Friday Locks | Week 8

Last week was our best effort to date. Hopefully we can build on it as Week 8 of the college football season approaches. Hit us up in the comments to let us know where you agree and disagree with the picks.

Last Week’s Picks

This Week’s Picks


SMU (+3.5) vs. Cincinnati | I think this is going to be a very close game. But, Tanner Mordecai has shown up on the big stage for SMU before. I think he will do it again this weekend.

Ole Miss (+1.5) at LSU | Ole Miss continues to impress each week. I’m not picking against them at this point. I think they win in a close one.

TCU (-3.5) vs. Kansas State | The difference maker in this one will be TCU’s offense. They rank 3rd in the nation in total offense. Kansas State managed to score only 10 points in their last win. They simply won’t be able to keep up with the Horned Frogs.


SMU (+3.5) vs. Cincinnati | The Bearcats are riding a four-game winning streak and the Mustangs are looking to get over .500 on the season. This game is going to feature a lot of offense but look for Cincy to get a crucial stop along the way that will lead them to a narrow victory on the road.

Iowa (+30) at Ohio State | Iowa has no shot at winning this game but the Hawkeye defense is the real deal. Look for them to hang in there through the first half and keep the final score respectable.

Syracuse (+14) at Clemson | If you haven’t bought into Syracuse yet then are you even watching college football? This is a huge road test for the Orange but I’m loving the fact that they’re getting 14 points here.


UCLA (+6) at Oregon | After barely surviving South Alabama in Week 3, the Bruins didn’t exactly scream Top 10, but a month later, here they are. I think they will prove that they deserve to be there by knocking off Oregon in Eugene.

Penn State (-4) vs. Minnesota | Penn State was embarrassed last weekend. The best way to get past that is by rebounding with a big win against a solid team, and I think that’s exactly what happens when they host Minnesota this weekend.

Kansas State (+3.5) at TCU | Spencer Sanders gave the Horned Frogs trouble using his feet last weekend, and I think Adrian Martinez will do the same for Kansas State this weekend. TCU might win but I don’t think it’ll be by more than a touchdown.

Season Results

NameLast WeekOverall
Craig 2-1 11-13

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