Fithian’s College Football Bowl Picks

By Dennis Fithian

It’s bowl season! Here are my picks for the big games.

New Mexico Bowl
Washington State vs. Colorado State, Dec. 21
Pick: Colorado State

Las Vegas Bowl
Fresno State vs. USC, Dec. 21
Pick: Fresno State

Potato Bowl
Buffalo vs. San Diego State, Dec. 21
Pick: San Diego State

New Orleans Bowl
Tulane vs. Louisiana-Lafayette, Dec. 21
Pick: Tulane

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s St. Petersburg Bowl
East Carolina vs. Ohio, Dec. 23
Pick:East Carolina

Hawaii Bowl
Boise State vs. Oregon State
Pick: Oregon State

Little Caesars Bowl
Pittsburgh vs. Bowling Green, Dec. 26
Pick: Bowling Green

Poinsettia Bowl
Utah State vs. Northern Illinois, Dec. 26
Pick: Northern Illinois

Military Bowl
Marshall vs. Maryland, Dec. 27
Pick: Maryland

Texas Bowl
Syracuse vs. Minnesota, Dec. 27
Pick: Minnesota

Fight Hunger Bowl
BYU vs. Washington, Dec. 27
Pick: Washington

Pinstripe Bowl
Rutgers vs. Notre Dame, Dec. 28
Pick: Notre Dame

Belk Bowl
Cincinnati vs. North Carolina, Dec. 28
Pick: Cincinnati

Athletic Bowl
Miami vs. Louisville, Dec. 28
Pick: Louisville

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl
Michigan vs. Kansas State, Dec. 28
Pick: Michigan

Armed Forces Bowl
Middle Tennessee vs. Navy, Dec. 30
Pick: Navy

Music City Bowl
Ole Miss vs. Georgia Tech, Dec. 30
Pick: Georgia Tech

Alamo Bowl
Oregon vs. Texas, Dec. 30
Pick: Oregon

Holiday Bowl
Arizona State vs. Texas Tech, Dec. 30
Pick: Arizona State

AdvoCare V100 Bowl
Arizona vs. Boston College, Dec. 31
Pick: Arizona

Sun Bowl
Virginia Tech vs. UCLA, Dec. 31
Pick: Virginia Tech

Liberty Bowl
Rice vs. Mississippi State, Dec. 31
Pick: Rice

Chick-fil-A Bowl
Duke vs. Texas A&M, Dec. 31
Pick: Texas A&M

Gator Bowl
Nebraska vs. Georgia, Jan. 1
Pick: Georgia

Heart of Dallas Bowl
UNLV vs. North Texas, Jan. 1
Pick: North Texas

Capital One Bowl
Wisconsin vs. South Carolina, Jan. 1
Pick: South Carolina

Outback Bowl
Iowa vs. LSU, Jan. 1
Pick: LSU

Rose Bowl Game
Stanford vs. Michigan State, Jan. 1
Pick: Michigan State

Fiesta Bowl
UCF vs. Baylor, Jan. 1
Pick: Baylor

Sugar Bowl
Oklahoma vs. Alabama, Jan. 2
Pick: Alabama

Orange Bowl
Clemson vs. Ohio State, Jan. 3
Pick: Clemson

Cotton Bowl
Oklahoma State vs. Missouri, Jan. 3
Pick: Missouri

Compass Bowl
Vanderbilt vs. Houston, Jan. 4
Prediction: Houston

GoDaddy Bowl
Arkansas State vs. Ball State, Jan. 5
Pick: Arkansas State

BCS National Championship
Florida State vs. Auburn, Jan. 6
Pick: Auburn 38 Florida State 34

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