Early betting look for Week 3: Buy USC, sell Louisiana-Lafayette

Clay Helton and the USC Trojans bounced back from their Week 1 loss to Alabama for a 45-7 rout of Utah State. Tim Heitman/USA TODAY Sports

What effect did Tennessee's big win have on the Vols' title chances? Which Rocky Mountain rebuilding efforts are starting to bear fruit? Which program can accomplish an against-the-spread feat it hasn't achieved in 20 years with a win this week? And which team is the talk of the town right now but should refocus before its next matchup -- one that it was expected to be a double-digit home favorite in but could be much tougher?

We cover all of that in a gambling recap of Week 2 and a look-ahead to a Week 3 college football slate that features four matchups between ranked teams.

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