walk-On’s Independence Bowl
Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana
Dec. 26, 4 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Louisiana Tech vs. North Carolina
Schlabach: North Carolina vs. Western Kentucky

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Quick Lane Bowl
Ford Field, Detroit
Dec. 26, 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Illinois vs. Duke
Schlabach: Duke vs. Illinois

Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland
Dec. 27, noon, ESPN
Bonagura: Miami vs. Temple
Schlabach: Miami vs. Navy

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Yankee Stadium, New York
Dec. 27, 3:20 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Michigan State vs. Pittsburgh
Schlabach: Michigan State vs. Louisville

Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl
NRG Stadium, Houston
Dec. 27, 6:45 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma State
Schlabach: Iowa State vs. San Diego State

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
SDCCU Stadium, San Diego
Dec. 27, 8 p.m., Fox Sports 1
Bonagura: USC vs. Michigan
Schlabach: Washington vs. Michigan

Cheez-It Bowl
Chase Field, Phoenix
Dec. 27, 10:15 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Oregon State vs. Iowa State
Schlabach: TCU vs. UCLA

Camping World Bowl
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 28, noon, ABC
Bonagura: Notre Dame vs. Kansas State
Schlabach: Notre Dame vs. Kansas State

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
AT&T Stadium, Dallas
Dec. 28., noon, ESPN
Bonagura: Cincinnati vs. Oregon
Schlabach: Memphis vs. Baylor

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl
Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas
Dec. 30, 12:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Marshall vs. TCU
Schlabach: Southern Miss vs. Nevada

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee
Dec. 30, 4 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Mississippi State vs. Louisville
Schlabach: Virginia vs. Mississippi State

Redbox Bowl
Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, California
Dec. 30, 4 p.m., Fox
Bonagura: Arizona State vs. Indiana
Schlabach: Indiana vs. USC

Capital One Orange Bowl
Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
Dec. 30, 8 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Wake Forest vs. Florida
Schlabach: Wake Forest vs. Florida

Belk Bowl
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
Dec. 31, noon, ESPN
Bonagura: Memphis vs. Virginia Tech
Schlabach: Virginia Tech vs. Kentucky

Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl
Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas
Dec. 31, 2 p.m., CBS
Bonagura: Washington State vs. Virginia
Schlabach: Pittsburgh vs. Stanford

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee
Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: SMU vs. Texas
Schlabach: Texas vs. Cincinnati

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona
Dec. 31, 4:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network
Bonagura: Fresno State vs. Arkansas State
Schlabach: Fresno State vs. Georgia Southern

Valero Alamo Bowl
Alamodome, San Antonio
Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Washington vs. Baylor
Schlabach: Oklahoma State vs. Utah

Vrbo Citrus Bowl
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ABC
Bonagura: Auburn vs. Minnesota
Schlabach: Wisconsin vs. Auburn

Outback Bowl
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Kentucky vs. Wisconsin
Schlabach: Minnesota vs. Texas A&M

Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
Jan. 1, 5 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Penn State vs. Utah
Schlabach: Penn State vs. Oregon

Allstate Sugar Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Oklahoma vs. Georgia
Schlabach: Oklahoma vs. Georgia

Birmingham Bowl
Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama
Jan. 2, 3 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: San Diego State vs. Navy
Schlabach: Boston College vs. Tulane

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
Jan. 2, 7 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Tennessee vs. Iowa
Schlabach: Tennessee vs. Iowa

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho
Jan. 3, 3:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Toledo vs. Wyoming
Schlabach: Miami (Ohio) vs. Wyoming

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas
Jan. 4, 11:30 a.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Miami (Ohio) vs. Air Force
Schlabach: Air Force vs. Washington State

Mobile Alabama Bowl
Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., ESPN
Bonagura: Western Michigan vs. Georgia State
Schlabach: Ohio vs. Georgia State

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