Week 5 college football picks: Michigan-Wisconsin, Louisville-Clemson, more

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Wednesday September 28th, 2016

The first month of the season provided evidence of where teams stand in the national pecking order, but we won’t know how good squads truly are until they get through conference play. Three key matchups between top 10 teams this week—No. 8 Wisconsin at No. 4 Michigan, No. 3 Louisville at No. 5 Clemson and No. 7 Stanford at No. 10 Washington—should provide more clarity,  and there are plenty of other intriguing tilts that will impact conference title races. A panel of Sports Illustrated writers and editors (Andy Staples, Pete Thamel, Lindsay Schnell, Brian Hamilton, Joan Niesen, Colin Becht and Gabriel Baumgaertner) made its picks for every big game.

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Staples

Thamel

Schnell

Hamilton

Niesen

Becht

Baum-
gaertner

Stan. at Wash.

Toledo at BYU

ND at Syracuse

UF at Vandy

UT at Okla. St.

Miami at GT

Tenn. at UGA

UNC at FSU

Wisc. at Mich.

Okla. at TCU

Utah at Cal

Mem. at Ole Miss

Mizzou at LSU

U of L at Clemson

MSU at Indiana

ASU at USC

LAST WEEK

7-7

8-6

11-3

10-4

11-3

9-5

9-5

SEASON

41-20

41-20

45-16

43-18

43-18

38-23

39-22

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