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College football bowl projections after Week 8

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Purdue dents OSU's CFP hopes with rout (1:00)

A blowout loss on the road leaves the Buckeyes with an uncertain path to the College Football Playoff for the second straight season. (1:00)

Ohio State's loss at Purdue helped move Michigan into playoff consideration in our latest projections. Find out where your team could go bowling.

All times Eastern.

College Football Playoff schedule

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Dec. 29, 4 p.m. or 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Michigan
Sherman: Alabama vs. Michigan


College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Capital One Orange Bowl

Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
Dec. 29, 4 p.m. or 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Clemson vs. Notre Dame
Sherman: Clemson vs. Notre Dame


College Football Playoff National Championship Presented By AT&T

Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California
Jan. 7, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Clemson
Sherman: Alabama vs. Clemson

Bowl schedule

New Mexico Bowl

Branch Field at Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dec. 15, 2 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Boise State vs. FAU
Sherman: San Diego State vs. FIU


AutoNation Cure Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 15, 2:30 p.m. (CBSSN)

Bonagura: Arkansas State vs. SMU
Sherman: Houston vs. Liberty


Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl

Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
Dec. 15, 3:30 p.m. (ABC)

Bonagura: USC vs. Fresno State
Sherman: Stanford vs. Fresno State


Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama
Dec. 15, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Georgia Southern vs. Akron
Sherman: Georgia Southern vs. Ohio


R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Dec. 15, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Troy vs. FIU
Sherman: UAB vs. Appalachian State


Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl

Howard Schnellenberger Field at FAU Stadium
Boca Raton, Florida

Dec. 18, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: UAB vs. Northern Illinois
Sherman: FAU vs. Buffalo


DXL Frisco Bowl

Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
Dec. 19, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Temple vs. Miami (Ohio)
Sherman: BYU vs. Eastern Michigan


Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Dec. 20, 8 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Louisiana Tech vs. Louisiana
Sherman: USF vs. Middle Tennessee


Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl

Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas
Dec. 21, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Marshall vs. Ohio
Sherman: Marshall vs. Toledo


Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Lyle Smith Field at Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho
Dec. 21, 4 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: San Diego State vs. Eastern Michigan
Sherman: Boise State vs. Western Michigan


Birmingham Bowl

Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama
Dec. 22, noon (ESPN)

Bonagura: BYU vs. Memphis
Sherman: Tennessee vs. Memphis


Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas
Dec. 22, 3:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Utah State vs. Army
Sherman: TCU vs. Army


Dollar General Bowl

Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
Dec. 22, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Appalachian State vs. Buffalo
Sherman: Arkansas State vs. Northern Illinois


Hawai'i Bowl

Aloha Stadium, Honolulu
Dec. 22, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Hawaii vs. Middle Tennessee
Sherman: Hawaii vs. Louisiana Tech


SERVPRO First Responder Bowl

Cotton Bowl, Dallas
Dec. 26, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Toledo vs. North Texas
Sherman: North Texas vs. Coastal Carolina


Quick Lane Bowl

Ford Field, Detroit
Dec. 26, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Maryland vs. Western Michigan
Sherman: Duke vs. Nevada


Cheez-It Bowl

Chase Field, Phoenix
Dec. 26, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Colorado vs. TCU
Sherman: Baylor vs. USC


Walk-On's Independence Bowl

Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana
Dec. 27, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: South Florida vs. Boston College
Sherman: Boston College vs. Temple


New Era Pinstripe Bowl

Yankee Stadium, New York
Dec. 27, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Syracuse vs. Michigan State
Sherman: Maryland vs. Syracuse


Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl

NRG Stadium, Houston
Dec. 27, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Texas A&M vs. Iowa State
Sherman: Auburn vs. West Virginia


Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee
Dec. 28, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: South Carolina vs. Miami
Sherman: Texas A&M vs. Virginia Tech


Camping World Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 28, 5:15 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: NC State vs. Texas Tech
Sherman: NC State vs. Iowa State


NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona
Dec. 29, 5:30 p.m. (CBSSN)

Bonagura: Coastal Carolina vs. Nevada
Sherman: Utah State vs. Troy


Valero Alamo Bowl

Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas
Dec. 28, 9 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Washington vs. West Virginia
Sherman: Texas Tech vs. Washington State


Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Dec. 29, noon (ESPN)

Bonagura: UCF vs. Florida
Sherman: Georgia vs. Iowa


Belk Bowl

Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
Dec. 29, noon (ABC)

Bonagura: Mississippi State vs. Duke
Sherman: Virginia vs. Mississippi State


Redbox Bowl

Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California
Dec. 31, 3 p.m. (Fox)

Bonagura: Oregon vs. Northwestern
Sherman: Michigan State vs. Oregon


Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman

Jack Stephens Field at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland
Dec. 31, noon (ESPN)

Bonagura: Virginia Tech vs. Cincinnati
Sherman: Air Force vs. Cincinnati


AutoZone Liberty Bowl

Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee
Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Houston vs. Oklahoma State
Sherman: Missouri vs. Oklahoma State


San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl

SDCCU Stadium, San Diego
Dec. 31, 7 p.m. (FS1)

Bonagura: Utah vs. Wisconsin
Sherman: Northwestern vs. Utah


TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Auburn vs. Purdue
Sherman: South Carolina vs. Wisconsin


Hyundai Sun Bowl

Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas
Dec. 31, 2 p.m. (CBS)

Bonagura: Stanford vs. Virginia
Sherman: Miami vs. Colorado


Outback Bowl

Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Jan. 1, noon (ESPN2)

Bonagura: Missouri vs. Penn State
Sherman: Kentucky vs. Purdue


Citrus Bowl

Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Jan. 1, 1 p.m. (ABC)

Bonagura: Kentucky vs. Iowa
Sherman: Florida vs. Penn State


PlayStation Fiesta Bowl

State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
Jan. 1, 1 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Oklahoma vs. LSU
Sherman: UCF vs. Oklahoma


Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual

Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
Jan. 1, 5 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Ohio State vs. Washington State
Sherman: Ohio State vs. Washington


Allstate Sugar Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m. (ESPN)

Bonagura: Georgia vs. Texas
Sherman: Texas vs. LSU