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Week 3 2017: #CFB picks are graded; results are in!

Week 3 is in the books and while there were some great games and exciting finishes, the results from our panel of expert pickers and prognosticators wasn’t too great.  Let’s dive right in.

Winners this week were in short supply.  Dusty Dvoracek had a nice week going 3-1 straight up and 4-2 ATS.  Phil Steele went 13-4 straight up but 8-10-1 ATS.  SVP went 5-4 ATS. Andrea Adelson went 9-1 on the week picking ACC games this week, but the slate was easier pickings this week than it was last week when she took the week at 9-1 also.  This week’s win is being credited by our official scorekeeper to Kirk Herbstreit at 9-3 straight up and 1-0 ATS.  He managed to nail the Kentucky over S.Carolina pick, Memphis over UCLA, Vanderbilt over KState, Mississippi State over LSU, and his superdog Purdue+7.  Herbie make sure to keep an eye out because we are sending the golden victory sombrero your way this week!

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Losers this week weren’t in great supply so much as people hanging around .500, but here’s the results.  Chris Doering went 3-4, Bruce Feldman went 5-7, and Booger McFarland went 2-3.  I guess we’ll give it to Bruce Feldman at 5-7.  The sombrero of shame is being sent to his office this week.

Lee Corso was one of this week’s unlucky losers at 5-6; also missing his headgear pick Louisville.  Special guest celebrity Rick Pitino and his buff arms went 6-5 on the week.  @GamedayJen went 6-7 this week, booking her first loss after two hot weeks to start the season.

Everyone else is somewhere in between so check out the full results below to see how your favorite (or most hated) personality did this week.

Lee Corso: 5-6 straight up, 1-0 ATS
WRONG Louisville over Clemson (headgear pick)
WRONG S.Carolina over Kentucky
RIGHT Okla St over Pitt
RIGHT ND over BC
RIGHT Oregon over Wyoming
WRONG UCLA over Memphis
WRONG Stanford over SDSU
WRONG KState over Vanderbilt
WRONG LSU over Miss St
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
RIGHT USC over Texas
RIGHT Cinci+4.5 vs Miami OH (Super Dog Pick)

Kirk Herbstreit: 9-3 straight up, 1-0 ATS
WRONG UCLA over Memphis
RIGHT TCU over SMU
RIGHT Kentucky over S.Carolina
RIGHT Okla St over Pitt
RIGHT ND over BC
RIGHT Oregon over Wyoming
RIGHT Memphis over UCLA
WRONG Stanford over SDSU
RIGHT Vanderbilt over Kstate
RIGHT Miss St over LSU
WRONG Tennessee over Florida
RIGHT USC over Texas
RIGHT Purdue+7 vs Mizzou (Super Dog Pick)

Desmond Howard: 6-6 straight up, 0-1 ATS
RIGHT TCU over SMU
WRONG Stanford over SDSU
WRONG LSU over Miss St
WRONG S.Carolina over Kentucky
RIGHT Okla St over Pitt
RIGHT ND over BC
RIGHT Oregon over Wyoming
WRONG UCLA over Memphis
RIGHT Vanderbilt over KState
WRONG Tennessee over Florida
RIGHT USC over Texas
WRONG Louisville over Clemson
WRONG C.Michigan+9.5 vs Syracuse (Super Dog Pick)

Rick Pitino: 6-5
WRONG S.Carolina over Kentucky
RIGHT Okla St over Pitt
RIGHT ND over BC
RIGHT Oregon over Wyoming
RIGHT Memphis over UCLA
WRONG Stanford over SDSU
RIGHT Vanderbilt over KState
WRONG LSU over Miss St
WRONG Tennessee over Florida
RIGHT USC over Texas
WRONG Louisville over Clemson

@GamedayJen: 6-7
RIGHT Boise St over NM St
RIGHT TCU over SMU
WRONG LSU over Miss St
WRONG S.Carolina over Kentucky
RIGHT Okla St over Pitt
RIGHT ND over BC
WRONG Wyoming over Oregon
WRONG UCLA over Memphis
WRONG Stanford over SDSU
WRONG KState over Vanderbilt
WRONG Tennessee over Florida
RIGHT USC over Texas (closer than the experts think)
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville

