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Week 8 2013: Results are in, picks are graded, and oh no what happened?

Week 8 was pretty mundane if you ask me.  I’m sure that you, just like myself, made the following predictions for last week: Tennessee over S.Carolina, Vanderbilt over Georgia, Mizzou over Florida, Auburn over Texas A&M, UCF over Louisville, and Ole Miss over LSU.  We all probably also picked FSU over Clemson, Notre Dame over USC, Stanford over UCLA, and Minnesota over Northwestern.  Now I’m not here to point fingers, but below you may find a handful of people who did NOT make these obvious picks.

Needless to say, it was a rough week for our posse of expert analysts.  First off, let’s get the good performances out of the way.  Brad Edwards went 3-1, as did Lou Holtz and Trevor Matich.  Pat Forde had a decent week at 22-8.  Herbie went 7-4, and Lee Corso went 6-3 nailing the headgear pick with FSU over Clemson.  Jennifer came in with a solid 8-4 record this week.  The winner this week by default goes to Desmond Howard, who came in at 6-1 basically by the chance that he only picked 1 SEC game.  Congratulations Desmond.  Bill Murray went 5-4 but put on a delightful performance.

Now let’s move on to this week’s real news.  A handful of others tanked hard.  David Pollack went 2-3.  Todd McShay went 3-3, but missed TWO upset specials.  Mel Kiper Jr. went 2-3.  You would think Dari Nowkhah and Jason Sehorn would be this week’s co-losers at 3-8.  However this week we had a performance for the ages.  I hope you remember this day and tell your grandchildren about the week that Robert Smith, last year’s bowl pick’em champion, put up an amazing 0-9 performance.  I don’t recall ever seeing something like that in all of the years I’ve been doing this.  It somehow seems harder than going 9-0.  Whatever it was, it was impressive.

Check below to see how your favorite (or most hated) personality did this week.

Mike Bellotti: 1-1
RIGHT Oregon over Wash St
WRONG Clemson over FSU

Paul Finebaum: 1-1
Tamu over auburn
Mizzou over Florida

Robert Smith: 0-9
WRONG Clemson over FSU
WRONG Tamu over auburn
WRONG Louisville over ucf
WRONG Ucla over Stanford
WRONG Florida over mizzou
WRONG USC over ND
WRONG LSU over ole miss
WRONG S.Carolina over Tennessee
WRONG Georgia over Vandy

Brad Edwards: 3-1
WRONG USC over ND (upset special)
RIGHT Oregon over Wash St
RIGHT Ohio St over Iowa
RIGHT Fsu over Clemson

Mark Schlabach: 1-0
RIGHT Wake Forest over Maryland (upset special)

Skip Bayless: 0-1
WRONG Clemson over FSU

Brian Griese: 3-0
RIGHT FSU over Clemson
RIGHT Mizzou over Florida
RIGHT Stanford over UCLA

Lou Holtz: 3-1
RIGHT ND over USC
WRONG Florida over Mizzou
RIGHT Stanford over UCLA
RIGHT FSU over Clemson

Mark May: 3-2
WRONG USC over ND
RIGHT Mizzou over Florida
WRONG UCLA over Stanford
RIGHT FSU over Clemson
RIGHT Auburn over TAMU

Colin Cowherd: 6-6
WRONG S.Carolina over Tennessee
WRONG Georgia over Vandy
WRONG Florida over Mizzou
WRONG TAMU over Auburn
RIGHT Stanford over UCLA
WRONG Wash over Ariz St
RIGHT Bama over Arkansas
WRONG LSU over Ole Miss
RIGHT ND over USC
RIGHT FSU over Clemson
RIGHT Wisconsin over Illinois
RIGHT Oregon over Wash St

Ivan Maisel: 1-1
RIGHT Oregon St over Cal
WRONG Clemson over fsu

Trevor Matich: 3-1
RIGHT Bama over Arkansas
RIGHT Oregon over Wash St
RIGHT Ohio St over Iowa
WRONG Clemson over fsu

