September 8, 2006

Fearless predictions, week two

If nothing else, "fearless" predictions are fun - either for the predictor or those making fun of miserably failed predictions.

With that in mind, we'll give it a go for Oklahoma State's road opener against Arkansas State on Saturday night in Little Rock for their first televised game (ESPNU) of the season.

Prediction #1 - Right off the bat, we're recycling a prediction from last week - quarterback Bobby Reid goes over 215 yards passing. He was 50 yards short of that mark in the opener, but did it in one half. While we're predicting a handy OSU victory a little later in this piece, it won't be a blowout that takes OSU's starters out of the game very early like last week. Reid's most important stat line last week? Four touchdowns and zero interceptions.

Prediction #2 - Running back Mike Hamilton gains over 100 yards again...but this time he has company. We're predicting a 100-yard receiver this week and see Keith Toston hitting the mark in total offense.

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