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One key note to remember: A
six-win team can't get in if there's an available seven-win team.
*means it's a projected six-win team that could get knocked out
Has accepted bowl invitation
San Diego County
Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl
Dec. 20 / 9 p.m. San Diego, Calif. ESPN
Tie-Ins: Mountain West vs. Navy/At-Large
Projection: Utah vs.
R&L Carriers New
Dec. 21 / 8 p.m. New Orleans, La. ESPN2
Tie-Ins: Sun Belt No. 1 vs. C-USA
Projection: Troy vs.
Dec. 22 / 1 p.m. Birmingham, Ala. ESPN2
Tie-Ins: Big East (or MAC) vs. C-USA
vs. East Carolina
New Mexico Bowl
Dec. 22 / 4:30 p.m. Albuquerque, N.M. ESPN
Tie-Ins: Mountain West vs. WAC
Projection: Air Force
Pioneer Las Vegas Bowl
Dec. 22 / 8 p.m. Las Vegas, Nev. ESPN
Tie-Ins: Mountain West No. 1 vs. Pac-10 No. 4
Projection: BYU vs. Purdue
no Pac 10 team projected available
Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
Dec. 23 / 8 p.m. Honolulu, Hawaii ESPN
Tie-Ins: C-USA vs. WAC
Projection: Southern Miss
Motor City Bowl
Dec. 26 / 7:30 p.m. Detroit, Mich. ESPN
Tie-Ins: Big Ten No. 7 vs. MAC
Projection: Michigan State vs.
Pacific Life Holiday
Dec. 27 / 8 p.m. San Diego, Calif. ESPN
Tie-Ins: Big 12 No. 3 vs. Pac-10 No. 2
Dec. 28 / 8 p.m. NFL Network
Tie-Ins: Houston, Texas
Big 12 vs. C-USA
Projection: Houston vs. New Mexico
(7-win Lobos will step in with no
Big 12 team available)
Champs Sports Bowl
Dec. 28 / 5 p.m. Orlando, Fla. ESPN
Tie-Ins: ACC No. 4 vs. Big Ten No. 4 or No. 5
Projection: Virginia vs.
Dec. 28 / 8:30 p.m. San Francisco, Calif. ESPN
Tie-Ins: ACC No. 7 vs. Pac-10 No. 4
Projection: Georgia Tech vs.
Meineke Car Care Bowl
Dec. 29 / 1 p.m. Charlotte, N.C. ESPN
Tie-Ins: ACC No. 6 vs. Big East
Projection: Wake Forest vs.
AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Dec. 29 / 4:30 p.m. Memphis, Tenn. ESPN
Tie-Ins: C-USA No. 1 vs. SEC No. 6
Projection: Tulsa vs. Mississippi
Dec. 29 / 8 p.m. San Antonio, Texas ESPN
Tie-Ins: Big Ten No. 4 or No. 5 vs. Big 12 No. 4
Projection: Wisconsin vs.
Dec. 30 / 8 p.m. Shreveport, La. ESPN
Tie-Ins: Big 12 No. 7 vs. SEC No. 8
Projection: Nebraska* vs.
Bell Helicopter Armed
Dec. 31 / 12:30 p.m. Fort Worth, Texas ESPN
Tie-Ins: Mountain West vs. Pac-10
Projection: TCU vs. Alabama*
no Pac 10 team projected available
Brut Sun Bowl
Dec. 31 / 2 p.m. El Paso, Texas CBS
Tie-Ins: Big 12/Big East/Notre Dame vs. Pac-10 No. 3
Projection: Texas A&M*
Dec. 31 / 2 p.m. Boise, Idaho ESPN2
Tie-Ins: ACC No. 8 vs. WAC
Projection: NC State* vs.
Gaylord Hotels Music
Dec. 31 / 4 p.m. Nashville, Tenn. ESPN
Tie-Ins: ACC vs. SEC No. 5
Projection: Florida State vs.
Dec. 31 / 7:30 p.m. Atlanta, Ga. ESPN
Tie-Ins: ACC No. 2 vs. SEC
College vs. Kentucky
Dec. 31 / TBA Tempe, Ariz. NFL Network
Tie-Ins: Big Ten No. 6 vs. Big 12 No. 6
Projection: Indiana vs. Oklahoma State*
Jan. 1 / 11 a.m. Tampa, Fla. ESPN
Tie-Ins: Big Ten No. 3 vs. SEC
Projection: Illinois vs.
AT&T Cotton Bowl
Jan. 1 / 11:30 a.m. Dallas, Texas FOX
Tie-Ins: Big 12 No. 2 vs. SEC
Projection: Kansas vs.
Jan. 1 / 1 p.m. Jacksonville, Fla. CBS
Tie-Ins: ACC No. 3 vs. Big 12/Big East/Notre Dame
Clemson vs. South Florida
Capital One Bowl
Jan. 1 / 1 p.m. Orlando, Fla. ABC
Tie-Ins: Big Ten No. 2 vs. SEC No. 2
Jan. 5 / 12 p.m. Toronto, Canada ESPN2
Tie-Ins: Big East/Notre Dame vs. MAC No. 4 or 5
vs. Ball State
Jan. 6 / 8 p.m. Mobile, Ala. ESPN
Tie-Ins: C-USA No. 2 vs. MAC
Projection: UCF vs.
Rose Bowl presented
Jan. 1 / 4:30 p.m. Pasadena, Calif. ABC
*BCS vs. BCS (Big Ten Champion vs. Pac 10 Champion, if
Projection: Arizona State vs.
Allstate Sugar Bowl
Jan. 1 / 8:30 p.m. New Orleans, La. FOX
*BCS vs. BCS (SEC Champion, if available)
Boise State vs.
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl
Jan. 2 / 8 p.m. Phoenix, Ariz. FOX
*BCS vs. BCS (Big 12 Champion, if available)
Projection: Oregon vs.
FedEx Orange Bowl
Jan. 3 / 8 p.m. Miami, Fla. FOX
*BCS vs. BCS (ACC Champion, if available)
Projection: Virginia Tech vs.
Allstate BCS National
Jan. 7 / 8 p.m. New Orleans, La. FOX
*BCS #1 vs. BCS #2
LSU vs. West Virginia