Saturday’s College Football Main Slates Breakdown

Kansas State @ Mississippi State -7.5 O/U 52

NC State -7 @ West Virginia O/U 46

Pittsburgh @ Penn State -17 O/U 53

Ohio State -17.5 @ Indiana O/U 60.5

Maryland -7 @ Temple O/U 67

Alabama -25.5 @ South Carolina O/U 62

Stanford @ Central Florida -9 O/U 60.5

USC -3.5 @ BYU O/U 55.5

Oklahoma State -13.5 @ Tulsa O/U 65

UNLV @ Northwestern -17.5 O/U 52.5

Arizona State @ Michigan State -14.5 O/U 42.5

Iowa -1.5 @ Iowa State O/U 43.5

Florida -9 @ Kentucky O/U 48.5

Hawaii @ Washington -21 O/U 59

Clemson -28 @ Syracuse O/U 65.5

Florida State @ Virginia -7.5 O/U 57.5

TCU -1 @ Purdue O/U 52.5

Northern Illinois @ Nebraska -13.5 O/U 54.5

Texas -32.5 @ Rice O/U 55.5

Oklahoma -23.5 @ UCLA O/U 72

Injury Situations:
Florida WR Kadarius Toney is OUT.
Indiana QB Michael Penix is questionable.
Iowa State RB Kene Nwangwu is probable.
Kentucky QB Terry Wilson is OUT.
Mississippi State QB Tommy Stevens is probable.
NC State WR CJ Riley is OUT.
Northwestern RB Isaiah Bowser is OUT.
Purdue QB Elijah Sindelar is questionable.
South Carolina RB AJ Turner is questionable.
South Carolina WR Shi Smith is questionable.
Stanford QB KJ Costello is probable.
Texas WR Collin Johnson is questionable.
Tulsa RB Corey Taylor II is questionable.
UCLA WR Theo Howard is questionable.
Virginia RB Wayne Taulapapa is questionable.

Kansas State (22.5 Implied Team Total)
QB Skylar Thompson ($7.7k FD/$5.5k DK) has thrown for 363 yards and 3 TDs while rushing for 56 yards and 1 TD on 9 carries. Kansas State has blown out their 1st two opponents. Mississippi State is allowing 20.4 fantasy points per game to opposing signal callers.

RB James Gilbert ($9k FD/$5.2k DK), Harry Trotter ($5.6k FD/$3.7k DK), and Jordon Brown ($6.3k FD/$4.8k DK) make up the Wildcats’ running back by committee. Gilbert leads the team with 218 yards and 3 TDs on 26 carries. He’s rushed for over 100 yards in both games. Brown has 113 yards and 2 TDs on 15 carries (and 3 receptions for 38 yards) while Trotter has 72 yards and 2 TDs on 19 carries.

Malik Knowles ($8.3k FD/$3.6k DK) is emerging as the Wildcats’ top pass catcher. He has 8 receptions for 125 yards and 2 TDs on 13 targets. Knowles caught 5 passes for 99 yards and 2 TDs in last week’s win over Bowling Green. Dalton Schoen ($6.1k FD/$4.8k DK) has 4 receptions for 77 yards and 1 TD on 7 targets through 2 games. Chabastin Taylor ($4.6k FD/$3.6k DK) has 5 receptions for 55 yards on 7 targets this season. Mississippi State has allowed 34 receptions for 449 yards and 2 TDs to opposing WRs through 2 games (ULL and S. MISS).

Mississippi State (30 Implied Team Total)
QB Tommy Stevens ($8.5k FD/$7.3k DK) was injured in the 2nd quarter last week and left the game with an injury. He’s probable this week. Stevens has accounted for 5 of the team’s 10 offensive TDs this season. It’s unclear who would start if Stevens can’t suit up. Garrett Shrader ($4.5k DK) entered the game after Stevens’ injury and completed 7 of 11 passes for 71 yards. He also ran for 16 yards on 9 carries. Keontay Thompson is back with the program after sitting out while he pondered transferring. The Bulldogs’ offense favors the run (69.2/30.8 run-pass split).

