We’re back again this week with a look at some of the major media outlet’s bowl projections for UAB.

Each week will we’ll share the tie-ins for Conference USA to keep everyone up to speed.

Conference USA Bowls

  • New Orleans
  • Armed Forces Bowl (Fort Worth, Texas vs. Army)
  • Boca Raton
  • St. Petersburg
  • Bahamas
  • New Mexico

Here’s the current model the NCAA is using when picking bowl teams:

All bowl-eligible teams with 6-6 records must be chosen for a bowl game before any teams with a 5-7 record can be considered, a rule the NCAA’s Division I Council implemented on Wednesday for the 2016-17 season.

If there are not enough teams at 6-6 or better to fill the spots they’ll start adding 5-7 teams based on their APR scores.

Barring some catastrophic occurrences we’ll be getting to 6 wins this season. Our focus at this point should be getting to 7 or more to leave no doubt.


Week 10 Bowl Projections:

ESPN

Bad Boys Mowers Gaspirilla Bowl — St. Petersburg, FL ¦ UAB vs. Navy

R & L Carriers New Orleans Bowl — New Orleans, LA ¦ UAB vs. App St.

Sports Illustrated

Boca Raton Bowl — Boca Raton, FL ¦ UAB vs. Western Michigan

CBS Sports

Bad Boys Mowers Gaspirilla Bowl — St. Petersburg, FL ¦ UAB vs. South Florida

SB Nation

Independence Bowl — Shreveport, LA ¦ UAB vs. Duke

Bleacher Report

Bahamas Bowl — Nassau, Bahamas ¦ UAB vs. Ohio

 

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