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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Ladd McConkey
Last Updated: 4/3/2024   Over the last three years, Ladd McConkey has been a modest producer for the Bulldogs, totaling over 1,600 receiving yards and 14 touchdowns. The biggest issue is his lack of volume, with a career-high 58 receptions in one season (in 2022). In 2023, he battled injuries that limited his production to […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Ja’Lynn Polk
Last Updated: 3/26/2024   After transferring from Texas Tech, Ja’Lynn Polk started slowly after dislocating his clavicle in his first game with the Huskies, forcing him to miss a majority of the 2021 campaign. He bounced back in 2022 with a modest 694 yards and 6 touchdowns. This past season, he stepped into the spotlight […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Jalen McMillan
Last Updated: 3/19/2024   Jalen McMillan burst onto the scene in 2022, leading the Pac 12 with 9 receiving touchdowns and putting up 1,098 receiving yards, third in the conference. Unfortunately, after a hot start to 2023, he suffered a left knee injury that forced him to miss games and hindered him all season. His […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Rome Odunze
Last Updated: 3/15/2024   Rome Odunze is fresh off a season of 1,640 receiving yards, tops in the NCAA and a Washington single-season record. This was his second straight 1,000-yard season, making him only the second Husky to accomplish this feat. His 92 receptions were the second most in Washington history and led the Pac-12. […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: J.J McCarthy
Last Updated: 3/10/2024 J.J. McCarthy is one of the most polarizing players in this draft class. In two full seasons as the Michigan starter, he produced back-to-back 2,700+ passing yard seasons and threw 22 touchdowns each season. He added a modest 632 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns in his career. However, never taking over the […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Marvin Harrison Jr.
Last Updated: 2/27/2024   There is nothing not to like after Marvin Harrison Jr. He comes from an NFL bloodline, and his technical side of the game is polished. He is coming off back-to-back 1,200-receiving-yard seasons, including a Big Ten-leading 1,211 in 2023. He led the Big Ten with 14 receiving touchdowns each of the […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Devontez Walker
Last Updated: 2/21/2024   Devontez Walker has had a turbulent and uphill climb to get to this point in his career. He started with a commitment to NC Central, but an ACL injury and the pandemic year caused him to transfer to Kent State. He had two impressive years there, earning first-team All-MAC Honors in […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Drake Maye
Last Updated: 2/16/2024   As a true freshman, Drake Maye saw almost no action for North Carolina, but he exploded in 2022, leading the ACC in passing yards (4,321), completions (342) and passing touchdowns (38). We saw him take a step back statistically in 2023 after UNC lost multiple pieces of his supporting cast to […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Jayden Daniels
Last Updated: 2/8/2024   Over the last five seasons, Jayden Daniels has battled his way to become one of the top names in the draft. By the time he was done, he had eclipsed 12,000 passing yards and 3,000 rushing, becoming the only player to do so in their college career. His Heisman campaign in […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Jamari Thrash
Last Updated: 2/2/2024   It was a slow start to Jamari Thrash’s college career, taking three years to top 500 yards receiving. However, in 2022, he broke out with a Sun Belt-leading 1,122 receiving yards and seven scores on 61 receptions for Georgia State. Prior to the start of this season, Thrash transferred to Louisville, […]
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Jacob Cowing
Last Updated: 1/29/2024   Jacob Cowing started his career at UTEP, where he amassed an impressive 2,595 receiving yards and 13 scores. After an impressive 1,354-yard season in 2021, Cowing transferred to Arizona, where he spent the last two years producing 1,882 receiving yards and 20 scores. This past season his 13 receiving touchdowns tied […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Xavier Worthy
Last Updated: 1/25/2024   Xavier Worthy started his college career in 2021 with a bang — his 12 receiving touchdowns led the Big-12, while his 981 receiving yards were third. Worthy saw a dip in 2022 statistically, arguably more due to the quarterback carousel than him. He did bounce back for his first 1,000-yard season […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Adonai Mitchell
Last Updated: 1/17/2024   Adonai Mitchell burst onto the scene as a freshman in 2021, posting over 400 yards and 4 scores, but he suffered a setback as a sophomore, as an ankle injury forced him to miss most of the year for Georgia. He transferred to Texas for his junior year where he exploded […]
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Jeremy Popielarz
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Johnny Wilson
Last Updated: 1/12/2024   After transferring from Arizona State, Johnny Wilson exploded for nearly 900 yards and five scores for the Seminoles in 2022, bringing his name to the front end of the 2024 class. Unfortunately for Wilson, injuries and the addition of Keon Coleman combined to give him struggles in 2023, and he only […]
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College Football Title Sleepers for the 2024 Season
The 2023 college football season is over, which means it’s time to look at next season and some potential longshots to put a sprinkle of money on to win the title. Remember, next year the playoffs will feature 12 teams, giving more squads a shot at the crown.   If you are going to have […]
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College Football Title Contenders for the 2024 Season
There are two categories of futures wagers in my mind. The first one involves the favorites and taking a team that you truly believe will win a championship or a division. The other involves the sleeper, who may be further down the board but will be quite the payoff if it hits.   I’ll be […]
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CFB DFS Picks and Strategy for the National Championship Game (1/8)
