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By: Phillip Lutz, Sports Editor

The Michigan Journal sports editor has picked a winner in all the bowl games this year. How many will you get right this year? Keep track of the games and how you do and let us know.

The bowl games get off to a start on Saturday December 16 with the AFR Celebration Bowl at noon pitting North Carolina A&T vs Grambling State in Atlanta, Georgia-Phillip’s pick: Grambling State

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl: Troy vs. North Texas in New Orleans, Louisiana 1pm-Phillip’s pick: Troy

Auto Nation Cure Bowl: Georgia State vs. WKU in Orlando, Florida at 2:30pm-Phillip’s pick: WKU

Las Vegas Bowl: (25) Boise State vs. Oregon in Las Vegas, Nevada at 3:30pm-Phillip’s pick: Boise State

Gildan New Mexico Bowl: Colorado State vs. Marshall in Albuquerque, New Mexico at 4:30pm-Phillip’s pick: Marshall

Raycom Media Camellia Bowl: Middle Tennessee vs. Arkansas State in Montgomery, Alabama at 8pm-Phillip’s pick: Middle Tennessee

Tuesday December 19:

Cheribundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl: Florida Atlantic vs. Akron in Boca Raton, Florida at 7pm-Phillip’s pick: Florida Atlantic

Wednesday December 20:

DXL Frisco Bowl: SMU vs. Louisiana Tech in Frisco, Texas at 8pm-Phillip’s pick: Louisiana Tech

Thursday December 21:

Bad Boys Mowers Gasparilla Bowl: FIU vs. Temple in St. Petersburg, Florida at 8pm-Phillip’s pick: FIU

Friday December 22:

Bahamas Bowl: Ohio vs. UAB in Nassau, Bahamas at 12:30pm-Phillip’s pick: UAB

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Central Michigan vs. Wyoming in Boise, Idaho at 4pm-Phillip’s pick: Wyoming

Saturday December 23:

Birmingham Bowl: Texas Tech vs. USF in Birmingham, Alabama at noon-Phillip’s pick: Texas Tech

Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl: Army vs. San Diego State in Fort Worth, Texas at 3:30pm-Phillip’s pick: Army

Dollar General Bowl: Appalachian State vs. Toledo in Mobile, Alabama at 7pm-Phillip’s pick: Toledo

Sunday December 24:

Hawaii Bowl: Houston vs. Fresno State in Honolulu, Hawaii at 8:30pm-Phillip’s pick: Fresno State

Tuesday December 26:

Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl: West Virginia vs. Utah in Dallas, Texas at 1:30pm-Phillip’s pick: West Virginia

Quick Lane Bowl: NIU vs. Duke in Detroit, Michigan at 5:15pm-Phillip’spick: NIU

Cactus Bowl: Kansas State vs. UCLA in Phoenix, Arizona at 9pm-Phillip’s pick: Kansas State

Wednesday December 27:

Walk On’s Independence Bowl: Southern Miss vs. Florida State in Shreveport, Louisiana at 1:30pm-Phillip’s pick: Southern Miss

New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Iowa vs. Boston College in Bronx, New York at 5:15pm-Phillip’s pick: Iowa

Foster Farms Bowl: Purdue vs. Arizona in Santa Clara, California at 8:30pm-Phillip’s pick: Purdue

Academy Sports + outdoors Texas Bowl: Texas vs. Missouri in Houston, Texas at 9pm-Phillip’s pick: Missouri

Thursday December 28:

Military Bowl: Virginia vs. Navy in Annapolis, Maryland at 1:30pm-Phillip’s pick: Virginia

Camping World Bowl: (19) Oklahoma State vs. (22) Virginia Tech in Orlando, Florida at 5:15pm-Phillip’s pick: Oklahoma State

SDCCU Holiday Bowl: (16) Michigan State vs. (18) Washington State in San Diego, California at 9pm-Phillip’s pick: Washington State

Valero Alamo Bowl: (15) Stanford vs. (13) TCU in San Antonio, Texas at 9pm-Phillip’s pick: TCU

Friday December 29:

Belk Bowl: Texas A&M vs. Wake Forest in Charlotte, North Carolina at 1pm-Phillip’s pick: Wake Forest

Hyundai Sun Bowl: Arizona State vs. (24) North Carolina State in El Paso, Texas at 3pm-Phillip’s pick: North Carolina State

Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: Kentucky vs. (21) Northwestern in Nashville, Tennessee at 4:30pm-Phillip’s pick: Northwestern

Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl: Utah State vs. New Mexico State in Tucson, Arizona at 5:30pm-Phillip’s pick: Utah State

Goodyear Cotton Bowl: (8) USC vs. (5) Ohio State in Arlington, Texas at 8:30pm-Phillip’s pick: Ohio State

Saturday December 30:

Tax Slayer Bowl: (23) Mississippi State vs. Louisville in Jacksonville, Florida at noon-Phillip’s pick: Louisville

AutoZone Liberty Bowl: Iowa State vs. (20) Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee at 12:30pm-Phillip’s pick: Iowa State

PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: (9) Penn State vs. (11) Washington in Glendale, Arizona at 4pm-Phillip’s pick: Penn State

Capital One Orange Bowl: (10) Miami, Florida vs. (6) Wisconsin in Miami Gardens, Florida at 8pm-Phillip’s pick: Miami

Monday January 1:

Outback Bowl: Michigan vs. South Carolina in Tampa, Florida at noon-Phillip’s pick: Michigan

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: (7) Auburn vs. (12) UCF in Atlanta, Georgia at 12:30pm-Phillip’s pick: UCF

Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl: (17) LSU vs. (14) Notre Dame in Orlando, Florida at 1pm-Phillip’s pick: Notre Dame

Rose Bowl: (3) Georgia vs. (2) Oklahoma in Pasadena, California at 5pm-Phillip’s pick: Georgia

Allstate Sugar Bowl: (4) Alabama vs. (1) Clemson-Phillip’s pick: Clemson

Monday January 8

College Football National Championship Game- Phillip’s pick: Georgia vs Clemson winner Georgia

Winner of Rose Bowl vs. Winner of Sugar Bowl in Atlanta, Georgia at 8pm

This looks to be a star studded lineup of games. Which ones are you most looking forward to?

Who will win the matchups?

Who will be the national champion this year?

Let the Michigan Journal know your picks ahead of time and we will post who picked the most winners this year.