College football Week 1: Hot props and diamonds in the rough

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Here are the projections for the hottest props and diamonds in the rough for two Saturday games between ranked teams.

Two games. Two big games of Week 1.

Hottest props

No. 11 Oregon at No. 3 Georgia, 1:30 p.m. on ABC

Georgia WR Dominick Blaylock:
1.5 receptions
16.2 yards receiving
11.2 yards longest reception

Oregon QB Bo Nix:
31.4 pass attempts
20.4 pass completions
234.8 yards passing
1.6 touchdowns passing
65.1 pass completion percentage
42.2 longest pass completion
0.8 interceptions

Georgia WR

Notre Dame at Ohio State

No. 5 Notre Dame at No. 2 Ohio State, 5:30 p.m. on ABC

Notre Dame WR Kevin Austin:

4.3 receptions
78.5 yards receiving
34.8 yards longest reception
0.7 touchdowns

Ohio State WR Jaxon Smith-Njigba:

7.4 receptions
105.9 yards receiving
37.1 yards longest reception
0.8 touchdowns

Ohio State QB C.J. Stroud:

41.6 pass attempts
27.2 completions
371 yards passing
3.2 touchdowns passing
65.5 completion percentage
2 times sacked
12.3 sack yards lost
53.7 yards longest completion
0.8 interceptions

Ohio State WR Garrett Wilson:

6.1 receptions
88 yards receiving
34.6 yards longest reception
0.7 touchdowns

Diamonds in the rough

Diamonds in the rough

Georgia RB Zamir White:

10.5 rushing attempts
58.8 yards rushing
19.7 yards longest rush
1.5 receptions
10.7 yards receiving
8.8 yards longest reception
7.1 average yards per reception

Georgia QB Stetson Bennett:

30.6 passing attempts
19.6 completions
256.2 yards passing
64 completion percentage
45.7 yards longest completion

Georgia K Jack Podlesny:

1.4 field goals made
1.9 field goal attempts
32.1 yards longest made field goal
50.4 yards total made field goals

Oregon RB C.J. Verdell:

15.2 attempts rushing
83.4 yards rushing
7.8 average yards per reception

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Mario Sanelli writes about sports betting for BeerLife Sports. He previously was the editorial assistant and a general-assignment reporter at The Denver Post for five years after serving as chief editor of The Metropolitan at MSU Denver. Mario was a NFL and college football insider with Mile High Sports for six years.