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College Football Week 1 Picks


If you haven’t seen my conference-by-conference season preview, you can read it here.

Here are my picks for week 1.

Ole Miss -10 over Boise State (Thursday night game)

I don’t want to be that guy, but Boise might be done. They weren’t very good last season, not only by Boise standards, but even by Mountain West standards. At least they had the smarts to drop out of the Big East, so that gives them at least one big win. As for this game, all signs point to an Ole Miss victory. The Rebels should be improved from last season, when they were a pretty good team. Bo Wallace made a name for himself, and after being SEC-tested, he should have a field day against a Mountain West foe. Continue reading

Season Preview and Week 1 Lines: Take the Points Podcast


We’re back! Tom and Dan return for an all-new Take the Points podcast. Today, we preview the 2014 college football season, including breakdowns for all of the major conferences, and discussions of some of the biggest teams around the country, including Auburn, Alabama, Florida State, LSU, USC, Oregon, Florida, Oklahoma, Baylor, TCU, Penn State and a whole lot more. Dan also discusses his offseason, non-football betting practices, and we talk about why the 4-team playoff is a great thing for college football.

Listen here or subscribe to the Take the Points College Football Podcast on iTunes.