South Carolina against Minnesota in the TaxSlayer Bowl is the projection for 2015-16 postseason by the Associated Press.
The TaxSlayer Bowl, formerly known as the Gator Bowl, is played in Jacksonville, Fla., at noon on Jan 2. USC has played in the Gator Bowl four times, the last trip coming in 1987.
Tennessee represented the SEC last season in the TaxSlayer Bowl with a 6-6 regular season record. The Vols defeated Iowa 45-28 in the game.
Clemson is projected to face Alabama in this season’s Peach Bowl in Atlanta. That game is played at noon Dec. 31 and is one of the four selection committee bowl games.
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A look at some of the other bowls and the Playoffs semifinals and championship game predictions:
Alabama vs. Clemson
Nebraska vs. Arkansas
Wisconsin vs. LSU
Boise State vs. Oregon
Arizona State vs. Michigan State
Georgia vs. TCU
Minnesota vs. South Carolina
Texas Tech vs. Ole Miss
Southern Cal vs. Oklahoma
UCLA vs. Oklahoma State
SEMIFINAL PLAYOFF AT COTTON BOWL
Notre Dame vs. Auburn
SEMIFINAL PLAYOFF AT ORANGE BOWL
Ohio State vs. Baylor
Ohio State vs. Auburn