College Football Picks (Week 1, 2012): 1-4 (-$460) College Football Picks (Week 2, 2012): 3-2 (+$170) College Football Picks (Week 3, 2012): 2-3 (-$140) College Football Picks (Week 4, 2012): 2-3 (-$50) College Football Picks (Week 5, 2012): 4-1 (+$570) College Football Picks (Week 6, 2012): 4-1 (+$790) College Football Picks (Week 7, 2012): 3-2 (+$380)
College Football Picks (2012 Season): 19-16 (+$1,260) 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.
Oregon at Arizona State Line: Oregon by 8. 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 (at least I used to be); I'm just doing these upon request. Follow @walterfootball for updates.
I love this sort of situation. Oregon opened at -10.5 and the spread is now down to -8 even though everyone is betting on them. Arizona State is a good team that has a legitimate chance of winning. The crowd is going to be fired up.
College Football Pick: Arizona State +8 (2 Units) -- Incorrect; -$220
UNLV at Boise State Line: Boise State by 28. Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
This should be a blowout. I don't see UNLV being competitive with Boise State.
College Football Pick: Boise State -28 (1 Unit) -- Incorrect; -$110
Colorado at USC Line: USC by 40.5. Saturday, 6:30 p.m.
Yes, I'm laying the 40.5. Colorado is not a competitive football team. It nearly lost by 50 at Fresno State a few weeks ago. USC should win this easily.
College Football Pick: USC -40.5 (1 Unit) -- Correct; +$100
Kansas State at West Virginia Line: West Virginia by 3. Saturday, 7:00 p.m.
West Virginia lost and now no longer has a chance at the national title. They're going to be flat. Meanwhile, Kansas State has to feel disrespected as an underdog.
College Football Pick: Kansas State +3 (3 Units) -- Correct; +$300
San Diego State at Nevada Line: Nevada by 7. Saturday, 10:30 p.m.
San Diego State has been playing well, while Nevada has barely been scraping by against mediocre competition. The Aztecs could easily pull off a straight-up victory.
College Football Pick: San Diego State +7 (2 Units) -- Correct; +$200
This draft is for the best pick IN MY OPINION for each franchise and possibly even change their fate. (Explanations will NOT be provided on all of the picks because some of the picks are a given on the reason. EX. Myles Garrett, Jonathan Allen)
This mock draft is based on what I would do as GM in each situation, not based on what I think actually will happen. Once free agency and the senior bowl clears things up, then I'll switch to a prediction mock. The exception to this logic is when credible reports show that a player is likely to go with a given team. I mostly use Draft Breakdown and my own eyes watching college football to decide.