SEC bowl projections: Week 7

It's one of those topics of discussion that lurks on the periphery of college football: Can the SEC get two teams into the College Football Playoff?

After the past couple of weeks, maybe that question should be: Can the state of Mississippi get two teams into the playoff?

The Bulldogs and Rebels have been that good. MSU jumped over Florida State and into the No. 1 spot in both polls, while Ole Miss remained in the No. 3 spot in the rankings.

These are heady times in the Magnolia State. But the Egg Bowl looms large and is late enough in the season that it's certain to bloody the loser's résumé.

With all of the parity in college football, all of the chaos and the fact that the SEC West still has a lot more self-destruction to come, let's not put two SEC teams into the playoff just yet.

Here is our full list of conference bowl teams entering the eighth week of the season:

College Football Playoff semifinal (Rose Bowl): Mississippi State

Capital One Orange Bowl: Ole Miss

Cotton Bowl: Auburn

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: Georgia

Citrus Bowl: Alabama

TaxSlayer Bowl: Texas A&M

Outback Bowl: Missouri

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: LSU

Belk Bowl: Arkansas

AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl: Kentucky

AutoZone Liberty Bowl: South Carolina

Birmingham Bowl: Florida