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Tuesday Headlines: Preseason Bowl Projections

Kentucky vs. Notre Dame in the Outback ReliaQuest Bowl has a nice ring to it.

Outback Bowl - Mississippi State v Iowa Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Good morning BBN.

College football returns this week with Week 0, and the real fun starts next week when the Kentucky Wildcats begin what hopes to be a special 2022 season.

Over at Wildcats Today, Hunter Shelton took a look at some of the early bowl projections for Kentucky. As you can imagine, many of them feature the Cats in some big-name bowls, including the ReliaQuest Bowl (formerly the Outback Bowl), the Gator Bowl, and a third Citrus Bowl trip since 2018.

Among the various opponents Kentucky has been projected to face include Notre Dame (would be first matchup ever between the two schools), Michigan State, Wisconsin and Florida State.

While winning double-digit games is the goal for Kentucky football, something to the effect of an Outback ReliaQuest Bowl win over Notre Dame and a 9-4 finish would be a special season in its own right.

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