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Advocate staff photo by APRIL BUFFINGTON -- Tom Rinaldi, left, and Desmond Howard talk football at the ESPN "College Gameday."

Kansas will be bowling this winter, according to ESPN college football analyst Desmond Howard.

The former Heisman winner made that prediction among other bold picks Saturday morning on College Gameday, including that juggernaut Alabama will miss out on the college football playoffs.

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Kansas is led by former longtime LSU head coach Les Miles, who is entering his first season at the helm of the Jayhawks program. 

They're coming off a 3-9 season and have not had more than three wins since 2009. Kansas' last bowl appearance was the 2008 Insight Bowl.

As for Alabama, the Crimson Tide are the only program that has made the college football playoff since its inception in 2014. They've played in the last four national championship games, winning two.