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College Picks

September 28, 2000

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Missouri (plus 34) at No. 1 Nebraska

QB Crouch and mates step it up against fading Tigers. ... NEBRASKA, 49-7.

No. 2 Florida State (minus 281/2) at Maryland (tonight)

Weinke and WRs strut their stuff on national TV. ... FLORIDA STATE, 45-14.

No. 3 Florida (minus 71/2) at Mississippi State

Bulldogs ornery after loss to Gamecocks. ... FLORIDA, 27-24.

No. 4 Virginia Tech (minus 14) at Boston College

Vick ready to click after week off. ... VIRGINIA TECH, 38-21.

No. 5 Kansas State (minus 61/2) at Colorado

Hard to imagine Buffs at 0-4, but. ... KANSAS STATE, 30-21.

No. 6 Washington (plus 3) at No. 20 Oregon

Huskies may run table if they end Ducks' 17-game home win streak. ... OREGON, 28-27.

No. 7 Clemson (minus 36) at Duke

Tigers QB Dantzler moving up the Heisman list. ... CLEMSON 51-10.

No. 8 USC (minus 51/2) at Oregon State

Trojans D the difference in game matching Pac-10's top runners. ... USC 27-20.

No. 17 Wisconsin (plus 71/2) at No. 9 Michigan

Badgers at full strength; Wolverines need healthy Henson. ... MICHIGAN, 31-21.

No. 10 Miami (minus 301/2) at Rutgers

Hurricanes averaging 53 ppg in last three vs. Knights. ... MIAMI, 52-17.

No. 11 Tennessee (minus 9) at LSU

Vols make first visit to Death Valley since 20-0 win in '92. ... LSU, 27-21.

Oklahoma State (plus 191/2) at No. 13 Texas

If QB Applewhite takes charge, 'Horns will roll. ... TEXAS, 49-20.

Kansas (plus 231/2) at No. 14 Oklahoma

QB Heupel keeps Sooners unbeaten for Texas game. ... OKLAHOMA, 45-20.

Arizona State (plus 8) at No. 15 UCLA

Unbeaten Sun Devils have QB Kealy back; Bruins QB Paus may return. ... UCLA 27-21.

No. 16 TCU (minus 271/2) at Navy

Frogs' RB Tomlinson bowls over winless Middies. ... TCU 35-14.

Northwestern (plus 12) at No. 18 Michigan State

Both coming off big wins; both feature tough runners. ... MICHIGAN STATE, 31-17.

Vanderbilt (plus 14) at No. 19 Auburn

Tigers better be careful. ... AUBURN, 31-28.

Memphis (plus 16) at No. 21 Southern Mississippi

Eagles land at home after three straight road games. ... SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI, 31-17.

No. 22 Purdue (minus 13) at Penn State

Drew Brees and crew leery of wounded Lions. ... PURDUE, 34-24.

No. 23 South Carolina (plus 7) at Alabama

Tide must get act together in Tuscaloosa, or else. ... ALABAMA, 27-24.

No. 24 Illinois (pick 'em) at Minnesota

Will Illini get over tough Michigan loss? ... ILLINOIS, 34-27.

No. 25 Georgia (minus 31/2) at Arkansas

'Dawgs unimpressive so far; Hogs thrive at home. ... ARKANSAS, 24-21.

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