Tom Dienhart, Senior Writer, September 16, 2013

With Nebraska, Wisconsin and Illinois losing, my weekly bowl projections have changed. Michigan?s great escape vs. Akron also caused me to shuffle bowl slots. But, Ohio State continues to take care of business, so there is no change at the top of my projections. So, let?s get to it: Here are my Week 4 bowl projections.

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BCS title game, Jan. 6 BCS No 1 vs. No. 2 Ohio State vs. Alabama
Rose Bowl, Jan. 1 Big Ten vs. BCS/Pac-12 Northwestern vs. Oregon
Capital One Bowl, Jan. 1 Big Ten vs. SEC Michigan vs. LSU
Outback Bowl, Jan. 1 Big Ten vs. SEC Wisconsin vs. Florida
Gator Bowl, Jan. 1 Big Ten vs. SEC Nebraska vs. Ole Miss
Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl, Dec. 28 Big Ten vs. Big 12 Michigan State vs. Oklahoma State
Texas Bowl, Dec. 27 Big Ten vs. Big 12 Minnesota vs. Kansas State
Heart of Dallas Bowl, Jan. 1 Big Ten vs. C-USA Illinois vs. Tulsa
Little Caesars Pizza, Dec. 26 Big Ten vs. MAC Iowa vs. Ball State


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