Week 1 Picks

Well, here we are.  Finally.  Week one.  On to the picks…

1) Florida 45, Idaho 6 – Look for the new Gator offense to get off to a good start against the Vandals.

2) Georgia 33, Clemson 28 – Hutson Mason and Todd Gurley get the Dawgs off to a hot start.

3) Kentucky 27, UT-Martin 14 – Mark Stoops gets the Wildcats off to a good start with a not-as-easy-as-it-looks win against the Skyhawks.

4) South Carolina 35, Texas A&M 34 – The post-Johnny Manziel era is off to a losing start for Kevin Sumlin’s Aggies.

5) Tennessee 28, Utah State 27 – This isn’t an easy out for the Volunteers, but then again, there haven’t been a lot of those lately anyway.

6) Vanderbilt 24, Temple 23 – The Derrick Mason regime begins with a win over the Owls.

7) Alabama 27, West Virginia 13 – This game won’t be as close as the score, but the Tide offense will struggle a bit.

8) Auburn 44, Arkansas 28 – Different year, same song for the Hogs.

9) Wisconsin 27, LSU 24 – A tough opener for the Tigers means a tough loss in Houston.

10) Mississippi State 31, Southern Miss 17 – Dan Mullen’s Dogs get an easy win over the Golden Eagles.

11) Boise State 31, Ole Miss 30 – A rough start to the season for Hugh Freeze’s Rebel Black Bears.