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Opinion

September 13, 2013

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Weekly picks

I got 20 wins last week, but they were pretty much on no-brainers. In the eight games that were toss ups, I didn’t fare so well, but I did make out with a winning record. I’m sure this week will be different.

Iowa and Iowa State play Saturday, in case you haven’t heard. Many people are writing off both teams, and rightfully so, but it’s still early and this game could be a catalyst to a better season.

Or it could be just a blip on the radar.

Either way, it’s usually a great game, so sit back and enjoy this early evening matchup.

Like always, feel free to go toe-to-toe with me, and log on to www.clintonherald.com and click on the College Football Sweepstakes. If you do well, you will be in a drawing for a Dick’s Sporting Goods gift certificate.

Last week’s record: 20-5

Overall record: 42-9

This week’s picks

Stanford at Army; Louisville at Kentucky; Akron at Michigan; Tulsa at Oklahoma; UCLA at Nebraska; Virginia Tech at East Caroline; Georgia Tech at West Virginia; Boston College at USC; Alabama at Texas A&M; Tennessee at Oregon; Nevada at Florida State; Stony Brook at Buffalo; Wagner at Syracuse; Ball State at North Texas; Washington at Illinois; Iowa at Iowa State; UCF at Penn State; Kent State at LSU; Mississippi State at Auburn; Massachusetts at Kansas State; Lamar at Oklahoma State; Maryland at Connecticut; Notre Dame at Purdue; Mississippi at Texas; Western Michigan at Northwestern.

Scott Levine is the Associate Editor of the Clinton Herald.

 

 

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