PASADENA, CA – JANUARY 06: A general view of the stadium prior to the 2014 Vizio BCS National Championship Game between the Auburn Tigers and the Florida State Seminoles at the Rose Bowl on January 6, 2014 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)The latest College Football Playoff rankings were released on Tuesday night. Alabama remains at No. 1, followed closely by Clemson with Notre Dame and Michigan rounding out the top four.If the season were to end today, we’d get an Alabama vs. Michigan semi final and a Clemson vs. Notre Dame matchup. ESPN revealed its bowl predictions earlier this week and the Worldwide Leader concurs with the CFP rankings.Here are ESPN’s bowl predictions for the Big Ten from Mitch Sherman and Kyle Bonagura:College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Goodyear Cotton Bowl ClassicBonagura: Alabama vs. Michigan Sherman: Alabama vs. MichiganNew Era Pinstripe BowlBonagura: Virginia vs. Wisconsin Sherman: Purdue vs. DukeSan Diego County Credit Union Holiday BowlBonagura: Washington vs. Michigan State Sherman: Iowa vs. UtahTaxSlayer Gator BowlBonagura: Auburn vs. Purdue Sherman: South Carolina vs. WisconsinOutback BowlBonagura: Florida vs. Iowa Sherman: Kentucky vs. Michigan StateCitrus BowlBonagura: Kentucky vs. Northwestern Sherman: Mississippi State vs. NorthwesternPlayStation Fiesta BowlBonagura: West Virginia vs. Penn State Sherman: UCF vs. Penn StateRose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern MutualBonagura: Ohio State vs. Washington State Sherman: Ohio State vs. Washington StateThe two ESPN analysts think Penn State will sneak into a New Year’s Six bowl despite dropping three games on the season. With Rutgers and Maryland left on the schedule, the Nittany Lions should finish the season with nine wins.