Friday, December 29, 2017

Team Selection Process

The Hyundai Sun Bowl is in the second year of six-year contracts with the ACC and the Pac-12 conferences. The current selection order for each conference is:

ACC SELECTIONS ORDER

College Football Playoff
Russell Athletic Bowl versus Big 12 No. 3.

Bowl Selection pool (all have equal selection status get picks No. 3–6)
Belk Bowl versus SEC
Hyundai Sun Bowl versus Pac-12 No. 5
New Era Pinstripe Bowl versus Big Ten
Music City Bowl or the TaxSlayer Bowl versus SEC
From 2014-19, the Music City and Taxslayer will each get ACC team three times. TaxSlayer has ACC priority this year after Music City used ACC in 2014.

Pac-12 SELECTIONS ORDER

College Football Playoff
Automatic berth to one of the New Year’s six bowl games, the Rose Bowl verses Big Ten No. 1 in years Rose Bowl is not a CFP Semifinal.
Valero Alamo Bowl versus Big 12 No. 2
National University Holiday Bowl versus Big Ten
Foster Farms Bowl versus Big Ten
Hyundai Sun Bowl versus ACC No. 3-6