Yes, only one week is in the books. But Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has bowl projections. And, it’s a beautiful thing. Palm has one Big Ten team in the College Football Playoff. And two in Selection Committee Bowls.
The playoff and bowl pictures have come into sharper focus following the final weekend of Big Ten football. Ten Big Ten teams are locks for the postseason, with one playoff team and three in Selection Committee bowls, according to Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com.
Once again, Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has a Big Ten team in the playoff. And that team is Ohio State slotted as the No. 4 seed and taking on No. 2 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl.
An upset-filled Saturday didn’t have a huge impact on the playoff and bowl projections of Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com.
The Big Ten holds steady with 10 teams projected to make bowls, according to Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com.
Like last week, Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has 10 Big Ten teams projected for bowls. Palm has Ohio State holding steady as the No. 4 seed in the four-team playoff despite not impressing in a home win vs. Northwestern.
Through eight weeks, Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com has 10 Big Ten teams projected for bowls—one fewer than last week, as Michigan State has fallen from Palm’s projections.
As Week 7 dawns, the Big Ten still finds 11 schools in Jerry Palm’s bowl projections for CBSSports.com. Even better: Ohio State remains in the playoffs, taking on No. 2 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl.
Ohio State continues to impress, which is why it remains part of CBSSports.com’s Jerry Palm’s projected playoff field. But here is an alteration: Palm has 11 Big Ten teams in his bowl projections, one more than last week.
Ohio State remains in the projected four-team playoff field of Jerry Palm of CBSSports.com. And 10 Big Ten teams are in Palm’s bowl projections through four weeks. Like last week, Palm has the Buckeyes seeded No. 3, playing No. 2 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl. Palm has No. 1 Alabama taking on No. 4 Stanford in the Peach Bowl in the other playoff game. For the third week in a row, Palm has 10 Big Ten teams in bowls. Only Northwestern, Purdue, Illinois and Rutgers are left out. Here is where Palm has Big Ten teams slotted in the postseason: