CBS Sports has Ohio State in CFP, 11 B1G teams reaching bowls
After Ohio State’s 58-0 win against Rutgers and Michigan’s 14-7 victory over Wisconsin, the two B1G East powers headline CBS Sports’ updated bowl projections five weeks into the season.
Writer Jerry Palm has the Buckeyes representing the conference in the College Football Playoff while the Wolverines head to Pasadena for the Rose Bowl. A third B1G team, Wisconsin, was also predicted to play in a New Year’s Six bowl, as Palm had the Badgers reaching the Orange Bowl at the end of the year.
All together, Palm had 11 B1G teams earning postseason berths. Here is his complete of bowl projections following the fifth Saturday of the college football season:
College Football Playoff: Ohio State vs. Clemson
Rose Bowl: Michigan vs. Washington
Orange Bowl: Wisconsin vs. Louisville
Outback Bowl: Nebraska vs. Georgia
Music City Bowl: Michigan State vs. Florida
Foster Farms Bowl: Indiana vs. USC
Pinstripe Bowl: Minnesota vs. Pitt
Holiday Bowl: Penn State vs. Utah
Heart of Dallas Bowl: Iowa vs. Western Kentucky
Independence Bowl: Northwestern vs. Georgia Tech
Quick Lane Bowl: Maryland vs. Boston College
Palm highlighted some key points about some of this week’s important outcomes in the B1G. You can read more on his thoughts here.