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Penn State Bowl Projections 2018: Week 1

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After a narrow win over Appalachian State, where will Penn State go bowling?

Auburn v Washington Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

247 Sports:

Bowl: Citrus Bowl

Location: Orlando, FL

Date: Jan. 1, 2019

Opponent: South Carolina Gamecocks


CBS Sports:

Bowl: Peach Bowl

Location: Atlanta, GA

Date: Dec. 29, 2018

Opponent: Auburn Tigers


ESPN:

Bowl: Holiday Bowl/Citrus Bowl

Location: San Diego, CA/Orlando, FL

Date: Dec. 31, 2018/Jan. 1, 2019

Opponent: Oregon Ducks/Auburn Tigers


Sports Illustrated:

Bowl: Peach Bowl

Location: Atlanta, GA

Date: Dec. 29, 2018

Opponent: Georgia Bulldogs

Record in Citrus Bowl: 2-3 (Wins against LSU and Tennessee)

Record in Peach Bowl: Never played

Record in Holiday Bowl: 1-0 (Win against BYU)

Early in the season, there seems to be somewhat of a consensus on the postseason destination for the Nittany Lions, as two outlets each selected the Peach and Citrus Bowls. ESPN’s Bonagura continues to be the outlier with his selection of the Holiday Bowl and the Ducks. We’ll see what happens to these selections after this week’s matchup with Pitt.