Each week during Ohio State's football season, members of The Dispatch sports staff predict the outcome of the Buckeyes' game, along with nine other top matchups across the country.

Each week during Ohio State's football season, members of The Dispatch sports staff predict the outcome of the Buckeyes' game, along with nine other top matchups across the country.

Last weeks' results:

Bill Rabinowitz: 9-1
Tim May: 8-2
Todd Jones: 7-3
Rob Oller 7-3
Ray Stein: 6-4

Results to date:

Tim May: 63-26
Bill Rabinowitz: 61-28
Todd Jones: 59-30
Rob Oller: 58-31
Ray Stein: 56-33

This week's games:

Nebraska at Ohio State
Michigan State at Illinois
Wisconsin at Northwestern
Iowa at Penn State
Toledo at Akron
BYU at Cincinnati
Air Force at Army
Florida State at N.C. State
Florida at Arkansas
Alabama at LSU

This week's picks (pickers listed alphabetically and certainly not in order of importance -- or expertise):

Todd Jones, Dispatch college football writer

Ohio State 34, Nebraska 24: The Cornhuskers have taken steps forward this season, but a visit to the 'Shoe will make them back up. OSU breaks out of its recent funk.

Michigan State over Illinois
Wisconsin over Northwestern
Penn State over Iowa
Toledo over Akron
BYU over Cincinnati
Air Force over Army
Florida State over N.C. State
Arkansas over Florida
Alabama over LSU

Tim May, Dispatch beat writer

Ohio State 31, Nebraska 17: After a long drought, the OSU offense gets back into the 30s in regulation and the defense stalks a game Huskers offense.

Michigan State over Illinois
Wisconsin over Northwestern
Iowa over Penn State
Toledo over Akron
Cincinnati over BYU
Air Force over Army
Florida State over N.C. State
Florida over Arkansas
LSU over Alabama

Rob Oller, Dispatch sports columnist

Ohio State 33 Nebraska 21: Fool me once, shame on you, fool me three times -- I picked Wisconsin, Penn State and Northwestern as blowouts -- and shame on me. Are the Buckeyes the better team? Yes. Will they win easily? The trend says no.

Michigan State over Illinois
Wisconsin over Northwestern
Penn State over Iowa
Akron over Toledo
Cincinnati over BYU
Air Force over Army
Florida State over N.C. State
Arkansas over Florida
Alabama over LSU

Bill Rabinowitz, Dispatch beat writer

Ohio State 31, Nebraska 17: The Huskers bring a much better Blackshirts defense than four years ago, but Ohio State's defense forces some turnovers and the Buckeyes are able to run effectively.

Michigan State over Illinois
Wisconsin over Northwestern
Penn State over Iowa
Toledo over Akron
BYU over Cincinnati
Army over Air Force
Florida State over N.C. State
Arkansas over Florida
Alabama over LSU

Ray Stein, Dispatch sports editor

Ohio State 28, Nebraska 20: Remember back in the day, when the Buckeyes had a 77-point game and a 58-point game in the same season? Yeah, those were good times for offensive football.

Michigan State over Illinois
Wisconsin over Northwestern
Penn State over Iowa
Toledo over Akron
BYU over Cincinnati
Army over Air Force
Florida State over N.C. State
Arkansas over Florida
Alabama over LSU

Tally the picks and the results are:

Ohio State over Nebraska, 5 picks to 0, by an average score of 31-20

Michigan State over Illinois, 5-0

Wisconsin over Northwestern, 5-0

Penn State over Iowa, 4-1

Toledo over Akron, 4-1

BYU over Cincinnati, 3-2

Air Force over Army, 3-2

Florida State over N.C. State, 5-0

Arkansas over Florida, 4-1

Alabama over LSU, 4-1