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College Football Picks: Predicting Final Scores for Every Game in Week 8

Michigan State eyes yet another win over the Wolverines
College Football Picks: Predicting Final Scores for Every Game in Week 8

The Week 8 edition of picking every game on the college football schedule is highlighted by a huge intrastate battle in the Big Ten; some intriguing showdowns in the Pac-12; and a sneaky good game in the SEC West as Mississippi State travels to LSU. Here is every game on the Week 8 slate:

 

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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 8

Predictions for every FBS game in Week 8
College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 8

College football’s 2018 season continues with a Week 8 slate that features 55 matchups from Thursday night to Saturday, and Athlon Sports is ready with predictions for every contest. Georgia State-Arkansas State kicks off the action on Thursday, with Stanford at Arizona State providing an intriguing Pac-12 matchup later that night. The Mountain West takes center stage on Friday, as Colorado State plays at Boise State and Air Force travels to UNLV. The Saturday slate begins with a huge showdown in the Big Ten between Michigan and Michigan State.

5 Most Chaotic Weekends in College Football History

One weekend can turn the college football season on its ear
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5 Most Chaotic Weekends in College Football History

This past weekend reminded us why we love college football, as eight of the teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll lost. Among the victims were four in the top 10 — No. 2 Georgia, No. 6 West Virginia, No. 7 Washington and No. 8 Penn State.

 

College Fantasy Football: Week 8 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 20) Games

Let our fantasy experts help you pick a great college fantasy football lineup
College Fantasy Football: Week 8 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 20) Games

Week 8 of the 2018 college football season continues on Saturday. That means it’s time to pick your optimal DraftKings college football fantasy lineup. Fortunately, our college football fantasy experts are ready to help. Players from 10 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first Saturday Noon ET games and seven for the 7 p.m. ET window.

 

Here’s what our best Week 8 college fantasy football DFS lineup looks like for Saturday matchups:

 

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Tennessee Volunteers Prediction and Preview

Long-time rivals collide as the Vols host the Crimson Tide on the Third Saturday in October
Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Tennessee Volunteers Prediction and Preview

Neyland Stadium will provide the backdrop for the 101st meeting between the No. 1-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide (7-0, 4-0 SEC) and the Tennessee Volunteers (3-3, 1-2 SEC) in the Third Saturday in October rivalry. Alabama leads the all-time series 55-38-7.

 

Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 8

Is it possible to top last week's outrageous results?
Outrageous College Football Predictions for Week 8

We saw four top-10 teams lose last week, drastically flipping the script on where the 2018 college football season was headed. Heading into Week 8, we are looking at another slate of games with the potential to yield another handful of outrageous outcomes.

 

Can this week's result top last week's in terms of outrageousness? There are five ways I believe it can — with three of them coming in the Big Ten.

10 Surprising College Football Stats to Get You Ready for Week 8

Jim Harbaugh's Michigan teams are just 1-5 in games against Michigan State and Ohio State
10 Surprising College Football Stats to Get You Ready for Week 8

It was an upsetting college football Saturday, especially if you were a ranked team. We have now reached the halfway points of the season, but don't worry there are still plenty of game remaining. Here are 10 statistics to get you ready for Week 8.

 

College Football 2018 Midseason All-America Team

Honoring the top players at the halfway point of the 2018 season
College Football 2018 Midseason All-America Team

With half of the 2018 college football season completed, it’s time to hand out some hardware in the form of midseason All-America selections. This list is likely to look drastically different by December, but the players honored and mentioned below have performed at a high level through the first seven weeks of 2018.

 

Seven-Step Drop: Seven Surprises, Disappointments at the Midway Mark

Oregon's big win over Washington has Justin Herbert and the Ducks in control of the Pac-12 North
Seven-Step Drop: Seven Surprises, Disappointments at the Midway Mark

What an absolutely incredible — and bonkers — week in college football that was to send us firmly into the halfway mark of the regular season. Hard as it is to believe we’re at that point already, but the events of Week 7 certainly reinforced that nothing is given in this sport and everything has to be earned out on that field. All told, four top 10 teams fell and three more had close calls. Five ranked teams wound up losing to unranked foes too.

 

College Football Week 7 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the Week 7 action
College Football Week 7 Awards

With the seventh weekend of the 2018 season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the best of the best and honor some of the top performances. Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the top performers in college football with its weekly awards section. Here’s a look at Athlon Sports’ picks for the offensive, defensive, coordinator, team and freshman from Week 7:

 

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