2024 NFL Draft Prospect Matchup Preview – Week 4

Florida State vs. Clemson; Saturday, Sept. 23, 12:00 PM ET ABC

The Prospects:

Florida State

  • DE Jared Verse, No. 5
  • QB Jordan Travis, No. 13
  • WR Johnny Wilson, No. 14
  • WR Keon Coleman, No. 4
  • S Akeem Dent, No. 1
  • DT Fabian Lovett, No. 00
  • RB Trey Benson, No. 3


  • CB Nate Wiggins, No. 2
  • DT Ruke Orhorhoro, No. 33
  • DT Tyler Davis, No. 13
  • S Andrew Mukuba, No. 1
  • QB Cade Klubnik, No. 2
  • RB Will Shipley, No. 1
  • WR Beaux Collins, No. 80
  • G Walker Parks, No. 64

The Matchups: There is a very good draft matchup in this game with Wiggins taking on the FLorida State tandem of Coleman and Wilson. If Wiggins covers them well, his peformance would be huge for his draft grade. Elsewhere, there will be good battles in the trenches, where both teams have future NFL defensive linemen.

Ole Miss vs. Alabama; Saturday, Sept. 23, 3:30 PM ET CBS

The Prospects:

Ole Miss

  • QB Jaxson Dart, No. 2
  • WR Tre Harris, No. 9
  • WR Dayton Wade, No. 19
  • WR Jordan Watkins, No. 11


  • RT J.C. Latham, No. 65
  • WR Jermaine Burton, No. 3
  • WR Ja’Corey Brooks, No. 7
  • C Seth McLaughlin, No. 56
  • RB Josh Williams, No. 27
  • QB Jalen Milroe, No. 4
  • RB Jase McClellan, No. 2
  • LB Chris Braswell, No. 41
  • LB Dallas Turner, No. 15
  • CB Kool-Aid McKinstry, No. 1
  • CB Terrion Arnold, No. 3
  • S Malachi Moore, No. 13

The Matchups: Arnold and McKinstry had ugly outings against Texas in Week 2, so it will be interesting to see how they perform while taking on the advanced passing attack of the Rebels. The tape of the game will be important for Dart as well.

UCLA vs. Utah; Saturday, Sept. 23, 3:30 PM ET FOX

The Prospects:


  • DE Laiatu Latu, No. 15


  • WR Mycah Pittman, No. 5
  • QB Cameron Rising, No. 7
  • TE Brant Kuithe, No. 80
  • S Cole Bishop, No. 8
  • CB Zemaiah Vaughn, No. 5

The Matchups: Utah has a solid offensive line, and it will be interesting to see if Latu can generate good pass rush on Rising or the other Utah quarterbacks.

Colorado vs. Oregon; Saturday, Sept. 23, 3:30 PM ET ABC

The Prospects:


  • QB Shedeur Sanders, No. 2
  • WR Xavier Weaver, No. 10


  • QB Bo Nix, No. 10
  • WR Tez Johnson, No. 15
  • DT Jordan Burch, No. 1
  • DT Brandon Dorlus, No. 3

The Matchups: Sanders has been superb so far this season and he will be taking on a quality defense in Oregon. With the offensive power of Sanders and the Buffaloes, Nix is going to need to produce points for the Ducks.

Iowa vs. Penn State; Saturday, Sept. 23, 7:30 PM ET CBS

The Prospects:


  • CB Cooper DeJean, No. 3
  • LB Nick Jackson, No. 10
  • QB Cade McNamara, No. 12
  • TE Erick All, No. 83
  • TE Luke Lachey, No. 85

Penn State

  • LT Olumuyiwa Fashanu, No. 74
  • WR KeAndre Lambert-Smith, No. 1
  • CB Kalen King, No. 4
  • DE Chop Robinson, No. 44
  • LB Curtis Jacobs, No. 23
  • S Jaylen Reed, No. 1
  • CB Johnny Dixon, No. 3

The Matchups: This will be a good game to see how the Penn State defensive backs handle two dangerous tight ends. DeJean is also going to be challenged by some young Penn State receivers who are big-play threats.

Ohio State vs. Notre Dame; Saturday, Sept. 23, 7:30 PM ET NBC

The Prospects:

Ohio State

  • WR Marvin Harrison Jr., No. 18
  • WR Emeka Egbuka, No. 2
  • RB TreVeyon Henderson, No. 32
  • RB Miyan Williams, No. 3
  • DE J.T. Tuimoloau, No. 44
  • DE Jack Sawyer, No. 44
  • DT Michael Hall Jr., No. 51
  • LB Tommy Eichenberg, No. 35
  • CB Denzel Burke, No. 10
  • CB Jordan Hancock, No. 7
  • CB Cameron Martinez, No. 3
  • S Lathan Ransom, No. 8
  • S Josh Proctor, No. 41

Notre Dame

  • LT Joe Alt, No. 76
  • QB Sam Hartman, No. 10
  • RB Auric Estimé, No. 7
  • DE Javontae Jean-Baptiste, No. 1
  • DT Howard Cross III, No. 56
  • CB Cam Hart, No. 5

The Matchups: There are a number of good draft matchups in this game. At the line of scrimmage, it will be interesting to see who gets the better of snaps, where Alt will be taking on a pair of edge rushers in Tuimoloau and Sawyer. Notre Dame has some secondary talent, and those prospects could really help themselves if they are able to limit Harrison and Egbuka.