Week 6 college football picks: Washington-Oregon, Alabama-Arkansas, more

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Who has more to prove: Miami or Texas A&M?
Wednesday October 5th, 2016

It’s about that time of the season when teams are beginning to reveal how good they really are. With so many blowouts in the non-conference portion of the schedule, it was difficult to get an idea of how squads compare with one another. Now, however, we’re into the heart of conference play, which means more matchups between teams of similar quality. This weekend lacks the sizzle of Week 5 (which featured three games between top-10 teams), but there are a host of intriguing tilts you should monitor. Will Texas take some heat off coach Charlie Strong by beating Oklahoma? Can Alabama survive a daunting trip to Arkansas? Will Miami notch its biggest win yet under new coach Mark Richt? Will Washington snap a 12-game losing streak to a division rival? 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-
Iowa at Minn.
Maryland at Penn St.
Texas at Okla.
Notre Dame at NC State
Auburn at Miss. St.
Houston at Navy
Va. Tech at UNC
BYU at Mich. St.
Tenn. at Tex. A&M
Colo. at USC
Alabama at Arkansas
Wash. at Oregon
Florida St. at Miami
UCLA at Arizona St.
LAST WEEK 9-7 10-6 13-3 10-6 6-10 13-3 11-5
SEASON 50-27 51-26 58-19 53-24 49-28 51-26 50-27

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