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Projected Sugar Bowl: Michigan Wolverines (10-2) vs. Houston Cougars (12-0)
A lot can change in a week, but Michigan is actually the safer pick to reach a BCS bowl right now. If Georgia beats LSU, Michigan would likely end up in the Fiesta Bowl ahead of Stanford and Houston still has to play its conference championship.
Case Keenum and the scorching Cougars need to host and knock off a solid defensive team in the Southern Miss Golden Eagles.
If not, Boise State would likely get the at-large bid instead since they are also hovering around the top five. TCU has to crack the top 16, but the BCS barely had them in the top 20 last week. If the Cougars win then they are officially in regardless of what else happens.
Houston has scored 35 or more points in every game this season, and are averaging 52.67 points per game.
This could end up being a shootout in Louisiana since Denard Robinson is playing his best ball of the season.
Junior Hemingway, Roy Roundtree, Kevin Kroger and Jeremy Gallon make up just as talented of a receiving corps as the Cougars do with Patrick Edwards, Justin Johnson, Tyron Carrier and E.J. Smith.
The defenses will not be talked about much in this game, but Michigan ranks 16th in total defense and the Cougars are third in the country with 8.08 tackles for losses per game.