How Georgia, LSU and Tennessee fared in bowl projections
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With a bye week, and a big bowl coming up next week, the Georgia Bulldogs and LSU Tigers could be looking to make the most of their bye weeks.
With a bye this week, they could be getting back on the field for their first bowl game in 10 years.
And if that’s the case, the SEC East is in for a big showdown between the top three teams in the conference, with Georgia, Alabama and Florida all looking to get a big win.
“The SEC East looks pretty solid right now,” said ESPN College Football Analyst Joe Schad of the Bulldogs and Tigers.
“If they play well, they’re probably going to win the SEC.”
This is the first time the SEC has hosted a bowl game since it opened in 1985, and the SEC is looking to add to the tradition of bowl games.
Last year’s College Football Playoff title game was played at the SEC Media Days, which also featured the Cotton Bowl, Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Sugar Bowl and Orange Bowl.
“I’m hoping to see a lot of bowl game,” LSU offensive coordinator Kevin Steele said.
“I think we’re ready for that.”
The SEC has had its share of bowl battles, but the most recent one took place in 2012 when the league hosted the Sugar Bowl.
That was the first bowl event to feature the SEC, which has been hosting bowl games at least twice each season since 2008.
The game will be played at LSU’s Tiger Stadium, which will be the home of the Tigers for the foreseeable future.
LSU is 1-1 in bowl games and has never lost in a bowl and will play in a game with the SEC title.
The SEC is expected to host a bowl in 2020, with the league expected to add more bowls in the future.
The Georgia Bulldogs, LSU Tigers and Florida Gators all have bowl aspirations.
The Bulldogs have been looking to do a little bit of everything in bowl season, including a trip to New York for the Sugar and Peach bowls, and have been targeting a trip outside of the SEC for the Orange Bowl this season.
The Gators also have been actively recruiting bowl games, and it’s possible they’ll be hosting one this year.
The SEC has never hosted a Sugar Bowl, and that’s a big change from what we saw in the past, Steele said of the 2010 Sugar Bowl appearance.
Florida is also looking to bring back a bowl.
The Gators have been a regular participant in bowl events over the years, but they haven’t done so since 2002, when the Gators played in the Cotton and Peach Bowls.
The Tigers have been involved in bowl meetings over the past several years, and they’ll get their first chance to play a bowl this year with the Orange.
They’ll also be looking for their third bowl appearance in the last four years.
The Tigers are 3-3 in bowl game appearances and are 0-4 in bowl wins.
The South Carolina Gamecocks are one of the best teams in college football, but coach Mike South Carolina was fired after a 5-7 season in 2017.
He was replaced by new coach Chip Kelly.
Kelly was able to win two games, but he has a 6-7 record in bowl appearances with a 2-9 mark in bowl losses.
The Gamecock offense is led by running back Dalvin Cook, who is averaging 8.6 yards per carry.
They also have quarterback Deondre Francois, who has rushed for 3,938 yards, 14 touchdowns and just seven interceptions in four seasons.
The team also has wide receiver Kenny Bell, who caught 61 passes for 1,935 yards, 12 touchdowns and 10 picks in three seasons with South Carolina.
The Jaguars have been in bowl situations in the same fashion for years, though it’s not been quite as successful.
They have a 3-5 record in those bowl games with a 6,918-yard offense in the process.
With a bye week, and a big bowl coming up next week, the Georgia Bulldogs and LSU Tigers could be…