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KUsports.com staff’s Week 3 college football picks

September 14, 2012

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The following are the Journal-World staffers' picks for Week 3 of the college football season.

Week 3 games

TCU at Kansas

Florida at Tennessee

Arizona State at Missouri

Notre Dame at Michigan State

Northern Illinois at Army

Navy at Penn State

Off-the-Wall Question: What's something not many people know about you?

Sports editor Tom Keegan (9-3 overall, 3-3 last week)

TCU 41, Kansas 14

Tennessee 24, Florida 21

Missouri 35, Arizona State 28

Michigan State 24, Notre Dame 21

Northern Illinois 28, Army 24

Navy 28, Penn State 27

Question: I weighed 135 pounds when I graduated high school.

Sports copy editor Nick Gerik (9-3 overall, 3-3 last week)

TCU 44, Kansas 14

Tennessee 21, Florida 20

Missouri 36, Arizona State 28

Michigan State 27, Notre Dame 19

Northern Illinois 23, Army 17

Navy 20, Penn State 14

Question: If I hadn't studied journalism in college, I would have pursued some sort of graphic design degree in a heartbeat.

KU football beat writer Matt Tait (8-4 overall, 4-2 last week)

TCU 41, Kansas 21

Tennessee 27, Florida 23

Missouri 35, Arizona State 20

Michigan State 26, Notre Dame 21

Northern Illinois 30, Army 19

Penn State 33, Navy 23

Question: I love to play guitar and have written and recorded about a dozen songs.

Associate sports editor Drew Hartsock (8-4 overall, 2-4 last week)

TCU 70, Kansas 14

Florida 38, Tennessee 35

Missouri 45, Arizona State 42

Michigan State 28, Notre Dame 3

Northern Illinois 42, Army 38

Penn State 55, Navy 48

Question: I know which came first, the chicken or the egg.

Sports copy editor Chris Cottrell (7-5 overall, 2-4 last week)

TCU 49, Kansas 10

Tennessee 27, Florida 24

Missouri 30, Arizona State 24

Michigan State 33, Notre Dame 27

Northern Illinois 22, Army 21

Penn State 28, Navy 21

Question: I hold the record, in all probability, for most golf holes played without a hole-in-one.

High school beat reporter Benton Smith (7-5 overall, 3-3 last week)

TCU 42, Kansas 20

Florida 27, Tennessee 23

Missouri 33, Arizona State 28

Michigan State 24, Notre Dame 16

Northern Illinois 27, Army 20

Penn State 19, Navy 17

Question: I have somewhere in the neighborhood of 30 pairs of sneakers in my closet — mostly Nikes and Jordans; adidas a distant third.

KUsports.com online editor Jesse Newell (7-5 overall, 3-3 last week)

TCU 49, Kansas 24

Tennessee 27, Florida 21

Missouri 49, Arizona State 28

Notre Dame 24, Michigan State 21

Northern Illinois 35, Army 20

Penn State 28, Navy 14

Question: In middle school, I was in Emporia State's performance of "Camelot." As Sir Tom or Warwick, I wore green tights, and at the end of the play, I ran through the audience to the back of the theater as King Arthur yelled, "Run, boy! Run!"

KU men's basketball beat writer Gary Bedore (6-6 overall, 2-4 last week)

TCU 48, Kansas 6

Tenn. 27, Florida 21

Missouri 47, Arizona State 22

Michigan State 35, Notre Dame 21

Northern Illinois 24, Army 21

Penn State 28, Navy 22

Question: My great uncle, Fred Bedore, played minor league baseball and was a .300 hitter at that level, but never made the big leagues. In those days the big league team had to buy the contract of the AAA player and a deal couldn't get worked out.

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