2015-2016 College Football Bowl Projections After Week 2

    2015-2016 college football bowl projections after Week 2 of play, including the College Football Playoff final four and national championship game.

    September 14, 2015

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    No need to play the rest of the regular season, because here’s what’s going to happen. Welcome to the 2015-2016 college football bowl projections after Week 2 – at least they’re hopefully close to the pin.

    College Football Bowl Projections

    College Football Playoff Championship

    Monday, January 11, ESPN
    University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
    Playoff Winner vs. Playoff Winner
    Projection: Ohio State vs. Alabama

    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. Baylor

    Capital One Orange Bowl

    College Football Playoff Semifinal
    Thursday, December 31, 4:00 or 8:00 pm ET, ESPN
    Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL
    Playoff vs. Playoff
    Projection: UCLA vs. Ohio State

    New Year’s Six Bowls

    Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

    Thursday, December 31, 12:00 pm ET, ESPN
    Georgia Dome, Atlanta, GA
    CFP Top 12 vs. CFP Top 12
    Projection: Wisconsin vs. Florida State

    Fiesta Bowl

    Friday, January 1, 1:00 pm ET, ESPN
    University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ
    CFP Top 12 vs. CFP Top 12
    Projection: TCU vs. Boise State

    Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual

    Friday, January 1, 5:00 pm ET, ESPN
    Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA
    Big Ten vs. Pac-12
    Projection: Michigan State vs. Oregon

    Allstate Sugar Bowl

    Friday, January 1, 8:30 pm ET, ESPN

    Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
    Big 12 vs. SEC
    Projection: Oklahoma vs. Georgia

    2015-2016 Bowl Schedule

    AutoNation Cure Bowl

    Saturday, December 19, 12:00 pm ET, CBSSN
    Citrus Bowl Stadium, Orlando, FL
    American vs. Sun Belt
    Projection: Memphis vs. Appalachian State

    Gildan New Mexico Bowl

    Saturday, December 19, 2:00 pm ET, ESPN
    University Stadium, Albuquerque, NM
    Conference USA vs. Mountain West
    Projection: Rice vs. Colorado State

    Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl

    Saturday, December 19, 3:30 pm ET, ABC
    Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas, NV
    BYU or Mountain West vs. Pac-12
    Projection: BYU vs. Utah

    Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

    Saturday, December 19, 5:30 pm ET, ESPN
    Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, AL
    MAC vs. Sun Belt
    Projection: Bowling Green vs. Arkansas State

    R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

    Saturday, December 19, 9:00 ET, ESPN
    Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA
    Mountain West vs. Sun Belt
    Projection: Utah State vs. Louisiana-Lafayette

    Miami Beach Bowl

    Monday, December 21, 2:30 pm ET, ESPN
    Marlins Park, Miami, FL
    American Athletic vs. Conference USA
    Projection: South Florida vs. WKU

    Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

    Tuesday, December 22, 3:30 pm ET, ESPN
    Bronco Stadium, Boise, ID
    MAC vs. Mountain West
    Projection: Ohio vs. Nevada

    Boca Raton Bowl

    Tuesday, December 22, 7:00 pm ET, ESPN
    FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, FL
    American Athletic vs. MAC
    Projection: East Carolina vs. Toledo

    San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

    Wednesday, December 23, 4:30 pm ET, ESPN
    Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
    Army vs. Mountain West
    Projection: Miami* vs. San Diego State
    *Army not projected available

    GoDaddy Bowl

    Wednesday, December 23, 8:00 pm ET, ESPN
    Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, AL
    MAC vs. Sun Belt
    Projection: Western Michigan vs. Georgia Southern

    Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

    Thursday, December 24, 12:00 pm ET, ESPN
    Thomas Robinson Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
    Conference USA vs. MAC
    Projection: Middle Tennessee vs. Northern Illinois

    Hawai’i Bowl

    Thursday, December 24, 8:00 pm ET, ESPN
    Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI
    American Athletic vs. Mountain West or BYU
    Projection: Cincinnati vs. Fresno State

    St. Petersburg Bowl

    Saturday, December 26, 11:00 am ET, ESPN
    Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL
    American Athletic vs. Conference USA
    Projection: Temple vs. Louisiana Tech

    Hyundai Sun Bowl

    Saturday, December 26, 2:00 pm ET, CBS
    Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, TX
    ACC or Notre Dame vs. Pac-12
    Projection: Duke vs. California

    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: Kentucky* vs. Marshall

    New Era Pinstripe Bowl

    Saturday, December 26, 3:30 pm, ABC
    Yankee Stadium, Bronx, NY
    ACC or Notre Dame vs. Big Ten
    Projection: Georgia Tech vs. Nebraska

    Independence Bowl

    Saturday, December 26, 5:35 pm ET, ESPN
    Independence Stadium, Shreveport, LA
    ACC or Notre Dame vs. SEC
    Projection: Arkansas vs. Virginia Tech

    Foster Farms Bowl

    Saturday, December 26, 9:15 pm ET, ESPN
    Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara, CA
    Big Ten vs. Pac-12
    Projection: Michigan vs. Stanford

    Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman

    Monday, December 28, 2:30 pm, ESPN
    Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, MD
    ACC or Notre Dame vs. American Athletic
    Projection: North Carolina vs. Navy

    Quick Lane Bowl

    Monday, December 28, 5:00 pm, ESPN2
    Ford Field, Detroit, MI
    ACC or Notre Dame vs. Big Ten
    Projection: Penn State vs. Pitt

    Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

    Tuesday, December 29, 2:00 pm ET, ESPN
    Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX
    Big Ten vs. Mountain West
    Projection: Maryland vs. Air Force

    Russell Athletic Bowl

    Tuesday, December 29, 5:30 pm ET, ESPN
    Orlando Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL
    ACC or Notre Dame vs. Big 12
    Projection: Notre Dame vs. West Virginia

    AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl

    Tuesday, December 29, 9:00 pm ET, ESPN
    NRG Stadium, Houston, TX
    Big 12 vs. SEC
    Projection: Texas A&M vs. Texas

    Birmingham Bowl

    Wednesday, December 30, 12:00 pm ET, ESPN
    Legion Field, Birmingham, AL
    American Athletic vs. SEC
    Projection: Auburn vs. Houston

    Belk Bowl

    Wednesday, December 30, 3:30 pm ET, ESPN
    Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC
    ACC or Notre Dame vs. SEC
    Projection: Mississippi State vs. Clemson

    Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

    Wednesday, December 30, 7:00 pm ET, ESPN
    LP Field, Nashville, TN
    ACC or Notre Dame or Big Ten vs. SEC
    Projection: Tennessee vs. NC State

    National University Holiday Bowl

    Wednesday, December 30, 10:30 pm ET, ESPN
    Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, CA
    Big 12 vs. Pac-12
    Projection: Northwestern vs. Arizona State

    Outback Bowl

    Friday, January 1, 12:00 pm ET, ESPN2
    Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
    Big Ten vs. SEC
    Projection: LSU vs. Iowa

    Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

    Friday, January 1, 12:00 pm ET, ABC
    Orlando Citrus Bowl, Orlando, FL
    Big Ten vs. SEC
    Projection: Ole Miss vs. Minnesota

    TaxSlayer Bowl

    Saturday, January 2, 12:00 pm ET, ESPN
    EverBank Field, Jacksonville, FL
    ACC or Notre Dame or Big Ten vs. SEC
    Projection: Indiana vs. Florida

    AutoZone Liberty Bowl

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

    Valero Alamo Bowl

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

    Cactus Bowl

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

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