Mississippi State and North Texas are heading to bowls with 5-7 records.
North Texas is even facing a team it already played six weeks ago.
With 80 bowl spots to fill, some postseason games ended up with odd matchups – and teams with losing records. It's similar to last year, when there when there also weren't enough .500 teams to fill all the spots.
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North Texas faces Army in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on Dec. 27. It's a rematch of their game at Army on Oct. 22, which North Texas won 35-18.
Mississippi State takes on Miami (Ohio) in the St. Petersburg Bowl on Dec. 26.
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