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KUsports.com staff’s Week 2 college football picks

KUSports.com college football staff picks.

KUSports.com college football staff picks.

September 7, 2012

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The following are the Journal-World staffers' picks for Week 2 of the college football season.

Week 2 games

Rice at Kansas

Miami (Fla.) at Kansas State

Georgia at Missouri

Iowa State at Iowa

Florida at Texas A&M

Nebraska at UCLA

Off-the-wall question: What are three positive character traits that you don't have?

Sports editor Tom Keegan (6-0 overall)

Kansas 41, Rice 28

Kansas State 28, Miami 27

Georgia 20, Missouri 17

Iowa 24, Iowa State 21

Texas A&M 28, Florida 27

UCLA 31, Nebraska 24

Question: Disciplined, patient, trusting.

Associate sports editor Drew Hartsock (6-0 overall)

Kansas 21, Rice 17

Miami 35, Kansas State 28

Georgia 42, Missouri 28

Iowa 45, Iowa State 28

Florida 42, Texas A&M 35

Nebraska 21, UCLA 3

Question: Only three? Wittiness, charm, patience, to name just a few.

Sports copy editor Nick Gerik (6-0 overall)

Kansas 35, Rice 26

Kansas State 27, Miami 24

Georgia 30, Missouri 17

Iowa State 19, Iowa 14

Texas A&M 24, Florida 21

Nebraska 33, UCLA 27

Question: Tact to convincingly feign interest in baseball; patience to pace myself when watching a new series on Netflix; self awareness to stop singing along to the stereo at signal lights

Sports copy editor Chris Cottrell (5-1 overall)

Kansas 24, Rice 17

Kansas State 24, Miami 21

Georgia 30, Missouri 21

Iowa 35, Iowa State 21

Texas A&M 24, Florida 23

Nebraska 31, UCLA 21

Question: Adaptability, loquaciousness, flexibility.

KU football beat writer Matt Tait (4-2 overall)

Kansas 40, Rice 27

Kansas State 33, Miami 24

Georgia 28, Missouri 24

Iowa State 27, Iowa 23

Florida 34, Texas A&M 19

Nebraska 35, UCLA 23

Question: Patience, Efficiency and Punctuality ...

KU men's basketball beat writer Gary Bedore (4-2 overall)

Kansas 28, Rice 24

Kansas State 37, Miami 36

Missouri 28, Georgia 17

Iowa 21, Iowa State 17

Florida 37, Texas A&M 31

Nebraska 26, UCLA 10

Question: Ability to cook, ability to fix plumbing, ability to catch fish.

High school beat reporter Benton Smith (4-2 overall)

Kansas 34, Rice 31

Miami 28, Kansas State 24

Georgia 30, Missouri 26

Iowa 23, Iowa State 20

Florida 30, Texas A&M 24

Nebraska 34, UCLA 27

Question: 1. The ability to thoroughly answer questions. 2. ...

KUsports.com online editor Jesse Newell (4-2 overall)

Kansas 34, Rice 21

Miami 24, Kansas State 21

Georgia 35, Missouri 20

Iowa 20, Iowa State 17

Florida 38, Texas A&M 28

Nebraska 21, UCLA 10

Question: Being organized, being brave (especially around mice) and being decisive.

Comments

windjammer 1 year, 11 months ago

KU vs Rice LJW staffers 0 for 8.

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dfybaby21 1 year, 11 months ago

Maybe you guys should do some research before making these picks? Did anyone compare where KSU and Miami were coming into this game?

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riverdrifter 1 year, 11 months ago

I jumped all over that KSU/Miami line and beyond. Took KSU and gave 16. Easy.

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