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Saturday Game Thread

Will Muschamp leads his resurgent Florida Gators to Athens, GA to take on the other Dawgs in one of two high profile SEC matchups today.


Let's talk football! Some good games on tap today; besides the Pac-12 slate, we have these top-25 match-ups:

Tennessee @ #13 South Carolina

#2 Florida @ #10 Georgia

#14 Texas Tech @ #3 Kansas State

#5 Notre Dame @ #8 Oklahoma

#11 Mississippi State @ #1 Alabama

Cassino's picks:

Georgia +7 vs Florida. Florida's offense is putrid, and though Georgia's defense hasn't been what it was supposed to be, it should still be enough to give UF a tough time. I'm much more comfortable with Aaron Murray then Jeff Driskel.

Arizona State -6.5 vs UCLA. I just think ASU is a much better team, and I'm not holding the Oregon game against them, because Oregon.

Alabama -24 vs Mississippi State. Alabama at home against a Mississippi state team who hasn't played anybody. Yeah. Eddie Lacy and T.J. Yeldon are running roughshod over MSU and Bama's defense is still Bama's defense.

Kansas State -7 vs Texas Tech. I keep not wanting to admit that K-Sate is for real, but I can't get around it any more. I think they roll Tech here and the Collin Klein Heisman machine keeps on churning.

Michigan +2 @ Nebraska. I actually like Michigan straight up here. Nebraska has a tough time defending mobile quarterbacks, so Denard should be a nightmare for them.