Ryen Russillo: 1-0
RIGHT Fsu over Clemson

Pat Forde: 22-8
WRONG Louisville over UCF
RIGHT FSU over Clemson
WRONG WVU over TTU
RIGHT OU over Kansas
RIGHT Mizzou over Florida
RIGHT Okla St over TCU
RIGHT Wisconsin over Illinois
RIGHT Michigan over Indiana
WRONG NW over Minnesota
RIGHT Ohio St over Iowa
RIGHT NIU over C.Mich
RIGHT Akron over Miami OH
RIGHT Arizona over Utah
RIGHT Ariz St over Washington
RIGHT Oreg St over Cal
RIGHT Oregon over Wash St
RIGHT Stanford over UCLA
WRONG S.Carolina over Tennessee
WRONG Georgia over Vandy
WRONG BAma over Arkansas
RIGHT LSU over Ole Miss
RIGHT Baylor over Iowa St
RIGHT BYU over Houston
WRONG TAMU over Auburn
RIGHT Fresno St over UNLV
WRONG Wyoming over CSU
RIGHT Cinci over UConn
RIGHT SMU over Memphis
RIGHT Notre Dame over USC
RIGHT Buffalo over UMass

Jason Sehorn: 3-8
WRONG Louisville over UCF
WRONG USC over ND
RIGHT Okla St over TCU
WRONG Georgia over Vandy
WRONG LSU over ole miss
WRONG Washington over Ariz St
WRONG Florida over Mizzou
RIGHT Auburn over TAMU
WRONG Ucla over Stanford
RIGHT Fsu over Clemson
WRONG S.Carolina over Tennessee

Dari Nowkhah: 3-8
WRONG Louisville over UCF
WRONG TCU over Okla St
WRONG Georgia over Vandy
WRONG LSU over ole miss
RIGHT Ariz St over Washington
WRONG Clemson over FSU
WRONG UCLA over Stanford
WRONG Florida over Mizzou
WRONG TAMU over Auburn
RIGHT Notre Dame over USC
RIGHT Oregon over Wash St

Mel Kiper Jr.: 2-3
RIGHT FSU over Clemson
WRONG UCLA over Stanford
WRONG Florida over Mizzou
WRONG TAMU over Auburn
RIGHT Notre Dame over USC

Todd McShay: 3-3
RIGHT FSU over Clemson
WRONG TAMU over Auburn
RIGHT Mizzou over Florida
RIGHT Stanford over UCLA
WRONG WVU over TTU (upset special)
WRONG Utah over Arizona (upset special #2)

Chris Fowler: 1-0
RIGHT Baylor over Iowa St

David Pollack: 2-3
RIGHT TTU over WVU
RIGHT Okla St over TCU
WRONG LSU over Ole Miss
WRONG Florida over Mizzou
WRONG Clemson over fsu

Desmond Howard: 6-1
RIGHT TTU over WVU
RIGHT Okla St over TCU
RIGHT Ohio St over Iowa
RIGHT Notre Dame over USC
WRONG TAMU over Auburn
RIGHT Stanford over UCLA
RIGHT FSU over Clemson

Kirk Herbstreit: 7-4
RIGHT Bama over Arkansas
WRONG WVU over TTU
RIGHT Okla St over TCU
RIGHT Ohio St over Iowa
RIGHT Notre Dame over USC
WRONG TAMU over Auburn
RIGHT Akron over Miami OH
RIGHT Mizzou over Florida
RIGHT BYU over Houston
WRONG Washington over Ariz St
WRONG UCLA over Stanford

Lee Corso: 6-3
WRONG USC over Notre Dame
WRONG TAMU over Auburn
RIGHT Akron over Miami OH
RIGHT Mizzou over Florida
RIGHT BYU over Houston
RIGHT Ariz St over Washington
RIGHT Stanford over UCLA
WRONG WVU over TTU
RIGHT FSU over Clemson (headgear pick)

