Southern Football Predictions

ATHENS - Dean Legge makes his weekly picks for the 23 schools in the South.

1. LSU – Not in the BCS Title game yet…
2. Georgia – Bowl possiblities all over the place, but it will be on New Year's...
3. Virginia Tech – In-state battle for shot at ACC title this weekend…
4. Virginia – In-state battle for shot at ACC title this weekend...
5. Florida - Looking like Capital One vs. the Zookers (interesting)...
6. Tennessee – Which UT shows up in Lexington?
7. Auburn – Fear the other hand…
8. Clemson – Another let down for angry Tiger fans…
9. Kentucky – Get the Outback with a win; Music City with a loss…
10. Wake Forest - Beating Vandy in Nashvegas will be tricky...
11. Mississippi State – Are better, and should win the Egg Bowl to get to real bowl game...
12. Florida State – Upset of Gators unlikely…
13. Vanderbilt – Gotta beat Wake for a bowl - even then it's hard...
14. Arkansas – Can hang, but can't beat LSU...
15. Georgia Tech - Have to figure out how to finnally beat Georiga - and that won't be easy...
16. South Carolina – Steve needs a win to assure a bowl, and you don't know which Clemson you get...
17. Alabama - Who had a worse end to the season the Cocks or the Tide? Alabama, you expect that from Carolina...
18. Maryland – Still bored with them...
19. Miami – Game in Chestnut Hill meaningless - Canes are worn out tired...
20. Ole Miss – Need a QB to be a legit program...
21. NC State – Playing much better than in September…
22. North Carolina – What a meaningless game to end the season...
23. Duke – Fought Irish hard and loss - Duke, not only the worst in the South, but also in the Nation...

This week's games:

NOTE: These are last Sunday's lines; some may have moved


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Ole Miss (+6.5) at Mississippi State
Winner straight up – State
Winner with points – State
Comment – Egg Bowl was better on Thanksgiving…

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Arkansas (+12.5) at LSU
Winner straight up – LSU
Winner with points – Arkansas
Comment – That's too many points...

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Maryland (PK) at NC State
Winner straight up – State
Winner with points – State
Comment – I'm taking the better head coach…

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Miami (+15.5) at Boston College
Winner straight up – BC
Winner with points – BC
Comment – I'm taking the better program...

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Tennessee (+3) at Kentucky
Winner straight up – Kentucky
Winner with points – Tennessee
Comment – Cats send Georgia to the Dome…

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Wake Forest (-2) at Vanderbilt
Winner straight up – Vandy
Winner with points – vandy
Comment – Vandy get to a bowl for the first time ever (only kidding)...

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Georgia (-3.5) at Georgia Tech
Winner straight up – Georgia
Winner with points – Georiga
Comment – This line puzzles some...

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Duke (+14) at North Carolina
Winner straight up – Notre Dame
Winner with points – Duke
Comment – Worst two in the South…

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Florida State (+13.5) at Florida
Winner straight up – Florida
Winner with points – Florida State
Comment – Tebow needs a win for the Hiesman...

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Clemson (-3) at South Carolina
Winner straight up – Clemson
Winner with points – Clemson
Comment – Maybe this game should be the Egg Bowl - after all, which two programs lay more than these two?

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Auburn (-6.5) at Alabama
Winner straight up – Auburn
Winner with points – Auburn
Comment – Tide is bad, take Ears and his Tigers…

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LOCK OF THE WEEK
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Arkansas (+12.5) at LSU
Winner with points – Arkansas
Comment – Michgan talk, difficult running backs make this one closer than the desert boys figure…
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Year - Lock of the week: 7 of 15 or 47%
Year – Straight up: 122 out of 170 or 72%
Year – Points: 76 of 153 or 50%


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