Big Ten Bowl Projections: Nine teams make Jerry Palm's latest list
Time to check in on the playoff and bowl projections of Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com. Not too much changed from last week (see that list), as nine Big Ten teams are penciled into the postseason.
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In the playoffs, Ohio State is No. 1 and slated to play No. 4 Clemson in the Orange Bowl. No. 2 TCU is penciled in to play No. 3 Auburn in the Cotton Bowl in the other playoff tilt.
In the Selection Committee Bowls, Palm has Michigan State vs. Florida State in the Peach Bowl and Wisconsin vs. Oregon in the Rose Bowl.
PALM’S BIG TEN BOWL TEAMS
Iowa: Holiday vs. UCLA
Michigan: Outback vs. LSU
Michigan State: Peach Bowl vs. Florida State
Minnesota: Foster Farms vs. Arizona State
Nebraska: TaxSlayer vs. Ole Miss
Northwestern: Pinstripe vs. Virginia Tech
Ohio State: Orange Bowl vs. Clemson
Penn State: Citrus vs. Georgia
Wisconsin: Rose vs. Oregon
AT A GLANCE
Bowl teams: 9
Playoff teams: 1
Selection committee teams: 2
Best non-playoff/selection committee bowl: Michigan vs. LSU in the Outback
Biggest bowl omission: Illinois
Best shot to slip off this chart: Penn State