By The SI Staff
September 25, 2014

Can Missouri rebound from last week's loss to take control of the SEC East? Does Cincinnati have the talent to pull an upset at Ohio State? How will Washington coach Chris Petersen fare in his first game in Pac-12 play?

Week 5 marks a pivotal point in the season as teams' identities come into better focus and conference play kicks into high gear.

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 the biggest games in Week 5.

For more coverage, be sure to check out Power Rankings, Walkthrough and more.

STAPLES: Can Notre Dame make a College Football Playoff run?

HAMILTON: Arizona State's D.J. Foster more than a football player

SCHNELL: Beyond the image: Kliff Kingsbury's path to Texas Tech

RICKMAN: Your TV guide to a perfect Week 5 Saturday

 

Staples

Thamel

Evans

Ellis

Rickman

Schnell

Hamilton

Glicksman

Texas Tech at Okla. State

UCLA at Arizona State

Tennessee at Georgia

Northwestern at Penn State

Maryland at Indiana

Florida State at NC State

Arkansas vs. Texas A&M

Minnesota at Michigan

Stanford at Washington

Cincinnati at Ohio State

Missouri at South Carolina

North Carolina at Clemson

Duke at Miami

Baylor at Iowa State

Notre Dame vs. Syracuse

Oregon State at USC

LAST WEEK

13-4

10-7

13-4

14-3

12-5

13-4

13-4

12-5

SEASON

44-14

36-22

40-18

44-14

43-15

40-18

39-19

40-18

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