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BOZICH | U of L, UK, IU, WKU bowl projections by The Sporting News

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Keith Kelsey of Louisville (upper right) and Boom Williams of Kentucky (blue) are featured on the Sporting News college football yearbook. Keith Kelsey of Louisville (upper right) and Boom Williams of Kentucky (blue) are featured on the Sporting News college football yearbook.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – We’re three days from Memorial Day, and I have already handed over more than $15 for college football preview magazines.

Earlier this week, I shared information from Athlon’s ACC Football Yearbook. It’s time to move to The Sporting News, which features Boom Williams of Kentucky, Louisville linebacker Keith Kelsey and Jalen Hurd of Tennessee on the edition sold in Louisville.

Here’s a Cliff’s Notes version of what is predicted for the four local FBS programs.

LOUISVILLE

National Rank: 22nd

Conference Rank: 3rd, Atlantic Division.

Bowl Projection: Sun Bowl vs. Washington State.

All-Conference Players: DeAngelo Brown, DT; Keith Kelsey, LB, both first team. (No, DeVonte Fields?)

All-American Players: None.

Toughest Opponents: Clemson, ranked No. 2, Florida State, 6; Houston 14. 

KENTUCKY

National Rank: Unranked.

Conference Rank: Fifth, East Division.

Bowl Projection: None.

All-Conference Players: None.

All-American Players: None.

Toughest Opponents: Alabama, ranked No. 1; Tennessee 13; Georgia 19.

INDIANA

National Rank: Unranked.

Conference Rank: Fifth, East Division.

Bowl Projection: Heart of Dallas Bowl vs. Southern Mississippi.

All-Conference Players: Dan Feeney, OG; Griffin Oakes, PK, both first team.

All-American Players: Feeney, first team.

Toughest Opponents: Ohio State, ranked No. 4; Michigan 8; Michigan State 11; 

WESTERN KENTUCKY

National Rank: Unranked.

Conference Rank: First, East Division.

Bowl Projection: Independence Bowl vs. Pittsburgh.

All-Conference Players: Anthony Wales, RB; Forrest Lamp, OL; both first team.

All-American Players: None.

Toughest Opponent: Alabama, ranked No. 1.

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