Category Archives: Pigskins Weekly Prospects Preview

Tp College Games Week 5

For those who don’t think the college football season doesn’t start just a tad too early, I want you to note the southern clime weather issues, at the height of hurricane season (which is Sept. 10th) that have delayed or caused cancelation of games entirely. This weekend marks the final games in September and will be the 5th… Read More »

College Games To Watch Week 3

Tough duty pulling out key games to highlight this week. In preparation for conference schedules, most of which begin in earnest this Saturday, many teams have scheduled cup-cake games in which to tune up their teams and game plans for the conference gauntlets they begin on the 22nd. But fear not, there are good games if you are… Read More »

College Game Previews Conference Championship Weekend

Saturday Nov. 2 NOON/ET ABC AAC Championship MEMPHIS (11-1) by 5 @ CENTRAL FLORIDA/UCF (11-0) Don’t pooh-pooh this game because it’s the AAC, not the ACC. These are two good teams who both played a solid slate of regular season games to get here. Last week the UCF/USF season finale was as exciting as college football can be.… Read More »

College Football Games/Prospects Week 3

Having survived the wrath Of Hurricane Irma it’s time to get back to football. We have already had some amazing matchups, exciting contests and some stellar performances. This weekend is a bit shy with “special” matchups, but is solid nevertheless. Saturday Sept. 16 NOON ET ESPN OKLAHOMA STATE by 8 @ PITTSBURGH State has looked pretty potent early… Read More »

PIGSKINS WEEKLY PROSPECTS WATCH; Week II

We have moved past a pretty marginal, short game list of a Week 1 of the College season and now it’s time for the real deal as September begins. Here my 4 most interesting games, based in great part on the 2018 Draft Prospects who will be performing in them. I am attempting to restrain myself from listing… Read More »

2018 DRAFT Prospects Day 3

The NFL pre-season is currently wetting football appetites for the real thing next month. But I want to remind you that the College season will kick off with real action first. So in advance of my posting of weekly games to watch and prospect listing, as well as my Who Caught My Eye column after each weekends games,… Read More »

WEEK 5 College Game Previews

We’ve now reached the sweet spot of the weekly college schedule with most teams playing conference opponents almost every week. The TV scheduling people have seemingly saved the best game for last this week as you will see below. TENNESSEE @ GEORGIA by 3; Saturday; 3:30/ET; CBS A big SEC showdown with the happy circumstance for a “must… Read More »

Conference Championship Match-ups

We’ve hit the finish line for the College Football regular season, but now the frosting hits the cake with Conference Championships. SEC CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY DEC 5TH 4PM CBS ALABAMA (11-1) by 10 vs. FLORIDA (10-2) I’d like to tell you that this will be your typical SEC showdown with fireworks to spare. But I think the Gators have… Read More »

College Preview Week 13

Some great rivalry games this weekend to wrap up the regular season in most cases. Remember to look elsewhere on this site for Colin’s take on additional games, including Stanford/Notre Dame. SATURDAY NOON ET ABC OHIO STATE (10-1) by 4 @ MICHIGAN (9-2) This is a tough one to call. The Wolverines have actually been playing better overall… Read More »

College Game Previews Week 12

Week 12 and the season winds up with a bang. As always happens, injuries are becoming a major factor for way too many teams as the marathon season heads to the finish line. For instance TCU has now lost JOSH DOCTSON/WR for certain and TREVONE BOYKIN/QB is banged up. In one of my games below you will note… Read More »

College Preview Week 11

Coming down the home stretch for FBS teams and important games dot the schedule. If this season is like most of those in recent memory, then get ready for some chaos caused by surprises as the Boys of Fall play on. SATURDAY 3:30 ET ESPNU MIAMI (6-3) @ NORTH CAROLINA (8-1) by 8 I’m still not sure what… Read More »

College Football Preview Week 10

OK now I am concerned! Seeing that double digit number in the title above tells me it won’t be all that long before we are lamenting the end of another football season. But for now let’s plow ahead with some important match-ups and some key players to watch. Saturday NOON ET ESPN2 DUKE @ NORTH CAROLINA by 4… Read More »

College Football Previews Week 9

Not quite to the home stretch for College Football 2015, but way too close for my liking. So let’s look at some solid match-ups with some legit pro prospects involved. SATURDAY NOON ET ESPN OLE MISS @ AUBURN by 5 Either of these two teams could spend the rest of this season just chasing a Bowl Bid with… Read More »

College Match-ups Week 8

Looking at this weekend’s college games I really don’t see a can’t miss game on the board. But there are some good conference match-ups and lots of prospects to scout. So here are my top 4. SATURDAY NOON/ET ABC CLEMSON by 8 @ MIAMI This gets interesting, perhaps, primarily because Clemson is on the road. But Miami no… Read More »

College Prospect Preview Week 7

The nitty gritty of the College Football season is truly upon us. Beat-up games are in the rear view mirror and conference schedules are well underway for all. Here are some top match-ups for this weekend, with top prospects listed for your scouting pleasure. Saturday Noon ET ESPN LOUISVILLE @ FLORIDA STATE by 3 I’ll be blunt, and… Read More »

College Football Preview Week 6

MARYLAND @ OHIO STATE by 9 Saturday NOON ET BTN The Buckeyes have a pretty mild schedule this season and have looked lethargic to date. Maryland may provide a competitive game overall. Some week soon OSU is going to put it all together and this could be the time. I’m surprised that URBAN has been fairly patient (to… Read More »

College Game Previews Week 5

October is here and so is Week 5 of College Football Match-ups. Saturday Noon ET ESPN IOWA @ WISCONSIN by 4 The Hawkeyes are unbeaten, but before you give them too much respect take a look at that schedule. The BADGERS opened with ‘BAMA and have been regrouping ever since. BUCKY has been beaten up, but that has… Read More »

Week 4 College Game Previews

I was a bit surprised to see that some major programs are still playing cupcake games but I guess it’s still September so… By next week the schedule should feature almost all meaningful Conference games. And away we go! Saturday NOON ET ESPN2 GEORGIA TECH by 3 @ DUKE This sets up as key match-up since both teams… Read More »

College Match-ups Week 3

I have a handful of games that feature some heavy competition and some serious 2016 NFL Draft prospects. Saturday 3:30 ET CBS AUBURN @ LSU by 3 Both of these teams barely escaped being bitten by the upset bug in Week 2. So which one bites the bullet with that first dreaded Loss? Based on the first two… Read More »

Week 2 College Match-ups

Time for another look at some top games with the emphasis on some key players you will want to watch from an NFL Draft 2016 perspective. SATURDAY NOON ET ABC OREGON STATE @ MICHIGAN by 6 Interesting bit of scheduling in that Oregon State plays at Michigan the same day that Oregon plays at Michigan State in arguably… Read More »

College Football Prospect Watch Week 1

It’s time for the true opening weekend of College Football 2015. This is the joyous confluence of exciting College Football and scouting for the 2016 NFL Draft. So let the games begin. But please keep in mind that because of the trend toward larger defections of underclassmen to the NFL Draft it makes the beginning of the college… Read More »