Don't Kill The Mellinger

The Totally Official DKTM 2013 College Football Over-Under Challenge

Updated: 2013-08-30T21:08:17Z

So, we here at Don’t Kill The Mellinger^ have officially gone Over-Under overboard. The Royals challenge is winding down, the Chiefs challenge is just beginning — enter now! — and, well, we’re probably a little late and a lot overdue in getting a college football game going.

^ The staff is really just me and my dog , but you know, we put all we have into the product.

If I was better at thinking ahead this would’ve been up last week, in time to shut down entries before K-State plays North Dakota State tonight and Missouri plays Murray State tomorrow.

But, well, I’m not better at thinking ahead. So you get a few games to judge, if you want.

If you’ve done any of our challenges before, it’s the same format. Again, huge thanks to the wonderful reader Grant who built a website to handle as many of you maniacs who want to do this.

You just have to login with a Facebook or Google account. If you don’t have either, they’re both free and the Google account is especially easy to set up.

The rules are roughly the same as always, so quick review:

-- The sum of the passer rating for James Franklin, Jake Waters and Jake Heaps will be used as the tiebreaker, if needed, and this isn’t Price Is Right, so you can go over. Closest wins.

-- All disputes (even my own mistakes) will be settled by me. Good thing is, I’m not an a-hole. Not usually, anyway.

-- Deadline for entries is set at Friday, Sept. 6 by 5 p.m.

-- Winner gets a gift card to Oklahoma Joe’s or, if they are communist, a different restaurant of their choice.

Click here to enter, and here’s a peak at the numbers:

Kansas State wins: 8 ½

Missouri wins: 5 ½

Kansas wins: 3 ½

John Hubert rushing yards: 1,000

Number of games K-State wins while being outgained in total yards: 1 ½

Number of games K-State wins as an underdog: 1 ½

Jake Waters touchdown passes + touchdown runs: 33 ½

James Franklin starts: 10 ½

Dorian Green-Beckham touchdown catches: 7 ½

Missouri wins vs. South Carolina, Florida and Texas A&M (all at home): ½

Missouri losses vs. Toledo, Indiana and Arkansas State: ½

Jake Heaps touchdown passes: 16 ½

KU average home attendance: 42,000

Touchdown catches by KU receivers: 5

Kansas conference wins: ½

Missouri conference wins: 3 ½

K-State conference wins: 5 ½

Big 12 teams in the final BCS top 10: 1 ½

SEC teams in the final BCS top 10: 4 ½

Again, click here to enter. Thanks for playing.

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