UPDATE: In case there are not 70 qualified bowl teams, UTSA and others are the beneficiaries of this contingency plan. Only 72 teams qualified last year, and there are sanctions in place that make that 70 mark questionable for this postseason.
After the dust settled in the wee hours of Sunday morning, there were meatless carcasses scattered all around the nation.
Oklahoma, UCLA and the Big Ten, in general, have likely lost their shots at the national title. Other teams are slowly losing what they thought would be a strength of schedule.
These teams are far from out of the bowl-game mix, though. There are 35 bowls to shoot for, and there is nothing wrong with simply shooting for the postseason.
From the opening kickoff of the New Mexico Bowl to the BCS National Championship Game, here are the bowl projections following Week 4 of the 2012 season, presented in order of appearance on television.
*Selected photos are of last year's victor from each bowl
*Stats from ESPN.com
*Bowl criteria and schedule order from Flickr.com