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CBS Sports releases college football bowl projections

Travin Dural outruns three Wisconsin defenders on his way to an 80-yard touchdown. (Source: Derron Daquano/WAFB) Travin Dural outruns three Wisconsin defenders on his way to an 80-yard touchdown. (Source: Derron Daquano/WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

CBS Sports has released its preseason bowl projections, and if their crystal ball is right, the Tigers are headed to Tampa Bay to play Michigan in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day.

The four-team college football playoff projection has TCU playing Auburn and Ohio State facing off against Clemson.

CBS released its preseason top 25 on Tuesday and LSU was ranked No. 24.

The SEC has seven teams in the top 25 led by No. 4 Alabama. Auburn checks in at No. 6, followed by Georgia (No. 8), Ole Miss (No. 14), Arkansas (No. 21), Missouri (No. 22) and LSU (No. 24).

Just in case you're wondering, Alabama is projected to meet the Baylor Bears in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1, 2016.

Click here for all of the bowl game projections.

LSU opens the season at home against McNeese State on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m.

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