College football 2016 bowl eligibility tracker: 48 teams already qualified

CBS Sports will update this page through the end of the regular season as an increasing number of teams become bowl eligible and we prepare for the College Football Playoff. For complete bowl game projections, check out Jerry Palm’s prediction page.

At least six wins and a winning percentage of at least .500 are needed to officially be bowl-eligible, and 80 teams are needed to fill all of the bowls. Here’s what will happen if there aren’t enough eligible teams.

Bowl eligible teams 48/80 As of Nov. 5
Conference Count Teams
ACC 6 Clemson Tigers , Florida State Seminoles , Louisville Cardinals , North Carolina Tar Heels , Virginia Tech Hokies , Wake Forest Demon Deacons
American 6 Houston Cougars , Memphis Tigers , Navy Midshipmen , USF, Temple Owls , Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Big 12 4 Baylor Bears , Oklahoma Sooners , Oklahoma State Cowboys , West Virginia Mountaineers
Big Ten 6 Michigan Wolverines , Minnesota Golden Gophers , Nebraska Cornhuskers , Ohio State Buckeyes , Penn State Nittany Lions , Wisconsin Badgers
C-USA 4 Louisiana Tech Bulldogs , Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders , Old Dominion Monarchs , Western Kentucky
Independents 0 N/A
MAC 3 Ohio Bobcats , Toledo Rockets , Western Michigan Broncos
Mountain West 5 Air Force Falcons , Boise State Broncos , New Mexico Lobos , San Diego State Aztecs , Wyoming Cowboys
Pac-12 6 Colorado Buffaloes , Stanford Cardinal , Southern California Trojans Utah Utes , Washington Huskies , Washington State Cougars
SEC 6 Alabama Crimson Tide , Arkansas Razorbacks , Auburn Tigers , Florida Gators , Tennessee Volunteers , Texas A&M
Sun Belt 2 Appalachian State Mountaineers , Troy Trojans

One win away (24)Teams listed in APR order. APR Rating in parenthesis.

Army West Point Black Knights (989) – needs win vs. FBS opponent

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (987)

UCF Knights (983)

Indiana Hoosiers (979)

Maryland Terrapins (977)

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