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PRESS PICKS: Big week for panel as ‘greatest week of college football’ arrives




Staff Report
(November 8, 2017)

The standings all but stayed the same last week but the lead for Stephen Gunter did increase by a game.

Gunter and Graham Dunn continue to be 1-2 in the standings while Michael Butler stayed third but fell off the pace a bit.

This week has "epic" written all over it with the AHSAA playoffs opening and one of the best schedules in college football history with seven games featuring Top 25 matchups. Also, the top 3 teams - Georgia, Alabama and Notre Dame - all go on the road to face top 25 opponents.

There are also three games featuring the Top 10 teams. The highlight in this neck of the woods is Auburn and Georgia. Maybe surprisingly, Auburn is a big favorite among the panel.

Alabama is a near-unanimous pick to beat Mississippi State while most expect Notre Dame to beat Miami, Fla.

In the preps, Lanier is expected to advance as is Tallassee and Montgomery Academy.

 

 

2017 standings (Last Week)

1. Stephen Gunter 114-36 (10-5) .760

2. Graham Dunn 111-39 (9-6) .740

3.  Michael Butler 105-45 (7-8) .700

4. Mike Peacock 103-47 (10-5) .687

5. Rick Hendrick 102-48 (10-5) .680

    Tim Gayle 102-48 (10-5) .680

    Doug Amos 102-48 (11-4) .680

8. Barry McKnight 94-56 (5-10) .627

 

 

 

Stephen Gunter, Sports Director, WSFA Ch. 12
Current (week): 114-36 (10-5) .760

Bryant at Lanier - Lanier

R.E. Lee at Fairhope - Lee

Thomasville at Tallassee - Tallassee


Bayside Aca at Montgomery Aca
- Montgomery Aca

Alabama Christian at Northside - ACA

Alabama at Miss St - Alabama

Georgia at Auburn - Auburn

Arkansas at LSU - LSU

Florida at South Carolina - South Carolina

Tennessee at Missouri - Missouri

Notre Dame at Miami, Fla - Notre Dame

Texaa Christian at Oklahoma - Oklahoma

Florida St at Clemson - Clemson

Michigan St at Ohio St - Ohio St

Iowa at Wisconsin - Wisconsin

 

 

 

Graham Dunn, Publisher/Editor, River Region Sports
Current (week): 111-39 (9-6) .740

Bryant at Lanier - Lanier

R.E. Lee at Fairhope - Lee

Thomasville at Tallassee - Tallassee


Bayside Aca at Montgomery Aca
- Montgomery Aca

Alabama Christian at Northside - ACA

Alabama at Miss St - Alabama

Georgia at Auburn - Georgia

Arkansas at LSU - LSU

Florida at South Carolina - South Carolina

Tennessee at Missouri - Missouri

Notre Dame at Miami, Fla - Notre Dame

Texaa Christian at Oklahoma - Oklahoma

Florida St at Clemson - Clemson

Michigan St at Ohio St - Ohio St

Iowa at Wisconsin - Wisconsin

 

 

 

Michael Butler, WTLS 106.5 FM
Current (week): 105-45 (7-8) .700
Bryant at Lanier - Lanier

R.E. Lee at Fairhope - Fairhope

Thomasville at Tallassee - Tallassee

Bayside Aca at Montgomery Aca - Bayside Aca

Alabama Christian at Northside - Northside

Alabama at Miss St - Alabama

Georgia at Auburn - Auburn

Arkansas at LSU - LSU

Florida at South Carolina - South Carolina

Tennessee at Missouri - Missouri

Notre Dame at Miami, Fla - Notre Dame

Texaa Christian at Oklahoma - Oklahoma

Florida St at Clemson - Clemson

Michigan St at Ohio St - Ohio St

Iowa at Wisconsin - Wisconsin

 

 

Mike Peacock, Raycom Sports
Current (week): 103-47 (10-5) .687

Bryant at Lanier - Lanier

R.E. Lee at Fairhope - Fairhope

Thomasville at Tallassee - Tallassee

Bayside Aca at Montgomery Aca - Bayside Aca

Alabama Christian at Northside - Northside

Alabama at Miss St - Alabama

Georgia at Auburn - Auburn

Arkansas at LSU - LSU

Florida at South Carolina - South Carolina

Tennessee at Missouri - Missouri

Notre Dame at Miami, Fla - Miami, Fla.

