The ACC looks as if it has two legitimate contenders -- Clemson and Florida State -- for the College Football Playoff, so for this week, we're putting both in a New Year's Six bowl.
But with the bottom of the league languishing, that makes it tough to fill out the ACC's entire bowl slate. And it means Georgia Tech gets a reprieve from being dropped from the projections.
Capital One Orange Bowl (College Football Playoff): Clemson Tigers
Fiesta Bowl (New Year’s Six): Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl (New Year’s Six): Florida State Seminoles
Russell Athletic Bowl: Miami Hurricanes
TaxSlayer Bowl: Duke Blue Devils
Belk Bowl: North Carolina Tar Heels
New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Pitt Panthers
Hyundai Sun Bowl: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Quick Lane Bowl: Louisville Cardinals
Military Bowl presented by Northrup Grumman: NC State Wolfpack
Camping World Independence Bowl: Virginia Tech Hokies