College Football Week 12 Bowl Projections

by Carter Hill
0 comment

Photo courtesy of Notre Dame athletics

You know what the weirdest part of this 2020 season is? 

It’s Thanksgiving week and we still have three weeks to follow in the regular season. Crazy, right? 

There wasn’t an overwhelming amount of action taking place this college football weekend. But it’s still enough to shake up some bowl projections. 

So now, what you came for. Anyone want some post Week 12 bowl projections?

Well, let’s get right to them: 

College Football Playoff

College Football Playoff National Championship Presented by AT&T

Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL

Jan. 11, ESPN

3. Clemson vs. 1. Alabama

College Football Playoff Semifinal: Rose Bowl

Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA

Jan. 1, ESPN

3. Clemson vs. 2. Ohio State

College Football Playoff Semifinal: Allstate Sugar Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans, LA

Jan. 1, ESPN

4. Notre Dame vs. 1. Alabama

New Year’s Six

Goodyear Cotton Bowl

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX

Dec. 30, ESPN

Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl 

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta, GA

Jan. 1, ESPN

BYU vs. Cincinnati

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

State Farm Stadium, Glendale, AZ

Jan. 2, ESPN

Oregon vs. Northwestern

Capital One Orange Bowl

Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, FL

Jan. 2, ESPN

Miami vs. Florida 

All The Others

Dec. 19

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl 

AAC vs. Conference USA

Houston vs. UTSA

Dec. 21

Myrtle Beach Bowl 

Conference USA vs. Sun Belt 

Florida Atlantic vs. Coastal Carolina

Dec. 22

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Mountain West vs. MAC

San Jose State vs. Western Michigan 

Boca Raton Bowl

AAC vs. Conference USA/MAC

UCF vs. Buffalo 

Dec. 23

Montgomery Bowl

Group of Five

Liberty vs. UAB

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Conference USA vs. Sun Belt

Louisiana Tech vs. Louisiana 

Dec. 24

New Mexico Bowl

Mountain West vs. Conference USA/MAC

Nevada vs. Tulane*

Dec. 25

Camellia Bowl

MAC vs. Sun Belt

Kent State vs. Georgia Southern

Dec. 26 

Cure Bowl

Conference USA vs. Sun Belt

Charlotte vs. Georgia State

Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl


Virginia vs. Tennessee  

LendingTree Bowl

MAC/Conference USA vs. Sun Belt

Central Michigan vs. Troy

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl


Appalachian State* vs. Memphis

Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl

Army vs. Pac-12

Army vs. Washington State 

Guaranteed Rate Bowl

Big Ten vs. Big 12

Michigan vs. Kansas State

Dec. 28

Military Bowl Presented by Perspecta


Wake Forest vs. Navy 

Dec. 29

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

ACC vs. Big Ten

Pittsburgh vs. Purdue 

Cheez-It Bowl 

ACC vs. Big 12

North Carolina vs. Oklahoma State

Valero Alamo Bowl

Big 12 vs. Pac-12

Iowa State vs. USC 

Dec. 30

Duke’s Mayo Bowl

ACC vs. Big Ten

NC State vs. Iowa 

TransPerfect Music City Bowl

Big Ten vs. SEC

Marshall* vs. Kentucky 

LA Bowl

Pac-12 vs. Mountain West

UCLA vs. Boise State 

Dec. 31

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

AAC vs. Big 12

SMU vs. TCU 

Tony The Tiger Sun Bowl 

ACC vs. Pac-12

Virginia Tech vs. Colorado 

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl 

MAC vs. Mountain West

Toledo vs. San Diego State 

AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Big 12 vs. SEC

West Virginia vs. Arkansas

Texas Bowl 

Big 12 vs. SEC

Texas vs. LSU

Jan. 1

TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl


Tulsa vs. Missouri 

VRBO Citrus Bowl

Big Ten vs. SEC

Indiana vs. Georgia 

Jan. 2

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl 


Boston College vs. Ole Miss

Outback Bowl

Big Ten vs. SEC

Wisconsin vs. Auburn


Las Vegas Bowl

Pac-12 vs. SEC

Washington vs. Fresno State*

*Denotes team plays in a conference not affiliated with bowl.

Related Articles