RB Kylin Hill ($9.1k FD/$7.5k DK) has had a solid start to the season. He’s rushed for 320 yards and 2 TDs on 41 carries through 2 games. Make sure he’s playing before rostering him; he was also injured last week but re-entered the game. I’d assume he’s fine to play but you never know with college football. Nick Gibson ($6k FD) is Hill’s backup; he’s rushed for 58 yards and 2 TDs on 7 carries.

Osiris Mitchell ($8.2k FD/$4.9k DK) is the team’s top WR through 2 games. He has 8 receptions for 134 yards and 2 TDs on 12 targets. The team’s other two starting WRs are Deddrick Thomas ($5.2k FD/$3.9k DK) and Stephen Guidry ($7.2k FD/$4.8k DK). Guidry has 7 receptions for 68 yards and 1 TD on 11 targets while Thomas has only 3 receptions for 31 yards on 4 targets.

Farrod Green ($4.1k FD/$3.4k DK) is the team’s starting tight end. He has 1 reception for 3 yards.

Kansas State has played Nicholls State and Bowling Green in the first 2 weeks. On paper, they have a good defense, but they haven’t played anyone yet.

NC State (26.5 Implied Team Total)
Matt McKay ($10k FD/$6.7k DK) has averaged 254 yards passing and 1.5 total TDs (1 pass/2 rush TDs) in NC State’s 1st two blowouts win. This week’s opponent, West Virginia, allowed 3 TDs passes to Missouri’s Kelly Bryant.

Zonovan Knight ($8.1k FD/$5.5k DK) appears to be the best RB on the team. He’s rushed for 161 yards and 3 TDs on 27 carries. The freshman is coming off 18/119/2 against Western Carolina. Starting RB Ricky Person Jr. ($8.1k FD/$5.8k DK) has rushed for 71 yards and 1 TD on 15 carries. These two rotate in the backfield.

The starting WRs are Emeka Emezie ($8.1k FD/$6.1k DK), Thayer Thomas ($7.6k FD/$5.8k DK), and Devin Carter ($5.1k FD/$3.3k DK). Emeka Emezie ($8.6k FD/$7.1k DK) is the Wolfpack’s best WR; he has 9 receptions for 102 yards on 15 targets. McKay has been inaccurate throwing the deep ball through 2 games. Thayer Thomas has 8 receptions for 96 yards on 15 targets through 2 games. Tabari Hines ($9k FD/$4.3k DK) has the lone TD reception among the pass catchers as he’s caught 7 passes for 110 yards on 9 targets. Devin Carter has 3 receptions for 33 yards on 3 targets this season.

West Virginia (19.5 Implied Team Total)
Austin Kendall ($7.1k FD/$6.5k DK) struggled in last week’s loss at Missouri as he threw for 137 yards, 1 TD, and 2 INT. West Virginia’s offensive line struggled to provide time for Kendall to throw.

The running game for West Virginia has been virtually non-existent through 2 games. Kennedy McKoy ($7.1k FD/$5.4k DK), the starter, has rushed for 12 yards on 18 carries while Martell Pettway ($6.4k FD/$4.6k DK) has rushed for 14 yards on 15 carries. Alec Sinkfield ($6.9k FD/$3.3k DK) has 30 yards on the ground on 10 carries.

Sean Ryan ($4.9k FD/$3k DK) will start at the X-receiver. Ryan caught 3 passes for 40 yards on 9 targets this season. Tevin Bush ($5.3k FD/$4.9k DK) will be the starter at the H-receiver spot while TJ Simmons will start in the slot. Bush has caught 6 passes for 95 yards and 1 TD on 10 targets through 2 games. He’s probably the best bet to score a long TD in the WR corp. Simmons ($6k/FD$5k DK) caught 6 passes for 63 yards on 8 targets this season. Sam James ($6.3k FD/$4.6k DK) will start at the Z-receiver. James caught 11 passes for 67 yards on 17 targets through 2 games.

Pittsburgh (18 Implied Team Total)
Kenny Pickett ($6.9k FD/$5.7k DK) accounted for 13 of the Panthers’ 42 offensive TDs in 2018. I’m not considering Pickett on the road against a solid Penn State defense. There are better spots at QB to consider on this slate.

AJ Davis ($7.4k FD/$4.6k DK), Todd Sibley ($5.5k FD/$3k DK), and Vincent Davis ($6k FD/$3k DK) are listed as co-starters at RB. Davis has started both games but both Sibley and V. Davis also rotate in the backfield. AJ Davis leads the team with 114 yards rushing and 1 TD on 21 carries. He’s also caught 3 passes for 72 yards. Sibley has 28 yards rushing on only 10 carries. V. Davis has 56 yards rushing and 1 TD on 14 carries.

Taysir Mack ($7k FD/$5.1k DK), Tre Tipton ($5.9k FD/$3.5k DK), and Maurice Ffrench ($8.1k FD/$5.4k DK) are the starting WRs. Ffrench has 16 receptions for 192 yards and 1 TD on 25 targets through 2 games to lead the team. Mack has 9 receptions for 90 yards on 13 targets while Tipton has 5 receptions for 53 yards and 1 TD on 8 targets.

Will Gragg ($5.1k FD/$3.2k DK) will start at tight end; he has 7 receptions for 42 yards on 8 targets.

Penn State (35 Implied Team Total)
Duel threat QB Steven Clifford ($9.8k FD/$7.3k DK) is averaging 279.5 yards passing, 54 yards rushing, and 3 total TDs through 2 games this season. He’s tied for the team lead with 108 yards rushing this season.

The Nittany Lions don’t have a clear top RB as the first 2 games the team took a running back by committee approach. Journey Brown ($7.6k FD/$4.1k DK) leads the team with 11 carries. Brown and Noah Cain ($5.7k FD/$4k DK) are probably the two RBs that will eventually separate themselves. Brown has 66 yards and 2 TDs while Cain has 46 yards rushing and 3 TDs (10 carries) through 2 games this season. James Franklin (Penn State Head Coach) was high on Journey Brown before the season started so he’s the one I’d roster (if I had to throw a dart at this situation).

The starting WRs are KJ Hamler ($9.3k FD/$5.8k DK), Jahan Dotson ($7.9k FD/$3.9k DK), and Justin Shorter ($6k FD/$3.7k DK). Hamler has 7 receptions for 177 yards and 2 TDs on 11 targets. The speedster has at least 3 receptions in 5 of his last 6 games, dating back to the 2018 season. Dotson has 5 receptions for 122 yards and 2 TDs on 6 targets while Shorter has 4 receptions for 45 yards on 5 targets.

Pat Friermuth ($8.2k FD/$4.2k DK) has 9 receptions for 124 yards and 2 TDs on 12 targets. Friermuth posted 8/99/2 in last week’s over Buffalo.

Ohio State (39 Implied Team Total)
Justin Fields ($10.6k FD/$9.2k DK) has accounted for 9 of the Buckeyes’ 12 offensive TDs this season (75%). He’s averaging 229 yards passing, 51.5 yards rushing, and 4.5 total TDs. His ceiling is massive any time he takes the field.

JK Dobbins ($9.6k FD/$7.5k DK) is averaging 19 carries for 116 yards and 1.5 TDs through 2 games. Dobbins is one of the top RBs on the slate. Master Teague has rushed for 109 yards on 19 carries as Dobbins’ backup. He’s a power back that could see some carries if OSU runs out to a huge lead.

KJ Hill ($8.2k FD/$5.7k DK), Binjimen Victor ($8k FD/$5.2k DK), and Chris Olave ($8.6k FD/$6.4k DK) are the starting WRs for the Buckeyes. Hill has 11 receptions for 78 yards and 1 TD on 13 targets. Olave has 7 receptions for 128 yards and 1 TD on 10 targets. Victor has 7 receptions for 134 yards and 1 TD on 7 targets. I’d rank the WRs: Hill, Olave, then Victor. Hill caught 4 passes for 46 yards against Indiana in 2018.

Indiana (21.5 Implied Team Total)
Duel threat QB Michael Penix ($8.2k FD/$6.7k DK) is a game time decision though it sounds like he’s probably going to sit out. Payton Ramsey ($5.9k FD/$4.7k DK) will start if Penix can’t play. Ramsey completed 13 of 14 passes for 226 yards and 2 TDs in last week’s win over Eastern Illinois. Ramsey threw for 322 yards and 3 TDs in a matchup with the Buckeyes in 2018. He’s cheap on both sites.

Star RB Stevie Scott ($8.4k FD/$7k DK) has 3 rushing TDs this season but he’s only rushed for 109 yards on 31 carries. He has 5 receptions for 54 yards this season. Scott only carried the ball 9 times for 64 yards in the team’s 2018 matchup with Ohio State as Ohio State dominated, 49-26.

Whop Filyor ($7.2k FD/$4.7k DK), Donovan Hale ($5.6k FD/$4.8k DK), Ty Fryfogle ($6.6k FD/$4.1k DK), and Nick Westbrook ($7.5k FD/$5k DK) are the team’s main WRs. Whop Filyor has 10 receptions for 141 yards on 16 targets (team high). Hale has caught 6 of his 10 targets for 126 yards and 1 TD. Fryfogle has 8 receptions for 67 yards on 11 targets. Westbrook caught 3 passes for 103 yards on 6 targets in the team’s season opener. He did not record a catch or target last week. Westbrook had success in 2018 against OSU as he caught 5 passes for 109 yards and 1 TD.

Peyton Hendershot ($5.4k FD/$4.1k DK) has 9 receptions for 121 yards and 1 TD on 10 targets from the tight end spot.

Maryland (37 Implied Team Total)
Former Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson ($9.1k FD/$6.6k DK) has thrown for 541 yards and 7 TDs in limited playing time through 2 games as Maryland has outscored their first 2 opponents 142-20.

Anthony McFarland ($10.1k FD/$6.6k DK) has 2 TDs in each of the team’s 1st two games. McFarland has massive upside as he ran for 200+ in 2 out of the team’s final 3 games in 2018.

Darryl Jones ($6.9k FD/$3.8k DK) will start at the X-receiver; Jones has 5 receptions for 127 yards on 10 targets this season. Jones caught 9 passes for 147 yards in 2018 as a freshman (former 4-star).

Dontay Demus Jr. ($7.1k FD/$5.4k DK) will start at the Z-receiver; Demus Jr. has 5 receptions for 125 yards and 2 TDs on only 10 targets this season. He appears to be on the verge of a breakout season.

DJ Turner ($7.2k FD/$3.9k DK) will start at the H back spot; Turner has 3 receptions for 65 yards on 8 targets through 2 games.

Tyler Mabry ($6.2k FD/$3.9k DK) will start at tight end. Mabry has 5 receptions for 46 yards and 2 TDs on 8 targets.

This is an interesting spot for Maryland since they should finally be playing a competitive game. The starters have basically played slightly more than one full game.

Temple (30 Implied Team Total)
Anthony Russo ($8.7k FD/$6.2k DK) completed 32 of 41 passes for 409 yards and 4 TDs as the Owls torched Bucknell in the season opener. Russo also ran for 10 yards on 4 carries.

Jager Gardner ($7.9k FD/$4.7k DK) ran for 54 yards and 2 TDs on 10 carries in the season opener. He sat most of the 2nd half as the Owls won 56-10 over Bucknell.

Isaiah Wright ($7.7k FD/$4.9k DK), Jadan Blue ($7k FD/$4.8k DK), and Branden Mack ($8.4k FD/$5.2k DK) are the team’s top WRs. Wright caught 8 passes for 61 yards and 1 TD on 9 targets. Blue caught 10 passes for 117 yards and 1 TD on 12 targets while Mack caught 9 passes for 130 yards on 11 targets. Blue caught 3 passes for 39 yards in 4 games a season ago. Mack is the team’s top returning WR after catching 44 passes for 601 yards and 1 TDs in 2018. Wright hauled in 33 passes for 368 yards and 4 TDs in 2018.

Alabama (43 Implied Team Total)
Tua Tagovailoa ($10.2k FD/$9k DK) is averaging 281.5 yards passing and 4 total TDs in 2 games this season. In 2018, Tua threw for nearly 4,000 yards and 43 TDs while adding 5 rush TDs (190 rush yards). He’s obviously a good play on any slate.

Najee Harris ($8.8k FD/$6.9k DK) leads the Crimson Tide with 120 yards rushing and 1 TD on 24 carries. Harris’ backup, Brian Robinson Jr. ($6.7k FD/$5.2k DK), has 66 yards rushing and 1 TD on 20 carries. This is a good spot for the Alabama running game as South Carolina allowed 238 yards rushing to UNC in this season opener.

Jerry Jeudy ($10.3k FD/$8k DK) has been phenomenal to start the season. The future 1st rounder has 18 receptions for 240 yards and 4 TDs on 25 targets this season. Jeudy’s 25 targets is tied for 5th nationally. Devonte Smith ($7.7k FD/$4.9k DK) has caught all 10 of his targets for 101 yards and 1 TD this season. Jaylen Waddle ($7.4k FD/$6.1k DK) has 7 receptions for 142 yards on 10 targets while Henry Ruggs III ($8.6k FD/$5.3k DK) has 6 receptions for 80 yards and 1 TD on 8 targets. Ruggs also has a 75 yard TD run. Ruggs III caught 46 passes for 741 yards and 11 TDs on 65 targets in 2018. All 4 pass catchers can explode on any given week.

Morris Forristall ($6.1k FD/$3.5k DK) is the starter at tight. Forristall caught 2 passes for 33 yards and 1 TD in the season opener. He was not targeted last week.

South Carolina (17.5 Implied Team Total)
Ryan Hilinski ($8.4k FD/$5.2k DK) started at QB last week for the Gamecocks. He completed 24 of 30 passes for 282 yards, 2 TDs, and 1 INT in last week’s blowout win over Charleston Southern. I’m not interested in the freshman QB against Alabama this week.

Rico Dowdle ($7.3k FD/$4.8k DK) and Tavien Feaster ($8.5k FD/$5k DK) share the Gamecocks’ backfield. Dowdle has run for 149 yards and 2 TDs on 21 carries while Feaster has 136 yards rushing and 1 TD on 19 carries.

Bryan Edwards ($8.4k FD/$6.3k DK) is the team’s top WR. He has 6 receptions for 119 yards and 1 TD on 14 targets (leads team). Shi Smith ($7.6k FD/$5.8k DK) is questionable this week; he has 7 receptions for 68 yards on 13 targets. Josh Vann ($6.6k FD/$4.7k DK) rounds out the relevant WRs as he has 5 receptions for 39 yards on 6 targets.

Kyle Markway ($6k FD/$3.7k DK) has 6 receptions for 74 yards on 8 targets from the tight end position.

Stanford (26 Implied Team Total)
Pro style QB KJ Costello ($9k FD/$7.3k DK) is probable after missing the Cardinal’s loss to USC last week. Costello was efficient in the season opener at Northwestern, he completed 16 of 20 passes for 152 yards and 1 TD before leaving game due to an injury. In 2018, Costello had 4 games in which he threw at least 4 TD passes.

Cameron Scarlett ($8.6k FD/$5.9k DK) has 39 carries for 179 yards and 1 TD through 2 games. He’s also caught 5 passes for 54 yards on 8 targets. On paper, UCF has been good against the run (but they’ve played Florida A&M and Florida Atlantic). This could be a good spot for Scarlett as UCF had trouble against the run in 2018.

Connor Wedington ($8.3k FD/$5.5k DK) and Michael Wilson ($7.1k FD/$5.5k DK) are Costello’s main weapons at WR. Wedington leads the team with 12 receptions for 136 yards and 1 TD on 13 targets this season. Wilson has 6 receptions for 47 yards and 1 TD on 11 targets.

Colby Parkinson ($8k FD/$4.6k DK) leads the team in targets (19). The big tight end has 11 receptions for 127 yards through 2 games this season. He has at least 3 receptions in 5 of his last 7 games (dating back to 2018). Parkinson is cheap on DK.

UCF (35 Implied Team Total)
Well, the QB situation is one to monitor for UCF. Darrell Mack Jr. ($7.5k FD/$4.5k DK) returned to practice this week after missing most of the summer and the 1st two games following ankle surgery. Brandon Wimbush ($7.7k FD/$6.7k DK) didn’t play last week due to an apparent injury. Dillon Gabriel ($7.9k FD/$5.6k DK) started and threw for 245 yards and 2 TDs while only completing 7 of 19 passes. He also ran for 19 yards and a TD. UCF Head Coach, Josh Heupel, is currently undecided on who’s going to start. It’s also possible that all 3 QBs see time in this game.

RBs Greg McRae ($7.8k FD/$6.3k DK) will start but will likely rotate with Adrian Killins ($9.2k FD/$5.6k DK) in the backfield. McRae has 24 carries for 149 yards and 2 TDs in 2 games this season. His carries are likely down due to UCF dominating their 1st two opponents. He has scored atleast one touchdown in 9 straight games dating back to last season. McRae is cheap on FD.

Killins has rushed for 143 yards and 2 TDs on 23 carries, he’s also caught 1 pass for 74 yards that went for a score.

Versatile WR/RB Otis Anderson ($6.6k FD/$4.5k DK) has 112 yards rushing and 1 TD on 10 carries along with 4 receptions for 42 yards and 1 TD on 5 targets through 2 games. Stanford has allowed 4 rushing TDs in 2 games this season.

Gabe Davis ($8.4k FD/$5.8k DK) is the team’s #1 receiver and he has 6 receptions for 166 yards and 2 TDs on 17 targets through 2 games this season. Tre Nixon ($7.2k FD/$5.2k DK) caught 6 of 11 targets for 61 yards and 1 TD in the season opener. He didn’t catch a pass in last week’s game as QB Gabriel struggled to complete passes. Marlon Williams ($5.2k FD/$4.3k DK) rounds out the starting receivers. He caught 3 passes for 34 yards on 4 targets in the season opener. He didn’t record a catch in last week’s game.

The starting tight end will be Jake Hescock ($4.6k FD/$3.2k DK) and he has 1 reception for 13 yards on 1 target this season.

USC (29.5 Implied Team Total)
Freshman QB Kedon Slovis ($9.5k FD/$6.6k DK) carved up Stanford in his 1st career start last week. He completed 28 of 33 passes for 377 yards and 3 TDs. He also ran 6 times for 12 yards. The Trojans’ offensive philosophy change to the air raid offense should continue to benefit Slovis and his WR corp.

Vavae Malepeai ($9.4k FD/$6.6k DK) is the Trojans’ top RB. He has 35 carries for 176 yards and 3 TDs through 2 games. Backfield mate, Stephen Carr ($8k FD/$7k DK), has 89 yards rushing and 2 TDs on 12 carries along with 7 receptions for 46 yards and 1 TD. BYU’s weakness is their run defense as they’ve allowed 433 yards rushing and 1 TDs on the ground in 2 games this season.

