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Sunday, October 20, 2013
ACC bowl projections: Week 8

By Andrea Adelson

Given the way the middle of the league has played, doing bowl projections is almost like throwing darts blindfolded. We are making our best guesses here at the teams that will end the season bowl eligible, based on their performance to date and projections for the final weeks of the season. Essentially, we have tried to predict every contest until the final regular-season game.

Having said that, we believe the ACC will have more bowl eligible teams than available slots. Here is how we see everything lining up. For this week, anyway.

VIZIO BCS National Championship Game, Jan. 6: Florida State
Discover Orange Bowl, Jan. 3: Clemson
Chick-fil-A Bowl, Dec. 31: Miami
Russell Athletic Bowl, Dec. 28: Virginia Tech
Hyundai Sun Bowl, Dec. 31: Pitt
Belk Bowl, Dec. 28: Duke
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl, Dec. 30: Georgia Tech
AdvoCare V100 Bowl, Dec. 31: Maryland
Military Bowl Presented By Northrop Grumman, Dec. 27: Boston College

* Bowl eligible: Wake Forest, NC State