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The Spun's 2018 College Football Staff Picks: Week 3

The Spun's Week 3 staff picks.

College Football Week 3 is coming up soon. As has happened a few years in a row, big games are being cancelled or postponed due to hurricane season.

The Carolinas are expected to be hit hard by Hurricane Florence. NC State-West Virginia, a prominent game featuring star quarterback Will Grier, has already been cancelled. ECU isn't heading up to Blacksburg to play Virginia Tech, and UVA's game against Ohio is being moved to Nashville.

There are still plenty of games set to go down this weekend though.

Among the biggest match-ups on Saturday: No. 7 Auburn hosts No. 12 LSU, No. 17 Boise State travels to Stillwater to face No. 24 Oklahoma State, No. 1 Alabama is at Ole Miss for its SEC opener, No. 4 Ohio State heads to Arlington to face No. 15 TCU, and No. 22 USC is on the road to face Texas.

Through two weeks, things are very tight. Only five picks separate the entire The Spun staff in our weekly picks contest.

After Week 2, here are The Spun's staff pick standings.

1.

Dan Lyons

91-17

2.

Steve Driscoll

90-18

3.

Matt Lombardi

89-19

4.

Andrew McCarty

88-20

5.

Chris Rosvoglou

87-21

T-6.

Andrew Holleran

86-22

T-6.

Matt Hladik

86-22

Here are our picks for the upcoming week. We choose every game involving a Power Five/Top 25 team.

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Game

Lombardi

Holleran

Lyons

Hladik

Driscoll

McCarty

Rosvoglou

Boston College at Wake Forest

5 Oklahoma at Iowa State

Kent State at 11 Penn State

21 Miami at Toledo

Florida State at Syracuse

Troy at Nebraska

Rutgers at Kansas

Ball State at Indiana

Temple at Maryland

Murray State at Kentucky

UTEP at Tennessee

Georgia Tech at Pitt

UC Davis at 9 Stanford

Vanderbilt at 8 Notre Dame

Georgia State at 2 Clemson

BYU at 6 Wisconsin

12 LSU at 7 Auburn

17 Boise State at 24 Oklahoma State

SMU at 19 Michigan

South Florida at Illinois (in Chicago)

Duke at Baylor

Miami (OH) at Minnesota

UTSA at Kansas State

Colorado State at Florida

North Texas at Arkansas

Houston at Texas Tech

Ohio vs. Virginia (in Nashville)

San Jose State at 20 Oregon

New Hampshire at Colorado

Idaho State at Cal

1 Alabama at Ole Miss

Oregon State at Nevada

Middle Tennessee at 3 Georgia

Louisiana-Lafayette at 16 Mississippi State

UL Monroe at Texas A&M

Missouri at Purdue

Northern Iowa at Iowa

Akron at Northwestern

Western Kentucky at Louisville

4 Ohio State at 15 TCU (in Arlington)

22 USC at Texas

Eastern Washington at Washington State

10 Washington at Utah

23 Arizona State at San Diego State

Fresno State at UCLA

Southern Utah at Arizona

Season Record

89-19

86-22

91-17

86-22

90-18

88-20

87-21