Last week was not a good week to be a college football prognosticator.
Nine of the BCS Top 25 lost in Week 10.
In addition, two top-ranked teams—Iowa and Nebraska—were one play away from losing, but hung on to win against lower-ranked teams who played more effective football for the better part of the game.
The reality of college football hit home last Saturday, underscoring that parity means there are no easy wins for any program, ranked or not. No football team is guaranteed a win on any given Saturday.
That is what makes college football so exciting to fans, players and the media.
It is also why the legion of sage soothsayers wear turbans––bald from pulling out their hair week after week.
This week offers another slate of critical clashes as another guest prognosticator, Ryan Sparrow, steps up to the plate to take a whack at Zultan’s appointed task––picking winners in Week 11.
Last week’s prognosticator, Phillip Murphy, suffered from near-miss syndrome which sent 15 of you to the head of the class. The list, as well as the accompanying accolades, are included at the conclusion of this article.
Be sure to click here to make your picks for Week 11––your opportunity to enjoy praise and prizes if you outguess the Mighty Zultan’s stand-in.
With less than a month remaining in the regular season, the chances for glory grow dimmer.Take a chance now and join in the fun.