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Week One Predictions: Ohio State in a Squeeze Over Hokies; Auburn, Nebraska & Boise on Upset Alert


Photo Above:  Ohio State tastes defeat as Virginia Tech wins the 2014 match-up in the Horseshoe.  The rematch is Monday night in Blacksburg, VA (Jamie Sabau-Getty photos)

In Big 12 action, one big game this week.  The Horns visit the Irish and the Irish will be too strong for Charlie Strong’s Texas squad.  Notre Dame will win the line of scrimmage and will wear down UT.
Oklahoma State and Oklahoma will win with ease in Week One.  Baylor and TCU will impress with TCU having no trouble with the Big 10’s Gophers on the road. The Bears will kill the Mustangs.  KSU and ISU will win, but neither game will be a run-over.  West Virginia easy win over Georgia Southern.


Nationally, BYU over Nebraska, Louisville over Auburn, and Washington over Boise State are upset specials.  I might be right on one. Somebody is going down and it could be the Huskers, War Eagle, or the Broncos.


Ohio State and Virginia will be the game of the week and it will be close.  I really like Ohio State and their toughness in the line and their exceptional backfield.  One point win for the Buckeyes.



College Football Predictions for Week One

North Carolina 14 at South Carolina 24

Florida International 7 at Central Florida 24

Oklahoma State 48 at Central Michigan 23

Western Kentucky 23 at Wake Forest 20

Michigan 24 at Utah 31

TCU 47 at Minnesota 17

Ohio 26 at Idaho 10

Duke 31 at Tulane 20

Texas San Antonio 7 at Arizona 31

Colorado 35 at Hawaii 37

Charlotte 28 at Georgia State 31

Michigan State 26 at Western Michigan 9

Baylor 63 at SMU 20

Kent State 10 at Illinois 20

Washington 24 at Boise State 20

Louisiana-Monroe 14 at Georgia 50

Stanford 38 at Northwestern 20

UTEP 10 at Arkansas 48

Louisville 30 at Auburn 28

Virginia 18 at UCLA 28

BYU 20 at Nebraska 19

Old Dominion 20 at Eastern Michigan 14

Penn State 28 at Temple 20

Florida Atlantic 24 at Tulsa 48

Bowling Green 14 at Tennessee 31

Troy 7 at North Carolina State 45

Akron 13 at Oklahoma 67

Arizona State 46 at aTm 27

Louisiana -Lafayette 9 at  Kentucky 28

South Dakota 15 at Kansas State 28

South Dakota State 23 at Kansas 7

Texas 10 at Notre Dame 27

Georgia Southern 20 at West Virginia 38

New Mexico State 7 at Florida 59

UNLV 17 at Northern Illinois 41

Wisconsin 10 at Alabama 24

Texas State 7 at Florida State 38

Northern Iowa 17 at Iowa State 29

Mississippi State 55 at Southern Miss 14

Arkansas State 17 at Southern Cal 48

Purdue 20 at Marshall 38

Ohio State 24 at Virginia Tech 23