One. More. Game. Tonight is the culmination of six months worth of hard work. The Washington Huskies versus the Michigan Wolverines for the Natty. This will be the final championship game of the four-team playoff era, as next season will be moving to a 12-team format.   Tonight’s showdown slate will obviously have plenty of […]
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College Football Betting Preview: College Football Playoff Championship Game
College football has just one game left, and it’s the national championship between the best two teams in the sport as Michigan takes on Washington. Let’s break down this game from a betting perspective and find the value.  All odds are per DraftKings Sportsbook unless noted otherwise.   Michigan vs. Washington 7:30 p.m. ET Monday, Jan. […]
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2024 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Keon Coleman
Last Updated: 1/2/2024   Keon Coleman transferred to Florida State in hopes of improving his draft stock and notoriety, and he did just that. He set a career-high with 11 touchdowns despite having fewer receptions and yards than 2022, all while playing alongside classmate Johnny Wilson.  Coleman possesses a lengthy frame standing 6-foot-4, 210 pounds […]
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College Football Betting Preview: Sugar Bowl
The College Football Playoff begins with the much-anticipated matchup between the Washington Huskies and the Texas Longhorns in the night cap.    Let’s take a look at the best way to attack this semifinal matchup. Sign up for an FTN subscription today. Washington vs. Texas Spread: Texas -4Moneyline: Texas -180Total: 62  The Washington Huskies have […]
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CFB DFS Picks and Strategy for the Monday Bowl Slate (1/1)
The CFB semifinals begin today, and we have a five-game slate on deck that features some very intriguing options. As usual, I will highlight opt-outs and player pool options for each team. Let’s get right into it.   Vegas Odds Team Odds Team Odds Total Wisconsin +9 LSU -9 58 Liberty +18 Oregon -18 70 […]
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College Football Betting Preview: Rose Bowl
Game one of the College Football playoff features the tremendous matchup of two national powers, as the No. 1 seed Michigan takes on fourth-seeded Alabama in the Rose Bowl. There are so many interesting aspects to this game, so let’s take a look at the opener of the CFP.   All odds are per DraftKings Sportsbook. […]
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College Football Best Bets of Bowl Season (Jan. 1)
There are just seven college football games left, with five of them taking place on Monday. The CFP contests are getting their own articles, so let’s take a look at the other three and see if there’s some value there.   All odds are per DraftKings Sportsbook unless otherwise noted. Reliaquest Bowl (Tampa, FL) Wisconsin vs. […]
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CFB DFS Picks and Strategy for the Saturday Bowl Slate (12/30)
College football’s bowl season rolls on, with another four-game DFS slate on tap Saturday. The featured teams on this slate aren’t exactly the most potent offenses and it’s going to take some creativity to properly build lineups today. There are also several opt-outs for key players as usual so be sure to check in with […]
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College Football Betting Preview: Orange Bowl
Before the college football season began, a matchup between Florida State and Georgia would have been thought of as a tremendous game. As we approach Saturday’s Orange Bowl, though, it’s not exactly what we thought it would be.  All odds are per DraftKings Sportsbook.   Georgia vs. Florida State 4 p.m. ET SaturdayGeorgia -20 Georgia The […]
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College Football Betting Preview: Peach Bowl
Saturday is when we start really heating up college football’s bowl season, with plenty of Power 5 matchups. This year’s Peach Bowl is a highlight, as Ole Miss takes on Penn State. Neither team has a ton of losses entering the contest, so that’ll make for a better product on the field.  All odds are […]
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CFB DFS Picks and Strategy for the Friday Bowl Slate (12/29)
We had one of our best DFS slates of college football’s bowl season thus far on Thursday, thanks to strong performances by Jacob Cowing and Brennan Armstrong. We move onto another all-day slate Friday that includes four very different games. There are surely going to be some unforeseen opt-outs, but there are also a handful […]
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Walter Waddell
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College Football Best Bets of Bowl Season (Dec. 29)
Friday features four more bowl games including the Sun Bowl, which may be one of the most fascinating contests we will see in a while. I’ll get to that in just a little bit, but let’s take a look at the card and see if there’s value to be had.  (If you’re looking for a […]
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College Football Betting Preview: Cotton Bowl
College football’s bowl season is coming down the home stretch now, with most of the remaining games either being part of the College Football Playoff or featuring teams that just missed the biggest spotlight. One such game is Friday, featuring No. 9 Missouri vs. No. 7 Ohio Sate in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic in […]
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CFB DFS Picks and Strategy for the Thursday Bowl Slate (12/28)
It was an entertaining day of college football Wednesday with some expected occurrences mixed in with typical “what just happened” moments, which are a hallmark of bowl season. We are focused on a three-game DFS slate for Thursday. As usual, I will highlight player pool options along with any relevant opt-outs. Let’s get into it. […]
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Walter Waddell
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College Football Best Bets of Bowl Season (Dec. 28)
Bowl season has had it all so far, and we aren’t even close to New Year’s Day yet. I had a very good Wednesday, so we’ll see if we can build off of it with some winners Thursday.  All odds are per DraftKings Sportsbook.   Fenway Bowl  SMU vs. Boston College 11 a.m. ETSMU -10.5 […]
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