College Football Picks Week 3: B/R's Expert Predictions for the Top 5 Games

Max RauschSenior Writer IISeptember 12, 2013

TUSCALOOSA, AL - NOVEMBER 10:  Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrates after a touchdown during the game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)
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It's finally here: Alabama vs. Texas A&M, Johnny Football vs. Nick Saban. Will the young upstart be able to thrive against the wily veteran, or will Saban and Co. learn from last year and avenge their loss?

Week 2 was a week to forget for our experts, as USC and Texas let your favorite prognosticators down in a big way.  As college football season rolls into Week 3, we have three experts (Rausch, Thomaselli and Sallee) tied at the top at 7-3.

Let's see if our analysts can get back on track in Week 3.

All picks made straight up; spread is not a factor.

Experts Picks for CFB Week 3 Games of the Week
Games (All Saturday)Thomaselli
Thomaselli
Felder
Felder
Bowman
Bowman
Kramer
Kramer
Sallee
Sallee
Rausch
Rausch


Nebraska (23) vs. UCLA (16)

Noon ET: ABC


Nebraska

UCLA

Nebraska

Nebraska

UCLA

UCLA


Texas A&M (6) vs. Alabama (1)

3:30 p.m. ET: CBS


Texas A&M

Alabama

Alabama

Alabama

Texas A&M

Alabama


Vanderbilt vs. South Carolina (13)

7:00 p.m. ET: ESPN


South Carolina

South Carolina

South Carolina

South Carolina

South Carolina

South Carolina


Texas vs. Ole Miss (25)

8:00 p.m. ET: Longhorn Network


Texas

Ole Miss

Ole Miss

Texas

Ole Miss

Ole Miss


ASU vs. Wisconsin (20)

10:30 p.m. ET: ESPN


Wisconsin





Wisconsin

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