David Pollack: 2-0
RIGHT ND over BC
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville

Tim Tebow: 4-3
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville
WRONG Mizzou over Purdue
WRONG Ole Miss over Cal
RIGHT Vanderbilt over KState
WRONG S.Carolina over Kentucky
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
RIGHT Miss St over LSU

Marcus Spears: 4-4
RIGHT Vanderbilt over KState
WRONG Mizzou over Purdue
WRONG Ole Miss over Cal
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
WRONG S.Carolina over Kentucky
WRONG LSU over Miss St
RIGHT Georgia over Samford
RIGHT Alabama over CSU

Paul Finebaum: 4-3
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville
WRONG Mizzou over Purdue
WRONG Ole Miss over Cal
RIGHT Vanderbilt over KState
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
WRONG S.Carolina over Kentucky
RIGHT Miss St over LSU

Andrea Adelson: 9-1
RIGHT Ok St over Pitt
RIGHT Duke over Baylor
RIGHT ND over BC
WRONG Louisville over Clemson
RIGHT Virginia over UConn
RIGHT NC St over Furman
RIGHT Wake Forest over Utah St
RIGHT VT over ECU
RIGHT UNC over Old Dom
RIGHT Syracuse over C.Michigan

Mack Brown: 1-0
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville

Gene Chizik: 2-2
WRONG LSU over Miss St
RIGHT Auburn over Mercer
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
WRONG S.Carolina over Kentucky

Stanford Steve Coughlin: 3-2 straight up, 2-3 ATS, 1-0 ML
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
RIGHT Cinci over Miami OH
WRONG KState over Vanderbilt
1-1 on ESPN Insider straight up
WRONG Louisville+3 vs Clemson
RIGHT Florida-4.5 vs Tennessee
RIGHT Cinci+4.5 vs Miami OH
WRONG Tulane+34 vs Oklahoma
WRONG KState-4 vs Vanderbilt
RIGHT LT ML vs WKU

Colin Cowherd: 1-0
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville (close)

Rece Davis: 1-0 straight up, 1-0 ATS
RIGHT Miss St over LSU
RIGHT Purdue+7 vs Mizzou (Super Dog Pick)

Chris Doering: 3-4
WRONG Mizzou over Purdue
RIGHT Vanderbilt over KState
WRONG Ole Miss over Cal
WRONG S.Carolina over Kentucky
WRONG LSU over Miss St
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
RIGHT Memphis over UCLA

Dusty Dvoracek: 3-1 straight up, 4-2 ATS
RIGHT Okla St over Pitt
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
WRONG KState over Vanderbilt
RIGHT Okla St-12 vs Pitt
WRONG Tulane+36 vs OU
RIGHT Clemson-3 vs Louisville
RIGHT Florida-4.5 vs Tennessee
RIGHT Purdue+7 vs Mizzou
WRONG KState-3.5 vs Vanderbilt

Chris Fallica: 4-3 straight up, 3-6 ATS, 1-0 ML
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
RIGHT Oregon over Wyoming
2-3 straight up on ESPN Insider
WRONG Louisville+3 vs Clemson
RIGHT Florida-4.5 vs Tennessee
WRONG Wyoming+14.5 vs Oregon
RIGHT NM St+7.5 vs Troy (Bear’s Bank)
WRONG UL-Monroe+6.5 vs S.Miss (Bear’s Bank)
RIGHT Miss St+7 vs LSU
WRONG BC+13.5 vs ND
WRONG Wyoming+15 vs Oregon (Bear’s Bank)
RIGHT Kentucky ML vs S.Carolina
0-1 on ESPN Insider ATS

Bruce Feldman: 5-7
WRONG UCLA over Memphis
RIGHT Okla St over Pitt
RIGHT ND over BC
WRONG Tennessee over Florida
RIGHT Wisconsin over BYU
WRONG LSU over Miss St
RIGHT Oregon over Wyoming
WRONG KState over Vanderbilt
WRONG Louisville over Clemson
RIGHT USC over Texas
WRONG Ole Miss over Cal
WRONG Stanford over SDSU

