NCAAF  > General NCAAF  > Week 13, good to have a great lineup again
November 22, 2010, 01:07 PM
Good Thursday, Friday, and Saturday action. What could be better?

1 Oregon vs 21 Arizona
2 Auburn at 11 Bama - Game of the week (and last real chance to stop a vacated BCS title)?
3 TCU at UNM
4 BSU at 19 Nevada
5 LSU at 12 ARK
6 Stanford at OrSU
7 WISC vs NW
8 tOSU vs MICH
9 OkSU vs 13 OU, bet the over?
10 MSU at PSU
14 Mizz at Kansas
15 NEB vs CU
16 VT vs UVA, big game for BSU but nothing at stake for VT...
17 TAMU at Texas, bowling for dollars at stake here
18 USCe at Clemson, who is 5-1 at home
19 Utah vs BYU
22 FSU vs UF, possible pivot game in ACC vs SEC weekend
23 NC State at Maryland
24 Iowa at MINN
25 Miss State at Ole Miss

Other notables-grude matches that should be fun to watch:

USF at Miami
GT at UGA
WVU at Pitt for the BE crown, maybe
ND at USC
November 22, 2010  01:13 PM ET

My picks:

1 Oregon vs 21 Arizona - In duckland going with Oregon by 21
2 Auburn at 11 Bama - Bama by 7
3 TCU at UNM - TCU by 48
4 BSU at 19 Nevada - Going for the big upset call. Wolfpack by 3
5 LSU at 12 ARK - LSU by 7
6 Stanford at OrSU - Stanford by 7
7 WISC vs NW - WISC by 10
8 tOSU vs MICH - tOSU by 21
9 OkSU vs 13 OU - OkSU by 3
10 MSU at PSU - PSU by 3
14 Mizz at Kansas- Missouri by 21
15 NEB vs CU - NEB overcomes the flag frenzy and wins by 21
16 VT vs UVA - VT by 7
17 TAMU at Texas - just can't call an upset, TAMU by 3
18 USCe at Clemson - Clemson by 3
19 Utah vs BYU - Utah by 10
22 FSU vs UF - UF by 10
23 NC State at Maryland - NC State by 3
24 Iowa at MINN - Iowa by 28
25 Miss State at Ole Miss - MSU by 10

Other notables-grude matches that should be fun to watch:

USF at Miami - Miami by 12
GT at UGA - UGA at home by 10
WVU at Pitt - Pitt at home by 3
ND at USC - USC at home by 10, next year the Irish might take it

November 22, 2010  01:22 PM ET

There are a couple of pretty stout SEC games this week - AU/Bama topping the list, but LSU/Arky should be an excellent game, and the Gators/Noles game should be fun to watch but meaningless in the grand scheme. If the Gators bring some O to the field, it'll be fun, otherwise it will be all Noleys.

Zona/Ducks, BSU/Nevada, Stanford/Oregon St all look like excellent contests with much at stake.

I think just one of the higher-ranked teams in these several games I mention will lose this week, the rest will hold up OK. Will go with Aubie as the one going down - just too much pressure for the last few weeks.

November 22, 2010  01:23 PM ET
QUOTE(#1):

22 FSU vs UF - UF by 10

I don't know if UF can score 10 points against a good defense. The real question is how good is FSU on D.

November 22, 2010  01:26 PM ET

I see Armpit thinks UF's O will make an appearance against the Noles. Sure hope your crystal ball is accurate, but that's quite a leap of faith, bud.

November 22, 2010  01:29 PM ET

Good Thursday, Friday, and Saturday action. What could be better?

1 Oregon vs 21 Arizona Oregon, blueprint is out there don't think zona will be able to pull it off.
2 Auburn at 11 Bama - Game of the week (and last real chance to stop a vacated BCS title)? Aburn has little defense but Alabamas isn't quite good enough. Auburn
3 TCU at UNM TCU
4 BSU at 19 Nevada BSU and the jump over TCU
5 LSU at 12 ARK ARK scores just enough to pull the upset.
6 Stanford at OrSU Stanford
7 WISC vs NW Wisc
8 tOSU vs MICH How much will MICH be able to score??? tOSU by 9
9 OkSU vs 13 OU, bet the over? and over and over. OU squeakes by by a late FG.
10 MSU at PSU PSU gets it done at home and has Wisc seeing roses
14 Mizz at Kansas Mizz but closer than the experts perdict
15 NEB vs CU NEB
16 VT vs UVA, big game for BSU but nothing at stake for VT... VT rolls just too strong for UVA
17 TAMU at Texas, bowling for dollars at stake here Texas to the pinstripe bowl?? No, TAMU by a FG
18 USCe at Clemson, who is 5-1 at home should be a fun game to watch I'll take clemson at home
19 Utah vs BYU Rivalry games can be unpredictable Utah wins the latest battle of the holy war
22 FSU vs UF, possible pivot game in ACC vs SEC weekend Home team wins this one. FSU
23 NC State at Maryland NCstate plays hard playing for a shot at the title and gets it.
24 Iowa at MINN Iowa
25 Miss State at Ole Miss Miss State

Other notables-grude matches that should be fun to watch:

USF at Miami Miami
GT at UGA UGA GT lack of experience under center hurts them
WVU at Pitt for the BE crown, maybe Pitt wins at home
ND at USC USC will be too strong on offense for the porus ND D

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November 22, 2010  01:29 PM ET

Being at the App State game was interesting. Except for the Reed to Brantley pass everyone was questioning Addazio's every call. Especially the 4 and 2 call.

BTW- The Champion's Club is awesome.

