SEC agrees with 9 bowls, including Belk, Texas
The Southeastern Conference has agreed to deals with nine bowl games, adding the Belk Bowl and Texas Bowl to its lineup starting in 2014.
Along with one guaranteed spot in the College Football Playoff, the SEC has 10 postseason slots for its 14 teams. All new bowl deals run six years.
The Capital One Bowl in Orlando, Fla., will get first pick of SEC teams available after those qualifying for the College Football Playoff.
The Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla., Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tenn., Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla., Liberty Bowl in Memphis, Tenn., Texas Bowl in Houston and Belk Bowl in Charlotte, N.C., will work with the conference to select teams.
Advocare V100 Bowl in Shreveport, La., will get the next pick, followed by the Birmingham Bowl.