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Bowl Projections: Week Five

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Now that the Nittany Lions are 3-2, where are they projected to head this postseason? Read on.

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ESPN (Brian Bennett)

Bowl: Foster Farms Bowl

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Date: Dec. 28, 2016

Opponent: Utah

CBS Sports (Jerry Palm)

Bowl: Holiday Bowl

Location: San Diego, CA

Date: Dec. 27, 2016

Opponent: Utah

Campus Insiders (Dave Miller)

Bowl: Foster Farms Bowl

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Date: Dec. 28, 2016

Opponent: UCLA

SB Nation (Jason Kirk)

Bowl: Music City Bowl

Location: Nashville, TN

Date: December 30th

Opponent: Arkansas

Yet again, no change in the Foster Farms Bowl opponent for Campus Insiders. The Bruins beat Arizona 45-24 to improve to 3-2.

However, ESPN’s Bennett has changed his prediction to Utah. The Utes are 4-1, after a 28-23 loss at Cal.

The Music City Bowl opponent changes again for Kirk to Brett Bielema and Arkansas (4-1), who plays Alabama next week.

Meanwhile, Jerry Palm stays with his Holiday Bowl projection yet again, becoming the second prognosticator of the week to pick the Nittany Lions to play Utah.

Record in Music City Bowl: Never played in

Record in Foster Farms Bowl (Formerly the San Francisco Bowl, the Emerald Bowl, the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl, and the Fight Hunger Bowl): Never played in

Record in Holiday Bowl: 1-0 (50-39 over BYU and eventual Heisman winner Ty Detmer, who passed for 576 yards)