The Week 8 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Alabama-Texas A&M, West Virginia-TCU, Wisconsin-Iowa and Arkansas-Auburn.
College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State hosts BYU in a game that can certainly help boost the Broncos' overall resume for the top
Ohio State entered the 2016 with just six returning starters, but the Buckeyes quickly reloaded behind coach Urban Meyer and quarterback J.T. Barrett and hits the midpoint of the year as one of the favorites to win the national title. While the Buckeyes are considered the top team in the Big Ten, there isn't much separation to the No. 2 team - Michigan.
Purdue is the second Power 5 team to make an in-season coaching change in 2016, as Darrell Hazell was fired on Sunday following the Boilermakers loss to Iowa. Hazell came to Purdue after a successful 16-10 stint at Kent State, including an 11-3 record in 2012. However, Hazell was only 9-33 in his tenure with the Boilermakers and never won more than one game in Big Ten play.
The Iowa Hawkeyes will put their school-record eight-game road winning streak on the line this weekend in West Lafayette, Indiana, against a Purdue squad looking to build on the impressive offensive performance genera