College football bowl projections after Week 2

Here's how our experts see the bowl matchups after Week 2. Check back each week for their predictions.

All times Eastern.

College Football Playoff National Championship

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans

Jan. 13, 8 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Alabama vs. Clemson

Schlabach: Clemson vs. Georgia

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona

Dec. 28, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Alabama vs. Oklahoma

Schlabach: Georgia vs. Oklahoma

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta

Dec. 28, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Clemson vs. Ohio State

Schlabach: Clemson vs. Alabama

Bowl schedule



Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau

Dec. 20, 2 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Northern Illinois vs. North Texas

Schlabach: North Texas vs. Ball State

Tropical Smoothie CafeFrisco Bowl

Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas

Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., ESPN2


Bonagura: UCF vs. Army

Schlabach: Houston vs. Colorado

Celebration Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta

Dec. 21, noon, ABC


Bonagura: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State

Schlabach: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State

New Mexico Bowl

Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Dec. 21, 2 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Marshall vs. Wyoming

Schlabach: Marshall vs. San Diego State

Cure Bowl

Exploria Stadium, Orlando, Florida

Dec. 21, 2:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network


Bonagura: Georgia State vs. Houston

Schlabach: SMU vs. UL Monroe

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl

FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida

Dec. 21, 3:30 p.m., ABC


Bonagura: Eastern Michigan vs. Temple

Schlabach: UCF vs. Buffalo

Camellia Bowl

Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama

Dec. 21, 5:30 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Ohio vs. Arkansas State

Schlabach: Northern Illinois vs. Troy

Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl

Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas

Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., ABC


Bonagura: Washington vs. Hawaii

Schlabach: Stanford vs. Hawaii



R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans

Dec. 21, 9 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Louisiana vs. UAB

Schlabach: Southern Miss vs. Arkansas State



Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

Dec. 23, 2:30 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: SMU vs. Louisiana Tech

Schlabach: Temple vs. UAB

SoFi Hawai'i Bowl


Aloha Stadium, Honolulu

Dec. 24, 8 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: BYU vs. Tulane

Schlabach: BYU vs. Navy

Walk-On's Independence Bowl

Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana

Dec. 26, 4 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: FAU vs. Florida State

Schlabach: Miami vs. Louisiana Tech

Quick Lane Bowl

Ford Field, Detroit

Dec. 26, 8 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh

Schlabach: Northwestern vs. Army

Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland

Dec. 27, noon, ESPN


Bonagura: Boston College vs. Cincinnati

Schlabach: Pittsburgh vs. Tulane

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Yankee Stadium, New York

Dec. 27, 3:20 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Indiana vs. Miami

Schlabach: Syracuse vs. Michigan State

Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl

NRG Stadium, Houston

Dec. 27, 6:45 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Texas A&M vs. Texas Tech

Schlabach: Oklahoma State vs. Mississippi State

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

SDCCU Stadium, San Diego

Dec. 27, 8 p.m., Fox Sports 1


Bonagura: Oregon vs. Michigan State

Schlabach: Michigan vs. USC

Cheez-It Bowl

Chase Field, Phoenix

Dec. 27, 10:15 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Colorado vs. Iowa State

Schlabach: Kansas State vs. Arizona State

Camping World Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida

Dec. 28, noon, ABC


Bonagura: NC State vs. Oklahoma State

Schlabach: Boston College vs. Iowa State

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

AT&T Stadium, Dallas

Dec. 28., noon, ESPN


Bonagura: Notre Dame vs. Boise State

Schlabach: Notre Dame vs. Boise State

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl

Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas

Dec. 30, 12:30 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Southern Miss vs. TCU

Schlabach: Texas Tech vs. Middle Tennessee

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee

Dec. 30, 4 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Mississippi State vs. North Carolina

Schlabach: Wake Forest vs. South Carolina

Redbox Bowl

Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California

Dec. 30, 4 p.m., Fox


Bonagura: USC vs. Maryland

Schlabach: Maryland vs. Washington

Capital One Orange Bowl

Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida

Dec. 30, 8 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Virginia vs. Georgia

Schlabach: Virginia vs. Wisconsin

Belk Bowl

Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dec. 31, noon, ESPN


Bonagura: Kentucky vs. Wake Forest

Schlabach: NC State vs. Kentucky

Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl

Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas

Dec. 31, 2 p.m., CBS


Bonagura: Cal vs. Virginia Tech

Schlabach: Virginia Tech vs. Washington State

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee

Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Ole Miss vs. Kansas State

Schlabach: TCU vs. Memphis

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona

Dec. 31, 4:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network


Bonagura: Utah State vs. Troy

Schlabach: Fresno State vs. Georgia State

Valero Alamo Bowl

Alamodome, San Antonio

Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Washington State vs. Baylor

Schlabach: Baylor vs. Oregon

Citrus Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida

Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ABC


Bonagura: Florida vs. Wisconsin

Schlabach: North Carolina vs. Florida

Outback Bowl

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida

Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Auburn vs. Michigan

Schlabach: Penn State vs. Texas A&M

Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual

Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California

Jan. 1, 5 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Utah vs. Penn State

Schlabach: Ohio State vs. Utah

Allstate Sugar Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans

Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: LSU vs. Texas

Schlabach: LSU vs. Texas

Birmingham Bowl

Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama

Jan. 2, 3 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Air Force vs. Memphis

Schlabach: Minnesota vs. Cincinnati

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

Jan. 2, 7 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: South Carolina vs. Iowa

Schlabach: Iowa vs. Auburn

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho

Jan. 3, 3:30 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Western Michigan vs. San Diego State

Schlabach: Toledo vs. Wyoming

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas

Jan. 4, 11:30 a.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Nebraska vs. Fresno State

Schlabach: Nebraska vs. Utah State

Mobile, Alabama Bowl

Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama

Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., ESPN


Bonagura: Toledo vs. Appalachian State

Schlabach: Ohio vs. Appalachian State

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