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 6, 2011): 2-3 (-$570) College Football Picks (Week 7, 2011): 3-1-1 (+$150) College Football Picks (Week 8, 2011): 2-3 (-$180) College Football Picks (Week 9, 2011): 2-3 (-$70) College Football Picks (Week 10, 2011): 3-2 (-$60)
College Football Picks (2011 Season): 26-22-2 (+$230) 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.
Houston at Tulane Line: Houston by 34. Thursday, 8:00 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've been on Houston for the past few weeks, and I'm going to keep riding them. They're going to win out and claim the co-national championship by beating some crap team in a crap bowl.
College Football Pick: Houston -34 (4 Units) -- Correct; +$400
Nebraska at Penn State Line: Nebraska by 3.5. Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Joe Paterno has been fired. The Penn State football players have spent the entire week meeting with Paterno, rallying for Paterno and doing other things that don't include preparing for this football game. I don't know how the hell they can possibly beat Nebraska considering the circumstances.
College Football Pick: Nebraska -3.5 (3 Units) -- Incorrect; -$330
Oklahoma State at Texas Tech Line: Oklahoma State by 17. Saturday, 12:00 p.m.
Oklahoma State nearly lost to Kansas State. I wasn't really too impressed, and they could easily lose to a Texas Tech squad that took down Oklahoma.
College Football Pick: Texas Tech +17 (2 Units) -- Incorrect; -$220
Western Kentucky at LSU Line: LSU by 41. Saturday, 7:00 p.m.
I don't see Western Kentucky keeping up with LSU at all.
College Football Pick: LSU -41 (2 Units) -- Incorrect; -$220
Alabama at Mississippi State Line: Alabama by 18. Saturday, 7:45 p.m.
Alabama will be flat off its loss to LSU. Their offense sucks anyway, so covering 18 points will be difficult.
College Football Pick: Mississippi State +18 (1 Unit) -- Correct; +$100
@Mark C. I was going to point out to Walter that people can actually travel and most people attending games don't live within walking distance of the stadiums. A 4 or 5 hour drive to go see a game is absolutely nothing. It's only 8 regular season home games each season after all.
Here we are a little over a month away from the big draft. Last year at this time the big trades were happening. Fantasy Football junkie so I love the draft. Had a few thoughts on the top 6 players from the 2016 draft ( was cool how they actually panned out ) so I thought I`d do it again this year. Went with 12 players this year.
Most intriguing ?? Watson-Trubisky-Mahomes & Kizer... Once again , just like last year, the QB position has the most questions and interest.
Safest picks? Garrett-Thomas-Adams & Barnett all look nfl ready.
Most athletic? Peppers-Samuel-Melifonwu & Ross... (GARRETT)
Just wow on how deep this draft class is.
I believe there are no franchise QB's in this draft, possible for teams to trade into the lower 1st round to grab a QB. Defense is deep, especially in the secondary and that makes this draft a crapshoot.