Week 6 college football picks: LSU at Auburn, Alabama at Ole Miss; more

College Football
SEC 'Separation Saturday' predictions
Thursday October 2nd, 2014

Can Mississippi State continue its impressive start against Texas A&M? Will Alabama add to its recent run of dominance against Ole Miss? Which Big Ten heavyweight will emerge in the matchup between Nebraska and Michigan State?

Week 6 of the 2014 season is here, and it's loaded with tantalizing games. As teams hit the teeth of their schedules, we'll start to get a sense for who are the true contenders for the inaugural College Football Playoff.

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 of the weekend.

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Week 6 picks
  Staples Thamel Evans Ellis Rickman Schnell Hamilton Glicksman
Arizona at Oregon
Utah State at BYU
Texas A&M at Miss. State
Ohio State at Maryland
Iowa State at Okla. State
Florida at Tennessee
Va. Tech at North Carolina
Alabama at Ole Miss
Oklahoma at TCU
Baylor at Texas
Stanford at Notre Dame
Wisconsin at Northwestern
NC State at Clemson
LSU at Auburn
Texas Tech at Kansas State
Michigan at Rutgers
Arizona State at USC
Miami at Georgia Tech
Nebraska at Mich. State
Utah at UCLA
LAST WEEK 12-4 12-4 12-4 11-5 13-3 12-4 14-2 9-7
SEASON 56-18 48-26 52-22 55-19 56-18 52-22 53-21 49-25

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