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Athlon Sports unveiled College Football Bowl Projections for 2017 on Wednesday and predict that LSU will play USC in the Fiesta Bowl.

The Fiesta Bowl, which will be on Saturday, December 30 at the University of Phoenix Stadium, in Glendale, AZ, is part of the "New Year's Six Bowls."

New Year's Six Bowls:

Cotton Bowl - Dec. 29
Michigan vs. Oklahoma

Fiesta Bowl - Dec. 30

Capital One Orange Bowl - Dec. 30
Clemson vs. Penn State

Chick-fil-A Bowl - Jan. 1
Auburn vs. USF

College Football Playoff:

College Football Playoff Semifinal - Rose Bowl - Jan. 1
Florida State vs.Ohio State

College Football Playoff Semifinal - Sugar Bowl - Jan 1
Alabama vs. Washington

National Championship:

CFB National Championship -Jan. 8
Alabama vs. Ohio State

Complete Bowl Projections
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SirWinston83 months
Playoffs or bust
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wadewilson83 months
Didn't Athlon rank Orgeron like the 80th best coach in the country a week ago? Can they make up their minds? Do we suck or do we not suck?
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chitiger9183 months
Every fricking year these dumbass sites say we're going to get to the playoffs or something like that. We've sucked for 5 years now, I bleed P&G but damn let's actually do something for once instead of these stupid hype articles that put our players and coaches on some pedistal like they've earned something.
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LSUvegasbombed83 months
so basically FSU and bama get a pass for playing each other? such horse shite
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Nix to Twillie83 months
In O's first year? Sign me up.
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DeafVallyBatnR83 months
Big 10 must going to really suck if 3 teams get in.
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Bawser83 months
Well it's set then. Tickets on sale yet?
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KingwoodLsuFan83 months
Would be a very successful season if we make it to a new years 6 with all the question marks we have coming into the season. No doubt I want us to go to the playoffs, but with a new OC, replacing 2 first round dbs, 1 proven receiver who might not be good enough to be a #1 receiver, replacing a senior mlb, and doubts on the o line would be quite the accomplishment.
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Datbayoubengal83 months
The only real problem is the QB. With the new look offense we alel need a playmaker at QB. I'd rather go with a younger guy and let him develop over the year ala redshirt freshmen Trace Mcsorley and Sam Darnold from Penn St and USC respectively last year.
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CaliTigerHB83 months
I would take that in a heartbeat...One heartbeat! I would drive out there and when LSU whoop SC arse I can shove it in all of my SC friends faces
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Whynotme83 months
The hell with this we are making playoffs damn it!
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lsutigermall83 months
Would be a fun one and again, down to us or the Gumps
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zoom83 months
USC I wish
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mark65mc83 months
With the 81st ranked coach. Got it.
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mark65mc83 months
To clarify, this comment was a knock on Athlon and their inconsistency and not on Coach O.
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Mouche33783 months
Washington will not be in the playoffs next year. Teams won't overlook them anymore and they have lost a few marquee players on defense as well.
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Pedro83 months
oh hell yea thatd be a hell of a game
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Pedro83 months
would much rather the playoffs obviously but thats a nice consolation
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Laman197883 months
I feel the same way. Obviously I want the playoffs, but I've been waiting for that match-up for years.
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TigerSpray83 months
Waiting for the rematch since 1977 - yeah, Ronnie Lott.
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