EUGENE, OR – OCTOBER 08: A general view during the game between the Oregon Ducks and the Washington Huskies on October 8, 2016 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. The Huskies defeated the Ducks 70-21. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)Week 4 of the college football season starts tonight. Come Saturday though, the matchups really start to heat up.Alabama hosts Texas A&M in the SEC West, and there are big showdowns in the Pac-12 and Big-12. It should be a fun weekend.ESPN’s panel of experts made picks for Alabama-Texas A&M, Stanford-Oregon, TCU-Texas and FAU-UCF. They released those predictions today.The breakdown for the four games is below.All 17 panelists took Alabama over A&M.Thirteen of 17 experts chose Stanford over OregonSixteen of 17 like TCU over Texas.All 17 took UCF over FAU.Here’s a look at a few of the score predictions for the weekend.You can check out all of ESPN’s picks here.There’s not much variety in ESPN’s expert picks this week, but that doesn’t mean an upset or two won’t happen. For example, all 17 panelists picked Auburn over LSU last week, but Ed Orgeron’s team pulled out the win on the road.
VICTORIA COUNTY: Englishtown Ferry The Englishtown ferry is back in service. -30-
Tamil National Alliance (TNA) leader R. Sampanthan had a discussion today with IGP N.K Illangakoon on the situation in Jaffna involving the Jaffna university students.The Uthayan newspaper reported that Sampanthan had telephoned the IGP to discuss the situation which had arisen following the arrest of some students. The IGP has also said that the parents of the students have access to them in prison. The IGP had informed Sampanthan that four students had been arrested by the police Criminal Investigations Division and have been detained at the Vavuniya prison. A tense situation had developed in Jaffna last week after some students had attempted to commemorate the LTTE “heroes day” anniversary.