Bowl eligible teams

Originally Published: December 5, 2004
ESPN.com

A look at who's already bowl eligible and who's still on the bubble.

Note: * denotes team will refuse a bowl invitation.

ACC
Already eligible
Clemson (6-5)*, Florida State (8-3), Georgia Tech (6-5), Miami (8-3), North Carolina (6-5), Virginia (8-3), Virginia Tech (10-2).

Bowl tie-ins: 7.

Big East
Already eligible
Boston College (8-3), Connecticut (7-4), Pittsburgh (8-3), Syracuse (6-5), West Virginia (8-3).

Bowl tie-ins: 4 (includes Notre Dame).

Big Ten
Already eligible
Iowa (9-2), Michigan (9-2), Minnesota (6-5), Ohio State (7-4), Purdue (7-4), Wisconsin (9-2).

Bowl tie-ins: 7.

Big 12
Already eligible
Colorado (7-5), Iowa State (6-5), Oklahoma (12-0), Oklahoma State (7-4), Texas (10-1), Texas A&M (7-4), Texas Tech (7-4).

Bowl tie-ins: 8.

Conference USA
Already eligible Cincinnati (6-5) Louisville (10-1), Memphis (8-3), Southern Miss (6-5), UAB (7-4).

Bowl tie-ins: 5.

Independents
Already eligible
Navy (9-2), Notre Dame (6-5)

Mid-American
Already eligible
Akron (6-5), Bowling Green (8-3), Marshall (6-5), Miami (Ohio) (8-4), Northern Illinois (8-3), Toledo (9-3).

Bowl tie-ins: 2

Mountain West
Already eligible New Mexico (7-4), Utah (11-0), Wyoming (6-5).

Bowl tie-ins: 3.

Pac-10
Already eligible
Arizona State (8-3), California (10-1), Oregon State (6-5), UCLA (6-5), USC (12-0).

Bowl tie-ins: 5.

SEC
Already eligible
Alabama (6-5), Auburn (12-0), Florida (7-4), Georgia (9-2), LSU (9-2), Tennessee (9-3), South Carolina (6-5) *.

Bowl tie-ins: 8.

Sun Belt
Already eligible North Texas (7-4), Troy (7-4)

On the bubble

Bowl tie-ins: 1.

WAC
Already eligible
Boise State (11-0), Fresno State (8-3), Hawaii (7-5), UTEP (8-3).

Bowl tie-ins: 3.