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Bowl Projections 2017: Week Four

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After a thrilling finish against Iowa, Penn State is now 4-0. Are they still picked to go to the College Football Playoff?

NCAA Football: Old Dominion at Virginia Tech Lee Luther Jr.-USA TODAY Sports

SB Nation (Jason Kirk)

Bowl: Orange Bowl

Location: Miami, FL

Date: Dec. 30, 2017

Opponent: Virginia Tech Hokies

ESPN (David Hale/Kyle Bonagura)

Bowl: Orange Bowl

Location: Miami, FL

Date: Dec. 30, 2017

Opponent: Virginia Tech Hokies/Miami Hurricanes

CBS Sports (Jerry Palm)

Bowl: Cotton Bowl

Location: Dallas, TX

Date: Dec. 29, 2017

Opponent: TCU Horned Frogs

Sports Illustrated

Bowl: Rose Bowl (College Football Playoff Semifinal)

Location: Pasadena, CA

Date: Jan. 1, 2018

Opponent: Clemson Tigers

College Football News

Bowl: Outback Bowl

Location: Tampa, FL

Date: Jan. 1, 2018

Opponent: Mississippi State Bulldogs

SB Nation’s Kirk and ESPN’s Hale stay with their Orange Bowl pick, but after FSU’s loss this weekend, they change the opponent to Virginia Tech, while Bonagura changes to Miami. Palm of CBS Sports also keeps his bowl pick, but changes the opponent to TCU.

Sports Illustrated sticks with their CFP pick against Clemson, while College Football News must not be watching a lot of college football, as they continue to push for the Outback Bowl...

Record in Rose Bowl: 1-3 (Three losses to USC, and a win over Oregon)

Record in Orange Bowl: 4-1 (Wins against Kansas, LSU, Missouri, and Florida State, and a loss in the 1985 national championship versus Oklahoma)

Record in Cotton Bowl: 2-0-1 (Wins against Texas and Baylor, and a tie against SMU)

Record in Outback Bowl: 3-1 (Wins against Kentucky, Auburn, and Tennessee, and the loss against Florida)

*The Sporting News has Penn State in the CFP (Sugar Bowl) against Alabama