Each week during the college football season, the BuckeyeXtra crew will pick the winners of 10 games we think are the most interesting. Just the winners, with no betting lines because, well, that would be too tough. And even more humbling.

Each week during the college football season, the BuckeyeXtra crew will pick the winners of 10 games we think are the most interesting. Just the winners, with no betting lines because, well, that would be too tough. And even more humbling.

This week's games:

Ohio State vs. Navy
Texas A&M at South Carolina
Wisconsin vs. LSU
Penn State vs. Central Florida
Youngstown State at Illinois
California at Northwestern
Marshall at Miami (Ohio)
Clemson at Georgia
Florida State vs. Oklahoma State
Miami (Fla.) at Louisville

This week's picks:

Bobby Carpenter, 97.1 The Fan

Ohio State 34, Navy 13: OSU sails home to introduce Barrett as the ship's captain.

South Carolina over Texas A&M
Wisconsin over LSU
Penn State over Central Florida
Illinois over Youngstown State
Northwestern over California
Marshall over Miami (Ohio)
Georgia over Clemson
Florida State over Oklahoma State
Louisville over Miami (Fla.)

Rob Dewolf, BuckeyeXtra editor

Ohio State 26, Navy 13: Buckeyes hope the "open the season at a neutral site" scenario works out better than it did the last time last century.

South Carolina over Texas A&M
LSU over Wisconsin
Central Florida over Penn State
Illinois over Youngstown State
Northwestern over California
Marshall over Miami (Ohio)
Clemson over Georgia
Florida State over Oklahoma State
Louisville over Miami (Fla.)

Tim Hall, 97.1 The Fan

Ohio State 35, Navy 24: I don't think we've played this game up enough. Navy is good. Will be a hard-fought victory.

South Carolina over Texas A&M
LSU over Wisconsin
Penn State over Central Florida
Illinois over Youngstown State
California over Northwestern
Marshall over Miami (Ohio)
Georgia over Clemson
Florida State over Oklahoma State
Louisville over Miami (Fla.)

Bob Hunter, Dispatch sports columnist

Ohio State 24, Navy 16: Buckeyes sputter, handle choppy first-game waters better than Midshipmen.

South Carolina over Texas A&M
LSU over Wisconsin
Penn State over Central Florida
Illinois over Youngstown State
Northwestern over California
Marshall over Miami (Ohio)
Georgia over Clemson
Florida State over Oklahoma State
Louisville over Miami (Fla.)

Todd Jones, Dispatch college football writer

Ohio State 30, Navy 17: J.T. Barrett is christened a winner in his debut because the Midshipmen have too many holes in the hull of their defense.

South Carolina over Texas A&M
LSU over Wisconsin
Penn State over Central Florida
Illinois over Youngstown State
Northwestern over California
Marshall over Miami (Ohio)
Georgia over Clemson
Florida State over Oklahoma State
Louisville over Miami (Fla.)

Tim May, Dispatch beat writer

Ohio State 45, Navy 14: If the Buckeyes come out throwing, they should leave Navy rowing.

South Carolina over Texas A&M
LSU over Wisconsin
Central Florida over Penn State
Illinois over Youngstown State
Northwestern over California
Marshall over Miami (Ohio)
Georgia over Clemson
Florida State over Oklahoma State
Louisville over Miami (Fla.)

Rob Oller, Dispatch sports columnist

Ohio State 31, Navy 17: Buckeyes mostly pound on the ground, not wanting to depend on the armed services of J.T. Barrett.

South Carolina over Texas A&M
LSU over Wisconsin
Penn State over Central Florida
Illinois over Youngstown State
Northwestern over California
Marshall over Miami (Ohio)
Georgia over Clemson
Florida State over Oklahoma State
Louisville over Miami (Fla.)

Bill Rabinowitz, Dispatch beat writer

Ohio State 31, Navy 17: After the game, the Buckeyes will have grinned and Barrett.

South Carolina over Texas A&M
LSU over Wisconsin
Central Florida over Penn State
Illinois over Youngstown State
Northwestern over California
Marshall over Miami (Ohio)
Georgia over Clemson
Florida State over Oklahoma State
Louisville over Miami (Fla.)

Ray Stein, Dispatch sports editor

Ohio State 24, Navy 21: The pollsters are looking for a reason to drop OSU, and the sluggish Buckeyes will provide one.

South Carolina over Texas A&M
LSU over Wisconsin
Central Florida over Penn State
Illinois over Youngstown State
Northwestern over California
Marshall over Miami (Ohio)
Georgia over Clemson
Florida State over Oklahoma State
Miami (Fla.) over Louisville