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College Football Picks: Expert Predictions for Every Game in Week 5

Bryce Young, Alabama Crimson Tide Football

College football's Week 5 slate for the 2021 season features 61 games, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The Week 5 slate starts on Thursday night with Miami hosting Virginia and continues on Friday with three games, including Houston-Tulsa, Iowa-Maryland and BYU-Utah State. The first wave of contests on Saturday features Arkansas-Georgia, Michigan-Wisconsin, Tennessee-Missouri, Texas-TCU, and Cincinnati-Notre Dame. The afternoon slate kicks off with Ole Miss-Alabama, Oregon-Stanford, Oklahoma-Kansas State, Nevada-Boise State, Ohio State-Rutgers and Syracuse-Florida State. The first window of night games includes Florida-Kentucky, Mississippi State-Texas A&M, Baylor-Oklahoma State, Indiana-Penn State and Boston College-Clemson. Auburn-LSU, Washington-Oregon State and Arizona State-UCLA headline the late-night window of top games for Week 5.

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 5

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Virginia at Miami (Thurs.)

Miami

Virginia

Miami

Houston at Tulsa (Fri.)

Houston

Tulsa

Tulsa

Iowa at Maryland (Fri.)

Iowa

Iowa

Maryland

BYU at Utah State (Fri.)

BYU

BYU

BYU

Western Michigan at Buffalo

Western Michigan

Western Michigan

Western Michigan

Pittsburgh at Georgia Tech

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

Toledo at UMass

Toledo

Toledo

Toledo

Duke at North Carolina

North Carolina

North Carolina

North Carolina

Minnesota at Purdue

Purdue

Purdue

Purdue

Memphis at Temple

Memphis

Memphis

Memphis

Charlotte at Illinois

Illinois

Illinois

Illinois

Tennessee at Missouri

Missouri

Missouri

Tennessee

Louisville at Wake Forest

Wake Forest

Wake Forest

Wake Forest

Mississippi State at Texas A&M

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

Appalachian State at Georgia State

Appalachian State

Appalachian State

Appalachian State

USC at Colorado

USC

USC

USC

ULM at Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina

Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois

Eastern Michigan

Eastern Michigan

Northern Illinois

Ohio at Akron

Ohio

Ohio

Ohio

Tulane at East Carolina

Tulane

Tulane

Tulane

FIU at FAU

FAU

FAU

FAU

Syracuse at Florida State

Florida State

Florida State

Florida State

Bowling Green at Kent State

Kent State

Kent State

Kent State

Central Michigan at Miami (Ohio)

Miami (Ohio)

Miami (Ohio)

Central Michigan

UCF at Navy

UCF

UCF

UCF

Ohio State at Rutgers

Ohio State

Ohio State

Ohio State

Troy at South Carolina

South Carolina

South Carolina

Troy

Texas Tech at West Virginia

West Virginia

West Virginia

West Virginia

Nevada at Boise State

Boise State

Boise State

Boise State

Arkansas State at Georgia Southern

Arkansas State

Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern

USF at SMU

SMU

SMU

SMU

Army at Ball State

Army

Army

Army

Washington State at California

California

California

California

Louisiana Tech at NC State

NC State

NC State

NC State

UNLV at UTSA

UTSA

UTSA

UTSA

Southern Miss at Rice

Southern Miss

Southern Miss

Southern Miss

Air Force at New Mexico

Air Force

Air Force

Air Force

Kansas at Iowa State

Iowa State

Iowa State

Iowa State

Marshall at Middle Tennessee

Marshall

Marshall

Marshall

Liberty at UAB

UAB

UAB

Liberty

Boston College at Clemson

Clemson

Clemson

Clemson

Western Kentucky at Michigan State

Michigan State

Michigan State

Michigan State

Northwestern at Nebraska

Nebraska

Nebraska

Nebraska

UConn at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt

Louisiana at South Alabama

Louisiana

Louisiana

Louisiana

Old Dominion at UTEP

UTEP

UTEP

UTEP

Washington at Oregon State

Oregon State

Washington

Oregon State

New Mexico State at San Jose State

San Jose State

San Jose State

San Jose State

Fresno State at Hawaii

Fresno State

Fresno State

Fresno State

Florida at Kentucky

Florida

Florida

Florida

Baylor at Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State

Baylor

Arizona State at UCLA

UCLA

UCLA

Arizona State

Texas at TCU

Texas

Texas

Texas

Indiana at Penn State

Penn State

Penn State

Penn State

Auburn at LSU

LSU

LSU

Auburn

Oregon at Stanford

Oregon

Oregon

Oregon

Cincinnati at Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Cincinnati

Oklahoma at Kansas State

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Michigan at Wisconsin

Michigan

Michigan

Michigan

Ole Miss at Alabama

Alabama

Alabama

Alabama

Arkansas at Georgia

Georgia

Georgia

Georgia

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