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Arizona quarterback Matt Scott (10) hands off the ball to Ka'Deem Carey (25) during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Southern California at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Ariz., Sat., Oct. 27, 2012.

The 2013 college football season is just days away from beginning, and national media publications are cranking out stories leading up to kickoff.

Among those hyped-up articles are bowl predictions for the 2013 postseason.

According to the national media, both BYU and Utah State are locks to make the postseason in 2013; in six recently published articles, the Cougars and Aggies were predicted to go bowling every time.

Utah, which missed going to the postseason last year for the first time since 2002, did receive one writer's pick to make a bowl. The other prognosticators are guessing the Utes will be home again for the holidays.

Who are the local teams predicted to meet in bowl games this season, and where will they be headed?

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