ESPN’s “College GameDay” crew along with former Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley as the celebrity guest picker were split on which team will win.
McSorley, who was the picker with the No. 18 Nittany Lions hosting No. 3 Ohio State, said Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger will keep the game close but OSU’s duo of Chuba Hubbard and Tylan Wallace will be the difference.
Desmond Howard, who relayed his picks from home while quarantining after contracting COVID-19, believes OSU’s offense hits their stride against Texas. Kirk Herbstreit called the game a traditional Big 12 matchup and for a second straight week pointed out Cowboys quarterback Spencer Sanders being back as a reason to pick OSU along with Hubbard and Wallace.
David Pollack picked against OSU for a second straight week because he’s worried about the Cowboys’ offense, which is averaging 28.5 points per game.
“What we’ve learned is defense don’t win championships anymore, offense does,” Pollock said. “I’m going with Texas, 34-31.”
Lee Corso also picked Texas to win by a field goal from Cameron Dicker.