2015-16 Big 12 Bowl Projections After Week 6

    Big 12 bowl projections following Week 6 have the Texas Longhorns slated for the Heart of Dallas Bowl, while the TCU Horned Frogs are projected to make the playoff.

    September 26, 2016


    With each passing week, it’s looking more and more like the Baylor-TCU tilt on November 27 will decide who’s going to represent the conference in the College Football Playoff. The Horned Frogs are picked to run the table and face Alabama in the Cotton Bowl, while the Bears will still be playing in a New Year’s Six bowl.

    Texas, fresh off of its upset victory over rival Oklahoma, improved its bowl outlook and is now slated to meet Rice in the Heart of Dallas Bowl. The Longhorns will need to win four of their last six to become eligible for postseason play.

    Below are the complete Big 12 bowl projections following Week 6. A total of eights are slated to play in a bowl game, while Iowa State and Kansas are left out in the cold.

    Big 12 Bowl Projections

    Goodyear Cotton Bowl

    College Football Playoff Semifinal

    Thursday, December 31, 4:00 or 8:00 pm ET, ESPN

    AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
    Playoff vs. Playoff

     Projection: Alabama vs. TCU

    Allstate Sugar Bowl

    Friday, January 1, 8:30 pm ET, ESPN
    Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
    Big 12 vs. SEC
    Projection: Baylor vs. Florida

    Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl

    Saturday, December 26, 2:20 pm ET, ESPN
    Cotton Bowl Stadium, Dallas, TX
    Big 12 vs. Conference USA
    Projection: Texas vs. Rice

    Russell Athletic Bowl

    Tuesday, December 29, 5:30 pm ET, ESPN
    Orlando Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL
    ACC or Notre Dame vs. Big 12
    Projection: Florida State vs. Texas Tech

    AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl

    Tuesday, December 29, 9:00 pm ET, ESPN
    NRG Stadium, Houston, TX
    Big 12 vs. SEC
    Projection: Arkansas vs. Oklahoma State

    AutoZone Liberty Bowl

    Saturday, January 2, 3:20 pm ET, ESPN
    Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN
    Big 12 vs. SEC
    Projection: Mississippi State vs. Kansas State

    Valero Alamo Bowl

    Saturday, January 2, 6:45 pm ET, ESPN
    Alamodome, San Antonio, TX
    Big 12 vs. Pac-12
    Projection: Oklahoma vs. Utah

    Cactus Bowl

    Saturday, January 2, 10:15 pm ET, ESPN
    Chase Field, Phoenix, AZ
    Big 12 vs. Pac-12
    Projection: West Virginia vs. Arizona

    MORE: Complete Bowl Projections

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