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2018 College Football Bowl Projections after Week 13

What an absolutely bonkers final week of the regular season we had in college football. There were upsets galore, numerous rivalry surprises and a surprisingly large number of College Football Playoff results that will reverberate far beyond the next few days.

With all that in mind, CFTalk decided to peer into our crystal ball and take a look at the postseason picture -- figuring out which teams wind up in certain bowl games prior to the official announcement. Running through all the scenarios, here’s how the bowl picture could play out from the final four to the very first one on December 15th:
College Football Playoff Semifinals

Orange BowlNo. 1 AlabamaNo. 4 Oklahoma
Cotton BowlNo. 2 ClemsonNo. 3 Notre Dame

New Year’s Six

Peach BowlMichiganLSU
Fiesta BowlUCFWashington State
Rose BowlOhio StateWashington
Sugar BowlTexasGeorgia

2018 FBS Bowl Games

New Mexico BowlFresno StateNorth Texas
Cure BowlGeorgia SouthernWestern Michigan
Las Vegas BowlArizona StateBoise State
Camellia BowlTroyBuffalo
New Orleans BowlAppalachian StateUAB
Boca Raton BowlTempleMiddle Tennessee
Frisco BowlTulaneWyoming
Gasparilla BowlBoston CollegeUSF
Bahamas BowlToldeoFIU
Famous Idaho Potato BowlOhioUtah State
Birmingham BowlVanderbiltMemphis
Armed Forces BowlHoustonDuke
Dollar General BowlNorthern IllinoisArkansas State
Hawaii BowlHawaiiMarshall
First Responder BowlArmyBYU
Quick Lane BowlWake ForestMinnesota
Cheez-It BowlTCUSan Diego State
Independence BowlVirginiaLa. Tech
Pinstripe BowlMiamiPurdue
Texas BowlOklahoma StateMississippi State
Music City BowlN.C. StateMissouri
Camping World BowlSyracuseWest Virginia
Alamo BowlIowa StateUtah
Belk BowlGeorgia TechSouth Carolina
Arizona BowlUL-MonroeNevada
Military BowlVirginia TechCincinnati
Sun BowlPittCal
Redbox BowlStanfordMichigan State
Liberty BowlBaylorAuburn
Holiday BowlOregonNorthwestern
Gator BowlTexas A&MWisconsin
Outback BowlKentuckyPenn State
Citrus BowlFloridaIowa

+ Eastern Michigan, Southern Miss, Miami (OH), Liberty and UL-Monroe also qualified for a bowl