Week 11 college football picks: Utah at Arizona, Oklahoma at Baylor, more

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Two Minute Drill: Baylor vs. Oklahoma preview
Thursday November 12th, 2015

Last week brought clarity to the College Football Playoff picture. Consider how many important matchups took place: TCU fell at Oklahoma State, Michigan State was upset by NebraskaAlabama rolled LSU and Memphis stumbled against Navy. With several intriguing games on tap this week, we’ll soon have an even more clearly defined pool of candidates for the final field of four.

Can the Crimson Tide survive a trip to Mississippi State? Will Oregon spoil Stanford’s playoff hopes? Can Baylor count on freshman quarterback Jarrett Stidham in an important matchup with Oklahoma? A group of SI.com college football writers—Andy Staples, Pete Thamel, Thayer Evans, Zac Ellis, Colin Becht, Lindsay Schnell, Brian Hamilton and Ben Glicksman—offers its predictions for those games and more. 

• PODCAST: Previewing the most important games of Week 11

• ROUNDTABLE: Which team outside of top four has best playoff résumé?

• ELLIS: Projections for the playoff and every other bowl game

Week 11 picks
  Staples Thamel Evans Ellis Becht Schnell Hamilton Glicksman
USC at Colorado
Pittsburgh at Duke
Georgia at Auburn
Florida at S. Carolina
NC State at FSU
Miami at UNC
Alabama at Miss. St.
Okla. St. at Iowa St.
Michigan at Indiana
Memphis at Houston
Arkansas at LSU
Oregon at Stanford
BYU at Missouri
Oklahoma at Baylor
Minnesota at Iowa
Utah at Arizona
Washington St. at UCLA
LAST WEEK 11-6 10-7 10-7 12-5 9-8 11-6 13-4 12-5
SEASON 110-55 105-60 110-55 112-53 110-55 106-59 100-65 113-52

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