Michigan State’s chances of winning the Big Ten were slashed by the Buckeyes this past weekend, but that appears to not be the case for a spot in a New Year’s Six bowl game at least.
Brett McMurphy — a college football analyst for The Action Network — still has the Spartans slated for a big-time bowl game in his latest projections. He has Michigan State playing Cincinnati in the Fiesta Bowl on New Year’s Day.
If the Spartans can rebound with a victory over Penn State this weekend, then that should be good enough to lock up a spot in the Fiesta Bowl or possibly the Peach Bowl. Nothing will be certain until the following weekend, but a 10-2 Spartans team appears destined for a New Year’s Six bowl game.
Click the tweet below to see the complete bowl projections from McMurphy:
New @ActionNetworkHQ bowl projections. @CFBPlayoff: UGA-Bama, Ohio St-Okla St; Rose: Michigan-Utah; Sugar: Baylor-Ole Miss; Fiesta: Mich St-Cincinnati; Peach: ND-Pitt; Citrus: A&M-Wisconsin; Outback: Iowa-UK; Cheez-It: Clemson-Kan St; Mayo: UNC-Arkansas https://t.co/o7OECindEC
— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) November 22, 2021
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