It’s the Citrus Bowl for Bama, Outback for Auburn and UAB is headed to the Big Easy

Rankings are out, bowl games are set and some fans may be a little surprised

It’s the Citrus Bowl for Bama, Outback for Auburn and UAB is headed to the Big Easy
Alabama and Auburn Bowl Games (Source: WBRC/WSFA)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - After a season that shook things up, the dust has finally settled. Rankings are out and the bowl games are scheduled, but fans may be a little surprised to see where their favorite team landed.

Both Alabama and Auburn finished 9th place in the AP Poll, tying with 1011 points. Alabama is sits at 9th and Auburn 13th in the Coaches Poll.

As for bowl games, for the first time since 2010, Alabama will not be playing in any of the New Year’s Six Bowl Games. But the Tide did land a spot in the Citrus Bowl, set to take on Michigan in Orlando, Fl New Year’s Day.

Auburn will be in Tampa Bay New Year’s Day to play Minnesota in the Outback Bowl.

UAB will be bowling in the Big Easy. The Blazers will play Appalachian State in the New Orleans Bowl December 21.

The College Football Playoffs have been announced and the four teams playing for the title are:

  1. LSU
  2. Ohio State
  3. Clemson
  4. Oklahoma

No. 1 LSU will play No. 4 Oklahoma in the Peach Bowl, while No. 2 Ohio State will take on No. 3 Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl. Both playoff games will be December 28.

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