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BRISTOL, TN – SEPTEMBER 10: ESPN’s Lee Corso and Kirk Herbstreit on set during College Gameday prior to the game between the Virginia Tech Hokies and the Tennessee Volunteers at Bristol Motor Speedway on September 10, 2016 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images)College football season is officially underway. While we had two games during last Saturday’s “week zero”, the real action begins today. Most FBS teams will start their seasons in the next 24 hours.College GameDay was live from Arlington, Texas on Saturday morning ahead of the big neutral-site matchup between Oregon and Auburn. The show’s staff, per usual, made their picks for the most important games of the day.This week’s guest picker was former Auburn star Bo Jackson. Jackson, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard and Lee Corso made their picks for the week.Corso, making his famous headgear selection, picked Oregon to represent the Pac-12 and get the victory.Here are the matchups the group made picks on:Alabama vs. Duke (spread pick -33.5)Desmond Howard: Alabama wins but does not coverLee Corso: Alabama coversKirk Herbstreit: Alabama coversBo Jackson: Alabama coversHouston vs. OklahomaDesmond Howard: OklahomaLee Corso: OklahomaKirk Herbstreit: OklahomaBo Jackson: OklahomaToledo vs. KentuckyDesmond Howard: KentuckyLee Corso: KentuckyKirk Herbstreit: KentuckyBo Jackson: KentuckyOle Miss vs. MemphisDesmond Howard: MemphisLee Corso: MemphisKirk Herbstreit: Ole MissBo Jackson: Ole MissSouth Carolina vs. North CarolinaDesmond Howard: South CarolinaLee Corso: South CarolinaKirk Herbstreit: North CarolinaBo Jackson: South CarolinaOhio State vs. FAUDesmond Howard: Ohio StateLee Corso: Ohio StateKirk Herbstreit: Ohio StateBo Jackson: Ohio StateVirginia Tech vs. Boston CollegeDesmond Howard: Virginia TechLee Corso: Boston CollegeKirk Herbstreit: Boston CollegeBo Jackson: Virginia TechVirginia vs. PittsburghDesmond Howard: VirginiaLee Corso: PittsburghKirk Herbstreit: VirginiaBo Jackson: VirginiaFlorida State vs. Boise StateDesmond Howard: Florida StateLee Corso: Florida StateKirk Herbstreit: Boise StateBo Jackson: Boise StateFresno State vs. USCDesmond Howard: USCLee Corso: USCKirk Herbstreit: USCBo Jackson: USCNorthwestern vs. StanfordDesmond Howard: StanfordLee Corso: StanfordKirk Herbstreit: NorthwesternBo Jackson: StanfordAuburn vs. OregonDesmond Howard: OregonLee Corso: OregonKirk Herbstreit: No pick, calling gameBo Jackson: AuburnESPN’s Noon kickoff game will feature Nebraska vs. South Alabama.
Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena are in remand prison after being arrested over the Central Band treasury bond scam. (Colombo Gazette) The Colombo Fort Magistrate today refused to grant bail to Perpetual Treasuries head Arjun Aloysius and Chief Executive Officer Kasun Palisena.The Colombo Fort Magistrate ordered that Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena be further remanded till March 2.