College Football Bowl Picks For Every Game


The Campus Insiders team makes their college football bowl picks for every game during the 2016-17 postseason.


Saturday, December 17

Gilden New Mexico Bowl

New Mexico vs. Texas San Antonio
2:00 pm. ET – ESPN, WATCH ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
New Mexico New Mexico New Mexico New Mexico New Mexico

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Las Vegas Bowl presented by Geico

Houston vs. San Diego State
3:30 p.m. ET – ABC, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
San Diego State San Diego State San Diego State San Diego State San Diego State

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Raycom Media Camellia Bowl

Appalachian State vs. Toledo
5:30 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
App State App State Toledo Toledo App State

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Autonation Cure Bowl

UCF vs. Arkansas State
5:30 p.m. ET – CBSSN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Arkansas State UCF UCF UCF UCF

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R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Southern Mississippi vs. Louisiana Lafayette
9:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
ULL ULL ULL ULL ULL

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Monday, December 19

Miami Beach Bowl

Central Michigan vs. Tulsa
2:30 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Tulsa Tulsa Tulsa Tulsa Central Michigan

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Tuesday, December 20

Boca Raton Bowl

Memphis vs. Western Kentucky
7:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
WKU WKU WKU Memphis Memphis

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Wednesday, December 21

San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl

BYU vs. Wyoming
9:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
BYU BYU Wyoming BYU Wyoming

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Thursday, December 22

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Idaho vs. Colorado State
7:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Colorado State Colorado State Colorado State Colorado State Colorado State

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Friday, December 23

Popeyes Bahamas Bowl

Eastern Michigan vs. Old Dominion
1:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Old Dominion Old Dominion Old Dominion Old Dominion Old Dominion

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Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl

Louisiana Tech vs. No. 25 Navy
4:30 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Navy Navy Navy Navy Navy

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Dollar General Bowl

Ohio vs. Troy
8:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Ohio Troy Troy Ohio Ohio

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Saturday, December 24

Hawai’i Bowl

Hawaii vs. Middle Tennessee
8:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Hawaii MTSU Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii

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Monday, December 26

St. Petersburg Bowl

Miami (OH) vs. Mississippi State
11:00 a.m. ET- ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Mississippi State Mississippi State Mississippi State Mississippi State Mississippi State

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Quick Lane Bowl

Maryland vs. Boston College
2:30 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Maryland Maryland Maryland Boston College Maryland

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Camping World Independence Bowl

NC State vs. Vanderbilt
5:00 p.m. ET – ESPN2, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Vanderbilt Vanderbilt Vanderbilt Vanderbilt NC State

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Tuesday, December 27

Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl

Army vs. North Texas
12:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
North Texas Army Army Army North Texas

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Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman

No. 24 Temple vs. Wake Forest
3:30 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Temple Temple Temple Temple Temple

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National Funding Holiday Bowl

Minnesota vs. Washington State
7:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Wash. State Wash. State Wash. State Wash. State Wash. State

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Motel 6 Cactus Bowl

Boise State vs. Baylor
10:15 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Boise State Boise State Boise State Boise State Boise State

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Wednesday, December 28

New Era Pinstripe Bowl

No. 23 Pittsburgh vs. Northwestern
2:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Pitt Pitt Northwestern Pitt Pitt

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Russell Athletic Bowl

No. 16 West Virginia vs. Miami
5:30 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
WVU WVU WVU Miami WVU

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Foster Farms Bowl

Indiana vs. No. 19 Utah
8:30 p.m. ET – FOX

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Utah Utah Utah Utah Utah

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Advocare V100 Texas Bowl

Texas A&M vs. Kansas State
9:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Texas A&M Texas A&M Texas A&M Texas A&M Texas A&M

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Thursday, December 29

Birmingham Bowl

South Florida vs. South Carolina
2:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
USF USF USF South Carolina USF

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Belk Bowl

Arkansas vs. No. 22 Virginia Tech
5:30 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Virginia Tech

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Valero Alamo Bowl

No. 12 Oklahoma State vs. No. 10 Colorado
9:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado Colorado

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Friday, December 30

Autozone Liberty Bowl

Georgia vs. TCU
12:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
TCU Georgia Georgia Georgia Georgia

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Hyundai Sun Bowl

No. 18 Stanford vs. North Carolina
2:00 p.m. ET – CBS

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Stanford Stanford Stanford Stanford North Carolina

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Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

Nebraska vs. No. 21 Tennessee
3:30 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Nebraska

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NOVA® Home Loans Arizona Bowl

South Alabama vs. Air Force
5:30 p.m. ET – Campus Insiders

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Air Force Air Force Air Force Air Force Air Force

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Capital One Orange Bowl

No. 6 Michigan vs. No. 11 Florida State
8:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan Michigan

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Saturday, December 31

Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl

No. 20 LSU vs. No. 13 Louisville
11:00 a.m. ET – ABC, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Louisville LSU Louisville LSU LSU

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TaxSlayer Bowl

Georgia Tech vs. Kentucky
11:00 a.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Kentucky Kentucky Georgia Tech Georgia Tech Kentucky

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Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl – College Football Playoff Semifinal

No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Washington
3:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Alabama Alabama Alabama Alabama Washington

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Playstation Fiesta Bowl – College Football Playoff Semifinal

No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 Ohio State
2:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Ohio State Clemson Ohio State Clemson Ohio State

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Monday, January 2

Outback Bowl

No. 17 Florida vs. Iowa
1:00 p.m. ET – ABC, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Florida Iowa Florida Florida Florida

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Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic

No. 15 Western Michigan vs. No. 8 Wisconsin
1:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Wisconsin WMU Wisconsin Wisconsin WMU

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Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual

No. 9 USC vs. No. 5 Penn State
5:00 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
USC USC Penn State USC USC

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Allstate Sugar Bowl

No. 14 Auburn vs. No. 7 Oklahoma
8:30 p.m. ET – ESPN, Watch ESPN

Bowl Picks

Brian Stultz Dave Miller Jeff Bartl Rich Cirminiello Robert Judin
Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma

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