Boston College was a 17-point underdog to USC, but the Eagles stuffed the Trojans' running game and held on for a 37-31 victory Saturday night at soggy Chestnut Hill. Greg Laughlin made the trip to Alumni Stadium and provided several images from the festivities.
Boise State's trip to play Connecticut in Hartford, Conn., on Saturday was the farthest east the Broncos had ever ventured. Wiz correspondent Greg Laughlin was among the 30,098 at Rentschler Field to watch the Boise State stop the Huskies, 38-21. The win snapped the Broncos' three-game road losing streak.
Double D, Boston Herald: Chances like this don't come along often. South Carolina is a 6.5-point home underdog to Georgia. Back up the Brinks truck and load up on the Gamecocks.
Howie Kussoy, New York Post: Penn State wins most of the recruiting battles in New Jersey. It only makes sense that the Nittany Lions will roll Rutgers in the Scarlet Knights' Big Ten debut.
Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: What about the 0-5 record turned in last week by Hlastradamus? Hey, tough times don’t last, tough prophets do. He'll turn it around this week — promise! Start with Iowa, giving the points, against Iowa State.
Jon Wilner, College Hotline: Pacific 12 picks of the week. USC and UCLA take to the road as favorites. However, this is a week for the underdogs. Take the Boston College, Texas and the points.
Matt Youmans, Las Vegas Review-Journal: He has eight plays for Saturday, including East Carolina and the points against Virginia Tech.
Kelly Stewart, Las Vegas Review-Journal: The "Hottie Threesome" for Week 3: East Carolina, Central Michigan and Rutgers.
Bruce Feldman and Stewart Mandel, Fox Sports: Texas Tech has been less than impressive in winning two games. Nonetheless, the Red Raiders should have enough to defeat Arkansas.
Tom Forneli, CBS Sports: Everybody loves Baylor to cover on the road against Buffalo.
We're two weeks into the season and every team has played a game except for Cincinnati (the Bearcats open Friday night against Toledo). Let's take a look at the updated championship playoff and Heisman odds, courtesy of Bovada.
Seriously, what's wrong with people? You used to go to a game, toss back a couple of cold ones and have a good time before kickoff. Now there is crap like this, from Saturday night's Texas Tech-Texas El Paso game in El Paso.
Click here to see the video, which features haymakers from men and women. Several men are left on the ground with injuries and one person was taken to the hospital. Two men were arrested, but not for fighting. They were wanted on outstanding warrants.