Week 2 college football picks: USC vs. Stanford, MSU vs. Oregon, more

Can Marcus Mariota and Oregon defend their home turf against defending Rose Bowl champion Michigan State? Will new coach Steve Sarkisian and USC keep their offense humming against Stanford? Who will emerge victorious in the final matchup between Michigan and Notre Dame for the foreseeable future?

Week 1 of the 2014 college football season is in the books, and it brought plenty of questions, answers and excitement. So, what does Week 2 have in store?

SI.com’s college football experts Andy Staples, Pete Thamel, Thayer Evans, Zac Ellis, Martin Rickman, Lindsay Schnell, Brian Hamilton and Ben Glicksman make their picks for this week’s biggest games. For more coverage before Saturday's action, be sure to check out the Walkthrough, Power Rankings and more.

SCHNELL: Behind stable of backs, Oregon's offense more than Mariota

HAMILTON: Disciplined Michael Bennett fronts Ohio State's defensive line

BAUMGAERTNER: Can Steve Sarkisian lead USC back atop the Pac-12?

ELLIS: Where does the Heisman Trophy race stand following Week 1?

Week 2 picks
  Staples Thamel Evans Ellis Rickman Schnell Hamilton Glicksman
Oklahoma at Tulsa
Missouri at Toledo
Kansas State at Iowa State
USC at Stanford
Ole Miss at Vanderbilt
ECU at South Carolina
Michigan State at Oregon
Michigan at Notre Dame
BYU at Texas
Virginia Tech at Ohio State
SDSU at North Carolina
Memphis at UCLA
Oregon State at Hawaii
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