Gazing into the crystal ball to see ...

Originally Published: September 4, 2007
ESPN.com

What will the 2007 bowl season look like? After the first week of games, ESPN.com's Ivan Maisel and Mark Schlabach changed some of their opinions about what you might see this postseason.

2007-08 Bowl Projections
Bowl
(Matchup)
Ivan Maisel Mark Schlabach
Allstate BCS Championship Game
(BCS No. 1 vs. BCS No. 2)
USC vs. Oklahoma USC vs. LSU
Allstate Sugar
(BCS vs. BCS)
LSU vs. Louisville Florida vs. Louisville
FedEx Orange
(BCS vs. BCS)
Virginia Tech vs. Florida Georgia Tech vs.
West Virginia
Tostitos Fiesta
(BCS vs. BCS)
Penn State vs. TCU Oklahoma vs. Ohio State
Rose Bowl presented by Citi
(BCS vs. BCS)
Wisconsin vs. California Cal vs. Wisconsin
GMAC
(C-USA No. 2 vs. MAC)
Tulsa vs. Western Michigan Tulsa vs. Central Michigan
International
(MAC No. 3 vs. Big East No. 4)
Toledo vs. South Florida Ohio vs. Pittsburgh
Capital One
(Big Ten No. 2 vs. SEC No. 2)
Ohio State vs. Georgia Penn State vs. Georgia
Gator
(ACC No. 3 vs. Big 12 No. 4/
Notre Dame/Big East No. 2)
Maryland vs. Nebraska Virginia Tech vs. Rutgers
Outback
(Big Ten No. 3 vs. SEC No. 3/4)
Michigan State vs.
South Carolina
Michigan vs. Auburn
AT&T Cotton
(Big 12 No. 2 vs. SEC No. 3/4)
Texas vs. Arkansas Texas vs. Arkansas
Roady's Humanitarian
(WAC vs. ACC No. 8)
Boise State vs.
Wake Forest
Boise State vs.
Wake Forest
Chick-fil-A
(ACC No. 2 vs. SEC No. 5)
Clemson vs. Auburn Clemson vs. Tennessee
Valero Alamo
(Big Ten No. 4/5 vs. Big 12 No. 4/5)
Michigan vs. Missouri Purdue vs. Texas A&M
Meineke Car Care
(Big East No. 3/Navy vs.
ACC No. 5/6/7)
Rutgers vs.
Georgia Tech
South Florida vs.
Florida State
Champs Sports
(ACC No. 4 vs. Big Ten No. 4/5)
Boston College vs. Iowa Miami vs. Iowa
Insight
(Big 12 No. 6 vs. Big Ten No. 6)
Colorado vs. Northwestern Missouri vs. Indiana
AutoZone Liberty
(C-USA No. 1 vs. SEC No. 7)
Southern Miss vs. Alabama Southern Miss vs. Kentucky
Brut Sun
(Pac-10 No. 3 vs. Big 12/Notre Dame/
Big East)
Oregon vs. West Virginia Oregon vs.
Oklahoma State
Gaylords Hotels Music City
(ACC No. 5/6/7 vs. SEC No. 6)
Florida State vs. Tennessee Boston College vs.
South Carolina
Texas
(Big 12 No. 8 vs. C-USA)
Texas Tech vs. Houston Colorado vs. East Carolina
Pacific Life Holiday
(Pac-10 No. 2 vs. Big 12 No. 3)
UCLA vs. Texas A&M UCLA vs. Nebraska
PetroSun Independence
(SEC No. 8 vs. Big 12 No. 7)
Kentucky vs. Kansas State Alabama vs. Texas Tech
Emerald Bowl
(Pac-10 No. 4 vs. ACC No. 5/6/7)
Oregon State vs. Miami Washington State vs. Maryland
Motor City
(Big Ten No. 7 vs. MAC No. 1/2)
Northwestern vs.
Miami (Ohio)
Michigan State vs.
Miami (Ohio)
Sheraton Hawaii
(WAC vs. C-USA)
Hawaii vs. UTEP Hawaii vs. UTEP
Bell Helicopter Armed Forces
(Mountain West vs. Pac-10 No. 6)
Air Force vs. Washington Wyoming vs.
Arizona State
New Mexico
(WAC vs. Mountain West)
Fresno State vs.
Colorado State
Fresno State vs. Utah
Papajohns.com
(C-USA vs. Big East No. 5)
Memphis vs. Pittsburgh Central Florida vs. Cincinnati
R&L Carriers New Orleans
(Sun Belt No. 1 vs. C-USA)
Troy vs. Central Florida Troy vs. Houston
Pioneer Las Vegas
(Pac-10 No. 4/5 vs.
Mountain West No. 1)
Arizona State vs. BYU Oregon State vs. TCU
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia
(Mountain West vs. Navy/At-large)
Wyoming vs. Navy BYU vs. Navy