It's time for the 1988 installment of the Deseret News Football Picks Contest. Each week, the person picking the most correct winning teams from 12 games published in Tuesday's edition of the Deseret News will receive $100. In case of ties, the entrant coming closest to the actual score of the "designated game" will be that week's winner.
In addition, 10 runners-up will each receive a football jersey from their favorite local team - Utah, BYU, Utah State or Weber State.A grand-prize winner chosen at the end of the 10-week contest will receive a prize to be determined later.
This week's competition offers a variety of challenging matchups, including UTEP at BYU, Utah at Illinois, Alabama at Texas A&M, Florida State at Clemson and Ohio State at Pittsburgh.
For contest rules, see below.