With the wealth of good football being played Saturday, there are a ton of good prospects with great matchups to watch this weekend to get to know them a little better.
Here are five to watch this weekend.
Goergia Bulldogs at Kentucky Wildcats, 10am Arizona Time, ESPN
Leonard Floyd, OLB Georgia, 6-4 230 lbs, No. 84, Sophomore
Despite being a redshirt sophomore, Floyd is 22 years old and will be 23 by the time the 2015 NFL season starts. There is always concern with older players who are looked at as "projects" and that is what Floyd is right now. An athletic specimen with pure speed off the edge, Floyd is undersized in weight, but has the length, lean build and room to add muscle that teams love.
Malcolm Brown, RB Texas, 5-11 228 lbs, No. 28, Senior
Welcome to the land of power and between-the-tackle running. Brown is a former high school star who just never panned out to be the big play back that everyone expected at Texas, but is that really his fault? Brown has shown throughout his career he has the ability to run over and through would be tacklers, but has the feet to make people miss, bounce runs, and get creative. He's a big back that moves well laterally, not just down hill, and that is something that could be of interest to the Cardinals.
BJ Finney, OC Kansas State, 6-4 304 lbs, No. 66, Senior
Finney is a four-year starter at Kansas State after walking on and has turned into one of the most reliable linemen in the Big 12, if not all of college football. He's a heady, tough, no-nonsense type with the ability to man up in the power game. He also shows the ability to get off the ball, get into space and make plays. His tenacity and ability to block on the move makes him a joy to watch on Saturdays.
Jeff Heuerman, TE Ohio State, 6-5 255 lbs. No. 5, Senior
Heuerman is the prototype build for the modern NFL tight end, good size, length, the ability to be an inline player, but enough athleticism to line up in the slot as a receiver. Heuerman offers the versatility that teams are looking for, but he also offers a solid ability to help block in the run game. While his numbers are underwhelming in 2014, much of that is due to Heuerman being asked to stay in for pass protection, something that the Cardinals will ask of their tight ends as well.
Hroniss Grasu, C Oregon, 6-3 297 lbs, No. 55 Senior
Grasu was the top-rated center on almost all draft boards coming into the season, and with Oregon's history of producing good interior offensive linemen in the NFL, who could blame them? Grasu has not looked particularly strong this year, but he has excellent movement skills, is great at making all the line calls and is a proven player on one of the most dynamic running offenses in the country.