3 college football games Bengals fans must watch this weekend

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Cincinnati vs. Miami (Ohio)

This is all about the Cincinnati Bearcats. Three in particular from a Bengals perspective.

  • (CB) Ahmad Gardner
  • (EDGE) Myjai Sanders
  • (TE) Josh Whyle

Mel Kiper has Gardner ranked as his 24th best prospect heading into the 2021 college football season. Of Gardner, Kiper writes:

"A long corner with good ball skills, Gardner has six interceptions (two pick-sixes) in two seasons at Cincinnati. He competes hard and gets his hands on passes; he ranked ninth in the FBS last season in forced incompletion percentage (30.6%). Gardner is also a willing tackler, with 59 in his career. I have Saturday, Oct. 2, circled on my calendar, as that’s when Gardner and the Bearcats travel to play Notre Dame."

Pro Football Focus lists Sanders as their 32nd overall top prospect going into this year’s college football season.

On Sanders, Mike Renner writes:

"Sanders dominated Group of Five competition last season with a 90.1 pass-rushing grade and three or more pressures in every game. His build, at 6-foot-5 and 258 pounds, is ideal for the edge."

It would be nice for the Cincinnati Bengals to draft a guy out of the University of Cincinnati early in the draft.

There are a lot of games to watch this weekend. As you are watching, ask yourself, which player at a possible position of need would you like to see in the Bengals New Stripes next year?