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Rivalry Week Upsets - The FootballScoop staff weighs in


We nearly had our best week of the season in 2013, as Doug hit Arizona over Utah and Zach nailed Arkansas over Ole Miss, but Scott missed on Air Force over San Diego State.

Perfection awaits this week.

This season: Scott (4-9), Doug (6-7), Zach (5-8)

Zach:  over 


Ole Miss hasn't played good football in a month, and Mississippi State essentially had two weeks to prepare for the Egg Bowl with Vanderbilt on the schedule last week. But, the Rebels are at home, and a proud bunch that doesn't want to see a season that started so magically go out with a whimper.

I look for Dave Wommack's defense to pick Dak Prescott a couple times, giving Bo Wallace enough short fields to muster a close win.

Doug: over 

Florida State logo

I'm going with this one in part because I think the "magic" (for lack of a better term) runs out for Florida State, and also in part because I'd like see Will Muschamp's tenure at Florida end with a dramatic upset like this. Florida State's loss will likely mean two Big 12 (TCU and Baylor), or one Big Ten team (Ohio State) makes the playoff pool, instead of two SEC programs.

Scott: over


Wouldn't it be something if Brian Kelly brought his guys into the Coliseum on a three game losing streak and they went on to pull out a win in L.A.? Yes, yes it would. Notre Dame is a seven point dog. I don't know how or why; but I've just got a feeling here. Don't bet the house; but don't be shocked if ND pours on some points at the end either. Kelly would love to win, and win big here.