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Here is the breakdown of bowl throws listed alphabetically by conference. The six New Year’s Games have been italicized and underlined to help those of you who scrolled down to find the marquee bowls.
American Athletic (seven teams): Cincinnati (Fenway), East Carolina (Armed Forces), Houston (Gasparilla), Memphis (Independence), SMU (First Responder), Tulane (Cotton)UCF (Military)
Atlantic Coast (nine teams): Clemson (Orange)Duke (Birmingham), Florida State (Holiday), Louisville (Military), North Carolina (Cheez-It), NC State (Gator), Pittsburgh (Fenway), Syracuse (Pinstripe), Wake Forest (Sun)
Big 12 (eight teams): Baylor (Texas), Kansas (Guaranteed Rate), Kansas State (Alamo), Oklahoma (Liberty), Oklahoma State (Cheez-It), TCU (Fishing), Texas (sugar)Texas Tech (first responder)
Big Ten (10 teams): Illinois (ReliaQuest), Iowa (guaranteed rate), Maryland (Music City), Michigan (pink)Michigan State (Gasparilla), Minnesota (Duke’s Mayo), State of Ohio (Party)Penn State (Citrus), Purdue (Pinstripe), Wisconsin (Quick Lane)
USA Conference (six teams): Florida Atlantic (Camellia), Middle Tennessee (New Mexico), North Texas (Hawai’i), UAB (Boca Raton), UTSA (Bahamas), Western Kentucky (New Orleans)
Independents (four teams): Army (Independence), BYU (Birmingham), Liberty (Liberty), Notre Dame (Duke’s Mayo)
Mid-American (seven teams): Ball State (Cure), Bowling Green (Myrtle Beach), Buffalo (Bahamas), Eastern Michigan (Arizona), Miami (Ohio) (LendingTree), Ohio (Famous Idaho Potato), Toledo (Quick Lane)
Mountain West (seven teams): Air Force (Armed Forces), Boise State (LA), Fresno State (New Mexico), San Diego State (Hawai’i), San José State (Arizona), UNLV (Frisco), Wyoming (Famous Idaho Potato)
Pac-12 (seven teams): Oregon (Pink)Oregon State (Sunday), UCLA (Alamo), USC (Cotton)Utah (Las Vegas), Washington (Holiday), Washington State (LA)
Southeast (10 teams): Alabama (Orange)Arkansas (Music City), Florida (Gator), Georgia (Fishing)Kentucky (Las Vegas), LSU (sugar)Mississippi State (ReliaQuest), Ole Miss (Citrus), South Carolina (Texas), Tennessee (Party)
Sun Belt (seven teams): Appalachian State (Myrtle Beach), Coastal Carolina (LendingTree), Georgia Southern (Cure), Marshall (Camellia), South Alabama (Boca Raton), Southern Miss (Frisco), Troy (New Orleans)
Kerry Miller covers college football, men’s college basketball and Major League Baseball for Bleacher Report. You can follow him on Twitter, @kerrancejames.