Panel likes Wisconsin

Panel likes Wisconsin

Week 8 games
Wisconsin at Illinois
Central Florida at Louisville
Purdue at Michigan State
Minnesota at Northwestern
Florida at Missouri
UCLA at Stanford
BYU vs. Houston
Indiana at Michigan
USC at Notre Dame
Florida State at Clemson

Bob Asmussen, The News-Gazette (51-19 overall, 7-3 last week)
Wisconsin
Louisville
Michigan State
Minnesota
Missouri
UCLA
BYU
Michigan
Notre Dame
Florida State
Comment: Desperate to make a run at first place, I called in a ringer: my son and last year’s picking champion. If it works, I’m taking him to Vegas.

John Beck, The News-Gazette (54-16 overall, 8-2 last week)
Wisconsin
Louisville
Michigan State
Northwestern
Missouri
UCLA
BYU
Michigan
Notre Dame
Clemson
Comment: A feverish Death Valley will help Clemson prevail in a Top 5 matchup.

Matt Daniels, The News-Gazette (51-19 overall, 5-5 last week)
Wisconsin
Louisville
Michigan State
Northwestern
Missouri
UCLA
Houston
Michigan
Notre Dame
Florida State
Comment: Need to rally after a disappointing week last Saturday. So much that I’m picking Missouri. And Notre Dame. And Houston. Against my better judgement.

Tim Ditman, WDWS (47-23 overall, 6-4 last week)
Wisconsin
Louisville
Michigan State
Northwestern
Missouri
UCLA
Houston
Michigan
Notre Dame
Clemson
Comment: Illini may look snazzy with all orange uniforms on Saturday, but Badgers eat carrots.

Marcus Jackson, The News-Gazette (50-20 overall, 7-3 last week)
Wisconsin
Louisville
Michigan State
Northwestern
Florida
Stanford
BYU
Michigan
USC
Florida State
Comment: Most folks are probably going to ride with Notre Dame at home, but USC is a loose, confident bunch with Ed Orgeron calling the shots.

Steve Kelly, WDWS (54-16 overall, 7-3 last week)
Wisconsin
Louisville
Michigan State
Northwestern
Florida
Stanford
BYU
Michigan
Notre Dame
Clemson
Comment: I’m not sold on Mizzou yet. Beat the Gators and I might be.

Kurt Kittner, WDWS (49-21 overall, 5-5 last week)
Wisconsin
Louisville
Michigan State
Northwestern
Florida
Stanford
BYU
Michigan
Notre Dame
Clemson
Comment: Great atmosphere in Champaign, but the Badgers are too much for the Illini.

Martin O’Donnell, WDWS (53-17 overall, 6-4 last week)
Illinois
Louisville
Michigan State
Northwestern
Missouri
Stanford
BYU
Michigan
Notre Dame
Clemson
Comment: I’ll be watching Indiana-Michigan closely. If Kevin Wilson and the Hoosiers can pull an upset, he’ll be a hot name when the coaching carousel kicks into gear.
 

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