A couple ACC teams have already locked up bowl eligibility and a few more on knocking on the door around the halfway point in the season. For the time being, just trying to go in order based on both current record and projected outlook with the schedule ahead — really the only thing you can do. Disagree with any of these? Share your own picks below.
ACC Bowl Projections 2013: Week 8
Discover Orange Bowl: Clemson Tigers (6-0) vs. BCS at-large
Allstate Sugar Bowl: Florida State Seminoles (5-0) vs. SEC
Chick-fil-a Bowl: Miami Hurricanes (5-0) vs. SEC
Russell Athletic Bowl: Virginia Tech Hokies (6-1) vs. AAC
Hyundai Sun Bowl: Maryland Terrapins (5-1) vs. Pac-12
Belk Bowl: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-3) vs. AAC
Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: Pittsburgh Panthers (3-2) vs. SEC
Advocare V100 Independence Bowl: Syracuse Orange (3-3) vs. SEC
Military Bowl: Duke Blue Devils (4-2) vs. C-USA/MAC
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl: Boston College Eagles (3-3) vs. BYU/Pac-12
As per usual, we include Louisville (6-0) in these things. As has been the case for several weeks, we’ve got them headed to the Fiesta Bowl to take on the Big 12 champion, which may or may not be Baylor.