Colin's College Football Locks
Colin Cowherd gives his locks of the year for the 2008 college football season.
Updated: November 18, 2008, 5:42 PM ETThe Herd on ESPNRadio.com
Colin does it ever year. Here are the Herd's college football locks of the year. (Colin's pick to win or cover is in bold):
Also, be sure to check out Colin's 2008 Wheel of Genius picks.
|West Virginia at Colorado||Colorado's third straight home game.They play an easy game the week before against my alma mater (Eastern Washington), and this game kick starts a four-game stretch that's tough for Colorado, and they've got to win the first game. It's a night game out west -- tough for the Mountaineers. Take the Buffalos to win.|
|Notre Dame at Michigan State||Notre Dame will sell the farm on Michigan the week before. Michigan State returns a very good QB. Michigan State has a great head coach in Mark Dantonio, and the Spartans play their best games against the biggest opponents. Michigan State beats Notre Dame soundly.|
|Alabama at Clemson||Clemson is worth two blown games every year. Nick Saban is great when he gets time, and he's got a whole offseason to prepare for this opener. Clemson loses to Alabama despite being at home.|
|Missouri at Texas||Huge trap game for Texas. Texas is coming off their big game with Oklahoma. Missouri faces a non-rival the week before and totally zones in on Texas. Missouri beats Texas handily in Austin.|
|LSU at South Carolina||The week before LSU is at Florida, the week after -- at Georgia. Spurrier faces Kentucky the week before. LSU is a sitting duck and struggled with South Carolina last year. LSU has QB issues and the Gamecocks will be better at home next year.|