We’ve got our first Sun Bowl bowl projection for Georgia Tech. My sense of things is that is a pretty unlikely destination, as is the Independence Bowl. The Yellow Jackets went to El Paso, Texas, in 2011 and 2012 and while I think the team enjoyed both trips (particularly the second, when Tech beat USC to end its seven-game bowl losing streak), I think both sides would prefer other partners. I also think the Military Bowl would take Tech if it were available, and it picks before the Independence Bowl.
Interesting to note: Tech’s win projection total is the highest of the year (7.4), but they’re higher (worse) in all three computer rankings than they were at the start of the season. You could take that to mean, I suppose, that the Jackets did better than what their statistical performance would indicate.
|David Hale, ESPN||Ind.||Ind.||Ind.||Ind.||St. Pete||St. Pete||Ind.||Ind.||Belk||Military||Military||Sun|
|Mark Schlabach, ESPN||Military||Military||Ind.||Ind.||St. Pete||Quick Lane||St. Pete||St. Pete||Pinstripe||Military||Military||Military|
|Brett McMurphy, ESPN||Military||Military||Ind.||Ind.||St. Pete||St. Pete||Ind.||Quick Lane||Belk||Military||TaxSlayer||Military|
|Jerry Palm, CBS Sports||N/A||Ind.||Ind.||Military||Ind.||Military||Military||Military||Military||Military||Military||Independence|
|Bill Bender, Sporting News||N/A||Pinstripe||Pinstripe||Pinstripe||Quick Lane||Quick Lane||Quick Lane||Quick Lane||Military||Pinstripe||Pinstripe||Pinstripe|
|% chance of winning out||0||0||0||0||0||.1||.1||.1||.6||1.1||5.7||26.7||37.5|
|% chance of winning ACC||.3||.4||.5||.3||.1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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