Which team will face Ohio State?

Updated: October 30, 2007, 12:56 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 both believing Ohio State will play for the national title.

2007-08 Bowl Projections
Bowl
(Matchup)
Ivan Maisel Mark Schlabach
Allstate BCS Championship Game
(BCS No. 1 vs. BCS No. 2)
Ohio State vs. Oregon Ohio State vs. LSU
Allstate Sugar
(BCS vs. BCS)
LSU vs. Hawaii Georgia vs. Hawaii
FedEx Orange
(BCS vs. BCS)
Boston College vs.
Missouri
Boston College vs.
Missouri
Tostitos Fiesta
(BCS vs. BCS)
Oklahoma vs.
Georgia
Oklahoma vs. USC
Rose Bowl presented by Citi
(BCS vs. BCS)
West Virginia vs. USC Oregon vs. West Virginia
GMAC
(C-USA No. 2 vs. MAC)
Central Florida vs.
Miami (Ohio)
Central Florida vs.
Miami (Ohio)
International
(MAC No. 3 vs. Big East No. 4)
Ball State vs. UConn Buffalo vs. Cincinnati
Capital One
(Big Ten No. 2 vs. SEC No. 2)
Michigan vs.
South Carolina
Michigan vs. Auburn
Gator
(ACC No. 3 vs. Big 12 No. 4/
Notre Dame/Big East No. 2)
Virginia Tech vs. Texas Wake Forest vs.
South Florida
Outback
(Big Ten No. 3 vs. SEC No. 3/4)
Penn State vs.
Florida
Penn State vs.
Kentucky
AT&T Cotton
(Big 12 No. 2 vs. SEC No. 3/4)
Texas Tech vs. Auburn Kansas vs. Alabama
Roady's Humanitarian
(WAC vs. ACC No. 8)
Boise State vs.
Florida State
Boise State vs.
Florida State
Chick-fil-A
(ACC No. 2 vs. SEC No. 5)
Clemson vs. Alabama Virginia Tech vs.
Florida
Valero Alamo
(Big Ten No. 4/5 vs. Big 12 No. 4/5)
Illinois vs. Kansas State Wisconsin vs. Kansas State
Meineke Car Care
(Big East No. 3 vs.
ACC No. 5/6/7)
South Florida vs. Virginia UConn vs. Clemson
Champs Sports
(ACC No. 4 vs. Big Ten No. 4/5)
Wake Forest vs. Wisconsin Virginia vs. Illinois
Insight
(Big 12 No. 6 vs. Big Ten No. 6)
Colorado vs. Purdue Oklahoma State vs. Purdue
AutoZone Liberty
(C-USA No. 1 vs. SEC No. 7)
Houston vs. Kentucky East Carolina vs. Tennessee
Brut Sun
(Pac-10 No. 3 vs. Big 12/Notre Dame/
Big East)
Cal vs. Rutgers UCLA vs. Colorado
Gaylord Hotels Music City
(ACC No. 5/6/7 vs. SEC No. 6)
Georgia Tech vs. Tennessee Miami vs. South Carolina
Texas
(Big 12 No. 8 vs. C-USA)
Oklahoma State vs. UTEP Texas A&M vs. Tulsa
Pacific Life Holiday
(Pac-10 No. 2 vs. Big 12 No. 3)
Arizona State vs. Kansas Arizona State vs. Texas
PetroSun Independence
(SEC No. 8 vs. Big 12 No. 7)
Mississippi State vs.
Texas A&M
Arkansas vs.
Texas Tech
Emerald Bowl
(Pac-10 No. 4 vs. ACC No. 5/6/7)
UCLA vs. Miami 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.
Louisville*
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)
East Carolina vs. Cincinnati Southern Miss vs. Rutgers
R&L Carriers New Orleans
(Sun Belt No. 1 vs. C-USA)
Troy vs. Southern Miss Troy vs. Memphis
Pioneer Las Vegas
(Pac-10 No. 4/5 vs.
Mountain West No. 1)
Oregon State vs. BYU Oregon State 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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