Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Oklahoma, Oklahoma St., TCU three games away bowl eligibility.

Big 12 Bowl Eligibility Watch - Week 3

This first Big 12 Bowl Eligibility Watch is focusing on the teams with two and three wins following Week 3. Seven out of the conference's ten teams fit those qualifications. If you're Kansas, Texas. or Baylor. you might want to start to worry. Well, maybe not Texas.

Unless otherwise noted, 2017 postseason projections are via Jason Kirk of SB*Nation. If Kirk doesn't have a team projected to be in the postseason, Jerry Palm of CBS Sports, or Kyle Bonagura and David M. Hale of ESPN's projections will be used.

3-0 (Three wins away from becoming bowl eligible)


Projected bowl: 2018 Rose Bowl Game/College Football Playoffs semifinal no.2 vs. no. 4 vs. Clemson (Jan. 1, Pasadena, Ca.)

Oklahoma State

Projected bowl: 2018 Cotton Bowl Classic vs. USC (Jan. 1, 2018, Arlington Tx.)


Projected bowl: 2017 Texas Bowl vs. Texas A&M (Dec. 27, Houston, Tx.)

2-0 (Four wins away from bowl eligibility) 

Texas Tech 

Projected bowl: 2017 Cactus Bowl vs. Washington State (Dec. 26, Phoenix, Az.) (Projected by Hale. ESPN)

Texas Tech facing team coached by the Red Raiders' former head coach Mike Leach? We see what you did there, Hale.

2-1 (Four wins away from bowl eligibility)

Iowa State

Projected bowl: None

Neither Kirk, Palm, Bonagura, nor Hale see the Cyclones going to a bowl game this coming postseason.

Kansas State 

Projected bowl: 2016 Liberty Bowl vs. LSU (Dec. 30, Memphis, Tn.)

West Virginia

Projected bowl: 2016 Camping World Bowl vs. Louisville (Dec. 28, Orlando, Fl.)

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