Oregon state bowl projection
Oregon state bowl projection
Washington State in the Apple Cup. Even if Oregon picks up another win along the way, either by shocking Stanford on the road this weekend or knocking off USC at home, it would have to finish with a better record than Washington State in order to get to a better bowl game. The Sun Devils would have a fun, offensive-minded matchup with a Big 12 foe right down the road from their house. This time around, the Golden Bears would most likely face the winner of the Mountain West Conference. This bowl is normally played in Arizona State's home stadium, but renovation plans caused it to be relocated back to one of its former sites at Chase Field in Phoenix. Baylor Quick bite: The Razorbacks haven't fixed their myriad of issues offensively, but they did hang on to beat Portland State on Saturday and believe it or not, are now one game from tying last year's win total. Added benefit to this projection: WSU has never played in the Redbox or its numerous predecessors. Week 1's robust slate offered only one matchup involving two Top 25 teams and Auburn-Oregon delivered on that promise with a scintillating finish, a final no doubt impacting the bowl picture a few months from now.
The Cavaliers are one of my darkhorse title contenders this season. Projected matchup: Wisconsin vs.
This year's Rose Bowl seems destined to feature Iowa, which will most likely finish with its lone loss in the Big Ten Championship Game. As Bleacher Report's Bryan Fischer noted, the top seed is set to get the semifinal venue that makes better sense geographically, putting Clemson in Miami for the Orange Bowl.
Projected matchup: Oklahoma vs. Projected matchup: Michigan State vs. As noted on the previous slides, USC should keep up that momentum and continue to show why it was such a highly ranked team at the beginning of the season. It's early, but Georgia doesn't appear to have a flaw unless the Bulldogs come in contact with a team that can shut down the run and out-physical this team at the line of scrimmage.
Even with two losses, Utah would be in perfect position to take the Pac's coveted Rose Bowl spot.
I said earlier this month Oregon will succumb to a challenging slate during Justin Herbert's senior campaign despite being a preseason Top 15 team and thus far, the Ducks are The Alamo Bowl would be one of the biggest standard bowls, with USC taking on a tough team in the heart of Big 12 country.
2019 bowl game predictions
Oregon Quick bite: Likely not where either team wants to be, but the Holiday Bowl is always one of the top non-New Year's Six games annually in the postseason. If there no chance of anything changing, why not call our shot now? That was quite a weekend to open college football and there's still two nationally-ranked teams left to play with Oklahoma battling Houston on Sunday and Notre Dame-Louisville to close out Week 1 Monday evening. Virginia posted a quality road win at Pitt on Saturday, one of the tougher games the program will endure this fall. Hard to say, but the rest of the East appears extremely weak. At following a win over unbeaten Alabama in the SEC Championship Game according to my win-loss projections , the Bulldogs in this scenario jump from the No. I've projected Stanford into the No.
Unless the Cardinal can make a case for one of the top three, it could slip to the bottom two. At following a win over unbeaten Alabama in the SEC Championship Game according to my win-loss projectionsthe Bulldogs in this scenario jump from the No.
2019 college bowl predictions
Projected matchup: Virginia vs. ColoradoTimothy J. My projections have California defeating both Oregon State and Arizona State at home, giving it a record. The Bruins would've had their sights set on bigger and better games earlier in the season, but the Holiday Bowl would be a nice spotlight for true freshman Josh Rosen and running back Paul Perkins to showcase their skills in what is currently the nation's No. Virginia posted a quality road win at Pitt on Saturday, one of the tougher games the program will endure this fall. Utah Quick bite: I had Oregon in this spot in the spring, but like Utah's chances of winning the Pac slightly more due to its schedule — even more so now given how the Utes fared defensively in their opener at BYU. The Aggies aren't quite there yet, but they will be. With home wins over Arizona and Washington, they'd also be lined up to take the Pac's final tie-in at the Cactus Bowl against a member of the Big Week 1's robust slate offered only one matchup involving two Top 25 teams and Auburn-Oregon delivered on that promise with a scintillating finish, a final no doubt impacting the bowl picture a few months from now. As we do every year, we'll update our bowl projections on Sunday evenings throughout the season — something we've done since I think the Bulls can get there. Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence certainly could've played better in the Tigers' win over Georgia Tech on Thursday night. In order to have an outside shot at possibly being an emergency fill-in at , the Beavers would have to beat Cal, Washington and Oregon. At following a win over unbeaten Alabama in the SEC Championship Game according to my win-loss projections , the Bulldogs in this scenario jump from the No.
based on 13 review