College Football 2012: Predictions for Every Week 4 Top 25 Game

Predictions for Every Week 4 Top 25 Game

9/19/12 in NCAAF   |   Tyler_Waddell   |   426 respect

Virginia Tech fell from the top 25 after falling to a winless Pitt team; Louisville survived a second-half surge from North Carolina to remain unbeaten; the fans stormed the field three times in Utah's home upset over BYU; Notre Dame became relevant again by dominating Michigan State; USC's flaws were exploited in its fourth loss in a row to Stanford.September 15, 2012; East Lansing, MI, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish quarterback Everett Golson (5) throws a pass during the second half against the Michigan State Spartans at Spartan Stadium. Notre Dame won 20-3. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-US PRESSWIRE

Phew. It was one wild weekend of college football.

But don't loosen up too much — this Saturday holds plenty of significant matchups with conference championship and BCS implications.

Thursday

BYU (2-1) at No. 24 Boise State (1-1), 9 p.m. ET

Broncos 26, Cougars 17


Saturday

Florida Atlantic (1-2) at No. 1 Alabama (3-0), 5 p.m. ET

Crimson Tide 50, Owls 7


No. 2 LSU (3-0) at Auburn (1-2), 7 p.m. ET

LSU 38, Auburn 14


No. 22 Arizona (3-0) at No. 3 Oregon, 10:30 p.m. ET

Ducks 51, Wildcats 24
Sep 15, 2012; Clemson, SC, USA; Clemson Tigers wide receiver Sammy Watkins (2) carries the ball during the second quarter of the game against the Furman Paladins at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joshua S. Kelly-US PRESSWIRE


No. 10 Clemson (3-0) at No. 4 Florida State (3-0), 8 p.m. ET

Tigers 30, Seminoles 28


Vanderbilt (1-2) at No. 5 Georgia (3-0), 7:45 p.m. ET

Bulldogs 37, Commodores 20


No. 15 Kansas State (3-0) at No. 6 Oklahoma (2-0), 7:50 p.m. ET

Sooners 31, Wildcats 21


Missouri (2-1) at No. 7 South Carolina (3-0), 3:30 p.m. ET

Gamecocks 23, Tigers 21


Maryland (2-1) at No. 8 West Virginia (2-0), 12 p.m. ET
September 15, 2012; East Lansing, MI, USA; Notre Dame Fighting Irish offensive linesman Ronnie Stanley (78), defensive end Stephon Tuitt (7), and running back Cierre Wood (20) celebrate after their win at Spartan Stadium. Notre Dame won 20-3. Mandatory Credit: Mike Carter-US PRESSWIRE

Mountaineers 49, Terrapins 22


No. 18 Michigan (2-1) at No. 11 Notre Dame (3-0), 7:30 p.m. ET

Fighting Irish 28, Wolverines 24


California (1-2) at No. 13 USC (2-1), 6 p.m. ET

Trojans 44, Golden Bears 17


Kentucky (1-2) at No. 14 Florida (3-0), 12 p.m. ET

Gators 41, Wildcats 16


Virginia (2-1) at No. 15 TCU (2-0), 12 p.m. ET

Horned Frogs 34, Cavaliers 17


UAB (0-2) at No. 16 Ohio State (3-0), 12 p.m. ET

Buckeyes 48, Blazers 13
September 15, 2012; Pasadena, CA, USA; UCLA Bruins wide receiver Damien Thigpen (25) runs the ball against the Houston Cougars during the game at the Rose Bowl. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE


Oregon State (1-0) at No. 19 UCLA (3-0), 3:30 p.m. ET

Bruins 31, Beavers 20


No. 20 Louisville (3-0) at Florida International (1-2), 7 p.m. ET

Cardinals 35, Golden Panthers 21


Eastern Michigan (0-3) at No. 21 Michigan State (2-1), 3:30 p.m. ET

Spartans 40, Eagles 7


South Alabama (1-2) at No. 23 Mississippi State (3-0), 7 p.m. ET

Bulldogs 41, Jaguars 10


Idaho State (1-1) at No. 25 Nebraska (2-1), 3:30 p.m. ET

Cornhuskers 59, Bengals 13



Last week: 16-5 (76.2 percent)

Overall: 56-11 (83.6 percent)
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9/22/12   |   Scott   |   52008 respect

Clemson/Florida State is going to be a war