I dont think it is time for the bears to draft a QB. They simply dont have a supporting class to help a rookie QB. This Has to be a best available draft. I would prefer someone like Myles Garrett. Adding Garrett (best defensive prospect since Clowney) would take some pressure off the offense. If absolutely necessary, draft a Qb that falls to the 2nd or 3rd, but I dont get starting qb vibes from Kizer, Watson, or Kaaya. Improve the defense, evaluate the entire roster, and if they end up terribe again next year (which is likely) draft Rosen.
The order of these teams cracks me up. Say Chuck, have you seen Green Bay play this year? On the flip side, have you seen Denver or Minnesota play? Try changing up your draft order to how the teams are currently playing, it will change your drafts more from week to week, instead of looking the same.
Yet again, I will follow Walt's lead for this draft order outside the fact that the Bears land the top pick over the 49ers or Browns, I have more faith in Cutler running into wins before I do with Kessler or Gabbert. Also, there are still some players not in the system such as the Illini DEs, Justin Evans and Malik Hooker at safety. Until they are in I will mock without them.
College Football Picks (Week 1, 2011): 3-2 (+$50) College Football Picks (Week 2, 2011): 2-2-1 (+$370) College Football Picks (Week 3, 2011): 2-3 (-$380) College Football Picks (Week 4, 2011): 3-2 (+$270)
College Football Picks (2011 Season): 10-9-1 (+$310) College Football Picks (2010 Season): 37-31-2 (+$190) College Football Picks (2009 Season): 34-34-2 (-$3,820) College Football Picks (2008 Season): 49-38 (+$3,020)
By the way, the fourth-annual Walter/Joker Annual Challenge is on, as I'll be competing with the Joker's College Picks. We each pick five games and see who does the best each week.
Baylor at Kansas State Line: Baylor by 3.5. Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
As a disclaimer, don't go nuts with my college football picks. I'm much better at picking NFL games; I'm just doing these upon request. Follow @walterfootball for updates.
I like Kansas State as an undefeated home dog. I feel like Baylor's getting a little too much credit.
College Football Pick: Kansas State +3.5 (2 Units) -- Correct; +$200
Arizona at USC Line: USC by 13.5. Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
I'm so mad at myself that I got off the fade-USC bandwagon last week. Well, I'm back on. The Trojans stink.
College Football Pick: Arizona +13.5 (1 Unit) -- Correct; +$100
Clemson at Virginia Tech Line: Virginia Tech by 7. Saturday, 6:00 p.m.
Why is this game at 6? And why does everyone keep undervaluing Clemson? The Tigers are a really good football team. I'm taking the points.
College Football Pick: Clemson +7 (3 Units) -- Correct; +$300
Florida Atlantic at Louisiana-Lafayette Line: Louisiana-Lafayette by 9. Saturday, 7:00 p.m.
This spread is inflated because Louisiana-Lafayette won as a 17-point underdog last week. Well, the Cajuns A) aren't that good and B) have a tough matchup against Troy next week, so there's look-ahead potential.
College Football Pick: Florida Atlantic +9 (2 Units) -- Correct; +$200
Nebraska at Wisconsin Line: Wisconsin by 9. Saturday, 8:00 p.m.
Another undefeated dog. This should be a close game.
College Football Pick: Nebraska +9 (2 Units) -- Incorrect; -$220