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College Football Week 8 Viewing Guide

Who to watch in week 8

College Football Playoff Semifinal at the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl - Clemson v Ohio State Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images

Here are the games and prospects to pay extra attention to this week.

* Indicates that they have caught my eye

Oklahoma Vs. TCU, 12:00 PM EST, ABC

Oklahoma

*WR, Charleston Rambo, #14

T, Adrian Ealy, #59

*C, Creed Humphrey, #56

G, Marquis Hayes, #54

IDL, Jalen Redmond, #31

EDGE, Ronnie Perkins, #7

EDGE, Nik Bonitto, #11

CB, Tre Brown, #6

S, Pat Fields, #10

TCU

WR, JD Spielman, #10

LB, Garret Wallow, #30

CB, Noah Daniels, #21

S, Trevon Moehrig, #7

S, Ar’Darius Washington, #24

Nebraska Vs. Ohio St, 12:00 PM EST, FOX

Nebraska

*T, Brenden Jaimes, #76

S, Marquel Dismuke, #19

Ohio St

*QB, Justin Fields, #1

*WR, Chris Olave, #17

TE, Jeremy Ruckert, #88

TE, Luke Farrell, #89

*RB, Master Teague, #33

*RB, Trey Sermon, #8

T, Thayer Munford, #75

*IOL, Wyatt Davis, #52

*IOL, Josh Myers, #71

EDGE, Tyreke Smith, #11

LB, Baron Browning, #5

*CB, Shaun Wade, #24

N. Carolina St Vs. North Carolina, 12:00 PM EST, ESPN

North Carolina

*WR, Dazz Newsome, #5

WR, Dyami Brown, #2

*RB, Javonte Williams, #25

EDGE, Tomon Fox, #12

*LB, Chazz Surratt, #21

S, D.J. Ford, #16

N. Carolina St

G, Joshua Fedd-Jackson, #66

G, Joe Sculthorpe, #71

*IDL, Alim McNeill, #29

Kansas Vs. Kansas St, 12:00 PM EST, FS1

Kansas St

G, Josh Rivas, #76

EDGE, Wyatt Hubert, #56

TE, Briley Moore, #00

Kansas

*RB, Pooka Williams, #1

Florida St Vs. Louisville, 12:00 PM EST, ACCN

Florida St

*WR, Tamorrion Terry, #5

*IDL, Marvin Wilson, #21

LB, Amari Gainer, #33

*CB, Asante Samuel, #26

*S, Hamsah Nasirildeen, #5

Louisville

*WR, Tutu Atwell, #1

*WR, Dez FItzpatrick, #7

*RB, Javian Hawkins, #10

LB, Dorian Etheridge, #17

CB, Chandler Jones, #2

IOL, Cole Bentley, #66

Auburn Vs. Ole Miss, 12:00 PM EST, SECN

Ole Miss

*WR, Elijah Moore, #8

IOL, Ben Brown, #55

EDGE, Sam Williams, #13

CB, Keidron Smith, #20

Auburn

*WR, Seth Williams, #18

DI, Tyrone Truesdell, #94

CB, Roger McCreary, #23

Kentucky Vs. Missouri, 3:00 PM EST, SECN

Kentucky

*T, Darian Kinnard, #70

*T, Landon Young, #67

IOL, Luke Fortner, #79

IOL, Drake Jackson, #52

EDGE, Jamar Watson, #31

CB, Brandin Echols, #26

S, Quandre Mosely, #21

Missouri

*WR, Damon Hazelton, #7

RB, Larry Rountree III, #34

IDL, Kobie Whiteside, #78

*LB, Nick Bolton, #32

S, Tyree Gillespie, #9

Iowa Vs. Purdue, 3:30 PM EST, BTN

Iowa

WR, Ihmir Smith-Marsette, #6

RB, Mekhi Sargent, #10

*T, Alaric Jackson, #77

*IOL, Tyler Linderbaum, #65

IDL, Daviyon Nixon, #54

EDGE, Chauncey Golston, #57

CB, Matt Hankins, #8

S, Jack Koerner, #28

Purdue

IOL, Sam Garvin, #72

IDL, Lorenzo Neal, #9

EDGE, Derrick Barnes, #55

Baylor Vs. Texas, 3:30 PM EST, ESPN

Baylor

WR, Tyquan Thornton, #81

RB, John Lovett, #7

*EDGE, William Bradley-King, #50

LB, Terrel Bernard #26

CB, Kalon Barnes, #12

Texas

