The last time Florida State and Auburn met each other, Jimbo Fisher and Jameis Winston were celebrating the final BCS National Title.
Heading into the 2014-15 season, we see those same two schools meeting in the first-ever College Football Playoff final.
The bowl season will be plenty busy for state teams with UCF also expected to make a big splash this season - playing Ohio State in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta.
The Florida Gators return to the postseason with a game against Notre Dame in the TaxSlayer.com Bowl in Jacksonville while Miami will meet former-ACC for Maryland in the Pinstripe Bowl.
Sorry USF, you're missing out on the bowls again this season.
With new bowl alliances across college football this year, the projection game will be more fun and fluid this season, but we're still hoping to get some correct.
Here's a look at the first bowl projections of the season. See any you like?
DateTimeBowlTie-inMATCH-UPDec. 2011 a.m.New OrleansC-USA vs. Sun BeltWestern Kentucky vs. La-LafayetteDec. 202:20 p.m.New MexicoPac-12 vs. MWCColorado State vs. BuffaloDec. 203:30 p.m.Las VegasPac-12 vs. MWC (1)Boise State vs. ArizonaDec. 205:45 p.m.Famous Idaho PotatoMAC vs. MWCBall State vs. Utah StateDec. 209:15 p.m.CamelliaMAC vs. Sun BeltToledo vs. TroyTBATBAMiami BeachAmerican vs. C-USA/MAC/Sun BeltCincinnati vs. BYUDec. 236 p.m.Boca RatonC-USA vs. MACNorthern Illinois vs. Louisiana-MonroeDec. 239:30 p.m.PoinsettiaMWC (2) vs. NavyFresno State vs. NavyDec. 2412 p.m.BahamasC-USA vs. AmericanMarshall vs. OhioDec. 248 p.m.HawaiiC-USA vs. MWC/HawaiiUTSA vs. San Diego StateDec. 261 p.m.Heart of DallasBig Ten/Big 12 vs. C-USA (4)North Texas vs. MinnesotaDec. 264:30 p.m.DetroitBig Ten vs. ACCPittsburgh vs. MichiganDec. 268 p.m.St. PetersburgAmerican vs. C-USACentral Michigan vs. Middle TennesseeDec. 271 p.m.MilitaryACC vs. AmericanTulane vs. Georgia TechDec. 272 p.m.SunACC (4) vs. Pac-12 (4)Duke vs. WashingtonDec. 274 p.m.IndependenceACC vs. SECSyracuse vs. RutgersDec. 274:30 p.m.PinstripeACC vs. Big TenMiami vs. MarylandDec. 278 p.m.HolidayBig Ten vs. Pac-12Nebraska vs. USCDec. 292 p.m.LibertyBig 12 vs. SECTexas vs. Mississippi StateDec. 29TBARussell AthleticACC vs. Big 12Virginia Tech vs. Oklahoma StateDec. 299 p.m.TexasBig 12 (3) vs. SEC (4-8)Texas Tech vs. Texas A&MDec. 303 p.m.Music CityACC/Big Ten vs. SECMissouri vs. North CarolinaDec. 306:30 p.m.BelkACC vs. SECLouisville vs. Ole MissDec. 3010 p.m.San FranciscoBig Ten vs. Pac-12 (4)Iowa vs. Washington StateDec. 311 p.m.PeachAt-Large vs. Group of FiveOhio State vs. UCFDec. 315 p.m.FiestaAt-Large vs. Group of FiveOklahoma vs. StanfordDec. 318:30 p.m.OrangeACC Champ/AL vs. Big Ten/SEC/NDClemson vs. Michigan StateJan. 11 p.m.Capital OneBig Ten (2) vs. SEC (2)Wisconsin vs. South CarolinaJan. 11 p.m.OutbackBig Ten (3) vs. SEC (3/4)Northwestern vs. GeorgiaJan. 1TBACottonAt-Large vs. Group of FiveUCLA vs. LSUJan. 14:30 p.m.RosePlayoff SemifinalAuburn vs. AlabamaJan. 18:30 p.m.SugarPlayoff SemifinalOregon vs. Florida StateJan. 212 p.m.Armed ForcesArmy/C-USA (3) vs. AmericanHouston vs. RiceJan. 23:20 p.m.TaxSlayerACC/Big Ten vs. SECNotre Dame vs. FloridaJan. 26:45 p.m.AlamoBig 12 vs. Pac-12Baylor vs. Arizona StateJan. 210:15 p.m.CactusBig 12 vs. Pac-12Kansas State vs. Oregon StateJan. 31 p.m.BirminghamSEC (8/9) vs. American (5)East Carolina vs. VanderbiltJan. 49 p.m.GoDaddy.comMAC (1/2) vs. Sun Belt (2)Bowling Green vs. Arkansas StateJan. 128:30 p.m.Championship GameSemifinal winnersFlorida State vs. Auburn
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