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Top 10 college football prospects to watch in Week 10

Previewing this week’s NCAA action.

NCAA Football: Louisville at Wake Forest Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports

After an exciting and star studded Week 9 of college football, Week 10 doesn’t quite have the flash and bang. There are a few high profile games, but only two the whole day that feature two ranked teams. Despite that, there are tons of sneaky interesting games that feature under the radar draft prospects.

  • Sage Surratt, Wide Receiver, Wake Forest v. NC State (12 PM on ESPN): Wake Forest’s offense has been a pleasant surprise this year and Sage Surratt is a big reason why. The 6’3” deep threat has scored nine touchdowns on 53 catches and averaging a healthy 16.6 yards on every reception. Surratt will be relied on once again in a conference matchup and is bound to make some big plays.
  • Alton Robinson, EDGE, Syracuse v. Boston College (12 PM on ACCN): Alton Robinson’s hype was high to start the season but has cooled recently as Syracuse has fallen off. In spite of the Orange fading, Robinson has remained a solid player. He will need to anchor the effort against Boston College’s physical running game this Saturday and could put himself back on the map with a big game.
  • Cole Kmet, Tight End, Notre Dame v. Virginia Tech (2:30 PM on NBC): A fast riser, Kmet has caught 13 passes in the last two weeks. After years of being marred by injuries and a loaded depth chart, Kmet has emerged for the Irish as a dynamic safety outlet in the passing game. If his hot streak continues against Virginia Tech, expect to hear his name a lot more.
  • Jabari Zuniga, EDGE, Florida v. Georgia (3:30 PM on CBS): Jabari Zuniga was a fixture on the Florida defense before injury halted his season. The dynamic defender is expected to be back against Georgia for one of the biggest rivalry games of the season. Zuniga could make a splash in his return with a dominant pass rushing performance against Georgia’s explosive offense.
  • Shaq Quarterman, Linebacker, Miami v. FSU (3:30 PM on ABC): Shaq Quarterman remains a steady presence in Miami. The tackling machine has been consistent week in and out despite the rest of the team’s mediocrity. Quarterman will need to bring his A-Game against Cam Akers and Company this week in what should be a great test of his ability.
  • Jeff Gladney, Cornerback, TCU v. Oklahoma State (3:30 PM on ESPN): The Oklahoma State/TCU game should be a shootout and in those high scoring games I am always interested to see which defenders make the most play. Jeff Gladney has been solid for the Horned Frogs this season, yet unspectacular. It will be interesting if he can come up with big plays against the Cowboys.
  • Aaron Fuller, Wide Receiver, Washington v. Utah (4 PM on Fox): Aaron Fuller is Washington’s pass catcher going into their match up with Utah’s stingy defense. Fuller is a tough, athletic player who could still thrive against the Utes. It could be a great showcase for him.
  • Isaiah Hodgins, Wide Receiver, Oregon State v. Arizona (4:30 PM on Pac-12 Network): Another fast rising receiver, Isaiah Hodgins has been excellent for the Beavers this year. The 6’4” receiver has scored 10 touchdowns on only 56 catches catches and has scored at least once for the last five straight weeks. It will be exciting to see how much more dominant he can be.
  • Bryce Huff, Edge Defender, Memphis v. SMU (7:30 PM on ABC): SMU has been flying high with a potent offense, especially throwing the football. Memphis needs to be able to make Shane Buechele uncomfortable through four quarters. Bryce Huff has been disruptive for Memphis despite not filling up the box score. This game will be an excellent chance for Huff to show out in a nationally televised, ranked game.
  • Michael Pittman Junior, Wide Receiver, USC v. Oregon (8 PM on Fox): Michael Pittman Junior continues to play well for USC despite the Trojans falling off this year. One thing that is absolutely true about USC this year is them being a chaos team. They have knocked off two ranked teams while keeping it close in a few other games. They are a mercurial, dangerous team and Pittman’s playmaking is a big reason why. Against Oregon’s tough secondary, it could be very exciting to watch Pittman make big plays.

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