LSU bowl projections after Week 5
LSU improved to 4-0 after defeating Eastern Michigan 44-22 Saturday, but the bowl projections are uncertain about where the Tigers will play once the regular season wraps up.
Two experts placed LSU in the College Football Playoff, one analyst had LSU playing outside of a New Year’s Six bowl and the rest had the Tigers participating in a New Year’s Six bowl game.
Here’s a roundup of where some college football experts have the Tigers playing their bowl game:
The Sporting News (Bill Bender): Goodyear Cotton Bowl (Playoff Semifinal, Arlington, Tx.) – LSU vs. TCU
Saturday Down South (Brad Crawford): Goodyear Cotton Bowl – LSU vs. TCU
CBS Sports.com (Jerry Palm): Allstate Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, La.) – LSU vs. Baylor
College Football News (Pete Fiutak): Allstate Sugar Bowl – LSU vs. Baylor
ESPN (Brett McMurphy): Allstate Sugar Bowl – LSU vs. TCU
ESPN (Mark Schlabach): Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl (Atlanta) – LSU vs. Memphis
SB Nation (Jason Kirk): Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl (Nashville, Tenn.) – LSU vs. Louisville