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2017-18 #CFBPlayoff National Championship picks!

Good morning football fans and welcome back.  The time has come for the official GamedayCole.com National Championship megapost of picks and predictions for your review.  I will be updating all day all the way through kickoff with the Gameday crew, SEC Nation, Corso’s headgear, celebrity guests, talking heads, blowhards, trolls and anyone else we can find along the way.  Check back often for the latest picks, predictions and bets!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lee Corso:
Alabama over Georgia (headgear pick)

Desmond Howard:
Alabama over Georgia

David Pollack:
Georgia over Alabama

@GamedayJen:
Alabama over Georgia

Tim Tebow:
Alabama over Georgia

Marcus Spears:
Georgia over Alabama

Paul Finebaum:
Alabama over Georgia

Andrea Adelson: espn.com 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Charles Arbuckle :Mac Attack 1/4/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Skip Bayless: Undisputed 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia 20-10

Mack Brown: ESPNU radio on SiriusXM 1/7/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Gene Chizik:
Alabama to win championship

Stanford Steve Coughlin: Chad & Scooch podcast 1/4/2018
Alabama-4.5 vs Georgia
“Lay the 4.5, throw a ton on the moneyline”, said he got the moneyline at -200
Alabama-3.5 vs Georgia
Alabama-175 vs Georgia
Alabama-4 vs Georgia (BTB 1/5/2017)

Colin Cowherd: Twitter 1/6/2017
Alabama-3 vs Georgia (by a touchdown)

Tim Cowlishaw: dallasnews.com 1/8/2018
Georgia over Alabama 28-24

Heather Dinich: Twitter 1/2/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Chris Doering: espn.com 1/8/2018
Georgia over Alabama

Dusty Dvoracek: espn.com 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Chris Fallica: Chad & Schooch podcast 1/4/2018
Georgia+4.5 vs Alabama (early lean only, no official pick)
Georgia+3.5 vs Alabama (Georgia outright)
Georgia+4 vs Alabama (Bear’s Bank)

Bruce Feldman: si.com
Alabama over Georgia 27-23

Jimbo Fisher:
Georgia over Alabama

Pat Forde: Yahoo.com 1/7/201
Alabama over Georgia 21-20

Joey Galloway: CFB Live 1/8/2018
Georgia over Alabama

Rod Gilmore: espn.com 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Mike Golic: Golic & Wingo 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Brock Huard: espn.com 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Danny Kanell: Off the bench 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia
Alabama-4 vs Georgia

Mel Kiper Jr.: Twitter 1/8/2018
Georgia+4 vs Alabama

Joel Klatt: Bad Radio 1/4/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Jen Lada: espn.com 1/8/2018
Georgia over Alabama

Tom Luginbill: espn.com 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Ivan Maisel: espn.com 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Gus Malzahn:
Alabama over Georgia

Trevor Matich: CFB Live 1/4
Alabama over Georgia 24-17

Greg McElroy: espn.com 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Booger McFarland: CFB Live 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia 21-17

Todd McShay: Championship Drive 1/7/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Brent Musburger: Podcast 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia 30-17

Dari Nowkhah: espn.com 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Jesse Palmer: Championship Drive 1/7/2018
Alabama over Georgia 28-17

Jordan Rodgers: WWLS 1/8/2018
Georgia over Alabama

Mark Schlabach: espn.com 1/8/2018
Georgia over Alabama

Howie Schwab: the Schwab Speak’s podcast
Alabama over Georgia

Stephen A. Smith: Sportscenter 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia

Andy Staples: si.com
Alabama over Georgia 17-13

Phil Steele:
Alabama-3.5 vs Georgia

Clint Stoerner: Twitter 1/4
Alabama over Georgia

Jonathan Vilma: espn.com 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia 20-10

Trey Wingo: Golic & Wingo 1/8/2018
Alabama over Georgia

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2017-18 Bowl Season: #BOWLMANIA picks and ATS plays from Stanford Steve!

