Blog Description

Leeman Bennett is a former head coach of the Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers and is the current chairman of the Chick-fil-A Bowl’s Team Selection Committee. He writes a weekly team selection blog to give fans an inside look into the Chick-fil-A Bowl’s team scouting and selection process.

Entry List

Dec. 9: Breaking Down the Matchup

Once again the Chick-fil-A Bowl came out of Selection Sunday with one of the most compelling and interesting matchups of the bowl season – a game highlighted by a number of “firsts” and a very big “last.” Read More..

Dec. 8: Final predictions

Happy Selection Sunday! Hard to believe that we'll have our teams in just a few short hours. In the meantime, here's the final round of media predictions for the year. Read More..

Dec. 4: Heading into Selection Sunday

We won’t know where we end up until Sunday night when the final announcement are made, but we know that however it ends up, we’ll have another great ACC vs SEC rivalry game in Atlanta on New Year’s Eve. Read More..

Dec. 2: Week 14 Predictions

With Selection Sunday upon us, the final predictions of the season are out! Read More..

Nov. 27: Rivalry Week

It’s rivalry week! Possibly the greatest week of the college football season and we can’t wait to see what happens in the ACC and SEC from Thursday night’s Egg Bowl all the way through the Iron Bowl and the Carolina-Clemson game Saturday ni... Read More..

Nov. 25: Week 13 Predictions

All of the teams from last week are still on the board, but with Rivalry Week upon us, don't be surprised to see changes come Monday. Read More..

Nov. 22: This week's scouting trips

Four games on the schedule this week, and with six of the eight teams on our short list, so you better believe that we'll be paying attention! Read More..

Nov. 20: Nearing the End

With three weekends remaining in the college football season, we are starting to near the end and Selection Sunday on Dec. 8 is fast approaching. Read More..

Nov. 18: Week 12 Predictions

As Selection Sunday draws near, teams are continuing to play their way into the Chick-fil-A Bowl picture. Read More..

Nov. 14: This week's scouting trips

Only three games on the schedule this week, but all SIX of those teams are currently on our short list, so you better believe that we'll be paying attention! Read More..

Nov. 13: Wrapping Up our Busiest Weekend

Another full house on hand for this week's meeting and maybe the busiest I can remember, with reports on the 20 teams we scouted last Saturday. Read More..

Nov. 11: Week 11 Predictions

Changes abound this week as all but one outlet modified both their ACC and SEC predictions from the previous week. Read More..

Nov. 8: This week's scouting trips

This weekend marks the busiest of our scouting season -- with TEN games on the agenda, we'll be keeping our eyes on a lot of teams. Read More..

Nov. 6: Taking a Closer Look

Here is an updated look at the teams on our short lists right now. Remember, this list will change each week based on what the teams do! Read More..

Nov. 5: Week 10 Predictions

This week's picks stayed pretty consistent over last week's -- the only changes we saw came from the SEC side. Read More..

Nov. 1: This week's scouting trips

Our scouts are hitting the road this week! Keep reading to find out where they'll be.... Read More..

Oct. 30: Hitting the Road

One thing was clear coming out of our Team Selection Committee meeting Monday night … our scouts are anxious to hit the road and start seeing some games in person. Read More..

Oct. 28: Week 9 Predictions

Not much change on the ACC side this week, but a few new picks from the SEC! Read More..

Oct. 23: Halfway Home

Halfway through the season is a good time to take a look at the standings in the ACC and SEC and reflect on some of the surprises and some of the blockbuster games looming for teams that look to be in our mix at team selection time. Read More..

Oct. 21: This week's predictions

With so many shake ups in both the ACC and SEC, this week's predictions include a few new teams and some VERY interesting potential match-ups.... Read More..

Oct. 17: This week's predictions & an early scouting trip...

Some interesting changes in the media's predictions for our game this week. Plus, a look inside the ACC vs. SEC rivalry in the Chick-fil-A Bowl. Read More..

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