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Sooners/Clones and Pokes/Broncos; Top 25; Predictions for the weekend…Ole Miss upset special over Tide?

Alabama and Ole Miss play in Oxford. Pick from 2014 in an Ole Miss win. (photo by Getty)


Alabama and Oklahoma are still one and two in the country in my Top 25.  Georgia, with their win over South Carolina has moved up into third, with Ohio State and Clemson at fourth and fifth.  Auburn drops to sixth.

Fred’s Top 25

  1. Alabama
  2. Oklahoma
  3. Georgia
  4. Ohio State
  5. Clemson
  6. Auburn
  7. Stanford
  8. Notre Dame
  9. West Virginia
  10. Wisconsin
  11. Washington
  12. Virginia Tech
  13. Penn State
  14. USC
  15. UCF
  16. Boise State
  17. Oregon
  18. Mississippi
  19. Mississippi State
  20. Oklahoma State
  21. TCU
  22. Michigan
  23. aTm
  24. LSU
  25. Arizona State


Big Twelve Rankings

  1. Oklahoma
  2. West Virginia
  3. Oklahoma State
  4. TCU
  5. Iowa State
  6. Kansas State
  7. Baylor
  8. Texas
  9. Texas Tech
  10. Kansas




Big Twelve Predictions  (last week 9-1, season 15-4)


Oklahoma 37 at Iowa State 20  (Sooner like to play in hostile road venues.  OU wins)

Boise State 45 at Oklahoma State 28  (Plenty of points and Boise State is better here)

West Virginia and North Carolina State (game cancelled)

Rutgers 28 at Kansas 17

Duke 27 at Baylor 18

Houston 48 at Texas Tech 27

Kansas State 24 and UTSA 19

USC 25 at Texas 23

Ohio State 30 and TCU 17 (at Arlington, TX)



Selected National Predictions


Ohio State too much for Frogs. USC the same with Texas. Big Twelve will have a really bad day sports fans


Syracuse 33 and Florida State 18

Penn State 34 and Kent State 10

Miami (Fla)  34 at Toledo 12

Stanford 38 and UC Davis 14

Notre Dame 20 and Vanderbilt 19

Wisconsin 21 and BYU 13

Michigan  47 and SMU 17

Nebraska 49 and Troy 20

Auburn 18 and LSU 17

Florida 52 and Colorado State 0

Oregon 62 and San Jose State 21

Ole Miss 27 and Alabama 24

Georgia 47 and Middle Tennessee State 17

Mississippi  State 46 and Louisiana 18

Washington 38 at Utah 20

Arizona State 23 at San Diego State 17


Feature Photo: Mark Smith, USA  Today

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About Fred Pahlke

Fred Pahlke, an Oklahoma native has viewed over 10,000 sporting events in his 65 years. A season ticket holder of the Oklahoma City Thunder, former season tickect holder for the Oklahoma Sooners, Oklahoma City University Chiefs/Stars, he is an expert in both professional and college basketball and football. A high school athlete at Classen High School in basketball and tennis, he played amateur tennis after high school in the Missouri Valley Tennis Association. A graduate of Oklahoma City University, he taught in the public schools for 6 years before becoming a building administrator in the Oklahoma City Public Schools for 31 years, 28 as the Principal of various schools in the district. He has guided various high school and college athletes in his time as an educator and coach. Fredsportsextra has recorded 101, 410 article views in its first ten months, from August 2015 through May 2016.

2 Responses to “Sooners/Clones and Pokes/Broncos; Top 25; Predictions for the weekend…Ole Miss upset special over Tide?”

  1. September 13, 2018 at 6:27 am

    I like your predictions

    • September 13, 2018 at 11:55 am

      Appreciate your comment Joe. I strive not to pick teams as of whom I want to win. I pick according to my true beliefs of the teams.

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