UPDATED 12/28 with picks from Behind the Bets:

ND+3.5 vs LSU
Georgia-2 vs OU
Alabama-3 vs Clemson

UPDATED 12/21 WITH PICKS FROM BEHIND THE BETS:

Texas+3 vs Missouri (Texas wins outright)
UVA+2 vs Navy (UVA wins outright)
Mich St+1 vs Wash St
NW-7.5 vs Kentucky
Ohio St-7.5 vs USC (buy it down to 7 if you can)
Iowa St+4ish vs Memphis (didn’t give a line, but Iowa St wins outright)
Miami FL+5.5 vs Wisconsin

You’ve been waiting patiently just like I have, and here are the picks we’ve finally gotten from Stanford Steve Coughlin via the Behind the Bets podcast.  Check out the full podcast for full details and some leans but here are the picks as best as I could track.

USF over TTU (like 41-40)
MTSU+4 vs Ark St (MTSU outright)
TTU+2.5 vs USF
SDSU-7 vs Army
Utah-6.5 vs WVU
KState-2.5 vs UCLA
Miami FL+6.5 vs Wisconsin (early pick)

Week 14 2017: #ChampionshipWeek picks are graded; results are in!

Well ladies and gentlemen, the regular season of our 2017 college football year is in the books (unless you’re like me and know the REAL season ends after Army/Navy).  I don’t know how we got here so fast, but bowl bids are out and it is the most wonderful time of the year.  We will be doing extensive bowl coverage this year as always, but let’s wrap up the regular season first.

Winners in week 14 included Kirk Herbstreit (6-2), David Pollack (4-1), Pat Forde (8-2), Joey Galloway (5-1), Les Miles (4-1), Jesse Palmer (4-2), and Dave Wannstedt (4-0).  Nobody jumped off the page with a big win this week, so we’ll give the official win to one Joseph Galloway at 5-1 on the championship games.

Losers this week included Desmond Howard (4-5), Stanford Steve (1-5 ATS, and his win wasn’t really an official pick he gave out), Danny Kanell (1-4 ATS), Brent Musburger (1-2 ATS), and your boy SVP (2-3 ATS).  We’ll give the loss to Stanford Steve this week on a tough slate of picks, which is a couple of bad weeks in a row after a red hot season.

Coach Corso went 7-2 on the week including his headgear pick Clemson over Miami FL.  Special guest celebrity Luther Campbell had a so-so week at 5-4.  @GamedayJen booked a winner at 6-3.  Everyone else was somewhere in between so check out the full slate below to see how your favorite (or most hated) personality did this week.

Lee Corso: 7-2
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL (headgear pick)
WRONG Arkansas St over Troy
RIGHT FAU over UNT
RIGHT UCF over Memphis
RIGHT Boise St over Fresno St
RIGHT Toledo over Akron
RIGHT OU over TCU
WRONG Wisconsin over Ohio St
RIGHT Georgia over Auburn

Kirk Herbstreit: 6-2
WRONG Arkansas St over Troy
RIGHT FAU over UNT
RIGHT Boise St over Fresno St
RIGHT Toledo over Akron
RIGHT UCF over Memphis
RIGHT OU over TCU
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin
WRONG Auburn over Georgia

Desmond Howard: 4-5
WRONG Memphis over UCF
WRONG Arkansas St over Troy
RIGHT FAU over UNT
RIGHT Boise St over Fresno St
RIGHT Toledo over Akron
WRONG TCU over OU
WRONG Wisconsin over Ohio St
RIGHT Georgia over Auburn
WRONG Miami FL over Clemson

Luther Campbell: 5-4
WRONG Arkansas St over Troy
RIGHT FAU over UNT
WRONG Fresno St over Boise St
RIGHT Toledo over Akron
RIGHT UCF over Memphis
RIGHT OU over TCU
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin
WRONG Auburn over Georgia
WRONG Miami FL over Clemson

