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
No real objection to the Watkins pick for Cleveland in the 3rd, but if there is an olinemen there worthy of the pick it should be that. We need olinemen in a bad way. Also we are getting Desmond Bryant back and have Shelton, modern, and Nassib who is a promising prospect
Good mock draft. But as a life-long Raiders fan who watched every game I can tell you our LB corps was sufficient. The Media may not know names like Perry Riley Jr. or Ben Heeney but they played exceptionally well when called upon. An OLB to replace Malcolm Smith however would be a good idea. But I think we need a RB, one like D'onta Freeman or Dalvin Cook. Latavius is a poor RB who runs too upright and gives up at the end of runs. We can't always rely on Derek Carr to carry the team. Peppers is definitely an exceptional player but with Reggie Nelson, Karl Joseph, and of course, Khalil Mack, LB/S is not a pressing issue. Interior DL or RB.
What an exciting weekend of football that was and we're one step closer to the Super Bowl. Sadly, more teams have been set in their draft position after this weekend. Getting closer to the deadline to declare for the draft to help round out this draft class. As per usual please leave comments and reactions I always try to reply and give some feedback.