The DI’s group of football experts have selected five of this week’s best matchups. Game picks and records are released each week.
Austin Hanson, Pregame Editor (23-22): Iowa – This is for my dear friend Kevin Hanson. Falcons are back.
Chloe Peterson, Sports Editor (31-14): Iowa – Hawks could also eat gophers.
Chris Werner, Assistant Sports Editor (29-16): Iowa – Two trophies in a row.
Isaac Goffin, football reporter (30-15): Iowa – The Minnesota cold won’t stop the Hawkeyes.
Michael Merrick, DITV Sports Director (31-14): Iowa – I told you all that Iowa is taking over the west.
John Huhnkamp, Sports Writing Coach (33-12): Iowa – I’m starting to think Indy is a future destination.
Jason Brummond, Editor (30-15): IOWA — Floyd hasn’t been spending much time in Minnesota lately.
Hanson: Oregon – Ducks are not back.
Peterson: Oregon – ducks > everything.
Werner: Oregon – Mallards are my favorite duck species.
Goffin: Oregon – Waiting all day after dark for Pac-12.
Note: Oregon – Utes fails to make Eugene.
bean camp: Oregon – Ducks are the kings of the NILE.
Brummon: Utah – Utes is suddenly back in the Pac-12 hunt.
Hanson: State of Iowa – Maybe the Cyclones can have a dekkerissaince.
Peterson: Texas Tech – Iowa must be very embarrassed that Iowa State won this year.
Werner: Texas Tech – Iowa State wasn’t Purdy.
Goffin: Texas Tech – A mostly irrelevant Big 12 game.
Note: Texas Tech – You know what’s worse than 1-6 in a conference? 1-7
bean camp: Iowa State – The Cyclones have to win one at some point.
Brummon: Iowa State — Cyclones need a big upset next week to qualify for the Bowl.
Hanson: Oklahoma State – *Voiced by Stephen A. Smith* What about the cowboys?
Peterson: Oklahoma – I blame the SEC for ruining chaos.
Werner: Oklahoma – The state of Oklahoma is in shambles.
Goffin: Oklahoma – Bedlam is one of my favorite rivalry names.
Note: Oklahoma State — Oklahoma are the little brothers now.
bean camp: Oklahoma – A lot of disappointment on this field.
Brummon: Oklahoma State – This feels like a game between Iowa and Iowa State.
Hanson: Montana – I wanted to pick all FCS games this week, but some members of this panel didn’t support that idea.
Peterson: Montana – They tell me this game is called ~Brawl of the Wild~
Werner: State of Montana – My cousin was here. Call Emery.
Goffin: Montana State – Yes, we selected a Big Sky contest.
Note: Montana – Grizzles destroy bobcats every day of the week.
bean camp: Montana State – Who doesn’t love a good FCS rivalry?
Brummon: State of Montana – Everything I know about Montana comes from Yellowstone.