and welcome to Week 10 of the 2018 college football season!

Happy Saturday ,The New York Giants are off this week, so we don’t have to look forward to an NFL game day with any trepidation. However, the reason for that trepidation, the 1-7 Giants’ play this year, gives us plenty of reason to pay attention to college football in advance of the 2019 NFL Draft. I have already put out my first mock draft of the 2019 draft season, and it will be the last one until after the underclassmen declare.Until then we have plenty of good games, and players to watch. So, let’s get to today’s slate of games!(6) Georgia at (11) KentuckyCBS - 3:30 p.m. We’ve mentioned Georgia before, and that’s because they have a whole mess of talented players. Quarterback Jake Fromm is probably the most interesting, especially if the Giants wind up punting their quarterback decision to the 2020 draft. Beyond Fromm Ray-Ray Armstrong Jersey , Georgia has a pair of defensive backs in CB Deandre Baker and S J.R. Reed who should interest a team that is starved for them. The Giants probably can’t afford to invest a premium draft pick in a receiver, but junior Riley Ridley could intrigue if he both declares and slips in the draft.On the Kentucky side of things, the first player to watch is linebacker/EDGE Josh Allen. Like the similarly named rookie quarterback, Allen is big, long, and athletic. He isn’t the most devastating edge rusher in the class, but he has greater fluidity in space than many pass rushers have. The Giants might also be interested in CB Derrick Baity. Baity has the length and ability in press coverage the Giants need for their defensive scheme, but he isn’t the most physical player, nor is he as ‘twitchy’ as you would like to see from a corner.Players to watchGeorgiaJake Fromm (QB)Riley Ridley (WR)Terry Godwin (WR)Deandre Baker (CB)J.R. Reed (S)D’Andre Walker (EDGE)Jonathan Ledbetter (EDGE)KentuckyJosh Allen (LB/EDGE)Derrick Baity (CB)Mike Edwards (S)Benny Snell (RB)Duke at MiamiESPN 2 - 7 p.m.We take a break from the ranked match-ups to check in on one that Giants fans should definitely be aware of. The future of the quarterback position is up in the air for the Giants, and Duke’s Daniel Jones could well be high on their radar. They have Janoris Jenkins Jersey , after all, had a fair amount success with quarterbacks coached by David Cutcliffe in college. Jones has prototypical size and arm strength, athleticism, as well as generally solid accuracy and placement. He is also improving with regards to the finer points of the position, such as movement in the pocket, processing speed, and reading defenses before the snap.Of course, there’s also the Miami Hurricanes. Despite not taking the expected step after their exciting 2017 campaign, they still have talent to interest scouts — particularly on the defensive side of the ball. Considering their ongoing issues at safety, Jaquan Johnson should be particularly interesting. Likewise Kerry Wynn Jersey , cornerback Michael Jackson (Odell Beckham Jr. might lobby for him to be drafted based on his name alone) should interest a Giants’ defense in need of big, long, athletic press corners. EDGE Joe Jackson has impressive upside as a long, lean, athletic edge defender, but he needs some development in the finer aspects of playing his position. On the offensive side of the ball, the Giants might also keep an eye on left tackle Tyree St. Lewis. Players to watchDukeDaniel Jones (QB)Joe Giles-Harris (LB)MiamiJaquan Johnson (S)Michael jackson (CB)Joe Jackson (EDGE)Tyree St. Lewis (OT)Travis Homer (RB)(1) Alabama at (4) LSUCBS - 8 p.m. This match-up gets circled on the calendar every year, and it turns out to be a great game almost that often. As you would expect from both these teams, this game is going to be stacked with future NFL players. This game could use a post all its own to take a look at every prospect in the detail he deserves. Instead I’m going to make a quick rundown of the top players who should interest the Giants this year. (Obviously, you should be watching QB Tua Tagovailoa for the same reasons as Jake Fromm in the Georgia game , but like Fromm, he won’t be draft eligible until 2020 at the earliest.)Players to watch *all of themAlabamaQuinnen Williams (DT)Jonah Williams (OT)Raekwon Davis (DL)Mack Wilson (LB)Deionte Thompson (S)LSUGreedy Williams (CB)Devin White (ILB)Rashard Lawrence (DT)Garrett Brumfield (OG)Giants coach Pat Shurmur confirms benching Ereck Flowers for Chad Wheeler Ereck Flowers is being benched by the New York Giants for Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans, with Chad Wheeler starting at right tackle this afternoon.Coach Pat Shurmur confirmed the move in a pre-game interview with Kim Jones of NFL Network.The Giants’ offensive line has struggled in two games, giving up eight sacks. Flowers allowed 11 pressures per Pro Football Focus, including a sack, hit and nine hurries of quarterback Eli Manning. No other Giant offensive lineman has allowed more than five pressures. There have also appeared to be communication issues between Flowers and right guard Patrick Omameh in picking up twists and stunts from opposing defensive linemen.The 2015 first-round pick (ninth overall) was moved from left to right tackle this season by the Giants’ new regime of Shurmur and GM Dave Gettleman. He is in the final year of his rookie contract as the Giants decided not to pick up his fifth-year option.Wheeler was signed last season as an undrafted free agent out of USC. He played in 11 games with five starts. Now it appears he will get an opportunity to make right tackle his job.The Giants will also have a new starting center this week as 12-year veteran John Greco will replace Jon Halapio, lost for the season with an ankle injury.

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