Bowl Projections: Ohio State still in playoff of Jerry Palm's list

Bowl Projections: Ohio State still in playoff of Jerry Palm's list

Through eight weeks, Jerry Palm of has 10 Big Ten teams projected for bowls—one fewer than last week, as Michigan State has fallen from Palm’s projections.

Despite its upset loss at Penn State, Palm still has Ohio State in the four-team playoff but has moved the Buckeyes from a No. 3 seed to a No. 4, playing No. 1 Alabama in the Peach Bowl. Palm has No. 2 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl vs. No. 3 Washington, which moved up a spot from a No. 4 seed.

Here is where Palm has Big Ten teams slotted in bowls.

Ohio State: Peach vs. Alabama
Michigan: Rose vs. Utah
Wisconsin: Orange vs. Louisville
Nebraska: Outback vs. Florida
Minnesota: Music City vs. Ole Miss
Indiana: Foster Farms vs. Washington State
Iowa: Pinstripe vs. Pitt
Penn State: Holiday vs. Stanford
Maryland: Heart of Dallas vs. Western Kentucky
Northwestern: Quick Lane vs. Eastern Michigan

View Palm’s full bowl projections.

Tom Dienhart, Senior Writer

About Tom Dienhart: senior writer Tom Dienhart is a veteran sports journalist who covers Big Ten football and men's basketball for and BTN TV. Find him on Twitter and Facebook, and send him questions to his weekly mailbag.


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