Bill Murray: 5-4
RIGHT Akron over Miami OH
WRONG Florida over Mizzou
RIGHT BYU over Houston
RIGHT Notre Dame over USC
WRONG Washington over Ariz St
WRONG UCLA over Stanford
RIGHT TTU over WVU
RIGHT Arizona over Utah
WRONG Clemson over FSU

Jennifer’s Picks: 8-4
RIGHT Okla St over TCU
WRONG WVU over TTU
RIGHT Ohio St over Iowa
RIGHT Notre Dame over USC
WRONG TAMU over Auburn
RIGHT Akron over Miami OH
RIGHT Mizzou over Florida
RIGHT Byu over Houston
RIGHT Ariz St over Washington (upset special)
WRONG Ucla over Stanford
WRONG Clemson over FSU
RIGHT Boise st over Nevada

Week 8 2013: SATURDAY MORNING COLLEGE PICKS! #saturdayselections

The “Official Cole’s Gameday Blog Road Show 2013 Week 8 Extravaganza” brought to you by Cole’s Gameday Blog is up and running. We have some picks, and we will have more as the morning goes on. We will be back updating all morning as more picks come in, including Corso’s headgear picks, Dari & Mel, and special guest celebrity picker Bill Murray!

Pat Forde:
Louisville over UCF
FSU over Clemson
WVU over TTU
OU over Kansas
Mizzou over Florida
Okla St over TCU
Wisconsin over Illinois
Michigan over Indiana
NW over Minnesota
Ohio St over Iowa
NIU over C.Mich
Akron over Miami OH
Arizona over Utah
Ariz St over Washington
Oreg St over Cal
Oregon over Wash St
Stanford over UCLA
S.Carolina over Tennessee
Georgia over Vandy
BAma over Arkansas
LSU over Ole Miss
Baylor over Iowa St
BYU over Houston
TAMU over Auburn
Fresno St over UNLV
Wyoming over CSU
Cinci over UConn
SMU over Memphis
Notre Dame over USC
Buffalo over UMass

Dari Nowkhah:
Clemson over FSU
UCLA over Stanford
Florida over Mizzou
TAMU over Auburn
Notre Dame over USC

Mel Kiper Jr.:
FSU over Clemson
UCLA over Stanford
Florida over Mizzou
TAMU over Auburn
Notre Dame over USC

Todd McShay:
FSU over Clemson 35-31
TAMU over Auburn 38-28
Mizzou over Florida 24-20
Stanford over UCLA 31-23
WVU over TTU 34-31 (upset special)
Utah over Arizona 31-28 (upset special #2)

Chris Fowler:
Baylor over Iowa St

David Pollack:
TTU over WVU
Okla St over TCU
LSU over Ole Miss
Florida over Mizzou

Desmond Howard:
TTU over WVU
Okla St over TCU
Ohio St over Iowa
Notre Dame over USC
TAMU over Auburn

Kirk Herbstreit:
Bama over Arkansas
WVU over TTU
Okla St over TCU
Ohio St over Iowa
Notre Dame over USC
TAMU over Auburn
Akron over Miami OH
Mizzou over Florida
BYU over Houston
Washington over Ariz St
UCLA over Stanford

Lee Corso:
USC over Notre Dame
TAMU over Auburn
Akron over Miami OH
Mizzou over Florida
BYU over Houston
Ariz St over Washington
Stanford over UCLA
WVU over TTU
FSU over Clemson (headgear pick)

Bill Murray:
Akron over Miami OH
Florida over Mizzou
BYU over Houston
Notre Dame over USC
Washington over Ariz St
UCLA over Stanford
TTU over WVU
Arizona over Utah
Clemson over FSU

Jennifer’s Picks:
Okla St over TCU
WVU over TTU
Ohio St over Iowa
Notre Dame over USC
TAMU over Auburn
Akron over Miami OH
Mizzou over Florida
Byu over Houston
Ariz St over Washington (upset special)
Ucla over Stanford
Clemson over fsu
Boise st over Nevada