“Rose or Sugar”: After Big 10 Championship Victory, Dave Portnoy Ponders Michigan’s Bowl Choice

Published 12/03/2023, 9:15 PM EST

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The college football regular season is going to end this weekend. The spectators and the sports community have been consistently speculating about the rankings of the winning team that will make a cut in the semifinal playoff. Ultimately, four winning teams will be eligible to compete in the College Football Playoff. Along similar lines, Dave Portnoy left no stone unturned to support his alma mater Michigan Wolverines.

Barstool Sports founder is constantly encouraging his college team through his social media account. Once again Portnoy took to his Twitter handle and pondered upon Michigan’s bowl choice, whether it would be the Rose Bowl or the Sugar Bowl on New Year’s Day. Let’s take a look.

Dave Portnoy’s take on Michigan’s bowl predictions


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After the Big 10 Championship Victory by the Michigan Wolverines, one of the biggest fans of Michigan and the Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy took to his official Twitter handle and speculated about Michigan’s bowl choice. He captioned his tweet as ’Is Michigan picking rose or sugar?’’ After Dave Portnoy’s post Michigan’s fans started giving their reactions on the possible Bowl Choices.

However, based on the playoff, it is theorized that the No. 1 team will be competing in opposition to the No. 4 team in the Sugar Bowl. Besides that, the No. 2 team will be pitched against the No. 3 team in the forthcoming Rose Bowl for the scheduled Big 10 Championship. The winning teams shall compete in the College Football Playoff National Championship event.


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Reportedly, this biggest event will take place at NRG Stadium in Houston. Based on the teams’ performances in the regular season, the four highest-ranking teams will face each other in the playoff.


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Michigan’s victory against Iowa

Securing the victory over Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday night, 26-0, Michigan Wolverines won its third Big Ten title in a row. The maize and blue gave a suffocating defense against Iowa. Also, Michigan succeeded in scoring three fumbles against Iowa. Thanks to Blake Corum who scored twice on the ground and propelled the Wolverines to win the Big Ten title for the third time.


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After the game, Ohio State’s fans started reacting and buzzing about Michigan’s most offensive playoff against Iowa and winning the B1G. Fans are constantly supporting Michigan and treating the team to secure victory in the Sunday Playoff. Fans are eagerly waiting to release College Football Playoff rankings. The winning team will get the sport’s biggest, most coveted prize, due to which everyone is hinged on the announcement of results.

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Shivangi Agrawal


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Hello there! I am Shivangi Agrawal, an Olympic sports writer at EssentiallySports. With a degree in media and mass communication, I bring a stalwart experience to the table. Before starting my journey with EssentiallySports, I worked as a content creator for leading media houses.
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