Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: It's the return of Hlastradamus. He's not only loading up on Illinois against Western Michigan, but predicts the Fighting Illini will be 8-0 entering an Oct. 29 game at Penn State.
Double D, Boston Herald: Embattled coaches Houston Nutt of Mississippi and Mark Richt of Georgia are preparing for Saturday's Hot Seat Bowl at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. But Double D has this one figured out. Lay the points and take the Bulldogs.
Lenn Robbins, New York Post: It has been a busy week. Off the field, he's taking Connecticut and Rutgers to the ACC, minus 6 months. Friday night, he's taking Brigham Young over Central Florida.
Brett McMurphy, CBS Sports: His trifecta of terror this week: Southern Methodist, Washington and Ohio State. Book it!
Bruce Feldman, CBS Sports: Michigan's Brady Hoke has the built-in advantage of having coached San Diego State last season. He also has Denard Robinson. Load up on the Wolverines.
Bob Condotta, Seattle Times: Pick the Pac. He likes Oregon State to put a whuppin on UCLA.
Jon Wilner, College Hotline: The game of the week in the Pac-12 has USC visiting Arizona State. The Sun Devils haven't beaten the Trojans this century. Until they do, he's taking USC.