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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 9

Predictions for every FBS game in Week 9
College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 9

College football's Week 9 slate for the 2020 season features 43 games, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 9 action begins on Thursday, Oct. 29 with South Alabama taking on Georgia Southern and Colorado State visiting Fresno State. Three matchups - Minnesota at Maryland, East Carolina at Tulsa and Hawaii at Wyoming - take place on Friday. Saturday's slate begins with a handful of games in the Noon ET window.

College Fantasy Football: Week 9 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 31) Games

Let our fantasy experts help you pick a great college fantasy football lineup
College Fantasy Football: Week 9 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 31) Games

Week 9 of the 2020 college football season continues on Saturday, Oct. 31. 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 13 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the Noon ET slate on Saturday, including Georgia-Kentucky, Texas-Oklahoma State, Boston College-Clemson, Memphis-Cincinnati, Michigan State-Michigan and LSU-Auburn.

College Football Week 9 2020 Schedule

Complete Week 9 schedule for the 2020 college football season
College Football Week 9 2020 Schedule

College football's 2020 season is underway, and action is set to continue into Week 9 with a busy slate of matchups. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Week 9 slate is lighter than usual. However, the schedule is deeper than it was at the start of the year, as the Big Ten and Mountain West have joined the weekly slate. Week 9 features 43 matchups, and the action begins on Thursday night with South Alabama visiting Georgia Southern and Colorado State travel to Fresno State.

2021 NFL Draft: College Football Players Leaving Early for NFL

These college football players have declared for the 2021 NFL Draft
2021 NFL Draft: College Football Players Leaving Early for NFL

The 2021 NFL Draft is slated to take place in Cleveland, Ohio on April 29-May 1, and due to the COVID-19 pandemic, college football players are already declaring their intent to jump early to the next level. As of Monday, Oct. 26, 43 underclassmen players have already declared for the 2021 NFL Draft and some will not return to college for a fall or spring season. The list of names declared features projected first-round picks in Penn State linebacker Micah Parsons, Miami defensive end Gregory Rousseau and Minnesota receiver Rashod Bateman.

College Football Bowl Projections for 2020-21

Projecting every bowl and playoff games for 2020-21
College Football Bowl Projections for 2020-21

College football's 2020 bowl season is less than two months away, and with eight weeks in the books, it’s never too early to take a peek at the potential matchups this postseason. Clemson, Alabama, Ohio State and Georgia are projected to compete in the CFB Playoff, with the New Year's Six matchups headlined by Notre Dame-Florida in the Orange Bowl and BYU-Oregon in the Fiesta Bowl. 

 

College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2020

Athlon projects the top 25 teams for 2020 after Week 8
College Football Rankings: Top 25 for 2020

Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the amount of games and start of play for all 10 conferences is different. The Big Ten and Mountain West began their 2020 season in Week 8, with the MAC and Pac-12 kicking off in November. While those teams haven't kicked off, they are included in our weekly rankings.

College Football Week 8 Awards

Athlon hands out the awards from the eighth week of action
College Football Week 8 Awards

With the eighth weekend of the 2020 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 8:

 

College Football Week 8 Awards

Offensive Player of the Week: Desmond Ridder, QB, Cincinnati

College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 8)

Ranking the top 25 teams in college football after Week 8
College Football Rankings: NCAAF Top 25 (After Week 8)

Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The eighth weekend of the 2020 season was headlined by the return of the Big Ten, which included Michigan's victory at Minnesota and Ohio State's easy win against Nebraska. Additionally, Week 8 saw Alabama roll over Tennessee, Indiana upset Penn State, Cincinnati knock off SMU and Oklahoma State pick up a huge win against Iowa State.

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 Week 8 slate for the 2020 season features 47 games, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 8 action begins on Thursday, Oct. 22 with Arkansas State visiting Appalachian State. Four matchups - Jacksonville State at FIU, Tulsa at USF, Illinois at Wisconsin and Louisiana at UAB - take place on Friday. Saturday's slate begins with a handful of games in the Noon ET window.

College Fantasy Football: Week 8 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 24) Games

Let our fantasy experts help you pick a great college fantasy football lineup
College Fantasy Football: Week 8 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 24) Games

Week 8 of the 2020 college football season continues on Saturday, Oct. 24. 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 12 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the Noon ET slate on Saturday, including NC State-North Carolina, Virginia Tech-Wake Forest, Auburn-Ole Miss, Alabama-Tennessee, Florida State-Louisville and Oklahoma-TCU.

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