Double D, Boston Herald: California, looking for revenge against Maryland, is a hefty favorite. Load up on the Golden Bears, who are ready to layeth the smacketh down in Berkeley.
Tim Sullivan, New York Post: Oklahoma State, with as much offense as its prime booster, T. Boone Pickens, has dollars, faces a statement game against Georgia in Stillwater. The Cowboys are the pick.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: You cannot outshine Hlastradamus as a handicapper. If Michigan doesn't destroy Western Michigan, Rich Rodriguez may as well get ready for his next job in football. Namely, as an assistant coach for the Dubuque Bruisers.
Matt Youmans, Las Vegas Review-Journal: A Las Vegas oddsmaker says watch out for Notre Dame, which "is ready to jump to 10 or 11 wins."
National Championship Issue: The game of the week is between Alabama and Virginia Tech at Atlanta. The Crimson Tide should have enough firepower to cover the number.Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal Constitution: Georgia will lasso Oklahoma State and Florida State will edge Miami.
Phil Steele: His top 25 forecast calls for No. 1 Florida to win by 65 and No. 2 Texas to cruise by 45.
Chuck Carlton, Dallas Morning News: Baylor is about to be put back on the football map with a victory at Wake Forest.
Heisman Pundit: Upset of the week. Central Michigan 28, Arizona 24.
John Werner, Waco Tribune-Herald: Illinois comfortably covers the spread against Missouri.
College Injury Report: A look at who is hurt and who is healthy.
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