USA TODAY Sports’ Paul Myerberg breaks down the latest Amway Coaches Poll.


Surprise performances and unexpected outcomes are anticipated each weekend in the wild world of college football. Even if everyone knows they are coming, guessing when and where they will happen is difficult.  

The USA TODAY Sports college football staff — Jace Evans, Paul Myerberg, Brent Schrotenboer, Erick Smith, Eddie Timanus and Dan Wolken — weigh in with some bold predictions for Week 8 of the season:

Jace Evans

Few schools made more noise about the prospect of not playing football in 2020 than Nebraska, but the Cornhuskers finally get their chance to get on the field. They don’t have to go all the way to Uzbekistan, as coach Scott Frost said his team would be willing to do. They do have to go to Ohio