RB, Keaontay Ingram, #26

*T, Samuel Cosmi, #52

IOL, Derek Kerstetter, #68

EDGE, Joseph Ossai, #46

S, Caden Sterns, #7

Iowa St Vs Oklahoma St, 3:30 PM EST, FOX

Iowa St

S, Greg Eisworth, #12

*TE, Charlie Kolar, #88

WR, Deshaunte Jones, #8

EDGE, JaQuan Bailey, #3

Oklahoma St

*WR, Tylan Wallace, #2

*RB, Chuba Hubbard, #30

*G, Josh Sills, #73

*T, Teven Jenkins, #73

*S, Kolby Harvell-Peel, #31

S, Tre Sterling, #3

*CB, Rodarius Williams, #8

Alabama Vs. Tennessee, 3:30 PM EST, CBS

Alabama

*WR, DeVonta Smith, #6

*WR, Jaylen Waddle, #17

*RB, Najee Harris, #22

*T, Alex Leatherwood, #70

*G, Deonte Brown, #65

IDL, Christian Barmore, #58

*LB, Dylan Moses, #32

*CB, Patrick Surtain, #2

Tennessee

RB, Ty Chandler, #8

*IOL, Trey Smith, #73

*T/IOL, Cade Mays, #68

Penn St Vs. Indiana, 3:30 PM EST, FS1

Penn St

*TE, Pat Freiermuth, #87

*RB, Journey Brown, #4 - Hurt

T, Will Fries, #71

IOL, Michal Menet, #62

IDL, PJ Mustipher, #97

*EDGE, Shaka Toney, #18

*EDGE, Jayson Oweh, #28

CB, Tariq Castro-Fields, #5

S, Lamont Wade, #38

S, Jaquan Brisker, #7

Indiana

WR, Whop Philyor, #1

*TE, Peyton Hendershot, #86

RB, Stevie Scott, #8

*IDL, Jerome Johnson, #98

LB, Micah McFadden, #47

CB, Jamar Johnson, #22

Notre Dame Vs. Pittsburgh, 3:30 PM EST, ABC

Notre Dame

*T, Liam Eichenberg, #74

*IOL, Aaron Banks, #69

IOL, Tommy Kraemer, #78

*OT, Robert Hainsey, #72

IOL, Jarrett Patterson, #55

*EDGE, Adetokunbo Ogundeji, #91

LB, Drew White, #40

Pittsburgh

*IOL, Jimmy Morrissey, #67

EDGE, Patrick Jones, #91

*EDGE, Rashad Weaver, #17

LB, Cam Bright, #38

CB,Jason Pinnock, #15

South Carolina Vs. LSU, 7:00 PM EST, ESPN

South Carolina

*WR, Shi Smith, #13

*T, Sadarius Hutcherson, #50

EDGE, Aaron Sterling, #15

CB, Israel Mukuamu, #24

*CB, Jaycee Horn, #1

LSU

*WR, Terrace Marshall, #6

*IDL, Tyler Shelvin, #72

IDL, Neil Farrell Jr, #92

S, JaCoby Stevens, #3

Michigan Vs. Minnesota, 7:30 PM EST, ABC

Michigan

WR, Ronnie Bell, #8

TE, Nick Eubanks, #82

RB, Hassan Haskins, #25

*T, Jalen Mayfield, #73

IDL, Carlo Kemp, #2

*EDGE, Aidan Hutchinson, #97

*EDGE, Kwity Paye, #19

LB, Cameron McGrone, #44

S, Brad Hawkins, #20

Minnesota

*WR, Rashod Bateman, #13

RB, Mohamed Ibrahim, #24

*T, Daniel Faalele, #78

*IOL, John Michael Schmitz, #60

CB, Benjamin St-Juste, #25

CB, Coney Durr, #16

S, Jordan Howden, #23

Virginia Vs. Miami, 8:00 PM EST, ACCN

Virginia

TE, Tony Poljan, #87

*EDGE, Charles Snowden, #11

LB, Zane Zandier. #00

*CB, Brenton Nelson, #28

S, D’Angelo Amos, #30

S, Joey Blount, #29

Miami

*TE, Brevin Jordan, #9

S, Gurvan Hall, #26

CB, Al Blades, #7

*EDGE, Quincy Roche, #90

*EDGE, Jaelan Phillips, #15

LB, Zach McCloud, #53

Cincinnati Vs, SMU, 9:00 PM EST, ESPN2

SMU

*WR, Reggie Roberson Jr, #8 - Hurt

TE, Kylen Granson, #83

*T, Jaylon Thomas, #71

IOL, Hayden Howerton, #75

CB, Ar’mani Johnson, #5

*WR, Danny Gray, #5

Cincinnati

RB, Gerrid Doaks, #23

T, James Hudson, #55

IDL, Curtis Brooks, #92

*EDGE, Myjai Sanders, #21

*EDGE, Elijah Ponder, #93

CB, Coby Bryant, #7

S, James Wiggins, #1