West Virginia slides into the title game

Updated: November 24, 2007, 11:55 AM ET
ESPN.com

What will the 2007 bowl season look like? After 12 weeks of games, ESPN.com's Ivan Maisel and Mark Schlabach have tweaked their postseason outlooks, with a consensus on the BCS title game and the BCS buster.

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

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