The team that Steve Sarkisian left in Seattle punished the No. 17 USC Trojans, controlling the line of scrimmage and intercepting Heisman candidate and future NFL pick Cody Kessler twice in a stunning 17-12 upset Thursday night. A breakout performance from Feeney, the Huskies speedy senior outside linebacker, was key in Chris Petersen's first signature win at Washington.
Rarely does an underclassman make his NFL decision known this early, but we now know that Myles Jack, who is currently rehabbing a season-ending "significant knee injury," has withdrawn from school and will enter the 2016 NFL Draft
With several future NFL players on display Saturday night in Clemson, pass rusher Shaq Lawson had the most impressive performance, especially considering he faced Notre Dame's future first round left tackle Ronnie Stanley.
NFL scouts had circled the Clemson-Notre Dame showdown as an opportunity to see several highly regarded NFL prospects in key one-on-one matchups. With underclassmen Shaq Lawson and Mackensie Alexander winning those matchups, the Tigers prevailed and their young difference-makers are poised to make a big jump up draft boards, as well.
NFL scouts were eager to see Alabama's imposing front seven take on a physical and experienced Georgia offensive line in a battle of top 13 ranked teams. They won't get much attention on the highlight reels but defensive tackles Jarran Reed and A'Shawn Robinson played a critical role in the Tide's big win -- something scouts won't soon forget.
NFL scouts watching Oklahoma defeat West Virginia 44-24 saw the good, bad and ugly from Mountaineers safety Joseph and Sooners cornerback Sanchez, each of whom entered the game ranked among the top six at their respective positions.