Two predict Illini upset

Two predict Illini upset

Week 3 games
Illinois vs. Washington
Alabama at Texas A&M
UCLA at Nebraska
Tennessee at Oregon
Mississippi at Texas
Ohio State at California
Iowa at Iowa State
Wisconsin at Arizona State
Air Force at Boise State
UCF at Penn State

Bob Asmussen, The News-Gazette (Last week: 5-5, Overall: 13-7)
Illinois
Alabama
UCLA
Oregon
Mississippi
Ohio State
Iowa State
Arizona State
Boise State
Penn State
Comment: After last week’s horrible showing, I’m hoping not to be replaced on the panel by Kurt Kittner’s 2-year-old.

John Beck, The News-Gazette (Last week: 6-4, Overall: 15-5)
Washington
Alabama
UCLA
Oregon
Mississippi
Ohio State
Iowa
Arizona State
Boise State
Penn State
Comment: Love to be able to pick a clearly improved Illini team, but Huskies are probably too tough an opponent.

Matt Daniels, The News-Gazette (Last week: 7-3, Overall: 16-4)
Washington
Texas A&M
UCLA
Oregon
Mississippi
Ohio State
Iowa
Wisconsin
Boise State
Penn State
Comment: No taunts from Johnny Football this week. Until he goes out Saturday night after making Nick Saban’s head hurt for the second straight year.

Tim Ditman, WDWS (Last week: 6-4, Overall: 15-5)
Washington
Alabama
Nebraska
Oregon
Mississippi
Ohio State
Iowa State
Wisconsin
Boise State
UCF
Comment: I’ll probably never get to say this again so here goes — I’m beating Kurt Kittner at something football-related.

Marcus Jackson, The News-Gazette (Last week: 6-4, Overall: 15-5)
Washington
Texas A&M
Nebraska
Oregon
Mississippi
Ohio State
Iowa State
Arizona State
Boise State
Penn State
Comment: Alabama might have a game plan geared to stop Johnny Manziel, but the A&M quarterback is like the Honey Badger: Johnny Football just don’t care.

Steve Kelly, WDWS (Last week: 6-4, Overall: 15-5)
Washington
Alabama
Nebraska
Oregon
Texas
Ohio State
Iowa
Wisconsin
Boise State
Penn State
Comment: Wouldn’t mind being wrong on the Illinois-Washington pick, but I think the Huskies’ rebuilding plan is a bit ahead of the one Illinois has.

Kurt Kittner, WDWS (Last week: 6-4, Overall: 12-8)
Washington
Alabama
Nebraska
Oregon
Texas
Ohio State
Iowa State
Arizona State
Boise State
Penn State
Comment: I was having my 2-year-old daughter pick these for the first two weeks to give everyone a head start. I will start paying closer attention now.

Martin O’Donnell, WDWS (Last week: 8-2, Overall: 17-3)
Illinois
Texas A&M
UCLA
Oregon
Mississippi
Ohio State
Iowa State
Wisconsin
Boise State
Penn State
Comment: The Texas ‘D’ is in for another long week with Hugh Freeze’s offense coming to town.

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