@GamedayJen: 6-3
WRONG Arkansas St over Troy
RIGHT FAU over UNT
RIGHT Boise St over Fresno St
RIGHT Toledo over Akron
RIGHT UCF over Memphis
RIGHT OU over TCU
WRONG Wisconsin over Ohio St
WRONG Auburn over Georgia
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL

David Pollack: 4-1
RIGHT Stanford over USC
RIGHT OU over TCU
WRONG Auburn over Georgia
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin

Tim Tebow: 0-1
WRONG Auburn over Georgia

Marcus Spears: 2-0
RIGHT Georgia over Auburn
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin

Greg McElroy: 0-1
WRONG Auburn over Georgia

Paul Finebaum: 1-0
RIGHT Georgia over Auburn

Andrea Adelson: 1-0
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL

Gene Chizik: 1-0
RIGHT Georgia over Auburn

Stanford Steve Coughlin: 3-2 straight up, 1-5 ATS
WRONG Auburn over Georgia
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
WRONG TCU over OU
RIGHT USC over Stanford
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin
WRONG Auburn-2.5 vs Georgia
WRONG Miami FL+9.5 vs Clemson
WRONG USC-3.5 vs Stanford
WRONG TCU+7 vs OU (TCU wins outright)
WRONG Ohio St-6.5 vs Wisconsin (if he had to pick it)
RIGHT UCF vs Memphis over 83ish (the winning team puts up at least 50!)

Colin Cowherd: 3-1
WRONG Wisconsin over Ohio St 26-24
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL (Comfortably)
RIGHT Georgia over Auburn (27-24)
RIGHT OU over TCU

Tim Cowlishaw: 2-1 ATS
RIGHT OU-7 vs TCU
WRONG Miami FL+10 vs Clemson
RIGHT Ohio St-4 vs Wisconsin

Chris Doering: 1-0
RIGHT UGA over Auburn

Chris Fallica: 3-2 straight up, 3-4 ATS
RIGHT FSU over UL-Monroe
WRONG Auburn over Georgia
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
WRONG TCU over OU
WRONG Auburn-2.5 vs Georgia
RIGHT Clemson vs Miami FL under 46.5
WRONG UL-Monroe+27 vs FSU
WRONG Ohio St-6.5 vs Wisconsin (if he had to pick it)
WRONG TCU+7 vs OU (Bear’s Bank)
RIGHT Ohio St-4.5 vs Wisconsin (Bear’s Bank)
RIGHT S.Alabama+10.5 vs NM ST (Bear’s Bank)

Christian Fauria: 0-1
WRONG Auburn over Georgia

Bruce Feldman: 5-3
WRONG Stanford over USC
RIGHT UCF over Memphis
RIGHT Toledo over Akron
RIGHT FAU over UNT
WRONG Auburn over Georgia
WRONG Fresno St over Boise St
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin

Pat Forde: 8-2
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
RIGHT Georgia over Auburn
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin
RIGHT OU over TCU
RIGHT USC over Stanford
RIGHT UCF over Memphis
WRONG Fresno St over Boise St
RIGHT Toledo over Akron
RIGHT FAU over UNT
WRONG Troy over Arkansas St

Joey Galloway: 5-1
RIGHT UCF over Memphis
WRONG Auburn over Georgia
RIGHT OU over TCU
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin
RIGHT USC over Stanford

Mike Golic: 2-0
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
RIGHT OU over TCU

Mike Greenberg: 2-2
RIGHT OU over TCU
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
WRONG Wisconsin over Ohio St
WRONG Auburn over Georgia

