Week 2 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

Week 2 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

Week 2

Week 2 College Football Expert Picks & Predictions

CFN Expert Picks & Predictions for the big Week 2 of the college football season.


If there’s an * next to the pick, that means the team will win, but not cover.

Week 2 Expert Picks

INSTRUCTIONS: Make your pick against the spread. For example …
– If you think Colorado State will win -3.5 over Oregon State: Colorado State
– If you think Oregon State will win outright: Oregon State
– If you think Colorado State will win, but NOT cover: Colorado State*

Week 2 TV Schedule, Lines & Predictions
– Week 1 Expert Picks

Week 2 Fearless Predictions & Game Previews 
ACC | Big 12Big Ten | Pac-12SEC
AAC | C-USA | Ind | MAC | MW | Sun Belt

STANDINGS

@Rich Cirminiello, CFN: SU: 21-3  ATS: 11-12-1
@Jeff Feyerer, CFN:  SU: 19-5  ATS: 11-12-1
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: SU: 19-5  ATS: 14-9-1
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: SU: 16-8
@Phil Harrison, CFN: SU: 22-2  ATS: 15-8-1
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: SU: 19-1  ATS: 14-6
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: SU: 17-7 ATS: 11-12-1
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: SU: 20-4 ATS: 13-10-1
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: SU: 146 ATS: 10-10
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: SU: 17-7 ATS: 16-7-1
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive:  SU: 22-2 ATS: 18-5-1
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports:  SU: 19-5  ATS: 13-10-1
Clucko The Chicken: SU: 8-16  ATS: 12-11-1
CONSENSUS PICK: SU: 21-3 ATS: 15-8-1

AGAINST THE SPREAD LOCK PICK OF THE WEEK

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Louisville, ATS Lock: 1-0
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Iowa, ATS Lock: 0-1
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Idaho, ATS Lock: 0-1
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Ohio State, ATS Lock: 0-1
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Clemson, ATS Lock: 1-0
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: San Diego State, ATS Lock: 1-0
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Arizona State, ATS Lock: 1-0
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: USC, ATS Lock: 1-0 
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING, ATS Lock: 0-1
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Georgia, ATS: 1-0
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: West Virginia. ATS: 1-0
Clucko The Chicken: Colorado, ATS Lock: 0-1

Oklahoma State at South Alabama

LINE: Oklahoma State -27.5, o/u: 66.5, 8:00 ESPN2
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Oklahoma State
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Oklahoma State
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Oklahoma State*
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Oklahoma State
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Oklahoma State
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Oklahoma State
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Oklahoma State
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Oklahoma State*
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports:Oklahoma State
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Oklahoma State
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Oklahoma State
Clucko The Chicken: South Alabama
CONSENSUS PICK: Oklahoma State

Ohio at Purdue

LINE: Purdue -4, o/u: 56, 8:00 FS1
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Purdue
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Purdue*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Ohio
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Purdue
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Purdue
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Purdue
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Purdue
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Ohio
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Purdue
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Purdue
Clucko The Chicken: Ohio
CONSENSUS PICK: Purdue


Louisville at North Carolina

LINE: Louisville -8, o/u: 64, 12:00 ESPN
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Louisville
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Louisville*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Louisville
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Louisville*
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: North Carolina
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Louisville
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Louisville*
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: North Carolina
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Louisville
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Louisville
Clucko The Chicken: Louisville

Western Michigan at Michigan State

LINE: Michigan State -7, o/u: 51.5, 3:30 BTN
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Michigan State*
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Michigan State
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Western Michigan
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Michigan State
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Michigan State
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Michigan State*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Michigan State*
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Western Michigan
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Michigan State
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Michigan State
Clucko The Chicken: Michigan State
CONSENSUS PICK: Michigan State

TCU at Arkansas

LINE: TCU -3, o/u: 58, 3:30 CBS
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: TCU
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: TCU
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: TCU
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Arkansas
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Arkansas
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: TCU
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Arkansas
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Arkansas
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Arkansas
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: TCU
Clucko The Chicken: Arkansas
CONSENSUS PICK: Arkansas

Nebraska at Oregon

LINE: Oregon -14, o/u: 70.5, 4:30 FOX
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Oregon
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Oregon*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Oregon*
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Oregon
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Oregon*
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Oregon*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Nebraska
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Nebraska
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Oregon
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Oregon
Clucko The Chicken: Oregon
CONSENSUS PICK: Oregon*


Week 2 Fearless Predictions & Game Previews 
ACC | Big 12Big Ten | Pac-12SEC
AAC | C-USA | Ind | MAC | MW | Sun Belt


