Star-Telegram college football writer Jimmy Burch predicts the outcome of notable games on this week’s schedule:
TCU 52, Texas Tech 45: Horned Frogs make the final game-turning play when this one lapses into shootout mode in the second half.
No. 8 Baylor 35, Texas 31: Bears must play well to outlast the inconsistent Longhorns, who save their best efforts for games in Austin.
No. 9 Texas A&M 59, New Mexico State 7: Aggies add a lopsided rout to their resume heading into Tuesday’s first set of CFP rankings.
No. 10 West Virginia 34, Oklahoma State 28: Mountaineers secure a tough road win in effort to claim the school’s first Big 12 football title.
No. 4 Washington 38, No. 17 Utah 28: Huskies survive their toughest remaining road test to stay within the projected CFP bracket.
No. 11 Wisconsin 28, No. 7 Nebraska 24: Badgers thin the list of FBS unbeaten teams, take down a top-10 opponent at home.
No. 3 Clemson 34, No. 12 Florida State 29: Tigers must bring their best effort to win in Tallahassee but they are capable.
No. 14 Florida 28, Georgia 21: Gators survive a scare, remain the leader in SEC East race.
Last week: 6-1