No. 19 Iowa vs. Illinois
Robert Read, Pregame Editor (14-15): Iowa — Five in a row.
Austin Hanson, Sports Editor (18-11): Iowa — Petras > Peters.
Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor (17-12): Iowa — Sorry, mom.
Chris Werner, Football Reporter (21-8): Iowa — iLLini.
Kade Overton, DITV Sports Director (15-14): Iowa — Is it too late to redo the first two games?
John Bohnenkamp, Sports Writing Coach (20-9): Iowa — Hopefully the Illini aren’t thrown off by the claps.
Jason Brummond, Publisher (21-8): Iowa — All it takes to stop an offense is clapping. Who knew?
Guest picker — Hannah Pinski, Opinions Columnist: Iowa — Land of Lincoln is going to become Land of Hawkeyes.
No. 12 Indiana vs. No. 16 Wisconsin
Read: Wisconsin — Really wish Penix Jr. was healthy.
Hanson: Wisconsin — No quarterback vs. nothing to play for.
Goffin: Wisconsin — The Badgers didn’t enjoy another week off.
Werner: Indiana — Wisconsin is kinda done already.
Overton: Indiana — Badgers? More like BADgers
Bohnenkamp: Wisconsin — The Badgers won’t need to clap.
Brummond: Wisconsin — Indiana is good, but not good enough without its starting QB.
Pinski: Indiana — They’re gonna badger Wisconsin on its home turf.
Nebraska vs. Purdue
Read: Nebraska — Maybe Nebraska has a reason to clap this game.
Hanson: Purdue — The Boilermakers don’t need mustaches to win football games.
Goffin: Purdue — Nebraska is an incoherent team.
Werner: Purdue — Gotta get those mustaches right before I can pick you.
Overton: Purdue — Purdue is going to do a lot of clapping.
Bohnenkamp: Purdue — Please, Boilermakers, don’t clap.
Brummond: Purdue — 👏
Pinski: Purdue — Big Red has been pretty small this season.
Maryland vs. Michigan
Read: Maryland — I’ve picked Michigan too many times this season.
Hanson: Maryland — Maryland’s “M” logo is better than Michigan’s.
Goffin: Maryland — There’s a job for Jim Harbaugh in Detroit.
Werner: Maryland — Michigan just lost to the worst Penn State team ever.
Overton: Michigan — Is Harbaugh coaching for his job? Win.
Bohnenkamp: Maryland — Claps will echo through the Big House.
Brummond: Maryland — Harbaugh increasing his odds of getting that promotion to the NFL.
Pinski: Michigan — Wolverines will have a shell of a time against Maryland.
No. 5 Texas A&M vs. Auburn
Read: Texas A&M — Didn’t work out very well for either of these teams against Alabama.
Hanson: Texas A&M — I heard Auburn’s iron levels are low.
Goffin: Auburn — Ask me about the time I saw Auburn play.
Werner: Auburn — “Auburn’s gonna win the football game!”
Overton: Auburn — I just want a reason to cheer for Bo Nix.
Bohnenkamp: Texas A&M — Aggies may clap their way into the CFP.
Brummond: Texas A&M — Aggies haven’t been this good since Johnny Football.
Pinski: Texas A&M — Ya don’t mess with Texas.