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Penn State Bowl Projections 2020: Week “1”

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It’s time to look at the bowl projections following the Nittany Lions’ first game of the 2020 season.

Notre Dame v Pittsburgh Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images

Welcome back to our weekly series tracking some of the bowl picks for Penn State football following each game, This season, we will follow 247 Sports, ESPN, Sporting News, and CBS Sports:

247 Sports:

Bowl: Gator Bowl

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Date: Jan. 2, 2021

Opponent: LSU Tigers

ESPN: Mark Schlabach/Kyle Bonagura

Bowl: Citrus Bowl/Music City Bowl

Location: Orlando, FL/Nashville, TN

Date: Jan. 1, 2021/Dec. 30, 2020

Opponent: Florida Gators/Tennessee Volunteers

Sporting News:

Bowl: Citrus Bowl

Location: Orlando, FL

Date: Jan. 1, 2021

Opponent: Texas A&M Aggies

CBS Sports:

Bowl: Peach Bowl

Location: Atlanta, GA

Date: Jan. 1, 2021

Opponent: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Not surprisingly. given the loss to the Hoosiers, we see five unique opponents and four different bowl games. CBS Sports is the lone outlet that still believes the Nittany Lions will make the New Year’s Six, while the others see Penn State in Florida against an SEC opponent.

We will see what everything will look like after Saturday’s clash with the Buckeyes...