With approximately three months to go until kickoff of the 2014 college football season, ESPN analysts Brett McMurphy and Mark Schlabach have released their early bowl projections. This year’s bowl projections will take into account the College Football Playoff, which will feature the four top teams in the country.
Both analysts like Alabama and Oregon to make the semifinals (Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl), however they differ on the other two teams. McMurphy has Ohio State and Oklahoma in the final four, while Schlabach projects Florida State and Michigan State to make the playoff.
Following is a look at their complete projections: