The Caribe Royale Orlando Hula Bowl will be played in Orlando, Florida on January 13th, 2024 and is televised on CBS Sports. The staff at NFL Draft Diamonds has worked for the past three years as the scouting staff for the Hula Bowl, and we are excited to get the 2023-24 season underway. With tons of great football games in the NCAA this week, we wanted to break down several of the Top Performers in the FBS that would have eligibility to play in our game. We are definitely watching, and had scouts at 16 games this week around the country. Let’s break down some of the best performances from week 3.
Dallin Holker, TE, Colorado State – The former BYU tight end had an amazing game. He finished with 6 receptions and 109 yards and 2 touchdowns. He is now up to three total touchdowns on the year which matches his career total.
Dillon Gabriel, QB, Oklahoma – The former UCF gunslinger had another amazing day. He has been playing lights out and finished the day with 5 touchdown passes and 421 yards through the air. He finished 28-31 with a 90.3 percent completion percentage.
Tory Horton, WR, Colorado State – The senior wide receiver had a field day against Deion Sanders and the Colorado Buffaloes. With all eyes on the game, Horton finished with 16 receptions, 133 receiving yards and 1 touchdown. He also threw a touchdown strike to Dallin Holker who also made our list!
Blake Watson, RB, Memphis – The Queens, New York native had a nice week against Navy. He finished with 169 yards rushing on 10 carries and scored once on the ground. He also added 68 yards on 6 receptions. He is turning into an impressive player!
Carlton Johnson, DB, Fresno State – The former small school defensive back was a big time playmaker for the Bulldogs. He walked away with three interceptions against Arizona State, winning 29-0. This was Fresno State’s first shutout over a Power 5 opponent since 1986