After going 4-3 the first week I really, really thought we were set up for success on the second week.

Brutal. Just brutal. Let us count the ways:

My upset pick of South Carolina over Georgia was so wrong. I picked Clemson to win at Texas A&M and they did but the Tigers didn’t cover the 10 ½.

Kentucky broke its 31-game losing streak to Florida by winning straight up in The Swamp.

In fact, the only games I got right were Mississippi State, which was very impressive in winning big at Kansas State, and Ohio State winning and covering the 35 against Rutgers.

So after two weeks we are 6-8 against the spread but I am not deterred nor am I afraid. It’s a long season. Here are this week’s picks: The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.