O'Donnell picks UI upset

O'Donnell picks UI upset

Bob Asmussen, The News-Gazette (Last week: 8-2, Overall: 8-2)
Cincinnati
South Carolina
Michigan
Florida
Kentucky
Nebraska
Northwestern
Indiana
Texas
Oklahoma
Comment: Temptation to pick Illinois was overwhelmed by Cincy beating up on
Purdue. But Illini will be closer than most people think.

John Beck, The News-Gazette (Last week: 9-1, Overall: 9-1)
Cincinnati
South Carolina
Michigan
Miami (Fla.)
Kentucky
Nebraska
Northwestern
Indiana
Texas
Oklahoma
Comment: Just Week 2, but Georgia’s national championship hopes will be dashed by South Carolina’s stout defense.

Matt Daniels, The News-Gazette (Last week: 9-1, Overall: 9-1)
Cincinnati
Georgia
Michigan
Florida
Kentucky
Nebraska
Northwestern
Navy
Texas
Oklahoma
Comment: No way Mark Richt and Georgia lose two straight to start the season, even with Jadeveon Clowney fully hydrated. Just like there’s no way Illinois wins two straight. Or Indiana.

Tim Ditman, WDWS (Last week: 9-1, Overall: 9-1)
Cincinnati
Georgia
Michigan
Florida
Kentucky
Nebraska
Northwestern
Navy
Texas
Oklahoma
Comment: Brady Hoke and Wolverines get last laugh in rivalry’s war of words.  

Marcus Jackson, The News-Gazette (Last week: 9-1, Overall: 9-1)
Cincinnati
Georgia
Michigan
Florida
Kentucky
Nebraska
Northwestern
Indiana
Texas
Oklahoma
Comment: Did you hear the grown man crying on the radio after Georgia lost last week? The fans are mad and the players will bounce back in a big way to bring the smiles back.

Steve Kelly, WDWS (Last week: 9-1, Overall: 9-1)
Cincinnati
Georgia
Michigan
Florida
Kentucky
Nebraska
Northwestern
Indiana
Texas
Oklahoma
Comment: First, it was Clemson. Now South Carolina. Georgia has tough two games to open the season against a pair of top 10 teams.

Kurt Kittner, WDWS (Last week: 6-4, Overall: 6-4)
Cincinnati
Georgia
Michigan
Florida
Kentucky
Nebraska
Northwestern
Indiana
Texas
Oklahoma
Comment: Wildcats looked impressive last week in win at California.

Martin O’Donnell, WDWS (Last week: 9-1, Overall: 9-1)
Illinois
Georgia
Michigan
Florida
Kentucky
Nebraska
Northwestern
Indiana
BYU
Oklahoma
Comment: If I have to pick a winner in the Michigan-Notre Dame game (and I think I do), I’ll take the Wolverines at home.
 

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