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College football TV schedule: Championship weekend!

It's Championship Weekend for college football. Which games do I want to watch, and who am I picking for the Giants this week? There's only one way to find out...

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Good morning and happy Saturday New York Giants fans! Well, we've finally reached the end of the College Football regular season.

All that is left to do is decide the four -- because the BIg 12 elected to not have a decisive championship game -- major conference champions , hash out who is going to the College Football Playoffs, and which teams will be playing in which of the umpteen-million bowl games.

And for those of us who like to do this sort of thing, pour over hours of game tape as players announce their draft intentions.

Because it's Championship Weekend, we don't have nearly as many games to choose from as normal but that's offset by every game being meaningful and involving good teams.

If I'm picking two games to watch, the answer is pretty obvious. While the Big 10 championship between Iowa and Michigan State is intriguing, but for me it comes down to the SEC and ACC championships.

SEC Championship - Florida vs Alabama

(CBS, 4 p.m. ET)

This game features two of College Football's elite defenses squaring off. It's also a game that should pique the interest of the Beezer Brigade, if they want the names of some linebackers they can predict the Giants won't draft. The Florida defense features one of the top corners in the country in Vernon Hargreaves III, a classic cover corner with solid size, great foot quickness, and "oily" (thanks Mayock!) hips. Leading the Gators' defense is MLB Antionio Morrison, who is a solid athlete and is renowned for his intenisty.

On the other sideline is the Alabama defense, and Reggie Ragland. Apart from Jaylon Smith of Notre Dame -- who will excel in any linebacking position -- Ragland is the top inside linebacker in the 2016 draft class. He has the good fortune to be behind the top defensive tackle duo in the nation in A'Shawn Robinson and Jarran Reed. The combination of Reed, Robinson, and Ragland were able to shut down LSU's formidable run game, and will look to disrupt Florida's anemic offense.

If Derrick Henry, Alabama's star running back, is able to continue his production against Florida's defense, it should pretty much cement his Heisman candidacy.

ACC Champhionship - Clemson vs North Carolina

(ABC, 8 p.m.)

The battle between the dominant Clemson Tigers and the upstart North Carolina Tarheels promises to be a good one. It also promises to feature a number of players the Giants should be interested in.

The Clemson draft class is highlighted by defensive end Shaq Lawson, the 6-foot-3, 270-pound dynamo who's power and athleticism has pretty much cemented his status as a 1st rounder. The Tigers' defense also has their own high-level corner in Mackensie Alexander. Alexander is a bit undersized at 5-10, 190 but he is very athletic, competitive, and has largely been a shut-down corner in man coverage. Though he is just a red-shirt sophomore, the 22-year-old could come out this year. His secondary-mate, Jayron Kearse, is another player to watch. The 6-4, 220-pound safety is a frightening player who combines "enforcer" size with rare athleticism. Of course, that shouldn't be a surprise considering Jayron is the nephew of Jevon "The Freak" Kearse.

North Carolina is an unheralded team that has surprised many by playing complete and fundamentally sound football. Their team isn't loaded with high level draft prospects, but they do have offensive guard Landon Turner. Turner is a big mauler of a guard who uses his impressive power to blow open holes for UNC's running game. He is likely limited to a man blocking scheme, but he could be a starter for a long time at right guard for the right team.

With the 13th pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the New York Giants select ...

You know what, scratch that. I've been doing first-round selections all season long. It seems pretty obvious that the Giants will select whichever front 7 player that they feel will most help their pass rush (likely a defensive end). So I'm going to fast forward to Day Two and fill what might be an even greater need for the Giants:

Jalen Mills, Free Safety, LSU

With every game it becomes even more apparent how much the loss of Bennett Jackson has hurt the Giants' defense. The converted corner looked like a natural as a free safety before going down with a torn ACL. I'm on record as saying that a true starting caliber free safety is transformative for a defense. Having a smart and rangy center fielder who can handle the secondary calls and take away the deep ball opens up the entire defense to play more quickly. Mills is that kind of player. He is still rough against the run, but he has legitimate skills in coverage and has a habit of disrupting deep passes. The senior is also described as an "extra coach on the field" by his teammates, a trait that the Giants, and Steve Spagnuolo in particular, would likely appreciate.

And he's from LSU, which has basically been the Giants' farm team the past few seasons and has put a tremendous number of elite defensive backs in the NFL over the last decade.

One more thing...

Since we've reached the end of the college season, there won't be any more viewing guides. So, I put it to the community: What would you like to see to take their place?