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Week 0 2019: First #CFB picks for Saturday morning!

We only have two games starting today, but we couldn’t be more excited.  We have a random spattering of picks since there’s only two games and here are the picks.  We will be back later with College Gameday picks, SEC Nation picks, Bear’s Bank (if applicable) and all that usual stuff you love.

Gene Chizik:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Florida  over  Miami (FL)

Bruce Feldman:

Date Pick
8/24/19 Arizona  -11 vs Hawaii
8/24/19 Florida  -7.5 vs Miami (FL)

Paul Finebaum:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Arizona  over  Hawaii
0 8/24/19 Florida  over  Miami (FL)

Lou Holtz:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Hawaii  over  Arizona
0 8/24/19 Miami (FL)  over  Florida

Brian Jones:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Arizona  over  Hawaii
0 8/24/19 Florida  over  Miami (FL)

Eric Mac Lain:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Florida  over  Miami (FL)

Stewart Mandel:

Date Pick
8/24/19 Hawaii + 11 vs Arizona
8/24/19 Miami (FL) + 7.5 vs Florida

EJ Manuel:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Miami (FL)  over  Florida

Mark May:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Hawaii  over  Arizona
0 8/24/19 Florida  over  Miami (FL)

Aaron Murray:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Hawaii  over  Arizona
0 8/24/19 Florida  over  Miami (FL)

Houston Nutt:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Arizona  over  Hawaii
0 8/24/19 Florida  over  Miami (FL)

Mark Richt:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Miami (FL)  over  Florida

Matt Stinchcomb:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Florida  over  Miami (FL)

Pete Thamel:

Week Date Picks
0 8/24/19 Hawaii  over  Arizona
0 8/24/19 Florida  over  Miami (FL)

Clay Travis:

Pick Raw.Pick Line Opponent
Hawaii vs Arizona Over 70 Over 70 Hawaii
Miami (FL) vs Florida Under 48.5 Under 48.5 Miami (FL)
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2017-18 Season final standings & champion!

Welcome back everyone.  We have been hard at work grading picks and running numbers to come up with the 2017-18 college football season final standings here at GamedayCole.com.  As always, things are subjective when our selection committee makes its final decisions.  We take into account strength of schedule, body of work, the eye test, computer rankings, and various generic metrics when deciding which of our reporters, analysts, pundits and talking heads takes the championship.  Below you will find the full ranking of everyone from this season for your review.

Amongst all of the competitors below, I generally only include those who picked at least 100 games in the running for our championship.  Sorry to those of you who picked less games, but next year maybe try a little harder to get your hot sports takes out there on every game.  I also take into account that some of the competitors below aren’t picking a broad selection of games each week.  I’d like to congratulate Andrea Adelson, who is consistently one of our top competitors, on an outstanding season at 90-30 on the year (75% right).  She is on top of all competitors with at least 100 picks.  However, her weekly picks only involve the ACC conference, so I cannot in good conscience crown her this year’s champion.  I have heard rumblings she may be claiming this championship, and may be planning a parade through her neighborhood, and if so then I will not oppose it.

However, it is with great pleasure (or maybe great pain for a lot of you reading this) that I am proud to announce Kirk Herbstreit as our 2017-18 college football picking champion at 117-49 (70.48% right).  I’m sure this will drive all of you haters crazy, because Kirk probably hates your school the most, but the man put up a great record picking the biggest games of the week each week.  I would also like to recognize Stanford Steve Coughlin for winning our top gambler of the year for picking 54.82% against the spread this year.  He consistently ranks amongst the best when it comes to gambling, so next year make sure to pay attention if you need to pad your wallet.

With all of this now complete, we are going into hibernation for now.  We may be back with some opinion pieces in the offseason, or we may not.  Just make sure you are back next August because we vow to be here rain, sleet or snow to track the best, the worst, the most loved, and most hated personalities when it comes to picking college football games.  Thanks for reading this year.

Straight up Straight up % ATS ATS %
Brett McMurphy 2-0 100.00% 1-2-2 40.00%
Matt Stinchcomb 12-1 92.31%
Dave Wannstedt 12-2 85.71%
Trevor Matich 6-1 85.71%
Dusty Dvoracek 34-6 85.00% 30-26-1 53.51%
Rece Davis 34-6 85.00%
Gene Chizik 40-13 80.00%
Mel Kiper Jr. 4-1 80.00%
Ryen Russillo 8-2 80.00% 21-19-2 52.38%
Robert Smith 10-3 76.92%
Matt Leinart 16-5 76.19%
Andrea Adelson 90-30 75.00%
Jordan Rodgers 12-4 75.00%
Chris Doering 67-23 74.44%
Les Miles 35-13 72.92%
Tim Tebow 59-23 71.95%
Marcus Spears 62-25 71.26%
Kirk Herbstreit 117-49 70.48% 4-13-0 23.53%
Phil Steele 166-70 70.34% 136-160-7 46.04%
David Pollack 47-20 70.15%
Celebrity Guests 99-46 68.28%
Jennifer’s Picks 148-71 67.58%
Paul Finebaum 55-28 66.27%
Jesse Palmer 60-31 65.93%
Lee Corso 118-63 65.19% 11-7-0 61.11%
Stanford Steve Coughlin 58-31 65.17% 61-50-3 54.82%
Chris Fallica 93-52 64.14% 83-83-6 50.00%
Bruce Feldman 128-72 64.00%
Desmond Howard 121-70 63.35% 9-8-0 52.94%
Pat Forde 62-37 62.63%
Colin Cowherd 20-12 62.50% 4-3-1 56.25%
Greg McElroy 35-22 61.40%
Mack Brown 6-4 60.00%
Joey Galloway 53-36 59.55%
Booger McFarland 16-11 59.26%
Mark Schlabach 34-24 58.62%
Dari Nowkhah 17-14 54.84%  13-12  52.00%
Joel Klatt 35-36 49.30%
Danny Kanell 28-34 45.16% 12-10-0 54.55%
Scott Van Pelt 56-47-2 54.29%
Rufus Peabody 29-27-1 51.75%
Season totals 2019-991 67.08% 457-455-25 50.11%

2017-18 #CFBPlayoff picks from SEC Nation crew!

Here’s the official SEC Nation picks from this morning for all of the day’s bowl games including the big playoff games later today.  Enjoy.

Tim Tebow:
Michigan over S.Carolina
LSU over ND
Auburn over UCF
OU over Georgia
Alabama over Clemson

Marcus Spears:
S.Carolina over Michigan
LSU over ND
Auburn over UCF
Georgia over OU
Clemson over Alabama

Greg McElroy:
Michigan over S.Carolina
ND over LSU
Auburn over UCF
Georgia over OU
Alabama over Clemson

Paul Finebaum:
S.Carolina over Michigan
LSU over ND
Auburn over UCF
Georgia over OU
Alabama over Clemson

Chris Doering:
Alabama over Clemson
Georgia over OU

Matt Stinchcomb:
Alabama over Clemson
Georgia over OU