Joey Galloway: 1-0
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville

Danny Kanell: 2-2 straight up, 4-1 ATS
WRONG LSU over Miss St
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville
WRONG Stanford over SDSU
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
RIGHT Miss St+7.5 vs LSU
RIGHT Clemson-3 vs Louisville
RIGHT Texas+15.5 vs USC
WRONG Stanford-8 vs SDSU
RIGHT Florida-4.5 vs Tennessee

Mel Kiper Jr.: 1-0
RIGHT USC over Texas

Joel Klatt: 2-2
RIGHT Okla St over Pitt
WRONG Tennessee over Florida
WRONG Cal over Ole Miss
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville

Matt Leinart: 1-0
RIGHT USC over Texas

Greg McElroy: 2-1
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
WRONG Ole Miss over Cal
RIGHT Auburn over Mercer

Booger McFarland: 2-3
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville
RIGHT Vanderbilt over KState
WRONG LSU over Miss St
WRONG Cal over Ole Miss
WRONG S.Carolina over Kentucky

Dari Nowkhah: 2-2
WRONG Tennessee over Florida
WRONG UCLA over Memphis
RIGHT Purdue over Mizzou
RIGHT Miss St over LSU

Jesse Palmer: 1-0
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville

Jordan Rodgers: 1-1
WRONG LSU over Miss St
RIGHT Georgia over Samford

Ryen Russillo: 1-0 straight up, 4-0 ATS
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville
RIGHT Miss St+8 vs LSU
RIGHT Texas+15.5 vs USC
RIGHT Clemson-3 vs Louisville
RIGHT SDSU+8.5 vs Stanford

Mark Schlabach: 1-0
RIGHT Alabama over CSU

Robert Smith: 1-0
RIGHT USC over Texas

Phil Steele: 13-4 straight up, 8-10-1 ATS
RIGHT Penn St over Georgia St (something around 49-0)
RIGHT Okla St over Pitt (by 7 or so)
WRONG UCLA over Memphis (by a TD or more)
RIGHT Duke over Baylor (by 4-7 points)
WRONG KState over Vanderbilt
WRONG Ole Miss over Cal (by a TD or more)
RIGHT Clemson over Louisville (something like 34-27)
RIGHT USC over Texas (by 3 TD)
RIGHT OU over Tulane (by 30)
RIGHT Michigan over AF
RIGHT Alabama over CSU
WRONG LSU over Miss St
RIGHT Ohio St over Army (48-6)
4-0 on ESPN Insider straight up
RIGHT Penn St-38.5 vs Georgia St
WRONG Pitt+14 vs Okla St
WRONG Oregon St+21 vs Wash St
TIE Baylor+14 vs Duke
WRONG KState-3.5 vs Vanderbilt
WRONG Ole Miss-3.5 vs Cal
RIGHT Clemson-3 vs Louisville
WRONG USC-16.5 vs Texas
WRONG Tulane+34 vs OU
RIGHT Ohio St-30.5 vs Army
WRONG Ohio St-31.5 vs Army
RIGHT Purdue+7 vs Mizzou
WRONG UCLA-3 vs Memphis (best bet)
4-2 ATS on ESPN Insider

Matt Stinchcomb: 3-0
RIGHT TAMU over UL
RIGHT Florida over Tennessee
RIGHT Miss St over LSU

Scott Van Pelt: 5-4
WRONG BC+13 vs ND
RIGHT Kentucky+6.5 vs S.Carolina
RIGHT Memphis+3 vs UCLA
WRONG Old Dom+10 vs UNC
WRONG Pitt+12.5 vs Okla St
WRONG Louisville+3 vs Clemson
RIGHT Miss St+7.5 vs LSU
RIGHT Vanderbilt+4 vs KState
RIGHT SDSU+9 vs Stanford

Dave Wannstedt: 1-0
RIGHT USC over Texas

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Week 3 2017: Saturday morning #CFB picks! #CLEMvsLOU

Good morning everyone and welcome back for some Saturday morning college football action.  We will be updating all morning including the SEC Nation Crew, Phil Steele’s best bets, College Gameday crew, Bear’s Bank, celebrity guests, Corso’s headgear and whoever else we can find along the way.  Check back often for the latest picks from all of your favorite experts.

