Week 3 college football picks: UCLA vs. Texas, Georgia at South Carolina

Can Todd Gurley and Georgia pull out a key SEC East win at South Carolina? Will Virginia Tech keep its momentum rolling in a tricky clash with East Carolina? How will a young Tennessee team fare in a road trip to Oklahoma?

It's Week 3 of the 2014 season, and several matchups are worth monitoring. 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 weekend’s biggest games. For more coverage before Saturday’s action, be sure to check out the Walkthrough, Power Rankings and more.

STAPLES: Tennessee eager to see where it stands against Oklahoma

HAMILTON: Gary Nova, Rutgers prepare to make their Big Ten debut

SCHNELL: UCLA looks to return to form after sluggish start to season

ELLIS: Who is the current frontrunner in the Heisman Trophy race?

RISING STARS: Maryland receiver Stefon Diggs has overcome adversity

Week 3 picks
  Staples Thamel Evans Ellis Rickman Schnell Hamilton Glicksman
East Carolina at Va. Tech
UCF at Missouri
West Virginia at Maryland
Louisville at Virginia
Wyoming at Oregon
Georgia at South Carolina
Arkansas at Texas Tech
Iowa State at Iowa
UL-Monroe at LSU
Kentucky at Florida
Tennessee at Oklahoma
USC at Boston College
UCLA vs. Texas
Penn State at Rutgers
LAST WEEK 11-2 9-4 10-3 10-3 11-2 9-4 9-4 9-4
SEASON 22-5 19-8 20-7 22-5 22-5 20-7 17-10 20-7

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