What bowl game will Kentucky football play in? See the latest projections

Kentucky football ended the regular season a high, popping in-state rival Louisville 26-13 on Saturday for the Governor's Cup.

And now attention turns to the Wildcats' next opponent ... and bowl game.

But which one? A week ago, experts were mostly in unison projecting a Music City Bowl appearance. That's not the case this week ahead of conference championships that will surely shuffle the board one more time.

Here is where experts from ESPN, CBS, USA TODAY and The Athletic now project the Wildcats (7-5) to play. Bowl games will be announced Sunday at noon along with the four College Football Playoff teams, one day after conference championship games are held.

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Scenes from the Cat Walk before the game against rival Louisville in Saturday's Governors Cup college football game. Nov. 26, 2022.
Scenes from the Cat Walk before the game against rival Louisville in Saturday's Governors Cup college football game. Nov. 26, 2022.

USA TODAY: Las Vegas Bowl

USA TODAY's Erick Smith projects the Wildcats to take a flight west to the Las Vegas Bowl, set for Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET, to face Utah.

ESPN: Las Vegas Bowl or Music City Bowl

ESPN college football experts Kyle Bonagura and Mark Schlabach are in disagreement here. A week after projecting the Wildcats to the Music City Bowl, Bonagura now has Kentucky playing Oregon State in the Las Vegas Bow. Schlabach's projection is now the Music City Bowl at noon, Dec. 31 against Minnesota.

The Athletic: Music City Bowl

The Athletic experts Scott Dochterman and Stewart Mandel project the Wildcats to also play in the Music City Bowl, but against Iowa.

CBS: Texas Bowl

CBS Sports' Jerry Palms now has the Cats projected to face Oklahoma State in the Texas Bowl. That game will be held Dec. 28 at 9 p.m. in Houston.

Follow assistant sports editor Jake Adams on Twitter @jakeadams520 or email him at jadams@gannett.com

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