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BTD’s Top 25 College Football Staff Picks: Week 5

Georgia clashing with Auburn and Alabama hosting Texas A&M spice up Week 5.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 10 Auburn at Georgia Photo by Todd Kirkland/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Week 4 Recap: An increase in games and the return of the SEC caused a bit of chaos across the board and while The_Coach and John closed the gap on Ross, there’s still a bit of a way to go to catch the man in front. The group whiffed collectively on massive upsets like Kansas State topping Oklahoma and Mississippi State clipping LSU, so maybe the upset-radars will go up a bit for this week’s selections. A gauntlet of tricky games await in Week 5, including two super close “Bonus Picks”.


Friday, October 2nd: Week 5

#22 BYU Cougars vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

  • BYU: The_Coach, John, Ross
  • Louisiana Tech: None

Saturday, October 3rd: Week 5

#3 Florida Gators vs. South Carolina Gamecocks

  • Florida: The_Coach, John, Ross
  • South Carolina: None

#9 Texas Longhorns vs. TCU Horned Frogs

  • Texas: The_Coach, John, Ross
  • TCU: None

#21 Tennessee Volunteers vs. Missouri Tigers

  • Tennessee: The_Coach, John, Ross
  • Missouri: None

#24 Pittsburgh Panthers vs. North Carolina State Wolf Pack

  • Pittsburgh: The_Coach, John, Ross
  • North Carolina State: None

#2 Alabama Crimson Tide vs. #13 Texas A&M Aggies

  • Alabama: The_Coach, John, Alabama
  • Texas A&M: None

Boston College Eagles vs. #12 North Carolina Tar Heels

  • Boston College: None
  • North Carolina: The_Coach, John, Ross

#15 Cincinnati Bearcats vs. South Florida Bulls

  • Cincinnati: The_Coach, Ross
  • South Florida: John

Kansas Jayhawks vs. #17 Oklahoma State Cowboys

  • Kansas: None
  • Oklahoma State: The_Coach, John, Ross

SMU Mustangs vs. #25 Memphis Tigers

  • SMU: The_Coach, Ross
  • Memphis: John

#4 Georgia Bulldogs vs. #7 Auburn Tigers

  • Georgia: John, Ross
  • Auburn: The_Coach

#11 UCF Knights vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane

  • UCF: The_Coach, John, Ross
  • Tulsa: None

#16 Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Arkansas Razorbacks

  • Mississippi State: The_Coach, John, Ross
  • Arkansas: None

Iowa State Cyclones vs. #18 Oklahoma Sooners

  • Iowa State: None
  • Oklahoma: The_Coach, John, Ross

Vanderbilt Commodores vs. #20 LSU Tigers

  • Vanderbilt: None
  • LSU: The_Coach, John, Ross

#1 Clemson Tigers vs. Virginia Cavaliers

  • Clemson: The_Coach, John, Ross
  • Virginia: None

Bonus Picks

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Baylor Bears

  • West Virginia: The_Coach, John
  • Baylor: Ross

Kentucky Wildcats vs. Ole Miss Rebels

  • Kentucky: Ross
  • Ole Miss: The_Coach, John