Detroit News college football picks: Week 1

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Matt Charboneau, Angelique S. Chengelis, John Niyo and Bob Wojnowski of The Detroit News offer their picks for Week 1 of the college football season.

Michigan +5.5 at Utah

Charboneau: Utah

Chengelis: Utah

Niyo: Michigan

Wojnowski: Michigan

Michigan State -18.5 at Western Michigan

Charboneau: MSU

Chengelis: WMU

Niyo: MSU

Wojnowski: MSU

Texas +9.5 at Notre Dame

Charboneau: Notre Dame

Chengelis: Notre Dame

Niyo: Notre Dame

Wojnowski: Notre Dame

Ohio State -11 at Virginia Tech

Charboneau: Ohio State

Chengelis: Virginia Tech

Niyo: Ohio State

Wojnowski: Ohio State

Alabama -10 vs. Wisconsin

Charboneau: Wisconsin

Chengelis: Wisconsin

Niyo: Alabama

Wojnowski: Alabama

Stanford -12 at Northwestern

Charboneau: Stanford

Chengelis: Stanford

Niyo: Stanford

Wojnowski: Northwestern

BYU +6 at Nebraska

Charboneau: Nebraska

Chengelis: Nebraska

Niyo: Nebraska

Wojnowski: BYU

Penn State -7 at Temple

Charboneau: Penn State

Chengelis: Penn State

Niyo: Penn State

Wojnowski: Penn State

Purdue +7.5 at Marshall

Charboneau: Marshall

Chengelis: Purdue

Niyo: Purdue

Wojnowski: Marshall

Kent State +14.5 at Illinois

Charboneau: Illinois

Chengelis: Kent State

Niyo: Illinois

Wojnowski: Illinois

Auburn -10.5 vs. Louisville

Charboneau: Louisville

Chengelis: Louisville

Niyo: Auburn

Wojnowski: Auburn

Virginia +17 at UCLA

Charboneau: UCLA

Chengelis: UCLA

Niyo: UCLA

Wojnowski: UCLA

Akron +31 at Oklahoma

Charboneau: Oklahoma

Chengelis: Akron

Niyo: Oklahoma

Wojnowski: Akron

Old Dominion -6 at Eastern Michigan

Charboneau: Eastern Michigan

Chengelis: Eastern Michigan

Niyo: Eastern Michigan

Wojnowski: Old Dominion

Oklahoma State -22.5 at Central Michigan

Charboneau: Oklahoma State

Chengelis: Central Michigan

Niyo: Oklahoma State

Wojnowski: Central Michigan

BEST BETS

Charboneau: Ohio State

Chengelis: Notre Dame

Niyo: Penn State

Wojnowski: Notre Dame