if the Saints would pass on home town once in a lifetime type of player in Leonard Fournette I would DIE!! Mark Ingram hasn't shown to be all that great. We will likely have a new young QB in a few years and a BEAST back would do him wonders. Hell he may help Brees last a little longer in that he won't have to pass 100 times a game. Delvin Breaux, PJ Williams, DeVante Harris, Ken Crawley, Damian Swann, and Kyle Wilson will be plenty enough depth at corner. The 2 UDFA corners have played good considering they are undrafted. I think PJ was gonna have a good year before the devastating concussion. We are missing Sheldon Rankins right now and our top 3 corners. This D isn't as bad as most think, but the devastating injuries to all our corners have killed us, which would happen to every team out there. Plus I'm scared of Bama corners BIG TIME!! They seem to bust or take forever to produce!!
Yeah the Patriots are just clamoring for an interior offensive lineman. After all they have Thuney and Mason as starters at guard with Jonathan Cooper and Ted Karras as back-ups and have a very good center in David Andrews. What the Patriots need is an offensive tackle because Sebastian Vollmer ain't getting any younger and hasn't really been fully healthy the last two seasons. If there's a great prospect at OT at the end of the first round the Patriots should take him. You're out of your tree if you think the Patriot's greatest need is an interior offensive lineman.
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