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ESPN's New Year's Six Bowl Projections After Week 12

Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit of College GameDay have a discussion.

BRISTOL, TN - SEPTEMBER 10: ESPN's Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit on set during College Gameday prior to the game between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Tennessee Volunteers at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 10, 2016 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images)

Week 12 is in the books following one of the most impactful weeks of college football all year. ESPN has updated its bowl projections to reflect the big results.

Between Tua Tagovailoa's season-ending injury for Alabama and Minnesota and Baylor both seeing their unbeaten runs snapped, there will likely be a lot of changes to the College Football Playoff and bowl game projections.

Next week's marquee game will be Ohio State vs. Penn State in a matchup of Big Ten titans with a spot in the Big Ten Championship Game - and possibly the College Football Playoff on the line.

But before we examine who will win next week's big games, let's take a look at ESPN’s updated picks for the CFP and the New Year’s Six bowl matchups.

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

Sammy Watkins catching a touchdown pass for Clemson.

(Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

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

Joe Burrow runs in the first half against Alabama on Saturday, Nov. 9.

(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Allstate Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma vs. Alabama

Mac Jones celebrates a touchdown throw for Alabama football.

(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual: Wisconsin vs. Utah

Wisconsin quarterback Jack Coan hands the football off to Jonathan Taylor.

(Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Capital One Orange Bowl: Georgia vs. Virginia Tech

Georgia football players interacting with fans.

(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic: Memphis vs. Baylor

Baylor's mascot at a football game.

(Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)


You can view ESPN’s full predictions here.