The Trojans have 3 good and experienced WRs. They are Tyler Vaughns ($9.4k FD/$5.7k DK), Amon Ra St. Brown ($8.2k FD/$5k DK), and Michael Pittman Jr. ($7.9k FD/$5.2k DK).

Vaughns caught 5 passes for 106 yards and 1 TD on 7 targets last week. St. Brown hauled in 8 receptions for 97 yards and 2 TDs on 9 targets while Pittman caught 6 passes for 82 yards on 7 targets. Vaughns has racked up 16 receptions for 256 yards and 1 TD on 21 targets through 2 games to lead the Trojans’ pass catchers.

BYU (26 Implied Team Total)
QB Zach Wilson ($7.1k FD/$6.5k DK) is averaging 220 yards passing, 18.5 yards rushing, and .5 total TDs through 2 games. His passing stats are probably inflated considering BYU has trailed for most of the 1st two games this season.

Ty’Son Williams ($8.9k FD/$4.7k DK) appears to be the RB the team wants to feature. Williams ran for 92 yards and 2 TDs on 17 carries in last week’s win over Tennessee. This isn’t a great spot for Williams as USC has only allowed 143 yards and 1 TD via the ground game this season.

Micah Simon ($7.5k FD/$4.3k DK) leads the Cougars with 10 receptions for 162 yards on 13 targets (7/127/0 on 8 targets last week at Tennessee). Slot WR Aleva Hifo ($6.6k FD/$4.5k DK) has 6 receptions for 55 yards on 13 targets this season. Talon Shumway ($5.8k FD/$4.4k DK) rounds out the starting WRs with 3 receptions for 26 yards and 1 TD on 6 targets. Gunner Romney ($5.5k FD/$4.2k DK) has caught all 5 of his targets for 48 yards this season.

Matt Bushman ($7.3k FD/$4.9k DK) has 8 receptions for 102 yards on 13 targets through 2 games this season. Bushman would be the best bet to target among the pass catchers. USC has allowed 11 receptions for 105 yards to opposing tight ends in 2 games this season.

Oklahoma State (39.5 Implied Team Total)
Redshirt Freshman QB Spencer Sanders ($9.1k FD/$9.3k DK) is averaging 226.5 yards passing, 80 yards rushing, and 3 pass TDs in the Cowboys’ 1st two games. Sanders has massive upside in this projected shootout. He’s much more affordable on FD this week.

Chuba Hubbard ($10k FD/$8.3k DK) exploded in the season opener as he ran for 221 yards and 3 TDs on 26 carries. In last week’s blowout win against McNeese State, Hubbard ran for 44 yards and 1 TD on 8 carries. Hubbard basically sat the entire 2nd half as OSU raced out to a huge lead by halftime.

Star WR Tylan Wallace ($9.8k FD/$8.6k DK) has 10 receptions for 272 yards and 5 TDs on 17 targets in basically 1.5 quarters of play in 2019. Slot WR Dillon Stoner ($7.5k FD/$4.9k DK) has 8 receptions for 56 yards on 9 targets while WR Landon Wolf ($6.4k FD/$4.4k DK) has 5 receptions for 40 yards on 5 targets this season. Jordan McCray ($7k FD/$4.3k DK) rounds out the WR rotation. McCray has 6 receptions for 67 yards on 6 targets.

The trio of Sanders, Hubbard, and Wallace will be popular.

Tulsa (26 Implied Team Total)
Zach Smith ($7.3k FD/$5.6k DK) is averaging 218 yards passing and 1 TD pass through 2 games this season. Tulsa’s offense has been run heavy through 2 games (59/41 run-pass split).

