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The Athletic's Stewart Mandel Releases New Year's Six Bowl Predictions

Here are his preseason projections.

A few college football teams have already played games, but with most of the country getting started this weekend, there is still time for experts to get their preseason bowl predictions in.

The Athletic's Stewart Mandel published his preseason New Year's Six bowl projections today.

Mandel said he will update these picks on a weekly basis. Here's what he has going into the year.

Cotton Bowl: USC vs. Kansas State

Fiesta Bowl: Stanford vs. Wisconsin

Orange Bowl: Florida State vs. Penn State

Peach Bowl: Auburn vs. Memphis

Rose Bowl (CFP semifinal): No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Oklahoma State

Sugar Bowl (CFP semifinal): No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 4 Washington

You can read all of Mandel's Forward Pass column here.

It looks like that is where he will be updating his New Year's Six predictions as the year unfolds. However, since The Athletic is a subscription-based site, you will probably have to pay to see them beyond this early free trial for everyone.