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ESPN Releases New Bowl Projections Following Week 9

ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit.

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 23: GameDay host Kirk Herbstreit is seen during ESPN's College GameDay show at Times Square on September 23, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

ESPN has updated its bowl projections following an eventful Week 9 of the 2019 college football regular season. Week 9 featured a couple of big upsets - Oklahoma losing to Kansas State, Texas losing to TCU - and some impressive performances - Ohio State thumping Wisconsin, LSU beating Auburn.

The bowl picture has changed a bit as a result of this weekend's games.

ESPN has updated its picks for the New Year's Six games.

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: Clemson vs. Ohio State

Justin Fields runs for a touchdown against Wisconsin.

COLUMBUS, OH - OCTOBER 26: Justin Fields #1 of the Ohio State Buckeyes dives over Eric Burrell #25 of the Wisconsin Badgers in to the end zone on a 10-yard touchdown run in the third quarter at Ohio Stadium on October 26, 2019 in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State defeated Wisconsin 38-7. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: LSU vs. Alabama

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in the first half against Tennessee

TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA - OCTOBER 19: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide reacts after a rushing touchdown by Brian Robinson Jr. #24 in the first half against the Tennessee Volunteers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 19, 2019 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Allstate Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma vs. Florida

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts at Kansas.

LAWRENCE, KANSAS - OCTOBER 05: Quarterback Jalen Hurts #1 of the Oklahoma Sooners watches from the sidelines during the game against the Kansas Jayhawks at Memorial Stadium on October 05, 2019 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual: Penn State vs. Oregon

A solo shot of Penn State coach James Franklin.

STATE COLLEGE, PA - SEPTEMBER 15: Head coach James Franklin of the Penn State Nittany Lions looks on before the game between the Penn State Nittany Lions and the Kent State Golden Flashes at Beaver Stadium on September 15, 2018 in State College, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Capital One Orange Bowl: Wake Forest vs. Georgia

Jake Fromm throws the ball against Kentucky.

ATHENS, GA - OCTOBER 19: Jake Fromm #11 of the Georgia Bulldogs looks to pass prior to the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Sanford Stadium on October 19, 2019 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic: SMU vs. Baylor

Baylor football coach Matt Rhule.

DURHAM, NC - SEPTEMBER 16: Head coach Matt Rhule of the Baylor Bears reacts during the game against the Duke Blue Devils at Wallace Wade Stadium on September 16, 2017 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

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You can view ESPN's full predictions here.