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College football picks: Predictions for USF-Georgia Tech, Miami-UNC and other week 2 games

Predictions: Here are the Tampa Bay Times’ college football coverage teams picks.

The number of Times pickers selecting USF doubled this week. Two members of our college football coverage team are picking the Bulls, 5.5-point underdogs Saturday at Georgia Tech, to pull off the upset. USF is coming off a devastating home loss to Wisconsin.

Here’s all of our picks:

Away Home Joey Knight, USF Beat Writer Mike Sherman, Deputy Editor-Sports Ernest Hooper, Assistant Sports Editor Matt Baker, College Beat Writer Traci Johnson, Assistant Sports Editor Martin Fennelly, Columnist John Romano, Columnist
USF Ga. Tech (-5.5) USF 42-38 Ga. Tech 27-24 USF 22-19 Ga. Tech 24-21 Ga. Tech 24-21 Ga. Tech 28-27 Ga. Tech 27-21
UL Monroe Florida St. (-21.5) FSU 49-21 FSU 51-14 FSU 42-20 FSU 42-21 FSU 38-21 FSU 24-14 FSU 44-27
Miami (-5.5) North Carolina Miami 24-21 N. Carolina 27-24 Miami 22-20 Miami 21-20 Miami 28-24 N. Carolina 28-24 Miami 24-20
UCF (-10.5) Florida Atlantic UCF 45-34 UCF 38-28 UCF 44-12 UCF 42-20 UCF 48-17 UCF 33-21 UCF 38-21
UT Martin Florida (no line) Florida 42-14 Florida 45-13 Florida 50-0 Florida 56-3 Florida 48-3 Florida 60-7 Florida 49-7
Marshall Boise St. (-11.5) Boise St. 38-20 Boise St. 34-20 Boise St. 33-21 Boise St. 31-17 Boise St. 31-3 Boise St. 38-17 Boise St. 29-14
Cincinnati Ohio St. (-16.5) Ohio St. 37-28 Ohio St. 34-14 Ohio St. 30-21 Ohio St. 35-20 Ohio St. 42-17 Ohio St. 35-21 Ohio St. 31-21
Army Michigan (-23.5) Michigan 31-14 Michigan 31-7 Michigan 40-10 Michigan 35-14 Michigan 38-7 Michigan 42-10 Michigan 44-16
Syracuse (1.5) Maryland Syracuse 38-30 Maryland 31-28 Syracuse 29-16 Syracuse 31-20 Syracuse 28-27 Syracuse 32-20 Maryland 23-21
West Virginia Missouri (-14.5) Missouri 38-33 Missouri 34-28 Missouri 40-30 Missouri 35-21 Missouri 34-21 Missouri 31-28 Missouri 28-24
Vanderbilt Purdue (-7.5) Purdue 24-14 Purdue 28-20 Vandy 24-22 Purdue 28-24 Purdue 21-14 Purdue 17-13 Purdue 19-17
Rutgers Iowa (-19.5) Iowa 35-17 Iowa 30-21 Iowa 33-22 Iowa 35-13 Iowa 28-7 Iowa 35-14 Iowa 30-24
Texas A&M Clemson (-17.5) Clemson 40-28 Clemson 42-21 Clemson 33-30 Clemson 35-24 Clemson 47-37 Clemson 45-35 Clemson 48-24
Nebraska (-4.5) Colorado Nebraska 27-20 Colorado 34-31 Nebraska 19-17 Colorado 35-32 Nebraska 21-17 Nebraska 22-20 Nebraska 20-17
C. Michigan Wisconsin (-35.5) Wisc. 49-14 Wisc. 52-14 Wisc. 55-0 Wisc. 52-3 Wisc. 52-3 Wisc. 45-10 Wisc. 44-17
BYU Tennessee (-3.5) BYU 30-27 BYU 28-21 Tenn 22-17 Tennessee 28-24 BYU 21-10 Tennessee 28-26 BYU 24-23
LSU (-5.5) Texas LSU 28-24 Texas 34-28 Texas 24-21 LSU 31-24 LSU 34-31 Texas 33-30 LSU 30-27
Arkansas Ole Miss (-6.5) Ole Miss 31-24 Ole Miss 31-20 Arkansas 20-19 Ole Miss 28-24 Ole Miss 21-14 Ole Miss 30-20 Ole Miss 23-20
Cal Washington (-14.5) Wash 42-20 Wash 41-24 Wash 30-15 Wash 31-14 Wash 42-28 Wash 48-17 Wash 35-20
Stanford USC (-3.5) Stanford 24-10 Stanford 21-17 Stanford 19-2 Stanford 20-17 Stanford 21-20 Stanford 31-28 Stanford 24-17
Lock of the week Boise St. UCF Cincy UCF Florida Wisconsin Wisconsin
Upset of the week USF Texas Arkansas Stanford BYU Stanford Maryland
Against the spread 5-5 5-5 5-5 4-6 4-6 2-8 1-9
Straight up 8-2 8-2 7-3 9-1 9-1 6-4 7-3
Locks 1-0 0-1 1-0 1-0 1-0 1-0 0-1
Upsets 0-1 1-0 0-1 1-0 1-0 0-1 0-1

Contact Mike Sherman at msherman@tampbay.com. Follow @mikesherman

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