Danny Kanell: 2-3 straight up, 1-4 ATS
WRONG Auburn over Georgia (by a touchdown)
WRONG Wisconsin over Ohio St
WRONG Stanford over USC
RIGHT OU over TCU
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
RIGHT Stanford+4 vs USC (Stanford outright)
WRONG TCU+7.5 vs OU
WRONG Auburn-2.5 vs Georgia
WRONG Miami FL+9.5 vs Clemson
WRONG Wisconsin+195 vs Ohio St (Moneyline)

Matt Leinart: 2-2
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
RIGHT OU over TCU
WRONG Auburn over Georgia
WRONG Wisconsin over Ohio St

Les Miles: 4-1
RIGHT USC over Stanford
RIGHT Georgia over Auburn
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
RIGHT OU over TCU
WRONG Wisconsin over Ohio St

Brent Musburger: 1-2 ATS
RIGHT OU-7 vs TCU (OU will LAY THE HAMMER if they get a chance)
WRONG Miami FL+9.5 vs Clemson
WRONG Auburn vs Georgia over 47.5

Jesse Palmer: 4-2
RIGHT UCF over Memphis
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
WRONG Wisconsin over Ohio St
RIGHT OU over TCU
WRONG Auburn over Georgia
RIGHT USC over Stanford

Rufus Peabody: 0-0-1 ATS
PUSH Memphis+7 vs UCF

Jordan Rodgers: 0-1
WRONG Wisconsin over Ohio St

Ryen Russillo: 3-3-1 ATS
RIGHT FSU over UL-Monroe
RIGHT Stanford+4 vs USC
WRONG TCU+7 vs OU
RIGHT Georgia+1.5 vs Auburn
WRONG Miami FL+9.5 vs Clemson
WRONG UNT+11.5 vs FAU
PUSH Wisconsin+6 vs Ohio St
RIGHT FSU-26.5 vs UL-Monroe

Robert Smith: 3-1
RIGHT OU over TCU
WRONG Auburn over Georgia
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin

Scott Spreitzer: 2-0 ATS
RIGHT UCF-6.5 vs Memphis
RIGHT Ohio St vs Wisconsin under 50.5/51

Phil Steele: 10-4 straight up, 6-8 ATS
RIGHT USC over Stanford (by about 10)
RIGHT Toledo over Akron (by 17)
RIGHT OU over TCU (something like 38-27)
WRONG Auburn over Georgia (by a TD)
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin (by 7, no play)
RIGHT FAU over UNT
WRONG Arkansas St over Troy
RIGHT UCF over Memphis (Memphis keeps it closer than expected)
WRONG Georgia Southern over Coastal Carolina (by 3, on the number)
RIGHT NM St over South Alabama
WRONG UMass over FIU
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
RIGHT FSU over UL-Monroe
RIGHT App St over Louisiana
WRONG USC-3.5 vs Stanford
RIGHT Akron+21.5 vs Toledo
WRONG Miami FL+9.5 vs Clemson (he said it’ll get to 10, so wait for 10)
RIGHT OU-7 vs TCU
WRONG Auburn-2.5 vs Georgia
RIGHT UCF vs Memphis over 83
RIGHT Memphis+7.5 vs UCF
RIGHT Idaho+6.5 vs Georgia St
WRONG Louisiana+15 vs App St
WRONG UMass+1.5 vs FIU
WRONG UL-Monroe+27 vs FSU
WRONG Auburn-1.5 vs Georgia
WRONG Ark St PK vs Troy
RIGHT Boise St+8.5 vs Fresno St (Phil said Boise St wins by “only 3” but I think he meant Fresno St, either way he’s taking the points)

Scott Van Pelt: 2-3 ATS
WRONG UNT+12.5 vs FAU
WRONG TCU+7 vs OU
RIGHT Georgia+1 vs Auburn
RIGHT S.Alabama+9.5 vs NM State
WRONG UMass-1 vs FIU

Dave Wannstedt: 4-0
RIGHT Clemson over Miami FL
RIGHT Georgia over Auburn
RIGHT OU over TCU
RIGHT Ohio St over Wisconsin