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?

 

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

LAST WEEK

11-3

10-4

10-4

12-2

11-3

11-3

8-6

11-3

SEASON

11-3

10-4

10-4

12-2

11-3

11-3

8-6

11-3

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