College Football Picks (Week 1, 2012): 1-4 (-$460)
College Football Picks (2012 Season): 1-4 (-$460) College Football Picks (2011 Season): 36-32-2 (-$390) 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.
New Mexico at Texas Line: Texas by 38. Saturday, 8:00 p.m. (time change)
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 think my picks will be better this week. I watched a ton of college football last weekend, so I now have a good feel for the teams. Well, that, and I can't possibly do much worse. New Mexico State New Mexico won't be competitive with Texas.
College Football Pick: Texas -38 (2 Units) -- Correct; +$200
Toledo at Wyoming Line: Wyoming by 3. Saturday, 4:00 p.m.
Wyoming, coming off a big loss, should not be favored over Toledo. I like the visitor to win straight up.
College Football Pick: Toledo +3 (2 Units) -- Correct; +$200
Wisconsin at Oregon State Line: Wisconsin by 7.5. Saturday, 4:00 p.m.
When in doubt, bet against the crappy Big Ten. Wisconsin is getting a ton of action, yet the spread has gone from -8 to -7.5. Something's up.
College Football Pick: Oregon State +7.5 (1 Unit) -- Correct; +$100
Fresno State at Oregon Line: Oregon by 34. Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
This is yet another complete mismatch. Oregon should wipe the floor with Fresno State.
College Football Pick: Oregon -34 (2 Units) -- Incorrect; -$220
Kent State at Kentucky Line: Kentucky by 7. Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
Kentucky is garbage. That loss against Louisville could affect their focus in this game.
College Football Pick: Kent State +7 (1 Unit) -- Incorrect; -$110
@Steel Willy The funny thing is, OLB, S, and CB entered free agency as bigger needs than DL, RB, and WR and in free agency, DL, RB, and WR depth were all added while out of OLB, S, and CB, depth was added to only one of those positions, yet Walt ignores CB, S, and OLB but gives them RB, WR, and DL. Another funny thing is offense is the stronger unit, yet the majority of the picks for Pittsburgh is offensive players. Not to mention, Buddha Baker and Derek Rivers being available at pick 62, and Walt having Pittsburgh pass on both is insanity
I like the change for the lions in round 1, adoree jackson had to go. DT from Auburn is a need, not as pressing as others (DE, LB, CB) but with him being a pass rusher it kinda makes up for it. RB and TE round 3 and 4? I don't hate it but it sounds more Martin Mayhew than Bob Quinn. I thin the run on defense in 4 out of the first 5 picks.... The Kareem Hunt pick I like but hopefully later than a 3