College football bowl projections and analysis: Shaking things up in CFP and beyond

Rivalry Week delivered in a big way, from Michigan's seismic win over Ohio State and Alabama's close call at Auburn to Oklahoma State's thriller over Oklahoma. Those results promise to shake things up in the College Football Playoff pairings and beyond.

What does it all mean for the bowl picture? Mark Schlabach and Kyle Bonagura predict all the bowl matchups and provide analysis on the CFP picture, which teams helped or hurt their cause this weekend and the most intriguing matchups.

All times Eastern

College Football Playoff

CFP National Championship Presented by AT&T
Lucas Oil Stadium (Indianapolis)
Jan. 10, 8 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Georgia vs. Michigan
Schlabach: Georgia vs. Michigan

CFP Semifinal at Capital One Orange Bowl
Hard Rock Stadium (Miami Gardens, Florida)
Dec. 31, 3:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Michigan vs. Alabama
Schlabach: Georgia vs. Oklahoma State

CFP Semifinal at Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
AT&T Stadium (Arlington, Texas)
Dec. 31, 3:30 or 7:30 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Georgia vs. Cincinnati
Schlabach: Michigan vs. Cincinnati

Bonagura's most intriguing matchup: If Cincinnati does become the first Group of 5 team to reach the playoff, it will be a fascinating case study, regardless of whom the Bearcats play. Their performance will inevitably be used -- probably unfairly -- in the future to assess how top Group of 5 teams will fare against top Power 5 teams.