November 22, 2010  01:58 PM ET

It's a good week for some upsets:

1 Oregon vs 21 Arizona - Oregon by 7
2 Auburn at 11 Bama - Alabama by 14
3 TCU at UNM - TCU
4 BSU at 19 Nevada - BSU by at least 3 touchdowns.
5 LSU at 12 ARK - Arkansas
6 Stanford at OrSU - Oregon State
7 WISC vs NW - Wisky by 35
8 tOSU vs MICH - Buckeyes by 21
9 OkSU vs 13 OU - Oklahoma State
10 MSU at PSU - Penn State
14 Mizz at Kansas- Missouri
15 NEB vs CU - Nebraska
16 VT vs UVA - VTech
17 TAMU at Texas - Texas
18 USCe at Clemson - South Carolina
19 Utah vs BYU - Utah
22 FSU vs UF - Florida State
23 NC State at Maryland - NC State
24 Iowa at MINN - Iowa by a lot. Minnesota should forfeit.
25 Miss State at Ole Miss - Miss State

November 22, 2010  02:11 PM ET
QUOTE(#3):

I don't know if UF can score 10 points against a good defense. The real question is how good is FSU on D.

FSU hasn't been good in big games in a while, in particular against SEC teams.

November 22, 2010  02:15 PM ET
QUOTE(#8):

FSU hasn't been good in big games in a while, in particular against SEC teams.

They are under new management. At least that is what the sign out front of Doak-Campbell says.

November 22, 2010  04:04 PM ET
QUOTE(#9):

They are under new management. At least that is what the sign out front of Doak-Campbell says.

Jimbo wants this one, bad.

It'll keep the Nole faithful reasonably happy even though they (will probably) have missed out on the ACC CG, and give him a reason to call the season a success going into recruiting.

November 22, 2010  04:44 PM ET

Can you feel the love tonight....


PSU's a trendy pick I see. Tough road game for the vulnerable Spartans.

November 22, 2010  04:47 PM ET

Gophers could cause trouble!

November 22, 2010  05:07 PM ET

I think you're being a bit harsh on Weeks 11 and 12, Armpit.

I thoroughly enjoy every week of college football!

November 22, 2010  05:10 PM ET

My picks:

Oregon
Alabama
TCU
Boise State
Arkansas
Stanford
Wisconsin
Ohio State
Oklahoma State
Michigan State
Kansas UPSET SPECIAL
Nebraska
Virginia Tech
South Carolina
Utah
Florida State
North Carolina St.
Iowa
Miss. State

November 22, 2010  05:51 PM ET

Armpit,
Since your team has caused me sleepless nights the last two weeks wondering if we will hold off Boise in the BCS rankings, I will hold you to your upset of Boise. I also think they might be prime for an upset. If this was on the Smurf Turf, I'd go with Boise, but I think Nevada has the firepower to beat them.
The only calls I really care about, AL over Auburn and Nevada over Boise(or at least Nevada scaring the **** out of Boise). And I wouldn't pick that if I thought TCU could hang on to #3. I really want to see both TCU and Boise go to BCS games and kick ****.
I don't believe AZ can begin to hang with Oregon. I actually think TCU could handle Oregon better than Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl. TCU has the speed to hold Oregon to a reasonable score, but I don't know if they have the horses to stand up to Whiskey's O line.

November 22, 2010  08:51 PM ET

1 Oregon vs 21 Arizona - Oregon
2 Auburn at 11 Bama - Alabama
3 TCU at UNM - TCU
4 BSU at 19 Nevada - BSU
5 LSU at 12 ARK - LSU
6 Stanford at OrSU - Stanford
7 WISC vs NW - Wisc
8 tOSU vs MICH - tOSU
9 OkSU vs 13 OU - OU
10 MSU at PSU - MSU sorry Grue
14 Mizz at Kansas- Missouri
15 NEB vs CU - Nebraska
16 VT vs UVA - VTech
17 TAMU at Texas - UTx - brAggies eat humble pie after talking all that trash
18 USCe at Clemson - SC
19 Utah vs BYU - Utah
22 FSU vs UF - FSU
23 NC State at Maryland - NC State
24 Iowa at MINN - Iowa
25 Miss State at Ole Miss - Miss State

Other notables-grude matches that should be fun to watch:
USF at Miami - Miami
GT at UGA - UGA
WVU at Pitt - Pitt
ND at USC - USC

November 22, 2010  08:54 PM ET
QUOTE(#13):

I think you're being a bit harsh on Weeks 11 and 12, Armpit.I thoroughly enjoy every week of college football!

The last two were better than no CFB, but for late season games there really was not all that much drama.

November 22, 2010  08:56 PM ET
QUOTE(#15):

Armpit, Since your team has caused me sleepless nights the last two weeks wondering if we will hold off Boise in the BCS rankings, I will hold you to your upset of Boise. I also think they might be prime for an upset. If this was on the Smurf Turf, I'd go with Boise, but I think Nevada has the firepower to beat them. The only calls I really care about, AL over Auburn and Nevada over Boise(or at least Nevada scaring the **** out of Boise). And I wouldn't pick that if I thought TCU could hang on to #3. I really want to see both TCU and Boise go to BCS games and kick ****.I don't believe AZ can begin to hang with Oregon. I actually think TCU could handle Oregon better than Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl. TCU has the speed to hold Oregon to a reasonable score, but I don't know if they have the horses to stand up to Whiskey's O line.

Agree with almost all of what you say there. I think TCU would do fine against WISC's rush attack. The team that beats TCU is the team with a deep vertical attack (BSU, ARK, Stanford).

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November 23, 2010  12:04 PM ET

Why does anyone expect the "pressure" to get to Auburn over the Newton situation? They already knew about it before the first game and played him anyway. They are over it - coaches, players, and fans. I am impressed - and surprised - by how many Bama picks I see. I just hope Stewart Mandel doesn't pick us.

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