College football bowl projections after Week 2

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Here's how our experts see the bowl matchups after Week 2. Check back each week for their predictions.

All times Eastern.

College Football Playoff National Championship
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Jan. 13, 8 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Alabama vs. Clemson
Schlabach: Clemson vs. Georgia

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl
State Farm Stadium, Glendale, Arizona
Dec. 28, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN

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

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Dec. 28, 4 or 8 p.m., ESPN

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


Bowl schedule

Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl
Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium, Nassau
Dec. 20, 2 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Northern Illinois vs. North Texas
Schlabach: North Texas vs. Ball State

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Frisco Bowl
Toyota Stadium, Frisco, Texas
Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., ESPN2

Bonagura: UCF vs. Army
Schlabach: Houston vs. Colorado

Celebration Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta
Dec. 21, noon, ABC

Bonagura: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State
Schlabach: North Carolina A&T vs. Alcorn State

New Mexico Bowl
Dreamstyle Stadium, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dec. 21, 2 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Marshall vs. Wyoming
Schlabach: Marshall vs. San Diego State

Cure Bowl
Exploria Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 21, 2:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network

Bonagura: Georgia State vs. Houston
Schlabach: SMU vs. UL Monroe

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl
FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, Florida
Dec. 21, 3:30 p.m., ABC

Bonagura: Eastern Michigan vs. Temple
Schlabach: UCF vs. Buffalo

Camellia Bowl
Cramton Bowl, Montgomery, Alabama
Dec. 21, 5:30 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Ohio vs. Arkansas State
Schlabach: Northern Illinois vs. Troy

Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
Dec. 21, 7:30 p.m., ABC

Bonagura: Washington vs. Hawaii
Schlabach: Stanford vs. Hawaii

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Dec. 21, 9 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Louisiana vs. UAB
Schlabach: Southern Miss vs. Arkansas State

Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Dec. 23, 2:30 p.m., ESPN

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

SoFi Hawai'i Bowl
Aloha Stadium, Honolulu
Dec. 24, 8 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: BYU vs. Tulane
Schlabach: BYU vs. Navy

Walk-On's Independence Bowl
Independence Stadium, Shreveport, Louisiana
Dec. 26, 4 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: FAU vs. Florida State
Schlabach: Miami vs. Louisiana Tech

Quick Lane Bowl
Ford Field, Detroit
Dec. 26, 8 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Minnesota vs. Pittsburgh
Schlabach: Northwestern vs. Army

Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Annapolis, Maryland
Dec. 27, noon, ESPN

Bonagura: Boston College vs. Cincinnati
Schlabach: Pittsburgh vs. Tulane

New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Yankee Stadium, New York
Dec. 27, 3:20 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Indiana vs. Miami
Schlabach: Syracuse vs. Michigan State

Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl
NRG Stadium, Houston
Dec. 27, 6:45 p.m., ESPN

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

San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl
SDCCU Stadium, San Diego
Dec. 27, 8 p.m., Fox Sports 1

Bonagura: Oregon vs. Michigan State
Schlabach: Michigan vs. USC

Cheez-It Bowl
Chase Field, Phoenix
Dec. 27, 10:15 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Colorado vs. Iowa State
Schlabach: Kansas State vs. Arizona State

Camping World Bowl
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Dec. 28, noon, ABC

Bonagura: NC State vs. Oklahoma State
Schlabach: Boston College vs. Iowa State

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic
AT&T Stadium, Dallas
Dec. 28., noon, ESPN

Bonagura: Notre Dame vs. Boise State
Schlabach: Notre Dame vs. Boise State

SERVPRO First Responder Bowl
Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas
Dec. 30, 12:30 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Southern Miss vs. TCU
Schlabach: Texas Tech vs. Middle Tennessee

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl
Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee
Dec. 30, 4 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Mississippi State vs. North Carolina
Schlabach: Wake Forest vs. South Carolina

Redbox Bowl
Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara, California
Dec. 30, 4 p.m., Fox

Bonagura: USC vs. Maryland
Schlabach: Maryland vs. Washington

Capital One Orange Bowl
Hard Rock Stadium, Miami Gardens, Florida
Dec. 30, 8 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Virginia vs. Georgia
Schlabach: Virginia vs. Wisconsin

Belk Bowl
Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina
Dec. 31, noon, ESPN

Bonagura: Kentucky vs. Wake Forest
Schlabach: NC State vs. Kentucky

Tony the Tiger Sun Bowl
Sun Bowl Stadium, El Paso, Texas
Dec. 31, 2 p.m., CBS

Bonagura: Cal vs. Virginia Tech
Schlabach: Virginia Tech vs. Washington State

AutoZone Liberty Bowl
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, Tennessee
Dec. 31, 3:45 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Ole Miss vs. Kansas State
Schlabach: TCU vs. Memphis

NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl
Arizona Stadium, Tucson, Arizona
Dec. 31, 4:30 p.m., CBS Sports Network

Bonagura: Utah State vs. Troy
Schlabach: Fresno State vs. Georgia State

Valero Alamo Bowl
Alamodome, San Antonio
Dec. 31, 7:30 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Washington State vs. Baylor
Schlabach: Baylor vs. Oregon

Citrus Bowl
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, Florida
Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ABC

Bonagura: Florida vs. Wisconsin
Schlabach: North Carolina vs. Florida

Outback Bowl
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Florida
Jan. 1, 1 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Auburn vs. Michigan
Schlabach: Penn State vs. Texas A&M

Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual
Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California
Jan. 1, 5 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Utah vs. Penn State
Schlabach: Ohio State vs. Utah

Allstate Sugar Bowl
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Jan. 1, 8:45 p.m., ESPN

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

Birmingham Bowl
Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama
Jan. 2, 3 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Air Force vs. Memphis
Schlabach: Minnesota vs. Cincinnati

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
TIAA Bank Field, Jacksonville, Florida
Jan. 2, 7 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: South Carolina vs. Iowa
Schlabach: Iowa vs. Auburn

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Albertsons Stadium, Boise, Idaho
Jan. 3, 3:30 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Western Michigan vs. San Diego State
Schlabach: Toledo vs. Wyoming

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, Texas
Jan. 4, 11:30 a.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Nebraska vs. Fresno State
Schlabach: Nebraska vs. Utah State

Mobile, Alabama Bowl
Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile, Alabama
Jan. 6, 7:30 p.m., ESPN

Bonagura: Toledo vs. Appalachian State
Schlabach: Ohio vs. Appalachian State