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KUsports.com staff’s Week 1 college football picks

KUSports.com college football staff picks.

KUSports.com college football staff picks.

September 2, 2011

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The following are the Journal-World staffers' picks for Week 1 of the college football season.

Week 1 games

McNeese State at Kansas

Northern Iowa at Iowa State

UCLA at Houston

Oregon at LSU

TCU at Baylor

Boise State at Georgia

Off-the-wall question: What is a nickname/name you were called growing up that you hated?

Tom Keegan

Kansas 28, McNeese State 14

Iowa State 28, Northern Iowa 21

UCLA 31, Houston 24

LSU 20, Oregon 17

TCU 31, Baylor 28

Georgia 24, Boise State 20

Question: No nickname, but I hated every time I received a detention and was asked by my teacher if I was any relation to the late, great Dr. John R. Keegan, the oldest of 10 Keegans with a sterling, detention-free academic career.

Eric Sorrentino

Kansas 35, McNeese State 10

Iowa State 28, Northern Iowa 14

Houston 34, UCLA 31

Oregon 21, LSU 10

TCU 40, Baylor 28

Georgia 28, Boise State 27

Question: Easy-E

Matt Tait

Kansas 34, McNeese State 20

Iowa State 38, Northern Iowa 13

Houston 33, UCLA 24

LSU 26, Oregon 21

TCU 38, Baylor 30

Boise State 27, Georgia 23

Question: I had a ton of nicknames but not many I didn't like. One thing that chapped me, though, was when people spelled my name Tate.

Gary Bedore

Kansas 35, McNeese 30

Iowa State 27, Northern Iowa 22

Houston 31, UCLA 29

Oregon 41, LSU 35

TCU 30, Baylor 20

Georgia 17, Boise State 16

Question: Chet (for Chet Lemon)

Jesse Newell

Kansas 24, McNeese State 21

Iowa State 17, Northern Iowa 10

UCLA 31, Houston 28

LSU 30, Oregon 27

TCU 45, Baylor 28

Boise State 34, Georgia 17

Question: Noodle

Comments

Gene Ramp 3 years, 3 months ago

What is the frickin' line on KS v McNeese State today? And why isn't the JW publishing it???

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