West Virginia @ Kansas | September 23rd, 11AM - ESPNU | Line: -21.5 West Virginia | O/U: 71
Will Grier has completed 69 (nice)/105 of his passes so far this season, totaling 1,027 yards. The Mountaineer offense is really exceptional, averaging 583 yards a game. The defense is a little less impressive, allowing 413.3 yards a game. Their secondaries are a little rough, but against Kansas it should be no problem.
WV injuries: Toyous Avery (S) - questionable for Saturday, Grant Lingafelter (OL) - questionable due to a knee injury, and Kennedy McKoy (RB) - not an injury, but disciplinary issues arose for McKoy, he’ll probably make it in sometime during the game.
Kansas on the other hand is coming off a loss to the Ohio Bobcats. Do I think Kansas will win this game? No. Will they win more games than Baylor? Yes.
Kansas injuries: Isi Holani (DT) - out for the season, Kenyon Taylor (TE) - out for season, Derrick Neal (CB) - questionable, Taylor Martin (RB) - TBD, Shaquille Richmond (S) - probable.
West Virginia 49 - Kansas 14
Texas Tech @ Houston | September 23rd, 11AM - ABC | Line: -6 Houston | O/U: 71
The Red Raiders and Cougars are both 2-0 this season.
Texas Tech injuries: Da'Leon Ward (RB) - academics, Bailey Smith (OL) - ankle TBD, Vaughnte Dorsey (DB) - ankle TBD, Travis Bruffy (OL) - illness TBD, Taylor Nunez (DL) - personal matter TBD
Houston injuries: Alex Fontana (OL) - foot, out for season, Marquez Stevenson (WR) ACL, out for season, Kevrin Justice (RB) - ankle, unknown, Kameron Eloph (OL) - herniated disk in back, unknown, Jerard Carter (DE) - stress fracture in foot, unknown, Ellis Jefferson (WR) - concussion symptoms and MCL sprain.
Houston 38 - Texas Tech 31
#16 TCU @ #6 Oklahoma State | September 23rd, 2:30 PM - ESPN | Line: -13 Oklahoma State | O/U: 71
... Another O/U of 71? Amazing. I’m not even kidding. So far this season, Kenny Hill is completing about 3% more (75% total completion rate) passes than Mason Rudolph. While interesting, that won’t help TCU in Stillwater.
TCU injuries: Kyle Hicks (RB) - undisclosed injury, unlikely to play, Ty Slanina (WR) - undisclosed, probable, Ty Summers (LB) - ankle, probable to play.
Oklahoma State injuries: Kevin Henry (LB) - out for season with an ankle injury, Kenneth Edison-McGruder (S) - TBA, Tyron Johnson (WR) - suspension, TBA.
Oklahoma State 35 - TCU 21
#3 Oklahoma @ BayLLLor | September 23rd, 5:30 PM - FS1 | Line: -28 Oklahoma | O/U: 63
I’m picking BayLLLor to lose, again, so yeah.