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 (Week 5, 2011): 4-1 (+$580) College Football Picks (Week 5, 2011): 2-3 (-$570) College Football Picks (Week 6, 2011): 3-1-1 (+$150)
College Football Picks (2011 Season): 19-14-2 (+$470) 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.
UCLA at Arizona Line: Arizona by 4.5. Thursday, 9:00 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 think it's ridiculous that Arizona is favored. This team has dropped five games in a row. They have no right to be laying points against a competent team.
College Football Pick: UCLA +4.5 (2 Units) -- Incorrect; -$220
Oregon at Colorado Line: Oregon by 30.5. Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
I'm taking a bunch of heavy favorites this week, including Oregon. Colorado is complete garbage. The Ducks are looking like they're about to get on a roll, so I think they should be able to cover this spread pretty easily.
College Football Pick: Oregon -30.5 (2 Units) -- Correct; +$200
Air Force at Boise State Line: Boise State by 31. Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
Another large favorite. The Broncos are getting screwed over by the stupid NCAA again, so they need to impress the computers and voters. They're going to demolish Air Force.
College Football Pick: Boise State -31 (3 Units) -- Incorrect; -$330
Tennessee at Alabama Line: Alabama by 28.5. Saturday, 7:15 p.m.
Alabama's my favorite play of the week. Nick Saban has sand in his vag right now, so he's definitely going to make sure that his team destroys Tennessee. The Crimson Tide is on a roll, and I think this spread is about 15 points too short.
College Football Pick: Alabama -28.5 (5 Units) -- Correct; +$500
Texas Tech at Oklahoma Line: Oklahoma by 29. Saturday, 8:00 p.m.
Same story - the Sooners need to impress the computers and pollsters against a crappy conference opponent. This has blowout written all over it.
College Football Pick: Oklahoma -29 (3 Units) -- Incorrect; -$330