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 (Week 5, 2011): 4-1 (+$580) College Football Picks (Week 5, 2011): 2-3 (-$570)
College Football Picks (2011 Season): 16-13-1 (+$320) 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.
Michigan at Michigan State Line: Michigan State by 2. Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
As a disclaimer, don't go nuts with my college football picks. I'm much better at picking NFL games (though not this year); I'm just doing these upon request. Follow @walterfootball for updates.
I love Michigan in this matchup. It seems like no one respects them; hell, I wondered what they were doing in ESPN's mock BS top 10 rankings myself, although I am biased since I'm a Penn State alumnus. Still though, Michigan is undefeated and should be favored.
College Football Pick: Michigan +2 (5 Units) -- Incorrect; -$550
Navy at Rutgers Line: Rutgers by 4. Saturday, 2:00 p.m.
I don't like this spot for Rutgers; they're now favorites after two consecutive underdog victories. This type of dynamic change can be disastrous.
College Football Pick: Navy +4 (2 Units) -- Correct; +$200
Western Kentucky at Florida Atlantic Line: Florida Atlantic by 3. Saturday, 4:00 p.m.
I find it ridiculous that Florida Atlantic is favored. They stink.
College Football Pick: Western Kentucky +3 (2 Units) -- Correct; +$200
Kansas State at Texas Tech Line: Texas Tech by 3.5. Saturday, 7:00 p.m.
Another instance in which an undefeated team is an underdog. This line is way off.
College Football Pick: Kansas State +3.5 (3 Units) -- Correct; +$300
Arizona State at Oregon Line: Oregon by 14. Saturday, 10:15 p.m.
Everyone seems really down on Oregon because LaMichael James is out. Well, the Ducks have plenty of other great players - and they're going to be determined to prove that against the Sun Devils on Saturday night.
College Football Pick: Oregon -14 (2 Units) -- Push; $0
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.