The next group of bowl selections are in, and Western Michigan is going to row its boat to the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic.
Mid-American Conference champion Western Michigan and coach P.J. Fleck -- whose "row the boat" battle cry has become a signature phrase for the 13-0 team -- will play Wisconsin in the Cotton Bowl. Western Michigan is one of two unbeaten teams left in the FBS, with Alabama being the other.
The other New Year's Six matchups go like this: Michigan against Florida State in the Capital One Orange Bowl, Penn State against USC in the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual and Auburn against Oklahoma in the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
This will be the first appearance in the Orange Bowl by the Wolverines since Tom Brady threw four touchdown passes to beat Alabama and cap the 1999 season.
Florida State is in the Orange Bowl for the 10th time and will play at Hard Rock Stadium for the second time this season. The Seminoles beat Miami there during the regular season after blocking a potentially game-tying extra point in the final moments.
The 103rd edition of The Granddaddy of Them All will match two venerable football programs that have emerged from bad times since their last trip to this postseason showcase.
USC (9-3) will meet Penn State (11-2) in a rematch of the 2009 Rose Bowl, won 38-24 by the Trojans.
Western Michigan and Wisconsin are both making their first Cotton Bowl appearances.
The Broncos (13-0), at No. 15 in the final CFP rankings, beat two Big Ten teams, Northwestern and Illinois, on the road early this season.
The No. 8 Badgers (10-3) had a six-game winning streak before the Big Ten championship game, where they had a 28-7 lead before losing 38-31 to Penn State while giving up the most points they had all season.
It's the fifth time Western Michigan and Wisconsin have played, the first since 2000.
Auburn and Oklahoma will square off for the first time since the Sugar Bowl in 1972, which the Sooners won 40-22.
The Orange Bowl is Dec. 30. The Rose, Cotton and Sugar bowls are all Jan. 2.
In other bowl games:
No. 17 Florida and Iowa are heading to the Outback Bowl for the fifth time each, and for the second time against one another.
No. 13 Louisville and No. 20 LSU will square off in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on Dec. 31 in Orlando, Florida.
Big 12 runner-up No. 12 Oklahoma State will play Pac-12 runner-up No. 10 Colorado in the Valero Alamo Bowl, matching teams that used to be in the Big 12 and Big Eight together.
Stanford, with the Pac-12's longest active bowl streak, will play North Carolina in the Hyundai Sun Bowl on Dec. 30.
Two old Big East rivals will square off in the Russell Athletic Bowl when No. 16 West Virginia faces Miami.
No. 24 Temple, which earned its first conference title with a 34-10 victory over No. 25 Navy on Saturday, will face Wake Forest in the Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman on Dec. 27 in Annapolis, Maryland.
Georgia and TCU will face off for the first time in nearly three decades when they meet in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl on Dec. 30 at Memphis, Tennessee.
BYU will play Mountain West Conference runner-up Wyoming in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl on Dec. 21 in San Diego.
Two teams that were ranked in the top 10 earlier this year will try to bounce back from late-season fades when Nebraska meets No. 21 Tennessee in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Dec. 30 at Nashville.
North Texas has accepted an invitation to play in the Zaxby's Heart of Dallas Bowl against Army on Dec. 27 in the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium.