We've reached that lull in college football in between the regular season and the bowl season. The only FBS game on the schedule this week is Army (3-8) vs. Navy (4-7)
tearing up playing at FedEx Field. If you're looking for football beyond that then check out the FCS National Quarterfinals on ESPN:
Northern Iowa (10-2) @ Montana (10-2), ESPN, 8PM (fun forecast: 19 degrees)
Montana State (10-2) @ Sam Houston State (12-0), ESPN, 12PM
Maine (9-3) @ Georgia Southern (10-2), ESPN3, 2PM
Lehigh (11-1) @ North Dakota State (11-1) ESPN3, 4PM
Likely the most fun game to check in on and the one featuring the best pro prospect will be the Northern Iowa-Montana tonight. Montana features cornerback Trumaine Johnson, who would be a great pick up for the Redskins in this April's draft.
Strengths: The first thing you will notice is Johnson is a big, physical corner at 6'2, 205 lbs. He can flex to both cornerback and safety, but really excels in run support and shedding blockers. Johnson is also fast for his size, he was recruited to play wide receiver at Montana before switching to the defensive backfield. When it comes to pass protection, Johnson has long arms and has the ability to win a jump ball. He's become a lock-down defender for Montana and is one of the best corners in the country.
Weaknesses: Johnson has had some minor injury issues in the past, as well as some academic lapses that held him out of Spring practice. At times you'll see him fooled and bite on the play action, he needs to be more consistent to become a starting NFL corner.
Projected Round: Johnson will likely be a 4th round draft pick when its all said and done. I think he'd be an excellent pick up with one of our two fourth rounders.