Thursday, August 28, 2008

Footie Picker - Weekend 8/30

This is my second year in a pick 'em league with some friends. Last year I finished in the middle of the pack. Looking for "substantial improvement" this season. Here are the picks for this week in Bold and Gold.


MIAMI (OHIO) 4 Vanderbilt Nope

*GEORGIA 34 Georgia Southern Nope
FLORIDA 34.5 Hawaii Yep
Virginia Tech 9.5 East Carolina (in Charlotte) Nope
MICHIGAN 3.5 Utah Nope
Southern Cal 20 VIRGINIA Yep
AUBURN 26.5 UL Monroe Nope
OLE MISS 8 Memphis Yep
Clemson 5 Alabama (in Atlanta) Yep
Missouri 9 Illinois (in St. Louis) Nope (just missed)



Tennessee 7.5 UCLA Nope - nice one Vols!

5-8 on Week One. I have no idea how I will be able to sustain this proficiency.



Hunker Down said...

Looks like Vandy is making me pay for doubting them. I am ok with that. Go Dores!

Hunker Down said...

NC State may not score all year. But, the S. Carolina defense is pretty good.

Ally said...

I'm with you for the pick of Bama over Clemsux. I haven't sipped of the orange & purple kool-aid just yet.

Note from last night's game: if we don't whip ass at SCUm, we don't deserve the crystal football. My God, they suck.

And, as a homer pick I took Jack State. Boy was that a bad move. Paul Johnson had yech looking better than I expected. A lot better.

Hunker Down said...

I was surprised at how Tech executed in the first game. It will be interesting to see if they execute as well when the competition improves. As a Navy guy, I have paid a lot of attention to the Johnson offense at Navy and when it is humming, it is tough to stop. If/when he gets the ideal players in place, it could become a real concern.

I thought SC's defense looked good, especially at LB and DB/S. They pressured the hel out of the NC State QBs as well. But, NC State is pathetic, so not much of a test for their defense.

Ally said...

Maybe it was just me, but I thought the LBs at SCUm looked slow. Don't get me wrong, I think they're good, but not UGA good.

Hunker Down said...

Slow is relative. If theu looked slow against NC St. then they will look slothlike against UGA. But, I just still have nightmares about Jasper playing sideline to sideline last year and making 100 tackles. So I probably just assume he will be tough again even if he make Jeff Owens look like a flanker.