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Local10.com college football picks: Week 14

2019 College Football Picks Week 14 (WPLG)

It’s about to go down.

Two games are all that separate Local 10 sports director Will Manso from sports reporter Clay Ferraro entering rivalry weekend.

It also happens to be the final weekend of the regular season, so to make things interesting, the group has their most strenuous task yet -- weighing the pros and cons of 30 games.

Some of the highlights include Thanksgiving evening’s Egg Bowl, the Commonwealth Cup, the Apple Cup, the War on I-4, the Iron Bowl, the Civil War and, of course, Florida’s annual end-of-year grudge match between the Gators and Seminoles.

The road team has won each of the past four Egg Bowl games between Ole Miss and Mississippi State.

Virginia and Virginia Tech will not only play for the Commonwealth Cup. They’ll also decide the Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division crown.

The Apple Cup between Washington and Washington State is always entertaining. The Huskies have won six straight in this series, even when the Cougars seem to be the better team.

UCF has won two straight in its Conference USA rivalry with USF. Could another Bulls loss mean the end of the Charlie Strong era in Tampa?

Alabama is on the outside looking in at the College Football Playoff, but a win against rival Auburn could increase the likelihood that the Crimson Tide finish among the top four teams when all is said and done. Alabama is the only team to appear in every playoff since it began.

How will Oregon respond in the Civil War against rival Oregon State after an upset loss at Arizona State that cost the Ducks a chance at making the playoff?

The Seminoles have had a decade of dominance at “The Swamp,” but will it come to an end Saturday? The Gators haven’t beaten FSU in Gainesville since Tim Tebow was wearing a Florida uniform.

There’s also a few non-traditional games on the slate, most notably Cincinnati at Memphis. The winner of this game between a pair of one-loss teams will likely cement a New Year’s Six bowl bid.

Will Manso

Mississippi at Mississippi State (Thursday)

Texas Tech at Texas (Friday)

Virginia Tech at Virginia (Friday)

Cincinnati at Memphis (Friday)

Washington State at Washington (Friday)

USF at UCF (Friday)

Ohio State at Michigan

Clemson at South Carolina

Georgia at Georgia Tech

FIU at Marshall

Louisville at Kentucky

Northwestern at Illinois

Indiana at Purdue

UNLV at Nevada

Alabama at Auburn

Wisconsin at Minnesota

Southern Mississippi at FAU

Miami at Duke

Oregon State at Oregon

Notre Dame at Stanford

Vanderbilt at Tennessee

Georgia State at Georgia Southern

Texas A&M at LSU

North Carolina at NC State

Colorado at Utah

FSU at Florida

ULM at Louisiana

Oklahoma at Oklahoma State

Arizona at Arizona State

California at UCLA

Clay Ferraro

Mississippi at Mississippi State (Thursday)

Texas Tech at Texas (Friday)

Virginia Tech at Virginia (Friday)

Cincinnati at Memphis (Friday)

Washington State at Washington (Friday)

USF at UCF (Friday)

Ohio State at Michigan

Clemson at South Carolina

Georgia at Georgia Tech

FIU at Marshall

Louisville at Kentucky

Northwestern at Illinois

Indiana at Purdue

UNLV at Nevada

Alabama at Auburn

Wisconsin at Minnesota

Southern Mississippi at FAU

Miami at Duke

Oregon State at Oregon

Notre Dame at Stanford

Vanderbilt at Tennessee

Georgia State at Georgia Southern

Texas A&M at LSU

North Carolina at NC State

Colorado at Utah

FSU at Florida

ULM at Louisiana

Oklahoma at Oklahoma State

Arizona at Arizona State

California at UCLA

Ian Margol

Mississippi at Mississippi State (Thursday)

Texas Tech at Texas (Friday)

Virginia Tech at Virginia (Friday)

Cincinnati at Memphis (Friday)

Washington State at Washington (Friday)

USF at UCF (Friday)

Ohio State at Michigan

Clemson at South Carolina

Georgia at Georgia Tech

FIU at Marshall

Louisville at Kentucky

Northwestern at Illinois

Indiana at Purdue

UNLV at Nevada

Alabama at Auburn

Wisconsin at Minnesota

Southern Mississippi at FAU

Miami at Duke

Oregon State at Oregon

Notre Dame at Stanford

Vanderbilt at Tennessee

Georgia State at Georgia Southern

Texas A&M at LSU

North Carolina at NC State

Colorado at Utah

FSU at Florida

ULM at Louisiana

Oklahoma at Oklahoma State

Arizona at Arizona State

California at UCLA

Liane Morejon

Mississippi at Mississippi State (Thursday)

Texas Tech at Texas (Friday)

Virginia Tech at Virginia (Friday)

Cincinnati at Memphis (Friday)

Washington State at Washington (Friday)

USF at UCF (Friday)

Ohio State at Michigan

Clemson at South Carolina

Georgia at Georgia Tech

FIU at Marshall

Louisville at Kentucky

Northwestern at Illinois

Indiana at Purdue

UNLV at Nevada

Alabama at Auburn

Wisconsin at Minnesota

Southern Mississippi at FAU

Miami at Duke

Oregon State at Oregon

Notre Dame at Stanford

Vanderbilt at Tennessee

Georgia State at Georgia Southern

Texas A&M at LSU

North Carolina at NC State

Colorado at Utah

FSU at Florida

ULM at Louisiana

Oklahoma at Oklahoma State

Arizona at Arizona State

California at UCLA


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