Week 1 predictions from Sports analysts Chris Hummer and Brad Crawford. Week 1 Expert College Football Picks. With the first full week of games finally here, we project how each one will go, from Thursday night. Last weekend may have featured a few games, but this week is where the college football season really gets started. If you followed along the. College football Week 1 picks against spread: Alabama or FSU? ncaa - football August 31, am EDT August 31, am EDT Sporting News picks. Week 1 Picks: Will Top 25 Teams Survive Their Season-Opening Tests? College Football Crystal Ball: Playoff Picks, Bold Predictions. College football's opening weekend will attract bets from the average Joe to professional bettors for some of the biggest games. Florida State is.