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2013-14 Bowl Projections

A look at the potential postseason slate just after the midway point of the year. Dave Miller

Print This October 22, 2013, 04:30 PM EST

We are just past the midpoint of the 2013 college football regular season, so let's take a look at my midseason bowl projections for the 2013-14 postseason.

As always, of course, these projections are subject to change — especially because these remain very difficult predictions to make.

Key

* Replacement team for a conference that does not have enough bowl-eligible teams.

Non-BCS bowls

Dec. 21 New Mexico (Albuquerque): San Jose State (MWC No. 4/5) vs. USC (Pac-12 No. 7)

Dec. 21 Las Vegas (Las Vegas): Utah State (MWC No. 1) vs. Arizona (Pac-12 No. 5)

Dec. 21 Famous Idaho Potato (Boise): *Louisiana-Monroe (MWC) vs. Bowling Green (MAC No. 3)

Dec. 21 New Orleans (New Orleans): Louisiana-Lafayette (Sun Belt No. 1) vs. Tulane (C-USA)

Dec. 23 Beef O’Brady’s (St. Petersburg): *Toledo (AAC No. 6) vs. East Carolina (C-USA)

Dec. 24 Hawaii (Honolulu): Colorado State (MWC) vs. Middle Tennessee (C-USA)

Dec. 26 Little Caesars (Detroit): *Western Kentucky (Big Ten No. 8) vs. Ball State (MAC)

Dec. 26 Poinsettia (San Diego): Boise State (MWC No. 2) vs. *Ohio (Army)

Dec. 27 Military (Washington, D.C.): Pittsburgh (ACC No. 8) vs. Tulsa (C-USA)

Dec. 27 Texas (Houston): TCU (Big 12 No. 6) vs. Indiana (Big Ten No. 6)

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Dec. 27 Kraft Fight Hunger (San Francisco): Oregon State (Pac-12 No. 6) vs. BYU (BYU)

Dec. 28 Pinstripe (New York City): *Notre Dame (Big 12 No. 7) vs. Rutgers (AAC No. 4)

Dec. 28 Belk (Charlotte): Georgia Tech (ACC No. 5) vs. Houston (AAC No. 3)

Dec. 28 Russell Athletic (Orlando): Miami, FL (ACC No. 3) vs. Louisville (AAC No. 2)

Dec. 28 Buffalo Wild Wings (Phoenix): Texas (Big 12 No. 4) vs. Michigan (Big Ten No. 4/5)

Dec. 30 Armed Forces (Fort Worth): Wyoming (MWC) vs. Navy (Navy)

Dec. 30 Music City (Nashville): Boston College (ACC No. 6) vs. Auburn (SEC No. 7)

Dec. 30 Alamo (San Antonio): Oklahoma (Big 12 No. 3) vs. UCLA (Pac-12 No. 2)

Dec. 30 Holiday (San Diego): Texas Tech (Big 12 No. 5) vs. Arizona State (Pac-12 No. 3)

Dec. 31 Independence (Shreveport): North Carolina (ACC No. 7) vs. Vanderbilt (SEC No. 10)

Dec. 31 Sun (El Paso): Virginia Tech (ACC No. 4) vs. Washington (Pac-12 No. 4)

Dec. 31 Liberty (Memphis): Marshall (C-USA No. 1) vs. Tennessee (AAC/SEC No. 8/9)

Dec. 31 Chick-fil-A (Atlanta): Clemson (ACC No. 2) vs. Ole Miss (SEC No. 5)

Jan. 1 Gator (Jacksonville): Iowa (Big Ten No. 4/5) vs. Georgia (SEC No. 6)

Jan. 1 Heart of Dallas (Dallas): Northwestern (Big Ten No. 7) vs. Rice (C-USA)

Jan. 1 Capital One (Orlando): Michigan State (Big Ten No. 2) vs. Texas A&M (SEC No. 2)

Jan. 1 Outback (Tampa): Nebraska (Big Ten No. 3) vs. South Carolina (SEC)

Jan. 3 Cotton (Arlington): Oklahoma State (Big 12 No. 2) vs. LSU (SEC)

Jan. 4 BBVA Compass (Birmingham): Cincinnati (AAC No. 5/C-USA) vs. Florida (SEC No. 8/9)

Jan. 5 GoDaddy.com (Mobile): Northern Illinois (MAC) vs. Arkansas State (Sun Belt No. 2)

BCS bowls

Jan. 1 Rose (Pasadena): Ohio State (Big Ten No. 1) vs. Stanford (Pac-12 No. 1)

Jan. 1 Fiesta (Glendale): Baylor (Big 12 No. 1) vs. Fresno State (BCS)

Jan. 2 Sugar (New Orleans): Missouri (SEC No. 1) vs. Central Florida (BCS)

Jan. 3 Orange (Miami): Florida State (ACC No. 1) vs. Wisconsin (BCS)

Jan. 6 BCS national championship (Pasadena): Alabama (BCS No. 1) vs. Oregon (BCS No. 2)

Dave Miller, the college football editor and writer for the National Football Post, is on Twitter @Miller_Dave.

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