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Ohio State, playing in the Big Ten East, may need it in the long run. Nick Bromberg Last week: Alabama at Ole Miss: I think Alabama wins this game very easily. The Rebel offense is for real and they could put up the most points Alabama gives up all season. Arizona State -6 at San Diego State: Aztecs QB Christian Chapman is out for the next few weeks because of a knee injury.
Duke at Baylor Things have certainly changed for the Blue Devils over the last week. Sam Cooper Last week: Georgia Tech -4 at Pittsburgh: Prior to a second half avalanche, Pitt was able to run the ball on Penn State and should be able to do the same against Georgia Tech. The Yellow Jackets are dealing with quite a few injuries, including top running back KirVonte Benson, who is out for the season.
I like Pitt to bounce back at home. BYU at Wisconsin BYU is definitely improved, but it feels like it is getting a little too much credit for beating Arizona, a complete mess, in the opener.
The Cougars lost to Cal at home in Week 2, and mainly kept it close because Cal kept turning the ball over. Tanner Mangum threw two bad INTs last week, too. Expect the Wisconsin defense to feast and Jonathan Taylor to run wild. North Texas at Arkansas Arkansas blew a lead last week in a loss to Colorado State, a team that was blown out by Hawaii and Colorado earlier this year.
CSU torched the Arkansas secondary for yards. The Rush The Bills are so bad, one of their players quit Yahoo Sports September 14, Arizona State -6 Duke at Baylor Wisconsin North Texas at Arkansas What to Read Next. This is a good spot for Arizona State. Arizona State 30, San Diego State Few programs have dropped further down the college football food chain in recent seasons than Western Kentucky.
Louisville rebounded from its sobering 51—14 loss to Alabama by beating Indiana State 31—7 in a game that was stopped multiple times for weather delays. The Cardinals are ready to erupt. Louisville 41, Western Kentucky This game has added intrigue now that it has been shifted from Charlottesville to Nashville it will played at Vanderbilt Stadium due to the impending weather issues along the East Coast.
Virginia appears to have found a quarterback. Bryce Perkins, a one-time Arizona State Sun Devil, has run for plus yards in each game while combining to throw four touchdowns and one interception. The Cavs are 1—1, with a convincing win over Richmond and a 20—16 loss at Indiana. Ohio has played only one game, and the Bobcats — the preseason favorite in the MAC East — had to rally to beat a Howard team that lost to Kent State by 30 points the following week.
Virginia is the better team and should win by at least a touchdown. Virginia 27, Ohio South Florida rallied to beat Georgia Tech last week in Tampa despite giving up more than yards of total offense. The Bulls have found a quarterback — one-time Alabama starter Blake Barnett — but defense could be an issue all season. Is Illinois, however, good enough to capitalize on that questionable D? The guess here is no, especially since the Fighting Illini might be without starting quarterback AJ Bush.
South Florida 37, Illinois FIU has played relatively well early this season, losing at home to Indiana by 10 followed by a solid point win at Old Dominion. The Minutemen have been dominated at the line of scrimmage, giving up yards rushing to Boston College and to Georgia Southern while gaining a total of yards on the ground in those two games. Go with FIU at home.