California Dreamin': Predictions for Each Pac-10 Game on Opening Weekend

Chris Humphrey@@_CBH_Correspondent ISeptember 2, 2010

SEATTLE - DECEMBER 05:  Quarterback Jake Locker #10 of the Washington Huskies runs the ball during game against the California Bears on December 5, 2009 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. The Huskies defeated the Bears 42-10. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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Finally, the most wonderful time of the year has arrived. No, it’s not Christmas or your birthday—it's college football season!

As the season draws down to only hours before the first kickoff on Thursday, there are tons of questions out there regarding the top tier programs in the nation.

Will the Crimson Tide repeat as National Champions?

How did NCAA investigations affect USC and other teams' respective programs over the summer?

Will there by any more musical chairs of conference expansion after a summer of address changes for many teams after the Big Ten got the ball rolling at the end of last season?

All those questions and surely more will be answered, as the college football season will start tomorrow and kick into full gear this Saturday.

Enjoy, Pac-10 football fans, and be sure to see if I picked your team to win on Opening Week.

Thursday, September 2
11:00 PM  #14 USC @ Hawaii
PREDICTION: USC 63-7

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Friday, September 3

8:00 PM  Arizona @ Toledo
PREDICTION: Toledo 27-24
 
Saturday, September 4
3:30 PM  UCLA @ Kansas State
PREDICTION: UCLA 34-24

3:30 PM New Mexico @ #11 Oregon
PREDICTION: Oregon 51-7

4:00 PM UC Davis @ California
PREDICTION: Cal 42-10

6:30 PM Sacramento State @ Stanford
PREDICTION:  Stanford 38-7

7:00 PM Washington State @ Oklahoma State
PREDICTION: OSU 35-17

7:00 PM Washington @ Brigham Young
PREDICTION: Washington 35-31

7:45 PM  #24 Oregon State vs. #6 TCU

PREDICTION: TCU 31-28

10:00 PM Portland State @ Arizona State
PREDICTION: ASU 35-0