Final 2014-15 Bowl Projections

The 2014 regular season has concluded (with the exception of the Army-Navy game), which means we are ready to go bowling.

Here are my final projections for the 2014-15 postseason.

The College Football Playoff

Semifinal—Jan. 1 Rose (Pasadena): No. 2 Oregon vs. No. 3 Florida State

Semifinal—Jan. 1 Sugar (New Orleans): No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 TCU

Championship—Jan. 12 (Arlington): The winners of the two semifinals meet

The CFP Selection Committee bowl games

Dec. 31 Peach (Atlanta): Ohio State (Big Ten) vs. Mississippi State (At-Large)

Dec. 31 Orange (Miami): Georgia Tech (ACC) vs. Michigan State (Big Ten/SEC/Notre Dame)

Dec. 31 Fiesta (Glendale): Arizona (At-Large) vs. Boise State (Group of Five)

Jan. 1 Cotton (Arlington): Baylor (At-Large) vs. Ole Miss (At-Large)

The rest of the bowl slate

Dec. 20 New Orleans (New Orleans): Louisiana-Lafayette (Sun Belt) vs. Nevada (MWC)

Dec. 20 Idaho Potato (Boise): Utah State (MWC) vs. Bowling Green (MAC)

Dec. 20 Las Vegas (Las Vegas): Colorado State (MWC No. 1) vs. Utah (Pac-12 No. 6)

Dec. 20 New Mexico (Albuquerque): Air Force (MWC) vs. UTEP (C-USA)

Dec. 20 Camellia (Montgomery): Central Michigan (MAC) vs. South Alabama (Sun Belt)

Dec. 22 Miami Beach (Miami): Memphis (American) vs. BYU (BYU)

Dec. 23 Poinsettia (San Diego): San Diego State (MWC) vs. Navy (Navy)

Dec. 23 Boca Raton (Boca Raton): Marshall (C-USA) vs. Toledo (MAC)

Dec. 24 Bahamas (Nassau): Rice (C-USA) vs. Western Michigan (MAC)

Dec. 24 Hawaii (Honolulu): Fresno State (MWC) vs. Western Kentucky (C-USA)

Dec. 26 Quick Lane (Detroit): Boston College (ACC Nos. 7-9) vs. Rutgers (Big Ten Nos. 8-9)

Dec. 26 Bitcoin (St. Petersburg): UCF (American) vs. NC State (ACC No. 10)

Dec. 26 Zaxby’s (Dallas): Maryland (Big Ten Nos. 8-9) vs. Louisiana Tech (C-USA)

Dec. 27 Military (Annapolis): Virginia Tech (ACC Nos. 8-10) vs. Cincinnati (American)

Dec. 27 Independence (Shreveport): Pitt (ACC Nos. 7-9) vs. Texas A&M (SEC Nos. 9-10)

Dec. 27 Pinstripe (New York): Duke (ACC Nos. 3-6) vs. Penn State (Big Ten Nos. 5-7)

Dec. 27 Sun (El Paso): North Carolina (ACC Nos. 3-6) vs. Arizona State (Pac-12 No. 5)

Dec. 27 Holiday (San Diego): Wisconsin (Big Ten Nos. 2-4) vs. USC (Pac-12 No. 3)

Dec. 29 Russell Athletic (Orlando): Louisville (ACC No. 3) vs. Oklahoma (Big 12 No. 3)

Dec. 29 Liberty (Memphis): West Virginia (Big 12 No. 5) vs. Tennessee (SEC Nos. 3-8)

Dec. 29 Texas (Houston): Texas (Big 12 No. 4) vs. South Carolina (SEC Nos. 3-8)

Dec. 30 Belk (Charlotte): Notre Dame (ACC Nos. 4-7) vs. Georgia (SEC Nos. 3-8)

Dec. 30 Foster Farms (Santa Clara): Nebraska (Big Ten Nos. 5-7) vs. Stanford (Pac-12 No. 4)

Dec. 30 Music City (Nashville): Miami, FL (ACC Nos. 4-7) vs. Florida (SEC Nos. 3-8)

Jan. 1 Citrus (Orlando): Clemson (ACC No. 2) vs. Missouri (SEC No. 2)

Jan. 1 Outback (Tampa): Minnesota (Big Ten Nos. 2-4) vs. LSU (SEC Nos. 3-8)

Jan. 2 Armed Forces (Fort Worth): Houston (American) vs. *Illinois (Army/Big 12 No. 7)

Jan. 2 Alamo (San Antonio): Kansas State (Big 12 No. 2) vs. UCLA (Pac-12 No. 2)

Jan. 2 TaxSlayer (Jacksonville): Iowa (Big Ten Nos. 5-7) vs. Auburn (SEC Nos. 3-8)

Jan. 2 Cactus (Tempe): Oklahoma State (Big 12 No. 6) vs. Washington (Pac-12 No. 7)

Jan. 3 Birmingham (Birmingham): Arkansas (SEC Nos. 9-10) vs. East Carolina (American)

Jan. 4 GoDaddy (Mobile): Northern Illinois (MAC No. 1) vs. Arkansas State (Sun Belt)

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

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