Your College Football Cheat Sheet
Clueless about college football but trapped in a conversation about college football? These talking points will help you fool everyone.
By Matt Christensen
Topic: The 2014 NFL Draft
Your take: There are lots of studs and duds on both sides of the ball. For instance:
• Teddy Bridgewater (QB, Louisville)
He’s thrown 14 TDs and racked up 1,200+ yards. Bridgewater will definitely be the first QB taken in 2014.
• Sammy Watkins (WR, Clemson)
Watkins electrified during his freshman year before hitting a sophomore slump. He’s returned to form in 2013. Pro offenses covet skilled wide outs, so he’ll be sought after.
• Jake Matthews (OT, Texas A&M)
He’s the beastly cousin of beastly Green Bay linebacker Clay Matthews and Philadelphia’s Casey Matthews, making him part of a defensive legacy with voluminous hair.
• Running backs
They won’t be in demand because A) There won’t be many good ones to choose from in this draft, and B) the NFL’s evolving rules hindering defenses are making them less valuable in increasingly pass-happy offensive schemes.