Life after Jared Goff is going more smoothly than originally anticipated for California. The Bears (3-2, 1-1 Pac-12) made a goal-line stand in the final seconds to upset then-No. 18 Utah 28-23 last weekend.
In terms of entertainment, it'll be tough to top what we saw go down in Week 5 of the college football season. Clemson, Louisville, Wisconsin and Michigan were all involved in some games for the ages. A new contender emerged in the Pacific Northwest, and the ultra-exciting 2016 season rolled on.
The Week 6 edition of college football’s picks against the spread features predictions for some of Saturday’s biggest games, including Tennessee-Texas A&M, Florida State-Miami and Alabama-Arkansas. Additionally, conference matchups such as Washington-Oregon, Texas-Oklahoma and North Carolina-Virginia Tech feature lines or odds that caught our attention for Week 6.
College football’s Week 6 slate kicks off on Wednesday night, as Georgia Southern and Arkansas State meet for a midweek showdown between two of the Sun Belt’s top programs. Thursday night’s action features two Group of 5 conference matchups, with Memphis hosting Temple and Louisiana Tech taking on WKU.
With three matchups between top 10 teams on the schedule heading into this past weekend, we knew we were going to learn a lot more about how this college football season would eventually shake out. We learned that Clemson and Michigan were every bit the contenders that we thought they were.