Brad’s 2019 Bowl Intrigue Rankings

Some bowl games produce fascinating matchups.  Others produce complete duds.  Here is my subjective ranking of most intriguing bowl games for the 2019 season.

1 Dec. 27 Pinstripe Michigan State (6-6) vs. Wake Forest (8-4) 3:20 ESPN
2 Dec. 31 Belk Virginia Tech (8-4) vs. Kentucky (7-5) 12:00 ESPN
3 Dec. 28 Fiesta (Semifinal # 2) Ohio State (13-0) vs. Clemson (13-0) 8:00 ESPN
4 Dec. 28 Peach (Semifinal # 1) LSU (13-0) vs. Oklahoma (13-0) 4:00 ESPN
5 Dec. 27 Cheez-It (Phoenix) Washington State (6-6) vs. Air Force (10-2) 10:15 ESPN
6 Dec. 28 Cotton Memphis (12-1) vs. Penn State (10-2) 12:00 ESPN
7 Dec. 20 Bahamas Charlotte (7-5) vs. Buffalo (7-5) 2:00 ESPN
8 Jan. 1 Citrus Michigan (9-3) vs. Alabama (10-2) 1:00 ABC
9 Jan. 1 Outback Auburn (9-3) vs. Minnesota (10-2) 1:00 ESPN
10 Jan. 1 Rose Wisconsin (10-3) vs. Oregon (11-2) 5:00 ESPN
11 Jan. 1 Sugar Georgia (11-2) vs. Baylor (11-2) 8:45 ESPN
12 Dec. 21 Las Vegas Boise State (12-1) vs. Washington (7-5) 7:30 ABC
13 Dec. 21 Boca Raton Florida Atlantic (10-3) vs. SMU (10-2) 3:30 ABC
14 Dec. 28 Camping World Notre Dame (10-2) vs. Iowa State (7-5) 12:00 ABC
15 Dec. 27 Holiday Iowa (9-3) vs. Southern Cal (8-4) 8:00 FS1
16 Dec. 30 Redbox (San Francisco) Illinois (6-6) vs. California (7-5) 4:00 FOX
17 Dec. 31 Liberty Kansas State (8-4) vs. Navy (9-2) 3:45 ESPN
18 Dec. 30 First Responder (Dallas) Western Michigan (7-5) vs. Western Kentucky (8-4) 12:30 ESPN
19 Dec. 27 Military North Carolina (6-6) vs. Temple (8-4) 12:00 ESPN
20 Dec. 31 Sun Arizona State (7-5) vs. Florida State (6-6) 2:00 CBS
21 Dec. 21 Cure (Orlando) Liberty (7-5) vs. Georgia Southern (7-5) 2:30 CBSS
22 Dec. 31 Arizona Wyoming (7-5) vs. Georgia State (7-5) 4:30 CBSS
23 Jan. 2 Gator Tennessee (7-5) vs. Indiana (8-4) 7:00 ESPN
24 Dec. 20 Frisco Utah State (7-5) vs. Kent State (6-6) 7:30 ESPN 2
25 Dec. 30 Music City Louisville (7-5) vs. Mississippi State (6-6) 4:00 ESPN
26 Dec. 24 Hawaii Brigham Young (7-5) vs. Hawaii (9-5) 8:00 ESPN
27 Dec. 31 Alamo Texas (7-5) vs. Utah (11-2) 7:30 ESPN
28 Dec. 23 Gasparilla (Tampa) UCF (9-3) vs. Marshall (8-4) 2:30 ESPN
29 Dec. 26 Independence Miami-FL (6-6) vs. Louisiana Tech (9-3) 4:00 ESPN
30 Dec. 21 New Mexico San Diego State (9-3) vs. Central Michigan (8-5) 2:00 ESPN
31 Dec. 21 Camellia (Montgomery) Arkansas State (6-6) vs. Florida International (6-6) 5:30 ESPN
32 Dec. 30 Orange Virginia (9-4) vs. Florida (10-2) 8:00 ESPN
33 Dec. 27 Texas Oklahoma State (8-4) vs. Texas A & M (7-5) 6:45 ESPN
34 Dec. 26 Quick Lane (Detroit) Eastern Michigan (6-6) vs. Pittsburgh (7-5) 8:00 ESPN
35 Jan. 4 Armed Forces Tulane (6-6) vs. Southern Miss (7-5) 11:30 (AM) ESPN
36 Jan. 3 Famous Idaho Potato Ohio (6-6) vs. Nevada (7-5) 3:30 ESPN
37 Jan. 2 Birmingham Boston College (6-6) vs. Cincinnati (10-3) 3:00 ESPN
38 Dec. 21 New Orleans Appalachian State (12-1) vs. UAB (9-4) 9:00 ESPN
39 Jan. 6 Lending Tree (Mobile) Miami-OH (8-5) vs. UL-Lafayette (10-3) 7:30 ESPN

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