What a way for the ThisWeekSPORTS.com panel to kick off its sixth season of predicting games.

All panelists correctly picked at least 10 games. Believe me when I say that’s no small feat for this group. Last year, only seven of the 13 panelists were above .500 after Week 1. Not to say we’re getting overconfident, but we are fired up for Week 2.

Andy Resnik led the panel with a 14-1 record, with his only blemish being Olentangy’s 17-14 loss to Hilliard Darby. Jeff Stevenson, Neil Thompson and one of our newcomers, Steve Blackledge of The Columbus Dispatch, were 13-2. Our other newbie, Ryan Baker of AM820, helped bring up the rear, going 10-5, as did Frank DiRenna, Scott Hennen and Dave Purpura.

Enjoy Week 2!


Ryan Baker: 10-5 overall

Steve Blackledge: 13-2 overall

Lee Cochran: 11-4 overall

Frank DiRenna: 10-5 overall

Patrick Dolan: 12-3 overall

Brad Emerine: 12-3 overall

Eric Frantz: 11-4 overall

Scott Hennen: 10-5 overall

John Hulkenberg: 11-4 overall

Scott Hummel: 12-3 overall

Dave Purpura: 10-5 overall

Andrew Resnik: 14-1 overall

Jeff Stevenson: 13-2 overall

Neil Thompson: 13-2 overall

Jarrod Ulrey: 11-4 overall

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