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College football bowl projections after Week 11

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As we inch closer to the first College Football Playoff rankings release on Nov. 24, the debate over the final four teams is ramping up.

While a handful of Power 5 teams remain undefeated (albeit while playing a different amount of games among them because of the coronavirus pandemic), there are other programs looking to squeeze into a New Year's Six bowl.

Kyle Bonagura and Mark Schlabach weigh in with their latest bowl projections after Saturday's action.

College Football Playoff

College Football Playoff National Championship presented by AT&T
Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
Jan. 11, ESPN

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Ohio State
Schlabach: Alabama vs. Ohio State

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
Jan. 1, ESPN

Bonagura: Ohio State vs. Notre Dame
Schlabach: Ohio State vs. Clemson

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Allstate Sugar Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Jan. 1, ESPN

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Clemson
Schlabach: Alabama vs. Notre Dame


Bowl schedule

Dec. 19

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl
Toyota Stadium (Frisco, Texas)
7 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Houston vs. UTSA
Schlabach: Houston vs. UTSA

Dec. 21

Myrtle Beach Bowl
Brooks Stadium (Conway, South Carolina)
2:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Charlotte vs. Arkansas State
Schlabach: Coastal Carolina vs. Marshall

Dec. 22

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Albertsons Stadium (Boise, Idaho)
3:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: San Jose State vs. Central Michigan
Schlabach: San Jose State vs. Western Michigan

Boca Raton Bowl
FAU Stadium (Boca Raton, Florida)
7 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: UCF vs. Liberty
Schlabach: UCF vs. Liberty

Dec. 23

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome (New Orleans)
3:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: UAB vs. Louisiana
Schlabach: Louisiana vs. Louisiana Tech

Montgomery Bowl
Cramton Bowl (Montgomery, Alabama)
7 p.m. on ESPN or ESPN2 and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Louisiana Tech vs. Georgia Southern
Schlabach: Tulane vs. Charlotte

Dec. 24

New Mexico Bowl
TBD (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
3:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Nevada vs. Kent State
Schlabach: Nevada vs. Kent State

Dec. 25

Camellia Bowl
Cramton Bowl (Montgomery, Alabama)
2:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Buffalo vs. Coastal Carolina
Schlabach: Central Michigan vs. Georgia Southern

Dec. 26

Union Home Mortgage Gasparilla Bowl
Raymond James Stadium (Tampa, Florida)
Noon on ABC and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Georgia Tech vs. Ole Miss
Schlabach: Georgia Tech vs. South Carolina

Cure Bowl

Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Florida)
Noon on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Florida Atlantic vs. Troy
Schlabach: Florida Atlantic vs. Troy

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl
Gerald J. Ford Stadium (Dallas)
3:30 p.m. on ABC and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Pittsburgh vs. SMU
Schlabach: Virginia vs. Tulsa

LendingTree Bowl
Ladd-Peebles Stadium (Mobile, Ala.)
3:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Marshall vs. Appalachian State
Schlabach: UAB vs. Appalachian State

Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl
Independence Stadium (Shreveport, Louisiana)
7 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Army vs. Washington State
Schlabach: Army vs. Washington

Guaranteed Rate Bowl
Chase Field (Phoenix)
10:15 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Maryland vs. Kansas State
Schlabach: Kansas State vs. Iowa

Dec. 28

Military Bowl Presented by Perspecta
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium (Annapolis, Maryland)
2:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Virginia vs. Tulane
Schlabach: Navy vs. Pittsburgh

Dec. 29

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Yankee Stadium (New York)
2 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Boston College vs. Purdue
Schlabach: Boston College vs. Maryland

Cheez-It Bowl
Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Florida)
5:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: North Carolina vs. Oklahoma
Schlabach: North Carolina vs. Oklahoma State

Valero Alamo Bowl
Alamodome (San Antonio)
9 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Iowa State vs. USC
Schlabach: Iowa State vs. USC

Dec. 30

Duke's Mayo Bowl
Bank of America Stadium (Charlotte, North Carolina)
Noon on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Virginia Tech vs. Iowa
Schlabach: Wake Forest vs. Purdue

TransPerfect Music City Bowl
Nissan Stadium (Nashville, Tennessee)
3:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Wisconsin vs. Tennessee
Schlabach: Northwestern vs. Kentucky

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
AT&T Stadium (Arlington, Texas)
7:15 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Oklahoma State vs. Texas A&M
Schlabach: Oklahoma vs. Texas A&M

LA Bowl
SoFi Stadium (Inglewood, California)
10:45 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Boise State vs. Utah
Schlabach: Boise State vs. Colorado

Dec. 31

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Amon G. Carter Stadium (Fort Worth, Texas)
Noon on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Tulsa vs. TCU
Schlabach: TCU vs. SMU

Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl
Sun Bowl (El Paso, Texas)
2 p.m. on CBS

Bonagura: Wake Forest vs. Washington
Schlabach: NC State vs. Utah

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium (Memphis, Tennessee)
4 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: West Virginia vs. Kentucky
Schlabach: West Virginia vs. Tennessee

Arizona Bowl
Arizona Stadium (Tucson, Arizona)
4 p.m. on CBSSN

Bonagura: Western Michigan vs. San Diego State
Schlabach: Buffalo vs. San Diego State

Texas Bowl
NRG Stadium (Houston)
8 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Texas vs. Arkansas
Schlabach: Texas vs. LSU

Jan. 1

TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl
Legion Field (Birmingham, Alabama)
Noon on ESPN2 and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Memphis vs. Mississippi State
Schlabach: Memphis vs. Mississippi State

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta)
12:30 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

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

Vrbo Citrus Bowl
Camping World Stadium (Orlando, Florida)
1 p.m. on ABC and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Northwestern vs. Auburn
Schlabach: Wisconsin vs. Auburn

Jan. 2

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
TIAA Bank Field (Jacksonville, Florida)
Noon on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: NC State vs. South Carolina
Schlabach: Virginia Tech vs. Ole Miss

Outback Bowl
Raymond James Stadium (Tampa, Florida)
12:30 p.m. on ABC and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Indiana vs. LSU
Schlabach: Indiana vs. Arkansas

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
State Farm Stadium (Glendale, Arizona)
4 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: BYU vs. Oregon
Schlabach: BYU vs. Oregon

Capital One Orange Bowl
Hard Rock Stadium (Miami Gardens, Florida)
8 p.m. on ESPN and the ESPN App

Bonagura: Florida vs. Miami
Schlabach: Florida vs. Miami

Date TBD

Las Vegas Bowl
Allegiant Stadium (Las Vegas, Nevada)
Bonagura: Colorado vs. Missouri
Schlabach: California vs. Missouri