College football bowl projections after Week 7: Playoff, New Year's Six matchups

Wide receivers Jalin Hyatt and Bru McCoy celebrate a touchdown during the Tennessee's thrilling win over Alabama. Donald Page/Getty Images

A weekend of matchups with big-time implications lived up to the hype, with Tennessee's thrilling win over Alabama, TCU's overtime victory over Oklahoma State and Utah's narrow win over USC leading the way.

With those games and others shaking up the very top of the college football pecking order, the impact was felt throughout the bowl picture.

ESPN college football reporters Kyle Bonagura and Mark Schlabach break it all down with their latest projections for all the games, including their analysis of the CFP matchups and which teams helped and hurt their causes the most over the weekend.

All times Eastern

College Football Playoff

CFP National Championship Presented by AT&T
SoFi Stadium (Inglewood, California)
Jan. 9, time TBD, ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Georgia vs. Ohio State
Schlabach: Georgia vs. Ohio State

CFP Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta)
Dec. 31, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Georgia vs. TCU
Schlabach: Georgia vs. Clemson

CFP Semifinal at the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl
State Farm Stadium (Glendale, Arizona)
Dec. 31, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Ohio State vs. Clemson
Schlabach: Ohio State vs. Tennessee