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BOWL NOTES: Florida’s Jump in CFP Rankings has Gators Seeing Orange

JACKSONVILLE – The College Football Playoff Rankings caused a change to the bowl projections.

With Florida jumping Penn State, the Gators might be the Orange Bowl opponent for ACC representative Virginia.

Some predict Minnesota will end up in the Citrus Bowl against Alabama, Penn State versus Penn State in the Outback Bowl and Michigan in the Gator Bowl against Kentucky.

The 2019-20 bowl schedule features 40 overall games including the national championship. Additionally, the semifinals will take place on Dec. 28 this season.

The Fiesta Bowl and Peach Bowl will host the semifinals, while the national championship will be held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. on Jan. 13.

STATE BOWL PREVIEW

Cure Bowl
Saturday, December 21
1:30 ET, CBS Sports Network
Exploria Stadium, Orlando, FL
American Athletic vs. Sun Belt
Projection: FIU vs. Georgia State

Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl
Saturday, December 21
3:30 ET, ABC
Howard Schnellenberger Field at FAU Stadium, Boca Raton, FL
American Athletic vs. MAC
Projection: Temple vs. Ohio

Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl
Monday, December 23
2:30 ET, ESPN
Tropicana Field, St. Petersburg, FL
American Athletic vs. Conference USA
Projection: Memphis vs. Florida Atlantic

Camping World Bowl
Saturday, December 28
12:00 ET, ABC
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
ACC vs. Big 12
Projection: Notre Dame vs. Oklahoma State

VRBO Citrus Bowl
Wednesday, January 1
1:00 ET, ABC
Camping World Stadium, Orlando, FL
SEC vs. Big Ten or ACC
Projection: Auburn vs. Iowa

Outback Bowl
Wednesday, January 1
1:00 ET, ESPN
Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL
Big Ten vs. SEC
Projection: Minnesota vs. Alabama

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl
Thursday, January 2
7:00 ET, ESPN
EverBank Field, Jacksonville, FL
SEC vs. (likely) Big Ten, or ACC
Projection: Kentucky vs. Indiana

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