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2018-19 Bowl Season: #BOWLMANIA picks with Greg McElroy!

We have officially entered Bowl Season, and in the tradition of our Bowl Mania forefathers (Jesse Palmer, Todd McShay, Danny Kanell), we are starting things off with the official BOWL MANIA BIG BOARD featuring Greg McElroy this year.  Below you will see the official picks from Greg McElroy with his confidence points.

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Greg McElroy’s picks in chronological order:

Date Picks
1/7/19 Alabama  over  Clemson
1/1/19 Central Florida  over  LSU
1/1/19 Georgia  over  Texas
1/1/19 Mississippi State  over  Iowa
1/1/19 Penn State  over  Kentucky
1/1/19 Ohio State  over  Washington
12/31/18 Cincinnati  over  Virginia Tech
12/31/18 Michigan State  over  Oregon
12/31/18 Missouri  over  Oklahoma State
12/31/18 Texas A&M  over  North Carolina State
12/31/18 Utah  over  Northwestern
12/31/18 Stanford  over  Pittsburgh
12/29/18 Alabama  over  Oklahoma
12/29/18 Nevada  over  Arkansas State
12/29/18 Clemson  over  Notre Dame
12/29/18 Michigan  over  Florida
12/29/18 South Carolina  over  Virginia
12/28/18 Purdue  over  Auburn
12/28/18 Iowa State  over  Washington State
12/28/18 Syracuse  over  West Virginia
12/27/18 Vanderbilt  over  Baylor
12/27/18 Duke  over  Temple
12/27/18 Miami (FL)  over  Wisconsin
12/26/18 Boise State  over  Boston College
12/26/18 TCU  over  California
12/26/18 Georgia Tech  over  Minnesota
12/22/18 Army  over  Houston
12/22/18 Troy  over  Buffalo
12/22/18 Louisiana Tech  over  Hawaii
12/22/18 Wake Forest  over  Memphis
12/21/18 BYU  over  Western Michigan
12/21/18 FIU  over  Toledo
12/20/18 Marshall  over  South Florida
12/19/18 Ohio  over  San Diego State
12/18/18 Alabama-Birmingham  over  Northern Illinois
12/15/18 Appalachian State  over  MTSU
12/15/18 Fresno State  over  Arizona State
12/15/18 Georgia Southern  over  Eastern Michigan
12/15/18 UL Lafayette  over  Tulane
12/15/18 Utah State  over  North Texas
12/15/18 North Carolina A&T  over  Alcorn State

Along with McElroy, we got to enjoy newcomers Emmanuel Acho and Dan Orlovsky with some of their picks:

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Emmanuel Acho:

Date Picks
1/7/19 Clemson  over  TBD
1/1/19 LSU  over  Central Florida
1/1/19 Georgia  over  Texas
1/1/19 Mississippi State  over  Iowa
1/1/19 Penn State  over  Kentucky
1/1/19 Ohio State  over  Washington
12/31/18 Oregon  over  Michigan State
12/31/18 Missouri  over  Oklahoma State
12/31/18 Texas A&M  over  North Carolina State
12/31/18 Utah  over  Northwestern
12/29/18 Alabama  over  Oklahoma
12/29/18 Clemson  over  Notre Dame
12/29/18 Michigan  over  Florida
12/28/18 Purdue  over  Auburn
12/28/18 Washington State  over  Iowa State
12/28/18 Syracuse  over  West Virginia
12/27/18 Wisconsin  over  Miami (FL)

Dan Orlovsky:

Date Picks
1/7/19 Alabama  over  TBD
1/1/19 Central Florida  over  LSU
1/1/19 Georgia  over  Texas
1/1/19 Mississippi State  over  Iowa
1/1/19 Penn State  over  Kentucky
1/1/19 Ohio State  over  Washington
12/31/18 Michigan State  over  Oregon
12/31/18 Missouri  over  Oklahoma State
12/31/18 Utah  over  Northwestern
12/29/18 Alabama  over  Oklahoma
12/29/18 Clemson  over  Notre Dame
12/29/18 Michigan  over  Florida
12/28/18 Purdue  over  Auburn
12/28/18 Iowa State  over  Washington State
12/28/18 West Virginia  over  Syracuse
12/27/18 Wisconsin  over  Miami (FL)

 

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2018-19 Regular season standings!

We have concluded the regular season with the Army/Navy game on Saturday, so I always like to review the standings heading into bowl season.  Here are the current 2018-19 regular season grades on all of the experts, and we look forward to an exciting bowl season to see who will be crowned our 2018-19 champion.

Straight up grades:

percent.correct n.correct n.wrong
Charles.Arbuckle 100% 2 0
Brad.Edwards 100% 5 0
Mike.Golic 100% 2 0
Israel.Gutierrez 100% 1 0
Mel.Kiper.Jr 100% 2 0
Woody.Paige 100% 1 0
Jordan.Rodgers 100% 16 0
Kevin.Carter 88.89% 8 1
Jonathan.Vilma 83.33% 5 1
Brett.McMurphy 79.31% 23 6
Greg.McElroy 78.95% 15 4
Steve.Coughlin 78.67% 59 16
Joey.Galloway 77.14% 27 8
Paul.Finebaum 76.85% 83 25
Chris.Doering 75.81% 47 15
Tim.Tebow 75.81% 47 15
Colin.Cowherd 75% 18 6
Trevor.Matich 75% 9 3
Phil.Steele 73.68% 140 50
Rece.Davis 73.33% 11 4
Matt.Leinart 73.33% 11 4
Les.Miles 73.33% 33 12
Lou.Holtz 73.28% 96 35
Jennifer 72.57% 164 62
Heather.Dinich 71.93% 41 16
Andrea.Adelson 70.89% 112 46
Marcus.Spears 70.15% 47 20
Pat.Forde 70.11% 61 26
Tim.Cowlishaw 69.70% 23 10
David.Pollack 69.39% 34 15
Joel.Klatt 69.05% 29 13
Rick.Neuheisel 68.33% 41 19
Mark.Schlabach 67.92% 36 17
Chris.Low 67.86% 19 9
Chris.Fallica 66.97% 73 36
Dari.Nowkhah 66.67% 14 7
Jesse.Palmer 66.67% 22 11
Adam.Rittenberg 66.67% 22 11
Dave.Wannstedt 66.67% 8 4
Lee.Corso 65.82% 129 67
Kirk.Herbstreit 65.28% 126 67
Celebrity.Guest 65.05% 121 65
Brian.Jones 64.71% 44 24
Dusty.Dvoracek 64.58% 31 17
Pete.Thamel 64.06% 41 23
Bruce.Feldman 62.89% 100 59
Desmond.Howard 62.44% 133 80
Robert.Smith 61.54% 8 5
Aaron.Taylor 61.02% 36 23
Randy.Cross 60.94% 39 25
Houston.Nutt 60.87% 14 9
Mack.Brown 60% 3 2
Scott.Van.Pelt 60% 3 2
Ryan.McGee 59.65% 34 23
Mark.May 58.65% 78 55
Ivan.Maisel 57.89% 33 24
Corso.Headgear 57.14% 8 6
Stewart.Mandel 56.99% 53 40
Gene.Chizik 54.55% 6 5
Danny.Kanell 52.63% 20 18
Skip.Bayless 33.33% 1 2
Bob.Ryan 0% 0 1

ATS Grades:

percent.correct.ats n.correct n.wrong n.tie
doug.kezirian.binary 75% 12 4 0
steve.coughlin.binary 66.89% 49 24 1
dusty.dvoracek.binary 60.56% 43 28 0
brett.mcmurphy.binary 60.19% 32 21 1
phil.steele.binary 59.75% 118 79 3
rufus.peabody.binary 59.52% 37 25 1
jeff.ma.binary 56.45% 35 27 0
rico.bosco.binary 56.25% 35 27 2
scott.spreitzer.binary 55.56% 35 28 0
danny.kanell.binary 54.61% 40 33 3
chris.fallica.binary 52.20% 47 43 1
dave.portnoy.binary 51.72% 44 41 2
pat.forde.binary 50.60% 41 40 2
scott.van.pelt.binary 50% 58 58 2
stewart.mandel.binary 47.83% 43 47 2
dan.katz.binary 46.25% 36 42 2
tim.cowlishaw.binary 45.61% 25 30 2
dari.nowkhah.binary 42.86% 6 8 0
bruce.feldman.binary 41.46% 64 91 3
pete.thamel.binary 40.36% 33 49 1
colin.cowherd.binary 25% 1 3 0

Week 15 2018: College Gameday picks! #ArmyNavy edition

I know the game has actually been played already, but this morning’s edition of College Gameday was centered on THE game of the day: Army/Navy.  The picks still go into the official record, so here they are.  They gave out picks on bowl games as well this morning, so here’s the picks from the show today!

Corso’s Headgear: Navy over Army

Lee Corso:

Date Picks
12/8/18 Navy  over  Army
12/8/18 North Dakota State  over  Colgate
12/15/18 Appalachian State  over  MTSU
12/15/18 Fresno State  over  Arizona State
12/15/18 Georgia Southern  over  Eastern Michigan
12/22/18 Houston  over  Army
12/22/18 Troy  over  Buffalo
12/22/18 Wake Forest  over  Memphis
12/21/18 Toledo  over  FIU
12/18/18 Northern Illinois  over  Alabama-Birmingham

Kirk Herbstreit:

Date Picks
12/8/18 Army  over  Navy
12/8/18 North Dakota State  over  Colgate
12/15/18 MTSU  over  Appalachian State
12/15/18 Eastern Michigan  over  Georgia Southern
12/22/18 Army  over  Houston
12/22/18 Troy  over  Buffalo
12/22/18 Memphis  over  Wake Forest
12/21/18 Toledo  over  FIU
12/18/18 Alabama-Birmingham  over  Northern Illinois

Desmond Howard:

Date Picks
12/8/18 Army  over  Navy
12/8/18 North Dakota State  over  Colgate
12/15/18 Appalachian State  over  MTSU
12/15/18 Arizona State  over  Fresno State
12/15/18 Eastern Michigan  over  Georgia Southern
12/22/18 Army  over  Houston
12/22/18 Buffalo  over  Troy
12/22/18 Memphis  over  Wake Forest

Charles Barkley:

Date Picks
12/8/18 Army  over  Navy
12/8/18 North Dakota State  over  Colgate
12/15/18 Appalachian State  over  MTSU
12/15/18 Arizona State  over  Fresno State
12/15/18 Eastern Michigan  over  Georgia Southern
12/22/18 Army  over  Houston
12/22/18 Troy  over  Buffalo
12/22/18 Memphis  over  Wake Forest
12/21/18 Toledo  over  FIU
12/18/18 Alabama-Birmingham  over  Northern Illinois

Chris Fallica: Bear’s Bank (FIVE GAME CARD special edition!)

Date Pick
12/15/18 MTSU + 7 vs Appalachian State
12/15/18 Eastern Michigan + 1 vs Georgia Southern
12/21/18 FIU + 6 vs Toledo
12/19/18 Ohio  -3 vs San Diego State
12/18/18 Northern Illinois + 2.5 vs Alabama-Birmingham

@GamedayJen:

Date Picks
12/8/18 Army  over  Navy
12/8/18 North Dakota State  over  Colgate

David Pollack:

Date Picks
12/8/18 Army  over  Navy