Cheese Substitute: College Football Games To Watch For Saturday, September 8

Sep 1, 2012; Madison, WI, USA; Wisconsin Badgers running back Montee Ball (28) during the game against the Northern Iowa Panthers at Camp Randall Stadium. Wisconsin defeated Northern Iowa 26-21. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-US PRESSWIRE

During the regular season, we're going to substitute Cheese Curds for something else on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Once we're done with real, actual football, we'll go back to making Cheese Curds a 7-days-per-week thing. Your cheese substitute for Saturdays is a look at the best college football games of the day, including the potential NFL prospects on each team.

I follow college football and NFL Draft prospects closely, but I do not consider myself a full-blown "expert" in this field, so I welcome your corrections. Note: Only players who are draft eligible in 2013 are listed. The Green Bay Packers aren't believed to be attending any college games this week, but here's a list of games that NFL scouts will be attending, from Chris Steuber.

The early slate of games isn't much, but Kansas State - Miami isn't awful. It's on FX and it's what I'm choosing to watch at 12 p.m. ET, 11 p.m. CT. The U's best prospect from the class of 2013 was SS Ray Armstrong, but he was dismissed from the team.

K-State NFL Prospects

Arthur Brown - ILB, #4
Nigel Malone - CB, #24
Chris Harper - WR, #3
Braden Wilson - FB, #37

Miami NFL prospects

Brandon McGee - CB, #21
Ramon Buchanan - OLB, #45
Seantrel Henderson - OT, #77

Texas A&M gets their welcome to the SEC at 3:30 p.m. ET, 2:30 p.m. CT when they host the Florida Gators. That game is on ESPN.

Texas A&M NFL prospects

Luke Joeckel - OT, #76
Jake Matthews - OT, #75
Sean Porter - OLB, #10
Christine Michael - HB, #33
Ryan Swope - WR, #25

Florida NFL prospects

Sharrif Floyd - DT, #73
Dominique Easley - DT, #2
Jonathan Bostic - ILB, #1
Matt Elam - SS, #22
Jelani Jenkins - OLB, #3
Trey Burton - FB, #8
Jordan Reed - TE, #11

Also on at that time are Notre Dame and Purdue, who are probably going to score a lot of points. Having said that, there aren't a lot of NFL-quality talents on Purdue's offense, but they're a well-coached team. As always, this is on NBC.

Notre Dame NFL prospects

Tyler Eifert - TE, #80
Cierre Wood - RB, #20
Braxton Cave - C, #52
Manti Te'o - ILB, #5
Kaprom Lewis-Moore - DE, #89
Jamoris Slaughter - SS, #26

Purdue NFL prospects

Kawann Short - DT, #93
Josh Johnson, CB, #28

The Badgers are also playing a late afternoon game, a little bit later at 4 p.m. ET, 3 p.m. CT. That game, against Oregon State in Corvallis, is live on FX.

Wisconsin NFL prospects

Montee Ball - HB, #28
Travis Fredrick - OG, #72
Rick Wagner - OT, #58
Devin Smith, CB, #10
Mike Taylor - OLB, #53

Oregon State NFL prospects

Jordan Poyer - CB, #14
Markus Wheaton - WR, #2

It's also Missouri's welcome to the SEC this week, and they're hosting a tough Georgia team in primetime. Georgia's defense is loaded with potential NFL players. You can catch this game on ESPN2 at 7:45 p.m. ET, 6:45 p.m. CT.

Georgia NFL prospects

Jarvis Jones - OLB, #29
Cornelius Washington - OLB, #83
John Jenkins - DT, #6
Abry Jones - DT, #93
Bacarri Rambo - FS, #18
Aaron Murray - QB, #14

Missouri NFL prospects

Zaviar Gooden - OLB, #25
Brad Madison - DE, #57

Finally, Oklahoma State and Rich Rod's Arizona play the best late game of the week. They play on the Pac-12 Network at 10:30 p.m. ET, 9:30 p.m. CT

Oklahoma State NFL prospects

Justin Gilbert - CB, #4
Brodrick Brown - CB, #19
Joseph Randle - RB, #1

Arizona NFL prospects

Dan Buckner - WR, #4
Matt Scott - QB, #10

I'm going to be doing the Badgers and the biggest game(s) of the week every week in this post, but I'll try to mix up most of the teams. You can find a complete college football TV schedule at

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