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Three college football players to watch from around the country

These are the top three guys you will want to watch this weekend

NCAA Football: Southern California at Stanford Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

#3 - Royce Freeman

Now he is still questionable for this weekend so this could be all for not, but if he is ready to go he will be a top player to watch. In a ridiculously stacked running back class, Freeman seems to be one of the forgotten players. However, he may be the best of all the running backs at making people miss in the open field. He has 325 rushing yards and four touchdowns despite only playing nine quarters of football. If he can get back he will be the valuable piece the Ducks need to bounce back from the Nebraska loss.

#2 - Sojourn Shelton

This is the Badgers best cornerback and he will need to play lights out, both against Michigan State’s passing attack and their run game. He has seven solo tackles, a fumble recovery, one tackle for loss and four passes defended. His value is in his versatility as he can lock up a receiver or comedown to help against the run. He is also a factor in cornerback blitzes and will help the Badgers give Michigan State a lot of looks on defense.

#1 - Christian McCaffrey

McCaffrey is one of the top Heisman favorites in the country and now he has his sights on UCLA a team he has historically torched. Last year he tore up the Bruins defense fro 243 rushing yards and four touchdowns. He averaged 9.7 yards per carry in the 41-22 route. Even his freshman year when he was not the every down back he still had 64 yards and averaged 5.8 yards a carry when Stanford won that 31-10 stomping. While McCaffrey has played really well to start the season, this feels like the week he has the that should not be humanly possible game that we saw him have on more than one occasion last season. Buckle up UCLA the workhorse is coming.