Lee Corso:
Louisville over Clemson (headgear pick)
S.Carolina over Kentucky
Okla St over Pitt
ND over BC
Oregon over Wyoming
UCLA over Memphis
Stanford over SDSU
KState over Vanderbilt
LSU over Miss St
Florida over Tennessee
USC over Texas
Cinci+4.5 vs Miami OH (Super Dog Pick)

Kirk Herbstreit:
UCLA over Memphis
TCU over SMU
Kentucky over S.Carolina
Okla St over Pitt
ND over BC
Oregon over Wyoming
Memphis over UCLA
Stanford over SDSU
Vanderbilt over Kstate
Miss St over LSU
Tennessee over Florida
USC over Texas
Purdue+7 vs Mizzou (Super Dog Pick)

Desmond Howard:
TCU over SMU
Stanford over SDSU
LSU over Miss St
S.Carolina over Kentucky
Okla St over Pitt
ND over BC
Oregon over Wyoming
UCLA over Memphis
Vanderbilt over KState
Tennessee over Florida
USC over Texas
Louisville over Clemson
C.Michigan+9.5 vs Syracuse (Super Dog Pick)

Rick Pitino:
S.Carolina over Kentucky
Okla St over Pitt
ND over BC
Oregon over Wyoming
Memphis over UCLA
Stanford over SDSU
Vanderbilt over KState
LSU over Miss St
Tennessee over Florida
USC over Texas
Louisville over Clemson

@GamedayJen:
Boise St over NM St
LSU over Miss St
S.Carolina over Kentucky
Okla St over Pitt
ND over BC
Wyoming over Oregon
UCLA over Memphis
Stanford over SDSU
KState over Vanderbilt
LSU over Miss St
Tennessee over Florida
USC over Texas (closer than the experts think)
Clemson over Louisville

David Pollack:
ND over BC
Clemson over Louisville

Chris Fallica: Bear’s Bank picks
Wyoming+15 vs Oregon
NM St+7.5 vs Troy
UL-Monroe+6.5 vs S.Miss

Rece Davis:
Miss St over LSU
Purdue+7 vs Mizzou (Super Dog Pick)

Tim Tebow:
Clemson over Louisville
Mizzou over Purdue
Ole Miss over Cal
Vanderbilt over KState
S.Carolina over Kentucky
Florida over Tennessee
Miss St over LSU

Marcus Spears:
Vanderbilt over KState
Mizzou over Purdue
Ole Miss over Cal
Florida over Tennessee
S.Carolina over Kentucky
LSU over Miss St
Georgia over Samford
Alabama over CSU

Paul Finebaum:
Clemson over Louisville
Mizzou over Purdue
Ole Miss over Cal
Vanderbilt over KState
Florida over Tennessee
S.Carolina over Kentucky
Miss St over LSU

Danny Kanell:
LSU over Miss St
Clemson over Louisville
Stanford over SDSU
Florida over Tennessee
Miss St+7.5 vs LSU
Clemson-3 vs Louisville
Texas+15.5 vs USC
Stanford-8 vs SDSU
Florida-4.5 vs Tennessee

Phil Steele:
Ohio St-31.5 vs Army
Purdue+7 vs Mizzou
UCLA-3 vs Memphis (best bet)

Jesse Palmer:
Clemson over Louisville

Joey Galloway:
Clemson over Louisville

Dusty Dvoracek:
Okla St-12 vs Pitt
Tulane+36 vs OU
Clemson-3 vs Louisville
Florida-4.5 vs Tennessee
Purdue+7 vs Mizzou
KState-3.5 vs Vanderbilt

Dari Nowkhah:
Tennessee over Florida
UCLA over Memphis
Purdue over Mizzou
Miss St over LSU

Mel Kiper Jr.:
USC over Texas

Joel Klatt:
Okla St over Pitt
Tennessee over Florida
Cal over Ole Miss
Clemson over Louisville

Chris Doering:
Mizzou over Purdue
Vanderbilt over KState
Ole Miss over Cal
S.Carolina over Kentucky
LSU over Miss St
Florida over Tennessee
Memphis over UCLA

Andrea Adelson:
Ok St over Pitt
Duke over Baylor
ND over BC
Louisville over Clemson
Virginia over UConn
NC St over Furman
Wake Forest over Utah St
VT over ECU
UNC over Old Dom
Syracuse over C.Michigan