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College Football's Post-Week 8 Bowl Projections

Hugh Freeze

Hugh Freeze

With eight weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is surrounded in uncertainty.

The new playoff format has added a new layer of intrigue, as four teams – instead of two – will have a shot at the national championship once the bowl pairings are announced in early December.

While only eight weeks are in the books, it’s never too early to start looking at what the bowl picture might hold for each conference and team this year. The post-Week 8 bowl projections are a mixture between picks for the next few weeks, how things would look if the season ended today, and the results from the first eight weeks of action. Expect several changes over the next few weeks.

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Teams just missing the projections: ULM, Texas State, USF, Syracuse, North Carolina, Western Michigan, Central Michigan, Wyoming, Fresno State, UTEP, San Jose State, California and Texas. Remember: It’s only Week 8. Several changes are coming, and it’s impossible to project all of the wins and losses the rest of the way considering how much changes week-to-week in college football.


College Football's Post-Week 8 Bowl Projections

* Indicates conference is not projected to fill its available bowl slots. At-large team will be selected to fill spot.