BCS bowls become clearer with a near consensus

Updated: November 6, 2007, 1:21 PM ET
ESPN.com

What will the 2007 bowl season look like? After nine weeks of games, ESPN.com's Ivan Maisel and Mark Schlabach have tweaked their postseason outlooks, with a near consensus for all the BCS bowl games.

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

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