Texaa Christian at Oklahoma - Oklahoma

Florida St at Clemson - Clemson

Michigan St at Ohio St - Ohio St

Iowa at Wisconsin - Wisconsin

 

 

Rick Hendrick, Oper. Manager, 95.1FM The Fox/P.A. Montgomery Biscuits
Current (week): 102-48 (10-5) .680

Bryant at Lanier - Lanier

R.E. Lee at Fairhope - Fairhope

Thomasville at Tallassee - Tallassee

Bayside Aca at Montgomery Aca - Montgomery Aca

Alabama Christian at Northside - Northside

Alabama at Miss St - Alabama

Georgia at Auburn - Auburn

Arkansas at LSU - LSU

Florida at South Carolina - South Carolina

Tennessee at Missouri - Missouri

Notre Dame at Miami, Fla - Miami, Fla

Texaa Christian at Oklahoma - Oklahoma

Florida St at Clemson - Clemson

Michigan St at Ohio St - Ohio St

Iowa at Wisconsin - Wisconsin

 

 

 

Tim Gayle, Reporter, River Region Sports
Current (week): 102-48 (10-5) .680


Bryant at Lanier - Lanier

R.E. Lee at Fairhope - Fairhope

Thomasville at Tallassee - Tallassee

Bayside Aca at Montgomery Aca - Montgomery Aca

Alabama Christian at Northside - ACA

Alabama at Miss St - Alabama

Georgia at Auburn - Georgia

Arkansas at LSU - LSU

Florida at South Carolina - South Carolina

Tennessee at Missouri - Missouri

Notre Dame at Miami, Fla - Notre Dame

Texaa Christian at Oklahoma - Oklahoma

Florida St at Clemson - Clemson

Michigan St at Ohio St - Ohio St

Iowa at Wisconsin - Wisconsin

 

 

 

Doug Amos, Co-host The Roundtable
Current (week): 102-48 (11-4) .680


Bryant at Lanier - Lanier

R.E. Lee at Fairhope - Fairhope

Thomasville at Tallassee - Tallassee

Bayside Aca at Montgomery Aca - Montgomery Aca

Alabama Christian at Northside - ACA

Alabama at Miss St - Alabama

Georgia at Auburn - Auburn

Arkansas at LSU - LSU

Florida at South Carolina - South Carolina

Tennessee at Missouri - Missouri

Notre Dame at Miami, Fla - Notre Dame

Texaa Christian at Oklahoma - Oklahoma

Florida St at Clemson - Clemson

Michigan St at Ohio St - Ohio St

Iowa at Wisconsin - Wisconsin

 

 

Barry McKnight, Co-host 740 Sportsline, Voice Troy Trojans
Current (week): 94-56 (5-10) .627

Bryant at Lanier - Lanier

R.E. Lee at Fairhope - Fairhope

Thomasville at Tallassee - Thomasville

Bayside Aca at Montgomery Aca - Montgomery Aca

Alabama Christian at Northside - ACA

Alabama at Miss St - Miss St

Georgia at Auburn - Auburn

Arkansas at LSU - LSU

Florida at South Carolina - South Carolina

Tennessee at Missouri - Tennessee

Notre Dame at Miami, Fla - Notre Dame

Texaa Christian at Oklahoma - Oklahoma

Florida St at Clemson - Clemson

Michigan St at Ohio St - Ohio St

Iowa at Wisconsin - Iowa

 


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