2005 Bowl Season: Week One Picks

Dean Legge picks this week's bowl games including: the New Orleans Bowl, GMAC Bowl, Las Vegas Bowl, Poinsettia Bowl, Fort Worth Bowl and Hawai'i Bowl.

This week's bowl games:

New Orleans Bowl
Southern Miss (-17) vs. Arkansas State
Winner straight up – Southern Miss
Winner with points – Arkansas State
Comment – Too many points – Take the Indians…
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GMAC Bowl
Toledo (-3) vs. UTEP
Winner straight up – UTEP
Winner with points – UTEP
Comment – Who really knows…
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Las Vegas Bowl
BYU (+7.5) vs. California
Winner straight up – Cal
Winner with points – Cal
Comment – I'd be playing blackjack instead of watching this snoozer…
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Poinsettia Bowl
Colorado State (+2.5) vs. Navy
Winner straight up – Navy
Winner with points – Navy
Comment – Midshipmen will cover the spread in a virtual home game…
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Fort Worth Bowl
Houston (+3) vs. Kansas
Winner straight up – Kansas
Winner with points – Kansas
Comment – The Big 12's worst teams should be better than any Houston team…
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Hawai'i Bowl
Nevada (-2.5) vs. Central Florida
Winner straight up – Nevada
Winner with points – Nevada
Comment – Nevada should win…
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LOCK OF THE WEEK
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New Orleans Bowl
Southern Miss (-17) vs. Arkansas State
Winner with points – Arkansas State
Comment – Too many points – Take the Indians…
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Year – Lock of the week: 7 of 14 or 50%
Year – Straight up: 127 out of 168 or 76%
Year – Points: 78.5 of 156 or 50%

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