Can't wait for the end of the season? Then fast forward to December by checking out Deace's projections for the 2005-06 bowl season.
BOWL PROJECTIONS (as of
#1 vs. BCS #2): Texas (12-0) vs. USC (12-0)
champ vs. BCS): Virginia Tech
(11-1) vs. Penn State (9-2)
(SEC champ vs. BCS): LSU (11-1)
vs. West Virginia
(BCS vs. BCS): Notre Dame (9-2)
vs. UCLA (10-1)
One (Big Ten-2 vs. SEC-2): Wisconsin (9-2) vs.
(Big 12-2 vs. SEC-3): Texas Tech (10-1) vs.
(Big East-2 vs. ACC-2): Louisville (9-2) vs. Miami, Fla. (9-2)
(Big Ten-3 vs. SEC-4): Michigan (8-3) vs. Alabama (9-2)
12-6 vs. SEC): Texas A&M (6-5) vs. Georgia Tech
(Conference USA-1 vs. At-large): UTEP (11-1) vs.
Michigan State (6-5)
Car Care (ACC vs. Big East): South Florida (6-5) vs. Virginia (7-4)
(SEC-5 vs. ACC-3): Florida State (9-2) vs. Tennessee (7-4)
12-5 vs. SEC-6): Florida (9-2) vs. Oklahoma (6-5)
Ten-5 vs. Pac 10-3): Iowa (7-4) vs. California (8-3)
Ten-6 vs. SEC): Northwestern (6-5)
vs. South Carolina
12-3 vs. Pac 10-2): Colorado (8-4) vs. Oregon (9-2)
(Mountain West-2 vs. Pac 10-6): New Mexico vs. Kansas State (6-5)*
12-4 vs. Big Ten-4):
Nebraska (8-3) vs. Ohio State (8-3)
Computers (WAC vs. ACC-6): Boise State (9-3) vs. Maryland (6-5)
(Pac 10-4 vs. Big East-4):
Rutgers (8-3) vs. Oregon State (7-4)
Sports (ACC-4 vs. Big 12-7): Boston College (8-3) vs. Iowa State (7-4)
vs. Big Ten-7): Toledo (10-2) vs. Minnesota (7-4)
(Conference USA-3 vs. WAC): Fresno State (9-2) vs. Tulsa (7-4)
(Conference USA-4 vs. Big 12-8): Missouri (6-5) vs. Houston (7-4)
(Mountain West-1 vs. Pac 10-5): TCU (10-1) vs.
Arizona State (6-5)
(Conference USA-2 vs. MAC/WAC): Southern Miss (7-4) vs.
Miami, Oh. (8-3)
Poinsettia (Mountain West vs. At-large):
Colorado State (6-5) vs. Bowling Green (7-4)
Belt-1 vs. Conference USA):
LA-Monroe (6-6) vs.
Central Florida (7-4)
*=projected conference won't have a bowl-eligible
team to fill spot