Auburn at Clemson

LINE: Clemson -6.5, o/u: 54, 7:00 ESPN
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Auburn
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Clemson*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Auburn
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Clemson
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Clemson
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Clemson
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Clemson*
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Auburn
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Clemson
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Clemson
Clucko The Chicken: Auburn
CONSENSUS PICK: Clemson

South Carolina at Missouri

LINE: Missouri -2.5, o/u: 72, 7:00 ESPN2
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: South Carolina
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Missouri
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: South Carolina
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Missouri
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: South Carolina
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Missouri
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: South Carolina
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: South Carolina
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Missouri
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: South Carolina
Clucko The Chicken: South Carolina
CONSENSUS PICK: South Carolina

Oklahoma at Ohio State

LINE: Ohio State -7.5, o/u: 64.5, 7:30 ABC
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Ohio State*
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Ohio State*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Ohio State
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Ohio State
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Oklahoma
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Ohio State*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Ohio State
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Oklahoma
@Jeremy Simon, BlueGoldSports:
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Ohio State
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Ohio State
Clucko The Chicken: Oklahoma
CONSENSUS PICK: Ohio State*

Georgia at Notre Dame

LINE: Notre Dame -6.5, o/u: 53.5, 7:30 NBC
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Notre Dame
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Notre Dame
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Georgia
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Georgia
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Georgia
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Georgia
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Georgia
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Georgia
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Georgia
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Georgia
Clucko The Chicken: Georgia
CONSENSUS PICK: Georgia

Stanford at USC

LINE: USC -6, o/u: 56, 8:30 FOX
Fearless Prediction & Game

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: USC*
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Stanford
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Stanford
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Stanford
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: USC*
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: USC*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Stanford
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: USC
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: USC
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: USC
Clucko The Chicken: Stanford
CONSENSUS PICK: USC*

Week 2 TV Schedule, Lines & Predictions

Utah at BYU

LINE: PICK, o/u: 47.5, 10:15 ESPN2
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Utah
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Utah
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Utah
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Utah
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: BYU
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Utah
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Utah
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Utah  
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Utah
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: USC
Clucko The Chicken: BYU
CONSENSUS PICK: Utah

Boise State at Washington State

LINE: Washington State -9, o/u: 58.5, 10:30 ESPN
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: Boise State
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: Washington State*
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: Boise State
@Phil Harrison, CFN: Washington State*
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Boise State
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: Washington State*
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Washington State*
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: Boise State
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: Washington State*
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Washington State
Clucko The Chicken: Boise State
CONSENSUS PICK: Washington State*

San Diego State at Arizona State

LINE: Arizona State -3, o/u: 57.5, 11:00 Pac-12
Fearless Prediction & Game Preview 

@Jeff Feyerer, CFN: San Diego State
@Pete Fiutak, CFN: San Diego State
@Jeremy Harper, SunBeltHeat: San Diego State
@Phil Harrison, CFN: San Diego State
@KaraKohlenberg, CFN: Arizona State
@Jeremy Mauss, MWwire.com: San Diego State
@Russ Mitchell, CFN: Arizona State
Keith Stewart, Winners & Whiners: San Diego State
@Crowley Sullivan, CFN: COMING
@Joe Vitale, UGAFootballLive: San Diego State
@Matt Welch, BlueGoldSports: Arizona State
Clucko The Chicken: Arizona State
CONSENSUS PICK: San Diego State

Expert Prognosticators

EXP - Russ Mitchell Russ Mitchell is the lead SEC Columnist and America’s college football radio guest of choice for College Football News. Is always right when it comes to SEC football.

EXP - Phil HarrisonPhil Harrison has been writing for CollegeFootballNews.com for ten years. He is the leading Big Ten featured writer, and can be followed on Twitter @PhilHarrisonCFB.

EXP - CrowleyCrowley Sullivan is a 20-year sports-media veteran having spent ten years at ESPN as a producer, programmer, content creator, business developer, and brand manager.  He now serves a EVP, Planning/GM, Sports for MandtVR, a content creation platform that emphasizes 360 & Virtual Reality initiatives.

EXP - Jeremy SimonJeremy Simon is the owner of BlueGoldSports.com covering West Virginia University. He’s also is a contributor to USA Today Sports, CFN and Athlon Sports.

EXP - Rich CirminielloRich Cirminiello is a CFN lifer, and volunteers as the Director of College Awards for the Maxwell Football Club, which annually honors the premier high school, college and NFL players.

EXP - CluckoClucko the Chicken has been America’s premier poultry prognosticator since winning the 2000 Pro Football Weekly college football confidence pool among 37 entries. Clucko makes picks based on two feed dishes representing each team – or on a coin-flip.

EXP - Fiu 3Pete Fiutak writes a lot of articles about college football stuff for CollegeFootballNews.com, and appears on way, way too many radio shows across the country.

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