Eight Big 12 teams are bowl bound after Oklahoma and Texas Tech picked up their sixth wins of the season on Saturday.
Though it hasn’t been the best season for the Sooners, they’ve gone 3-2 since their 0-3 start to Big 12 play and have a chance at an eight-win season if they’re able to win in Lubbock this Saturday and in their bowl matchup.
Only Iowa State and West Virginia failed to qualify for the postseason. TCU looks bound for the College Football Playoff, and Kansas State has a New Year’s Six bowl in their sites after a strong season.
Though a lot can still happen over the final two weeks of Big 12 play, here are the latest Big 12 bowl projections from USA TODAY Sports.
Peach Bowl – College Football Playoff: Georgia vs. Clemson
While USC is beginning to receive some buzz for the fourth spot in the College Football Playoff, don’t count out perennial playoff participant Clemson. The Tigers have rebounded nicely since their loss to Notre Dame and that loss to the Fighting Irish is looking a whole lot better.
Fiesta Bowl – College Football Playoff: TCU vs. Ohio State
It feels like the winner of Michigan vs. Ohio State will secure their spot in the College Football Playoff, assuming they can close the deal in the Big Ten title game. TCU has tough contests vs. a…