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Penn State Bowl Projections 2020: Week “8”

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Penn State’s three game winning streak means a postseason future.

West Virginia v Iowa State Photo by David K Purdy/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:

CBS Sports:

Bowl: Duke’s Mayo Bowl

Location: Charlotte, NC

Date: December 30, 2020

Opponent: North Carolina State Wolfpack

247 Sports:

Bowl: Guaranteed Rate Bowl

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Date: December 26, 2020

Opponent: TCU Horned Frogs

ESPN: Kyle Bonagura/Mark Schlabach

Bowl: Guaranteed Rate Bowl/Duke’s Mayo Bowl

Location: Phoenix, AZ/Charlotte, NC

Date: December 26, 2020/December 30, 2020

Opponent: West Virginia Mountaineers/Virginia Tech Hokies

Sporting News:

Bowl: Duke’s Mayo Bowl

Location: Charlotte, NC

Date: December 30, 2020

Opponent: North Carolina State Wolfpack

We’re back with a full slate of bowl projections! Our sites are split, with CBS Sports, ESPN’s Schlabach, and Sporting News all selecting the Duke’s Mayo Bowl as the destination, while 247 Sports and ESPN’s Bonagura believe Penn State will go to Phoenix and play in the Guaranteede Rate Bowl. Opponents range are most Virginia, West Virginia, or Carolina schools, with the except of TCU. Let’s see if the picks change after Penn State plays Illinois in Beaver Stadium Saturday at 5:30.