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

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College football's Week 2 slate for the 2021 season features 82 games, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 2 slate starts on Friday night with four contests, headlined by Kansas-Coastal Carolina and UTEP-Boise State. The first wave of games on Saturday features a massive showdown between Oregon and Ohio State, as well as Pitt-Tennessee, Illinois-Virginia and Florida-USF. Toledo-Notre Dame, UAB-Georgia, Texas A&M-Colorado, Ball State-Penn State, California-TCU, Air Force-Navy and Iowa-Iowa State top the must-see matchups in the afternoon. The first window of night games includes Texas-Arkansas, Appalachian State-Miami, NC State-Mississippi State, Missouri-Kentucky and Washington-Michigan. Utah-BYU and Stanford-USC headline the late-night window of top games for Week 2.

Each week, Athlon Sports’ editors will pick every game in the FBS ranks. Follow us on Twitter: (@AthlonSports)

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

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Kansas at Coastal Carolina (Fri.)

Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina

North Carolina A&T at Duke (Fri.)

Duke

Duke

Duke

UTEP at Boise State (Fri.)

Boise State

Boise State

Boise State

North Dakota at Utah State (Fri.)

Utah State

Utah State

North Dakota

Illinois at Virginia

Virginia

Virginia

Virginia

WKU at Army

Army

Army

Army

VMI at Kent State

Kent State

Kent State

Kent State

South Carolina at ECU

South Carolina

South Carolina

South Carolina

Kennesaw State at Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech

Youngstown State at Michigan State

Michigan State

Michigan State

Michigan State

Pittsburgh at Tennessee

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

Norfolk State at Wake Forest

Wake Forest

Wake Forest

Wake Forest

Alabama State at Auburn

Auburn

Auburn

Auburn

Miami (Ohio) at Minnesota

Minnesota

Minnesota

Minnesota

Indiana State at Northwestern

Northwestern

Northwestern

Northwestern

Tulsa at Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State

Florida at USF

Florida

Florida

Florida

Wyoming at Northern Illinois

Wyoming

Wyoming

Wyoming

Duquesne at Ohio

Ohio

Ohio

Ohio

Rutgers at Syracuse

Rutgers

Rutgers

Rutgers

Middle Tennessee at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

Toledo at Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Robert Morris at Central Michigan

Central Michigan

Central Michigan

Central Michigan

Purdue at UConn

Purdue

Purdue

Purdue

Temple at Akron

Temple

Temple

Temple

Murray State at Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Georgia Southern at FAU

FAU

FAU

FAU

UAB at Georgia

Georgia

Georgia

Georgia

Boston College at UMass

Boston College

Boston College

Boston College

Air Force at Navy

Air Force

Air Force

Air Force

Ball State at Penn State

Penn State

Penn State

Penn State

Buffalo at Nebraska

Nebraska

Nebraska

Nebraska

Texas A&M vs. Colorado (Denver)

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

South Alabama at Bowling Green

South Alabama

South Alabama

South Alabama

Mercer at Alabama

Alabama

Alabama

Alabama

South Carolina State at Clemson

Clemson

Clemson

Clemson

LIU at West Virginia

West Virginia

West Virginia

West Virginia

Illinois State at Western Michigan

Western Michigan

Western Michigan

Western Michigan

Gardner-Webb at Charlotte

Charlotte

Charlotte

Charlotte

Lamar at UTSA

UTSA

UTSA

UTSA

Portland State at Washington State

Washington State

Washington State

Washington State

NC Central at Marshall

Marshall

Marshall

Marshall

Bethune-Cookman at UCF

UCF

UCF

UCF

Houston at Rice

Houston

Houston

Houston

Texas State at FIU

FIU

FIU

FIU

Eastern Kentucky at Louisville

Louisville

Louisville

Louisville

Appalachian State at Miami

Miami

Miami

Miami

Hampton at Old Dominion

Old Dominion

Old Dominion

Old Dominion

Memphis at Arkansas State

Memphis

Memphis

Memphis

Texas Southern at Baylor

Baylor

Baylor

Baylor

Southern Illinois at Kansas State

Kansas State

Kansas State

Kansas State

Nicholls at Louisiana

Louisiana

Louisiana

Louisiana

Southeastern Louisiana at Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech

NC State at Mississippi State

NC State

NC State

Mississippi State

Western Carolina at Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

North Texas at SMU

SMU

SMU

SMU

Grambling State at Southern Miss

Southern Miss

Southern Miss

Southern Miss

Stephen F. Austin at Texas Tech

Texas Tech

Texas Tech

Texas Tech

Liberty at Troy

Liberty

Liberty

Liberty

Morgan State at Tulane

Tulane

Tulane

Tulane

Eastern Michigan at Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Wisconsin

Wisconsin

New Mexico State at New Mexico

New Mexico

New Mexico

New Mexico

Idaho at Indiana

Indiana

Indiana

Indiana

Howard at Maryland

Maryland

Maryland

Maryland

Georgia State at North Carolina

North Carolina

North Carolina

North Carolina

Austin Peay at Ole Miss

Ole Miss

Ole Miss

Ole Miss

Jacksonville State at Florida State

Florida State

Florida State

Florida State

McNeese at LSU

LSU

LSU

LSU

Vanderbilt at Colorado State

Colorado State

Colorado State

Colorado State

San Diego State at Arizona

Arizona

San Diego State

San Diego State

Cal Poly at Fresno State

Fresno State

Fresno State

Fresno State

UNLV at Arizona State

Arizona State

Arizona State

Arizona State

Idaho State at Nevada

Nevada

Nevada

Nevada

Hawaii at Oregon State

Oregon State

Oregon State

Oregon State

Oregon at Ohio State

Ohio State

Ohio State

Ohio State

Iowa at Iowa State

Iowa

Iowa

Iowa State

Stanford at USC

USC

USC

USC

Washington at Michigan

Michigan

Michigan

Michigan

Utah at BYU

Utah

Utah

Utah

Texas at Arkansas

Texas

Texas

Texas

Missouri at Kentucky

Kentucky

Kentucky

Kentucky

California at TCU

TCU

TCU

TCU

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