Tom Dienhart, BTN.com Senior Writer, October 10, 2016
As Week 7 dawns, the Big Ten still finds 11 schools in Jerry Palm?s bowl projections for CBSSports.com.
Most importantly, Ohio State holds steady as the No. 3 seed in Palm?s projected four-team playoff. Palm has the Buckeyes playing No. 2 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl. No. 1 Alabama is projected to take on No. 4 Washington in the Peach Bowl in the other playoff clash. The Huskies replaced Houston, which fell from the playoff with a loss at Navy.
Here is where Palm has Big Ten teams slotted in bowls.
Ohio State: Fiesta vs. Clemson
Michigan: Rose vs. Stanford
Wisconsin: Orange vs. Louisville
Nebraska: Outback vs. Georgia
Michigan State: Music City vs. Florida
Northwestern: Birmingham vs. Tulsa
Indiana: Foster Farms vs. USC
Minnesota: Pinstripe vs. Pitt
Penn State: Holiday vs. Utah
Iowa: Heart of Dallas vs. Western Kentucky
Maryland: Quick Lane vs. Boston College