The San Antonio Express-News is reporting that the Alamo Bowl is likely to select Washington, meaning that Cal probably will play in the Holiday Bowl, Dec. 28 in San Diego.
ESPN is projecting the Bears to play either Baylor or Texas.
The Associated Press projects Cal vs. Baylor.
Official bowl pairings will be announced Sunday.
In other Pac-12 football news . . .
— Fired UCLA coach Rick Neuheisel says the Bruins will have to change their approach if they want to compete at the top in the Pac-12.