How accurate are bowl projections?

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  1. jello1717

    jello1717 "Those who stay will be champions." -- Bo

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    5-7 Northwestern is projected to play in the TicketCity Bowl.
    Sure.
    Fine.
    With the billion bowls out there, we might not have enough 6-6 teams.



    BUT.....

    Alabama is projected to play in the Hawai'i Bowl.

    Alabama is 4-8!!!!
     
  2. Dwreck

    Dwreck Walk On

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    That's insane! Does the game actually allow non-bowl eligible teams to play?
     
  3. Darkwing

    Darkwing One Nation Under God

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    It is Alabama after all...even at that record I believe they are BCS championship material.
     
  4. jello1717

    jello1717 "Those who stay will be champions." -- Bo

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    I'm hoping that's just a really bad projection and that they don't really get a bowl birth.

    We'll find out in a few minutes.
     
  5. jello1717

    jello1717 "Those who stay will be champions." -- Bo

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    Alabama is indeed playing in a bowl game after a 4-8 season.....
     
  6. JCspartan2

    JCspartan2 Sparty Party

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    Wow. Great work EA.
     
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  7. blLL flo

    blLL flo BTFU!

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    I don't expect anyone to go back and look at all the teams' records, but did any 6 win teams get passed on for 'Bama (and NU for that matter)?
     
  8. JCspartan2

    JCspartan2 Sparty Party

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    I would assume they had to be, I don't think it's possible to have too few six win teams
     
  9. jello1717

    jello1717 "Those who stay will be champions." -- Bo

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    I think it's very possible and even in real life I expect them to run into that situation in the near future. There's just too many bowls now.
     
  10. GoGators

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    You shut your mouth when talking about NU!
     

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