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KUsports.com staff’s Week 7 college football picks

KUsports.com staff picks.

KUsports.com staff picks.

October 12, 2012

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The following are the Journal-World staffers' picks for Week 7 of the college football season.

Week 7 games

Oklahoma State at Kansas

Texas at Oklahoma

West Virginia at Texas Tech

TCU at Baylor

Kansas State at Iowa State

South Carolina at LSU

Off-the-wall question: What is the most prized piece of sports memorabilia that you own?

High school beat reporter Benton Smith (21-9 overall, 4-2 in Week 6)

Oklahoma State 48, Kansas 31

Oklahoma 37, Texas 31

West Virginia 45, Texas Tech 37

Baylor 30, TCU 27

Kansas State 34, Iowa State 20

South Carolina 23, LSU 16

Question: I have a massive stash of NBA jerseys. Started collecting them in high school and the habit quickly spiraled out of control.

Associate sports editor Drew Hartsock (21-9 overall, 5-1 in Week 6)

Oklahoma State 45, Kansas 21

Oklahoma 45, Texas 42

West Virginia 55, Texas Tech 38

Baylor 21, TCU 20

Kansas State 45, Iowa State 17

LSU 28, South Carolina 27

Question: A Dean Smith autograph (I couldn't care less about the scrawl, but the story behind it, I think, is quite amusing).

KU football beat writer Matt Tait (21-9 overall, 5-1 in Week 6)

Oklahoma State 40, Kansas 24

Texas 31, Oklahoma 22

West Virginia 38, Texas Tech 31

Baylor 35, TCU 20

Kansas State 23, Iowa State 19

LSU 24, South Carolina 23

Question: My 21st birthday gift from my dad: A glass case that includes 2 Denver Broncos Super Bowl championship hats (one for each title) and a mini-replica of old Mile High Stadium sitting between them.

Sports copy editor Nick Gerik (20-10 overall, 4-2 in Week 6)

Oklahoma State 49, Kansas 21

Oklahoma 28, Texas 27

West Virginia 59, Texas Tech 49

Baylor 42, TCU 21

Iowa State 26, Kansas State 23

South Carolina 21, LSU 20

Question: I'm not the memorabilia type, but when I was a freshman in college, I squirreled away various newspapers from KU's Orange Bowl and National Championship runs.

Sports copy editor Chris Cottrell (20-10 overall, 4-2 in Week 6)

Oklahoma State 38, Kansas 14

Oklahoma 35,Texas 31

West Virginia 45, Texas Tech 28

Baylor 24, TCU 17

Kansas State 31, Iowa State 21

LSU 21, South Carolina 17

Question: 1955 Kansas City Athletics game book.

KUsports.com online editor Jesse Newell (19-11 overall, 3-3 in Week 6)

Oklahoma State 42, Kansas 24

Oklahoma 41, Texas 35

Texas Tech 63, West Virginia 56

Baylor 35, TCU 14

Iowa State 21, Kansas State 20

South Carolina 24, LSU 17

Question: A signed picture of George Brett I got in the mail after sending in some cereal box tops as a kid.

KU men's basketball beat writer Gary Bedore (19-11 overall, 5-1 in Week 6)

Oklahoma State 47, Kansas 17

Oklahoma 24, Texas 23

West Virginia 35, Texas Tech 24

Baylor 30, TCU 21

Kansas State 35, Iowa State 14

LSU 28, South Carolina 24

Question: Signed personal letter from former White Sox owner Bill Veeck.

Sports editor Tom Keegan (18-12 overall, 4-2 in Week 6)

Oklahoma State 55, Kansas 17

Texas 31, Oklahoma 24

West Virgiina 42, Texas Tech 35

Baylor 31, TCU 17

Kansas State 31, Iowa State 28

LSU 28, South Carolina 24

Question: The fake leather helmet that was used in Nick Krug's photo of Lawrence High quarterback Brad Strauss.

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