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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 2

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Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football

Week 2 of the 2017 college football season features several intriguing matchups, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the second weekend of action. Due to the NFL opener, the Week 2 slate features only one game on Thursday night, as Utah State hosts Idaho State. On Friday, Purdue takes on Ohio, Memphis travels to UCF and Oklahoma State hits the road for a trip to Mobile to meet South Alabama. Saturday’s schedule is another busy slate with over 70 contests and several must-see games. Oklahoma-Ohio State, Clemson-Auburn, USC-Stanford and Notre Dame-Georgia headline the top action for Week 2. Additionally, Utah-BYU, Washington State-Boise State and Nebraska-Oregon are three other games to watch on a busy Saturday of matchups.

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College Football Week 2 Predictions


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Idaho State at Utah State (Thursday)

Ohio at Purdue (Friday)

Memphis at UCF (Friday)

Oklahoma State at South Alabama (Friday)

Abilene Christian at Colorado State

Northwestern at Duke

USF at UConn

Buffalo at Army

EKU at Kentucky

Iowa at Iowa State

Charlotte at Kansas State

Towson at Maryland

Cincinnati at Michigan

Louisville at  North Carolina

East Carolina at West Virginia

FAU at Wisconsin

UT Martin at Ole Miss

Jacksonville State at Georgia Tech

Wake Forest at Boston College

Texas State at Colorado

UAB at Ball State

Western Michigan at Michigan State

Austin Peay at Miami (Ohio)

Howard at Kent State

Eastern Illinois at Northern Illinois

Pitt at Penn State

Eastern Michigan at Rutgers

Delaware at Virginia Tech

Savannah State at Appalachian State

Fresno State at Alabama

Villanova at Temple

MTSU at Syracuse

TCU at Arkansas

Old Dominion at UMass

Tulane at Navy

Indiana at Virginia

San Jose State at Texas

Alabama A&M at Vanderbilt

Louisiana at Tulsa

Central Michigan at Kansas

Indiana State at Tennessee

Gardner-Webb at Wyoming

Nebraska at Oregon

Hawaii at UCLA

Weber State at California

Alabama State at Troy

New Hampshire at Georgia Southern

South Dakota at Bowling Green

Marshall at NC State

Arkansas Pine Bluff at Akron

Southern at Southern Miss

North Texas at SMU

UNLV at Idaho

Toledo at Nevada

South Carolina at Missouri

ULM at Florida State

Nicholls at Texas A&M

Chattanooga at LSU

Northern Colorado at Florida

Alcorn State vs. FIU

Mississippi State at Louisiana Tech

UTSA at  Baylor

WKU at Illinois

New Mexico State at New Mexico

Montana at Washington

Rice at UTEP

Minnesota at Oregon State

Utah at BYU

Houston at Arizona

Boise State at Washington State

San Diego State at Arizona State

Oklahoma at Ohio State

Auburn at Clemson

Stanford at USC

Georgia at Notre Dame

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