Alabama bowl projections after 4-1 start
Last week, we posted Alabama bowl projections with one caveat: The Crimson Tide’s place in the national picture would be completely muddled until this past Saturday’s trip to Athens.
Of the nine predictions we’ve gathered, five writers believe that ‘Bama will be making another national title run, while all nine say the Crimson Tide will play in a “New Year’s Six” bowl.
- CBSSports.com (Jerry Palm) — Cotton Bowl (College Football Playoff) vs. TCU
- CollegeFootballNews.com (Pete Fiutak) — Cotton Bowl (College Football Playoff) vs. Oklahoma
- CollegeSportsMadness.com — Orange Bowl (College Football Playoff) vs. Michigan State
- ESPN (David Ching) — Sugar Bowl (no opponent listed)
- ESPN (Mark Schlabach) — Orange Bowl (College Football Playoff) vs. Ohio State
- ESPN (Brett McMurphy) — Peach Bowl vs. Baylor
- SaturdayDownSouth.com (Brad Crawford) — Sugar Bowl vs. Baylor
- SBNation.com (Jason Kirk) — Orange Bowl (College Football Playoff) vs. Baylor
- SportingNews.com (Bill Bender) — Sugar Bowl vs. Baylor
— SEC Country (@seccountry) October 5, 2015