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The Times' college football experts make their picks: It's Ohio State over Texas Christian in the battle of the unbeatens

Each week, the Los Angeles Times’ college football experts — it’s how they refer to themselves — will make choices on a variety of games. Warning: If they could accurately predict results, they wouldn’t be reporters or editors.

Ben Bolch

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Florida State at Syracuse: Florida State 27-14

Hawaii at Army: Army 35-21

Vanderbilt at Notre Dame: Notre Dame 28-21

Louisiana State at Auburn: Auburn 30-21

Boise State at Oklahoma State: Oklahoma State 35-24

Alabama at Mississippi: Alabama 42-17

Ohio State vs. Texas Christian: Ohio State 31-20

USC at Texas: USC 21-17

Washington at Utah: Washington 27-17

Fresno State at UCLA: UCLA 28-27

Mike Hiserman

Florida State at Syracuse: Syracuse 27-23

Hawaii at Army: Hawaii 44-42

Vanderbilt at Notre Dame: Notre Dame 24-14

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Louisiana State at Auburn: Auburn 23-20

Boise State at Oklahoma State: Boise State 44-42

Alabama at Mississippi: Alabama 45-31

Ohio State vs. Texas Christian: Ohio State 45-24

USC at Texas: USC 20-17

Washington at Utah: Washington 30-20

Fresno State at UCLA: Fresno State 41-34

Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins plays against Rutgers on Sept. 8.
Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins plays against Rutgers on Sept. 8. (Jay LaPrete / Associated Press)

J. Brady McCollough

Florida State at Syracuse: Syracuse 31-20

Hawaii at Army: Hawaii 51-28

Vanderbilt at Notre Dame: Notre Dame 35-21

Louisiana State at Auburn: Auburn 17-14

Boise State at Oklahoma State: Oklahoma State 38-31

Alabama at Mississippi: Alabama 49-27

Ohio State vs. Texas Christian: Ohio State 28-23

USC at Texas: USC 24-20

Washington at Utah: Utah 26-21

Fresno State at UCLA: Fresno State 28-21

Blake Richardson

Florida State at Syracuse: Florida State 27-10

Hawaii at Army: Army 24-17

Vanderbilt at Notre Dame: Notre Dame 42-13

Louisiana State at Auburn: Auburn 35-31

Boise State at Oklahoma State: Boise State 28-24

Alabama at Mississippi: Alabama 35-17

Ohio State vs. Texas Christian: Ohio State 35-24

USC at Texas: USC 27-21

Washington at Utah: Washington 24-17

Fresno State at UCLA: UCLA 24-21

Angel Rodriguez

Florida State at Syracuse: Florida State 27-14

Hawaii at Army: Hawaii 32-17

Vanderbilt at Notre Dame: Notre Dame 34-10

Louisiana State at Auburn: Auburn 21-17

Boise State at Oklahoma State: Oklahoma State 38-17

Alabama at Mississippi: Alabama 31-10

Ohio State vs. Texas Christian: Ohio State 24-10

USC at Texas: Texas 24-13

Washington at Utah: Washington 38-17

Fresno State at UCLA: UCLA 21-17

David Wharton

Florida State at Syracuse: Florida State 27-24

Hawaii at Army: Army 24-13

Vanderbilt at Notre Dame: Notre Dame 24-14

Louisiana State at Auburn: Auburn 28-21

Boise State at Oklahoma State: Oklahoma State 30-28

Alabama at Mississippi: Alabama 48-27

Ohio State vs. Texas Christian: Ohio State 35-24

USC at Texas: USC 27-24

Washington at Utah: Washington 31-27

Fresno State at UCLA: UCLA 21-20

Expert: last week; season

Bolch: 5-5; 12-8

Hiserman: 8-2; 14-6

McCollough: 8-2; 13-7

Richardson: 7-3; 13-7

Rodriguez: 6-4; 11-9

Wharton: 7-3; 12-8

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