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College Football Week 1: Prospects to watch & Schedule of Games

Today we highlight draft-eligible cornerback prospects and give you all the game info you need for the first week of college football!

NCAA Football: Louisiana State at Florida Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports


Greetings Faithful! With the arrival of the 2019 college football season and week one of the 2019 NFL season on deck it really is the most wonderful time of the year! This weekend over a hundred division one teams will take the field. Last season the Clemson Tigers were crowned national champions after defeating the defending champions Alabama Crimson Tide. Both are favored to return to the national title game in New Orleans on January 13th. However, any college football fan will agree with me that the season is a thrilling roller coaster with surprises at every turn and corner. Will Clemson and Alabama live up to the hype…or will Georgia, Oklahoma, Ohio State, or another contender make a run at the title? There’s only one way to find out. So buckle up and enjoy the ride that is the 2019 College Football season!

NFL: San Francisco 49ers-Training Camp Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

It seems clear in the comments and feedback that cornerback is the number one pressing need for the San Francisco 49ers moving forward. So, it would only be fitting to feature a couple of cornerbacks in our Prospect Spotlight for week 1. Be sure to scroll down for the complete schedule of games being played this weekend and how to watch and tune in! In addition, results for any games played already will be published. Let’s get to our featured prospects this week!

Kristian Fulton, CB, No. 22 – LSU
Height: 6’0” – Weight: 200 lbs.
Georgia Southern Eagles at #6 LSU – 4:30 p.m. (PT) – SEC Network

Fulton had such a strong 2018 season that had he declared for the 2019 NFL Draft he would most likely have been a high draft pick. With another strong campaign and Fulton could be a first-round lock. Last season Fulton only allowed a combined six first-downs when targeted. Last season Fulton had one interception and nine passes deflected. The former five-star recruit plays an aggressive and physical brand of football, and his style fits the demand of the competitive SEC conference. Fulton has good height and measurables for the position, and his straight-line speed can keep him on pace with receivers at all three levels on the field running fluidly through his hips. Most importantly, Fulton has developed the instincts, intangibles, and football IQ needed for the next level. Last year, Fulton played second to Greedy Williams. However, this season is a different story. It’s his story, and he has a chance to put the icing on the cake. Should Fulton have another strong season, he has a good chance to hear his name called on day one of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Bryce Hall, CB, No. 34 – Virginia
Height: 6’1” – Weight 200 lbs.
Virginia at Pittsburgh – 4:30 p.m. (PT) – ACC Network

Bryce Hall enters 2019 with a lot of experience having been a starter since a true freshman. Hall offers size and length that many scouts and evaluators seek at the next level. Hall is a clean tackler, and for his size, has great speed tracking down the ball at the catch point. On tape, Hall demonstrates great burst off the snap and along the line of scrimmage. Often times on tape, Hall is tasked with covering in man to man coverage and holds his own more often than not. Plays with physicality and his extremely competitive game in and game out. Hall is a standout in the secondary. I also happen to love his recovery speed, especially for someone with his measurables. At times Hall will allow the receiver too much space in coverage. Will not always play up to his size and the frame that he possesses Is a work in progress against the run with room to grow. More seasoning is needed with his instincts and anticipation with where the pass and play are going to occur. However, there is a lot more to like about Hall, and between his multi-year experience as a starter at Virginia and the many positives, Hall’s arrow is pointing upwards. Hall has a chance to be a back-end first-round pick in 2020.

Players to Watch around the Nation:

Jerry Jeudy, WR, No.4 – Alabama
Duke at #2 Alabama – 12:30 p.m. – ABC

D’Andre Swift, RB, No.7 – Georgia
#3 Georgia at Vanderbilt – 4:30 p.m. – ESPN, SEC Network

Trey Adams, OT, No. 72 – Washington
East Washington at #13 Washington – Noon – PAC 12 Networks

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 30 Pac-12 Championship Game - Washington v Utah Photo by Samuel Stringer/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

CeeDee Lamb, WR, No. 2 – Oklahoma
Houston at #4 Oklahoma – 4:30 p.m. – ABC

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: DEC 29 CFP Semifinal at the Orange Bowl - Alabama v Oklahoma Photo by Roy K. Miller/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Alaric Jackson, OT, No. 77 – Iowa
Miami (OH) at #20 Iowa – 4:30 p.m. – Fox Sports 1

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: NOV 17 Iowa at Illinois Photo by Michael Allio/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Who are YOU excited to see in action this week? Please share in the comments below!

Week 1 College Football Schedule: (All times in PST)

Results from Earlier this week:

Saturday, August 24:

#8 Florida defeats Miami (FL) 24-20

Hawaii defeats Arizona 45-38

Thursday, August 29th:

Bowling Green defeats Morgan State 46-3

UConn defeats Wagner 24-21

Buffalo defeats Robert Morris 38-10

Cincinnati defeats UCLA 24-14

Central Michigan defeats Albany 38-21

#17 UCF defeats Florida A&M 62-0

Charlotte defeats Gardner-Webb 49-28

Central Arkansas defeats Western Kentucky 35-28

#1 Clemson defeats Georgia Tech 52-14

Tulane defeats FIU 42-14

UAB defeats Alabama State 24-19

#12 Texas A&M defeats Texas State 41-7

Minnesota defeats South Dakota State 28-21

Arizona State defeats Kent State 30-7

San Jose State defeats Northern Colorado 35-18

#14 Utah defeats BYU 30-12

Saturday, August 31st

Boise State at Florida State – 9:00 a.m. – ESPN, ESPNews

Indiana at Ball State – 9:00 a.m. – CBSS

Toledo at Kentucky – 9:00 a.m. – SEC Network

Howard at Maryland – 9:00 a.m. – Big Ten Network

East Carolina at N.C. State – 9:00 a.m. – ACC Network

Florida Atlantic at #5 Ohio State – 9:00 a.m. – FOX

Akron at Illinois – 9:00 a.m. – Big Ten Network

Northern Iowa at #21 Iowa State – 9:00 a.m. – FOX Sports 1

Indiana State at Kansas – 9:00 a.m. – FSN

Mississippi State at UL-Lafayette – 9:00 a.m. – ESPNU

Ole Miss at Memphis – 9:00 a.m. – ABC

Southern Alabama at Nebraska – 9:00 a.m. – ESPN

Rhode Island at West Virginia – 11:00 a.m. – AT&T Sportsnet

Bucknell at Temple – Noon – ESPN3

East Washington at #13 Washington – Noon – PAC 12 Networks

Holy Cross at Navy – 12:30 p.m. – CBSS

ETSU at Appalachian State – 12:30 p.m. – ESPN Plus

Eastern Michigan at Coastal Carolina – 12:30 p.m. – ESPN Plus

Duke at #2 Alabama 12:30 p.m. – ABC

South Carolina at North Carolina – 12:30 p.m. – ESPN

Idaho at #15 Penn State – 12:30 p.m. – Big Ten Network

Georgia State at Tennessee – 12:30 p.m. – ESPNU

Colgate at Air Force – 12:30 p.m. – ESPN3

Virginia Tech at Boston College – 1:00 p.m. – ACC Network

Portland State at Arkansas – 1:00 p.m. – SEC Network

Montana State at Texas Tech – 1:00 p.m. – FSN

North Western at #25 Stanford – 1:00 p.m. – FOX

#22 Syracuse at Liberty – 3:00 p.m. – ESPN Plus

Campbell at Troy – 3:00 p.m. – ESPN Plus

Incarnate Word at UTSA – 3:00 p.m. – ESPN3

Sam Houston State at New Mexico – 3:00 p.m. – ESPN Plus

Virginia Military at Marshall – 3:30 p.m. – STADIUM

UC Davis at CAL – 3:30 p.m. – PAC 12 Networks

Illinois State at Northern Illinois – 4:00 p.m. – ESPN Plus

Monmouth at Western Michigan – 4:00 p.m. – ESPN3

Norfolk State – Old Dominion – 4:00 p.m. – ESPN3

SMU at Arkansas State – 4:00 p.m. – ESPN Plus

Stephen F. Austin at Baylor – 4:00 p.m. – ESPN Plus

Nicholls at Kansas State – 4:00 p.m. – ESPN Plus

Alcorn State at Southern Mississippi – 4:00 p.m. – ESPN Plus

Middle Tennessee at #7 Michigan – 4:30 p.m. – Big Ten Network

Virginia at Pittsburgh – 4:30 p.m. – ACC Network

Miami (OH) at #20 Iowa – 4:30 p.m. – Fox Sports 1

Georgia Southern at #6 LSU – 4:30 p.m. – ESPNU, SEC Network

Abil Chrisitan at North Texas – 4:30 p.m. – ESPN Plus

#11 Oregon at #16 Auburn – 4:30 p.m. – ABC, TSN2

#3 Georgia at Vanderbilt – 4:30 p.m. – ESPN, SEC Network

Missouri at Wyoming – 4:30 p.m. – CBSS

Grambling State at UL-Monroe – 5:00 p.m. – ESPN3

Arkansas Pine Bluff at TCU – 5:00 p.m. – FSN

Louisiana Tech at #10 Texas – 5:00 p.m. – Longhorn Network

Houston Baptist at UTEP – 5:00 p.m. – ESPN Plus

Weber State at San Diego State – 6:00 p.m. – Facebook Live

Southern Utah at UNLV – 6:00 p.m. – N/A

New Mexico State at Washington State – 7:00 p.m. – PAC 12 Networks

Fresno State at USC – 7:30 p.m. – ESPN

Sunday, September 1st

Houston at #4 Oklahoma – 4:30 p.m. – ABC

Monday, September 2nd

#9 Notre Dame at Louisville – 5:00 p.m. – ESPN