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Tuesday, October 16, 2007
BCS title game still wide open

What will the 2007 bowl season look like? After seven weeks of games,'s Ivan Maisel and Mark Schlabach have tweaked their postseason outlooks, including a scenario where a pair of one-loss teams will play for the national title.

2007-08 Bowl Projections
Ivan Maisel Mark Schlabach
Allstate BCS Championship Game
(BCS No. 1 vs. BCS No. 2)
Ohio State vs.
Boston College
LSU vs. Oklahoma
Allstate Sugar
(BCS vs. BCS)
LSU vs. Missouri West Virginia vs. Kentucky
FedEx Orange
(BCS vs. BCS)
Florida vs. South Florida Boston College vs.
South Florida
Tostitos Fiesta
(BCS vs. BCS)
Oklahoma vs. USC Oregon vs. Missouri
Rose Bowl presented by Citi
(BCS vs. BCS)
Arizona State vs.
West Virginia
Ohio State vs. California
(C-USA No. 2 vs. MAC)
East Carolina vs.
Miami (Ohio)
Tulsa vs.
Miami (Ohio)
(MAC No. 3 vs. Big East No. 4)
Ball State vs. UConn Ball State vs. UConn
Capital One
(Big Ten No. 2 vs. SEC No. 2)
Michigan vs.
South Carolina
Michigan vs. Florida
(ACC No. 3 vs. Big 12 No. 4/
Notre Dame/Big East No. 2)
Clemson vs. Texas Virginia Tech vs.
(Big Ten No. 3 vs. SEC No. 3/4)
Penn State vs. Kentucky Penn State vs.
South Carolina
AT&T Cotton
(Big 12 No. 2 vs. SEC No. 3/4)
Kansas vs. Auburn Texas vs. Auburn
Roady's Humanitarian
(WAC vs. ACC No. 8)
Boise State vs.
Florida State
Boise State vs.
Florida State
(ACC No. 2 vs. SEC No. 5)
Virginia Tech vs. Alabama Clemson vs. Tennessee
Valero Alamo
(Big Ten No. 4/5 vs. Big 12 No. 4/5)
Illinois vs. Colorado Illinois vs. Texas Tech
Meineke Car Care
(Big East No. 3 vs.
ACC No. 5/6/7)
Cincinnati vs. Wake Forest Cincinnati vs. Georgia Tech
Champs Sports
(ACC No. 4 vs. Big Ten No. 4/5)
Maryland vs. Wisconsin Virginia vs. Wisconsin
(Big 12 No. 6 vs. Big Ten No. 6)
Oklahoma State vs. Michigan State Oklahoma State vs. Michigan State
AutoZone Liberty
(C-USA No. 1 vs. SEC No. 7)
Tulsa vs. Tennessee East Carolina vs. Alabama
Brut Sun
(Pac-10 No. 3 vs. Big 12/Notre Dame/
Big East)
Oregon vs. Rutgers Arizona State vs.
Kansas State
Gaylord Hotels Music City
(ACC No. 5/6/7 vs. SEC No. 6)
Virginia vs. Georgia Wake Forest vs. Georgia
(Big 12 No. 8 vs. C-USA)
Kansas State vs. Houston Colorado vs. UTEP
Pacific Life Holiday
(Pac-10 No. 2 vs. Big 12 No. 3)
Cal vs. Texas Tech USC vs. Kansas
PetroSun Independence
(SEC No. 8 vs. Big 12 No. 7)
Mississippi State vs.
Texas A&M
Arkansas vs.
Texas A&M
Emerald Bowl
(Pac-10 No. 4 vs. ACC No. 5/6/7)
UCLA vs. Georgia Tech UCLA vs. Maryland
Motor City
(Big Ten No. 7 vs. MAC No. 1/2)
Purdue vs.
Central Michigan
Indiana vs.
Central Michigan
Sheraton Hawaii
(WAC vs. C-USA)
Hawaii vs. UTEP Hawaii vs. Houston
Bell Helicopter Armed Forces
(Mountain West vs. Pac-10 No. 6)
Air Force vs. Indiana* Air Force vs. Purdue*
New Mexico
(WAC vs. Mountain West)
Fresno State vs.
New Mexico
Fresno State vs. Wyoming
(C-USA vs. Big East No. 5)
Southern Miss vs. Louisville Southern Miss vs. Louisville
R&L Carriers New Orleans
(Sun Belt No. 1 vs. C-USA)
Troy vs. Central Florida Troy vs. Central Florida
Pioneer Las Vegas
(Pac-10 No. 4/5 vs.
Mountain West No. 1)
Oregon State vs. BYU Oregon State vs. BYU
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia
(Mountain West vs. Navy/At-large)
Wyoming vs. Navy New Mexico vs. Navy
* Pac-10 not projected to qualify enough teams for postseason