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College football week 2: Times staff picks

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer rubs his head during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Indiana, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) NYMS112

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer rubs his head during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Indiana, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Bloomington, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) NYMS112

The Times' college football coverage team makes its picks for week 2 of the college football season:

game time Matt Baker, @MBakerTBimes Martin Fennelly, @mmjfennelly Joey Knight, @TBTimes_Bulls Mike Sherman, @MikeSherman Traci Johnson, @TBHomeTeam Tom Jones, @tomwjones
Against the spread -- 11-9 9-11 7-13 7-13 6-14 6-14
Straight up -- 15-5 14-6 15-5 13-7 15-5 15-5
Upset special -- 0-1 0-1 1-0 1-0 1-0 0-1
Lock of the week -- 1-0 0-1 0-1 1-0 1-0 1-0
USF (-17.5) at UConn 12 p.m. USF 42-20 USF 28-20 USF 52-14 USF 31-14 USF 24-14 USF 31-13
UL-Monroe at FSU (-33.5) 7 p.m. FSU 42-7 FSU 45-7 FSU 48-7 FSU 42-0 FSU 49-7 FSU 48-0
Miami (-13.5) at Ark. St.> >cancelled ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- -----
N. Colo. at UF (no line) 7:30 p.m. UF 31-7 UF 35-21 UF 41-14 UF 27-7 UF 24-10 UF 30-7
Memphis at UCF (-2.5)** 8 p.m. UCF 31-28 UCF 24-23 Memphis 35-25 UCF 27-24 Memphis 35-31 (UPSET) UCF 31-27
Northwestern (-3.5) at Duke 12 p.m. N'western 28-24 N'western 32-26 N'western 38-30 Duke 24-21 Duke 27-24 N'western 27-17
Louisville (-10.5) at UNC 12 p.m. L'ville 38-31 L'ville 37-24 L'ville 45-41 L'ville 42-35 L'ville 37-28 L'ville 35-24
Iowa (-2.5) at Iowa St. 12 p.m. Iowa 21-20 Iowa 21-17 Iowa St. 31-28 (UPSET) Iowa 28-14 Iowa 31-28 Iowa 20-10
TCU at Arkansas (-1.5) 3:30 p.m. TCU 28-20 (UPSET) TCU 23-20 TCU 34-28 Ark. 24-21 TCU 28-27 Ark. 33-21
Pitt at Penn St. (-20.5) 3:30 p.m. Penn St. 35-13 Penn St. 38-20 Penn St. 38-17 (LOCK) Penn St. 42-14 Penn St. 46-24 (LOCK) Penn St 47-14
Fresno St. at Alabama (-43.5) 3:30 p.m. Bama 42-0 Bama 51-10 (LOCK) Bama 49-7 Bama 49-7 (LOCK) Bama 49-7 Bama 41-7
Indiana (-3.5) at Virginia 3:30 p.m. Indiana 28-24 Indiana 30-23 Indiana 30-20 Virginia 27-24 Indiana 28-24 Virginia 23-20
W. Michigan at Michigan St (-8.5) 3:30 p.m. Mich. St. 28-24 Mich St. 25-2 Mich. St. 34-28 Mich. St. 31-14 Mich. St 34-24 Mich. St 34-12
Nebraska at Oregon (-7.5) 4:30 p.m. Oregon 56-45 Oregon 35-28 Oregon 43-30 Oregon 41-35 Neb. 41-37 Oregon 41-31
Auburn at Clemson (-6.5) 7 p.m. Clemson 24-20 Clemson 23-21 Clemson 38-35 Clemson 35-28 Clemson 35-28 Clemson 30-23
South Carolina at Missouri (-4.5) 7 p.m. S. Carolina 42-35 (LOCK) S. Carolina 38-28 S. Carolina 38-28 S. Carolina 24-21 South Carolina 28-27 S. Carolina 28-20
Mississippi St. at La. Tech (-7.5) 7:30 p.m. Miss. St 35-24 Miss St 31-17 Miss. St; 28-27 Miss. St. 27-21 La Tech 34-27 La Tech 30-17
Oklahoma at Ohio St. (7.5) 7:30 p.m. Ohio St. 31-28 Ohio St. 31-27 Ohio St. 31-28 OU 31-28 Ohio St. 35-31 Ohio St. 30-20
Georgia at Notre Dame (-4.5) 7:30 p.m. ND 28-20 ND 28-24 ND 33-17 ND 27-24 ND 38-34 Georgia 27-20 (UPSET)
Stanford at USC (-7.5) 8:30 p.m. USC 31-28 Stanford 43-40 (UPSET) USC 38-35 Stanford 49-45 (UPSET) USC 49-45 USC 35-20
**Friday night game

College football week 2: Times staff picks 09/07/17 [Last modified: Thursday, September 7, 2017 1:55pm]
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