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2017 Schedule
6-7, 8th in Sun Belt

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Senior Bowl: TE to watch -- Gerald Everett (South Alabama). H-Back at the NFL level with route running ability. Showed some speed and ball skills today. Can work underneath versus linebackers and press the middle of the field.

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Sun Belt rules the Group of 5

Appalachian State, Arkansas State, Troy and Idaho all earned victories to give the Sun Belt a 4-2 bowl record, the best among Group of 5 conferences.

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Air Force flies past South Alabama 45-21 (1:12)

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Air Force beats South Alabama 45-21 in Arizona Bowl. The ViewFromVegas is the Falcons covered as 14.5-point favorites and the game went over the betting total of 54.5. This was the second straight cover by a favorite in the bowl games, but underdogs are still dominating at 23-9 ATS (71.9 percent). Unders dip to 18-14 (56.3 percent).

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Schlabach confident in Air Force

Mark Schlabach describes 30 of this year's 40 bowl games as toss-ups. However, this isn't one of them. He expects Air Force to handily win the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl over South Alabama. Schlabach's bowl predictions

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Rittenberg favors Air Force

South Alabama has had its ups and downs, beating San Diego State and Mississippi State but struggling on the road. That inconsistency leads ESPN's Adam Rittenberg to favor Air Force in the Arizona Bowl. Bowl Predictions

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

South Alabama and Louisiana-Lafayette both won on Saturday to finish 6-6, so there will be only two 5-7 teams in postseason bowl games: North Texas and Mississippi State.

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Xavier Johnson extends South Alabama's lead late with 35-yard TD (0:34)
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Sub-.500 teams will be needed for bowls again

The door is now open for sub-.500 teams to play in bowls again this season. There are 80 bowl slots to fill, and Saturday's games brought the number of bowl-eligible teams to 74.

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Linehan goes deep to Hightower for Idaho TD (0:50)

Can South Alabama sneak into a bowl?

There is only one potential landing spot when it comes to bowl games for the Jaguars, according to ESPN's Brett McMurphy. Bowl projections