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

C.J. Stroud, Ohio State Buckeyes Football

College football's Week 8 slate for the 2021 season features 54 games from Wednesday to Saturday, and our NCAA experts are ready with their predictions and picks. The action starts on Wednesday with a Sun Belt showdown between Coastal Carolina and Appalachian State and continues on Thursday and Friday with four games each night. The first wave of contests on Saturday features Cincinnati-Navy, Northwestern-Michigan, Wake Forest-Army, Kansas State-Texas Tech and Syracuse-Virginia Tech. The afternoon slate kicks off with LSU-Ole Miss, Oregon-UCLA, Oklahoma State-Iowa State, Wisconsin-Purdue and Clemson-Pitt. The night slate includes Tennessee-Alabama, San Diego State-Air Force, Nevada-Fresno State, Ohio State-Indiana and USC-Notre Dame for Week 8.

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 8

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Coastal Carolina at Appalachian State (Wed.)

Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina

Coastal Carolina

Tulane at SMU (Thurs.)

SMU

SMU

SMU

Louisiana at Arkansas State (Thurs.)

Louisiana

Louisiana

Louisiana

FAU at Charlotte (Thurs.)

FAU

FAU

FAU

San Jose State at UNLV (Thurs.)

San Jose State

UNLV

San Jose State

Middle Tennessee at UConn (Fri.)

Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee

Memphis at UCF (Fri.)

UCF

Memphis

UCF

Colorado State at Utah State (Fri.)

Colorado State

Colorado State

Colorado State

Washington at Arizona (Fri.)

Washington

Washington

Washington

Cincinnati at Navy

Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Cincinnati

Oklahoma at Kansas

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Oklahoma

Northwestern at Michigan

Michigan

Michigan

Michigan

Illinois at Penn State

Penn State

Penn State

Penn State

Wake Forest at Army

Wake Forest

Wake Forest

Wake Forest

Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Arkansas

Arkansas

Arkansas

Arkansas

UMass at Florida State

Florida State

Florida State

Florida State

Kansas State at Texas Tech

Kansas State

Texas Tech

Kansas State

Eastern Michigan at Bowling Green

Eastern Michigan

Eastern Michigan

Eastern Michigan

Northern Illinois at Central Michigan

Central Michigan

Northern Illinois

Central Michigan

Syracuse at Virginia Tech

Syracuse

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

Kent State at Ohio

Kent State

Kent State

Ohio

Texas State at Georgia State

Georgia State

Georgia State

Georgia State

Wisconsin at Purdue

Wisconsin

Purdue

Wisconsin

Maryland at Minnesota

Minnesota

Minnesota

Maryland

BYU at Washington State

BYU

BYU

BYU

Colorado at California

California

California

California

Rice at UAB

UAB

UAB

UAB

Miami (Ohio) at Ball State

Ball State

Ball State

Miami (Ohio)

Western Michigan at Toledo

Western Michigan

Western Michigan

Toledo

Buffalo at Akron

Buffalo

Buffalo

Buffalo

New Mexico at Wyoming

Wyoming

Wyoming

Wyoming

Boston College at Louisville

Louisville

Louisville

Boston College

Mississippi State at Vanderbilt

Mississippi State

Mississippi State

Mississippi State

East Carolina at Houston

Houston

Houston

Houston

Liberty at North Texas

Liberty

Liberty

Liberty

San Diego State at Air Force

Air Force

San Diego State

San Diego State

UTSA at Louisiana Tech

UTSA

UTSA

UTSA

Nevada at Fresno State

Fresno State

Fresno State

Fresno State

WKU at FIU

WKU

WKU

WKU

Temple at USF

Temple

Temple

Temple

South Alabama at ULM

South Alabama

South Alabama

South Alabama

South Carolina at Texas A&M

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

Texas A&M

NC State at Miami

NC State

NC State

Miami

Georgia Tech at Virginia

Virginia

Virginia

Virginia

New Mexico State at Hawaii

Hawaii

Hawaii

Hawaii

West Virginia at TCU

TCU

TCU

TCU

Utah at Oregon State

Utah

Oregon State

Utah

Clemson at Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

Clemson

Ohio State at Indiana

Ohio State

Ohio State

Ohio State

Tennessee at Alabama

Alabama

Alabama

Alabama

LSU at Ole Miss

Ole Miss

Ole Miss

Ole Miss

USC at Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Oregon at UCLA

UCLA

Oregon

UCLA

Oklahoma State at Iowa State

Iowa State

Iowa State

Iowa State

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