Tom Dienhart, BTN.com Senior Writer, October 24, 2016
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.
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