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Penn State Bowl Projections 2021: Week 11

Slim pickings this week.

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL: DEC 27 Pinstripe Bowl - Michigan State v Wake Forest Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via 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, and CBS Sports, with occasional bonus picks from other publications.

247 Sports:

Bowl: Pinstripe

Location: New York, New York

Date: Dec. 29, 2021

Opponent: Virginia Cavaliers

ESPN: Bonagura/Schlabach

Bowl: Music City/Pinstripe

Location: Nashville, TN/New York, New York

Date: Dec. 30, 2021/Dec. 29, 2021

Opponent: Arkansas Razorbacks/Virginia Cavaliers

CBS Sports:

Bowl: Music City

Location: Nashville, TN

Date: Dec. 30, 2021

Opponent: Arkansas Razorbacks

Action Network (Brett McMurphy)

Bowl: Outback

Location: Tampa, FL

Date: Jan. 1, 2022

Opponent: Kentucky Wildcats

Welp, four losses in five games will pretty much destroy any hopes of a decent bowl game. It seems to be a split decision between traveling to Nashville to play Arkansas in the Music City Bowl, and trekking to the Big Apple to take on Virginia. Brett McMurphy is the lone picker to put the Nittany Lions in a New Year’s Day bowl game. As for Penn State, they need to focus on beating Rutgers this Saturday.