Not a bad week last week at 5-2, considering the big games played. Thanks to the zebras for all the help, figuring prominently in the Vanderbilt-Ole Miss, Tennessee-Florida, and LSU-Auburn games. I know they're only human, but there were some egregious miscarriages of justice perpetrated last week. And what's with all of the missed extra points?
Ah well, it should be a slam dunk for the fearless picker this week.
The Citadel at Auburn – A prime chance for the walk-ons of Auburn to try for a scholarship. The little-known rule which allows both schools to agree to run the clock continuously should be invoked for this one. Auburn 58, Citadel 3.
Mississippi State at LSU – How bad is MSU? We won't find out this game, as the Bengals show mercy early and late. LSU 35, MSU 10.
Ole Miss at Wyoming – Ole Miss is favored in the game, but I don't know why. Any team that can only beat Vandy in overtime, and that only by grace of some very questionable calls (by the officials and the Vandy coaching staff) can't be much of a favorite against anybody, especially on the road. Cowboys 21, Rebels 17.
Louisiana Tech at Tennessee – More water-boy excitement. The only question for this game is whether the Great Pumpkin will return to the orange sweatsuit, or continue with the white he wore for Florida. UTK 31, LATECH 7.
Vanderbilt at Navy – Navy won at Vanderbilt last year. Vandy is typical Vandy, 0-2 and looking much the same as last year. Navy is off to its best start in 25 years, and seems to be improved in almost every way. Vandy will need to play flawless ball to have a chance. Seems like a no-brainer (easy for me, a lot of people say I don't have one anyway). Midshipmen outrank Commodores on Saturday 28-17.
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