How has the Big Ten’s bowl picture changed after another busy Saturday?
Well, Ohio State remains many experts’ pick to advance to the College Football Playoff, with Michigan and Michigan State seen as leading challengers. The Spartans got a big boost after winning at a ranked Notre Dame team, 36-28. Michigan State has another chance to impress this week when undefeated Wisconsin visits.
At least that’s how ESPN’s Brian Bennett sees it according to his weekly bowl projections. Here’s where Bennett has the league’s teams going this postseason:
Ohio State: College Football Playoff
Michigan: Rose Bowl
Michigan State: Orange Bowl
Nebraska: Outback Bowl
Iowa: Holiday Bowl
Wisconsin: Music City Bowl
Minnesota: New Era Pinstripe Bowl
Penn State: Foster Farms Bowl
Indiana: Quick Lane Bowl
Maryland: Heart of Dallas Bowl
Not predicted to make a bowl game: Illinois, Northwestern, Purdue, Rutgers