Week 9 College Football Picks, Previews, Schedule

    Week 9 college football picks, previews and schedule. Saturday is highlighted by the rivalry showdown between Florida and Georgia, as well as a top 25 matchup between Notre Dame and Temple.

    October 29, 2015

    College football picks and previews for Week 9. 


    Week 9 of the 2015 college football season is upon us, and it’s highlighted by a primetime showdown on Saturday in Philadelphia between No. 9 Notre Dame and No. 21 Temple. The Owls are looking to stay undefeated, while the Fighting Irish still have their eyes on a possible spot in the College Football Playoff.

    On Thursday in Waco, Texas, No. 5 TCU will try to stay unbeaten as it hosts the explosive West Virginia Mountaineers. Horned Frogs QB Trevone Boykin has thrown 25 touchdowns on the season, and he has TCU in line for a spot in the playoff.

    Another Big 12 team with its sights on the playoff is No. 2 Baylor. The Bears will be without the services of quarterback Seth Russell for the rest of the season. True freshman quarterback Jarrett Stidham is now the man behind center for Baylor.

    In the Southeastern Conference, the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party takes place in Jacksonville, Fla. as the annual rivalry game between No. 11 Florida and Georgia is fought at Everbank Field.

    The complete schedule, as well as the Week 9 college football picks, is listed below. To view the full preview and prediction for each game, click on the respective matchup.

    College Football Schedule


    Note: All game times Eastern.


    Thursday, October 29

    7:00 PM North Carolina at No. 23 Pittsburgh, ESPN, WATCH ESPN
    7:30 PM Buffalo at Miami (OH), ESPN3
    7:30 PM Texas State at Georgia Southern, ESPNU, WATCH ESPN
    7:30 PM West Virginia at No. 5 TCU, Fox Sports 1
    7:30 PM Western Michigan at Eastern Michigan, CBS Sports Network
    10:30 PM Oregon at Arizona State, ESPN, WATCH ESPN


    Friday, October 30

    7:00 PM East Carolina at Connecticut, ESPNU, WATCH ESPN
    7:00 PM Louisville at Wake Forest, ESPN2, WATCH ESPN
    8:00 PM Louisiana Tech at Rice, Fox Sports 1
    10:15 PM Wyoming at Utah State, ESPN2, WATCH ESPN


    Saturday, October 31

    12:00 PM Illinois at Penn State, ESPN2, WATCH ESPN
    12:00 PM Nebraska at Purdue, ESPNU, WATCH ESPN
    12:00 PM No. 19 Ole Miss at Auburn, ESPN, WATCH ESPN
    12:00 PM Rutgers at Wisconsin, Big Ten Network
    12:00 PM South Carolina at Texas A&M, SEC Network
    12:00 PM Syracuse at No. 17 Florida State, ABC, WATCH ESPN
    12:00 PM UCF at Cincinnati, ESPNEWS, WATCH ESPN
    12:00 PM USF at Navy, CBS Sports Network
    12:00 PM Western Kentucky at Old Dominion, Fox Sports Network
    12:30 PM Virginia Tech at Boston College, ACC Network, ESPN3
    1:00 PM UMass at Ball State, ESPN3
    2:00 PM Central Michigan at Akron, ESPN3
    2:30 PM UTEP at Southern Miss, FCS
    3:00 PM Colorado at No. 24 UCLA, Pac-12 Network
    3:00 PM Georgia Tech at Virginia, RSN, ESPN3
    3:00 PM USC at California, FOX or Fox Sports 1
    3:30 PM Boise State at UNLV, ESPNU, WATCH ESPN
    3:30 PM No. 3 Clemson at NC State, ABC/ESPN, WATCH ESPN
    3:30 PM FIU at FAU, ASN
    3:30 PM No. 11 Florida vs. Georgia, CBS
    3:30 PM Marshall at Charlotte, FSN
    3:30 PM Maryland at No. 10 Iowa, ABC/ESPN2, WATCH ESPN
    3:30 PM No. 14 Oklahoma at Kansas, Fox Sports 1
    3:30 PM No. 12 Oklahoma State at Texas Tech, ESPN, WATCH ESPN
    3:30 PM San Diego State at Colorado State, CBS Sports Network
    3:30 PM Troy at Appalachian State, ESPN3
    4:00 PM Tulsa at SMU, ESPNEWS, WATCH ESPN
    4:00 PM UT Martin at Arkansas, SEC Network, WATCH ESPN
    5:00 PM UL-Monroe at UL-Lafayette, ESPN3
    7:00 PM Georgia State at Arkansas State, ESPN3
    7:00 PM Miami (FL) at No. 22 Duke, ESPNU, WATCH ESPN
    7:00 PM No. 15 Michigan at Minnesota, ESPN, WATCH ESPN
    7:00 PM Oregon State at No. 13 Utah, Pac-12 Network
    7:00 PM Texas at Iowa State, Fox Sports 1
    7:00 PM Tulane at No. 16 Memphis, CBS Sports Network
    7:00 PM UTSA at North Texas, ASN
    7:00 PM Vanderbilt at No. 18 Houston, ESPN2, WATCH ESPN
    7:30 PM Tennessee at Kentucky, SEC Network, WATCH ESPN
    8:00 PM Idaho at New Mexico State, ALT, AggieVision
    8:00 PM No. 9 Notre Dame at No. 21 Temple, ABC, WATCH ESPN
    10:30 PM Air Force at Hawaii, CBS Sports Network
    10:30 PM No. 8 Stanford at Washington State, ESPN, WATCH ESPN
    11:00 PM Arizona at Washington, Fox Sports 1

    College Football Picks & Previews


    Thursday, October 29

    North Carolina at No. 23 Pittsburgh
    West Virginia at No. 5 TCU
    Oregon at Arizona State


    Friday, October 30

    East Carolina at Connecticut
    Louisville at Wake Forest
    Louisiana Tech at Rice
    Wyoming at Utah State


    Saturday, October 31

    Illinois at Penn State
    Nebraska at Purdue
    No. 19 Ole Miss at Auburn
    Rutgers at Wisconsin
    South Carolina at Texas A&M
    Syracuse at No. 17 Florida State
    UCF at Cincinnati
    USF at Navy
    Western Kentucky at Old Dominion
    Virginia Tech at Boston College
    UTEP at Southern Miss
    Colorado at No. 24 UCLA
    Georgia Tech at Virginia
    USC at California
    Boise State at UNLV
    No. 3 Clemson at NC State
    FIU at FAU
    No. 11 Florida vs. Georgia
    Marshall at Charlotte
    Maryland at No. 10 Iowa
    No. 14 Oklahoma at Kansas
    No. 12 Oklahoma State at Texas Tech
    San Diego State at Colorado State
    Tulsa at SMU
    UT Martin at Arkansas
    Miami (FL) at No. 22 Duke
    No. 15 Michigan at Minnesota
    Oregon State at No. 13 Utah
    Texas at Iowa State
    Tulane at No. 16 Memphis
    UTSA at North Texas
    Vanderbilt at No. 18 Houston
    Tennessee at Kentucky
    No. 9 Notre Dame at No. 21 Temple
    Air Force at Hawaii
    No. 8 Stanford at Washington State
    Arizona at Washington

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