Shamari Brooks ($8.3k FD/$4.8k DK) ran for 140 yards and 1 TD on 29 carries in last week’s win over San Jose State. He was limited to no rushing yards and 6 carries in week 1’s loss to Michigan State. Backfield mate, Corey Taylor II ($7k FD/$4.6k DK), is questionable this week. TK Wilkerson ($5.4k FD/$4.5k DK) ran for 92 yards and 2 TDs on 15 carries while rotating with Brooks. Brooks is the RB you want to roster from this team.

Sam Crawford Jr. ($7.7k FD/$4.6k DK) leads the Golden Hurricane is all relevant receiving stats through 2 games. He has 14 receptions for 186 yards and 1 TD. Keylon Stokes ($7.3k FD/$4.8k DK) has 8 receptions for 100 yards on 11 targets while Keenen Johnson ($7.1k FD/$3.6k DK) has 4 receptions for 55 yards on 7 targets.

UNLV (17.5 Implied Team Total)
Armani Rogers ($8.1k DK) will start at QB but may hit the bench if he’s ineffective. He’s completing 47.5% of his passes through 2 games. The duel threat Rogers is the Rebels’ 2nd leading rusher as he’s run for 118 yards and 2 TDs on 28 carries. If/when UNLV falls behind they may turn to Kenyon Oblad ($5.8k DK) as he’s the far superior passer.

Charles Williams ($5.1k DK) ran for 168 yards and 1 TD on 19 carries in last week’s loss to Arkansas State. He ran for 143 yards on 15 carries in the team’s season opener against Southern Utah. He’s the team’s best playmaker.

Randal Grimes ($3.3k DK), Darren Woods Jr. ($5.4k DK), and Tyleek Collins ($5.7k DK) are the starting WRs. Grimes has 4 receptions for 82 yards and 1 TD on 11 targets through 2 games. Woods Jr. has only 2 receptions for 24 yards on 2 targets while Collins has only 2 receptions for 3 yards on 7 targets. Steve Jenkins and Mekhi Stevenson ($3.9k DK) round out the WR rotation. Jenkins has 5 receptions for 77 yards on 7 targets while Stevenson has 4 receptions for 40 yards on 7 targets. This group will be risky if Rogers is under center due to his inaccuracy issues.

Northwestern (35 Implied Team Total)
Hunter Johnson ($6.2k DK) will start for the Wildcats with TJ Green ruled out for the year with a broken foot. Johnson was dreadful in the team’s opening season loss to Stanford. The former 5-star recruit/Clemson QB completed 6 of 17 passes for 55 yards and 2 INT before hitting the bench. Johnson also ran for 13 yards on 11 carries. This is a good bounceback spot against an inferior UNLV defense.

Star RB Isaiah Bowser left the season opener with an injury and is OUT for this game. Drake Anderson ($3.7k DK) (son of NW legend, Damian Anderson) was listed as the backup against Stanford. He only ran the ball 2 times for 5 yards. John Moten IV ($4k DK) (5 carries for 5 yards and 1 TD) and Jesse Brown ($3k DK) (2 carries for 6 yards) also saw action against Stanford. I’d assume they go running back by committee if Bowser can’t play. All 3 guys are cheap on DK.

Bennett Skowronek ($5k DK) led the Wildcats with 5 receptions for 53 yards on 6 targets in the season opener. Skowrownek was the team’s top returning target as he caught 45 passes for 562 yards and 3 TDs in 2018. Kyric McGowan ($3.4k DK) and Riley Lees ($4.5k DK) were the team’s other 2 starting WRs in the opener. Lees recorded 2 receptions for 11 yards on 5 targets while McGowan recorded 1 reception for 2 yards on 4 targets. This should be a good bounce back spot for the pass catchers as I’m expecting QB Johnson to have a good game.

Arizona State (14 Implied Team Total)
Freshman QB Jayden Daniels ($9.2k FD/$6.5k DK) has been impressive in the team’s 1st two games of 2019. The duel threat signal caller has thrown for 588 yards and 3 TDs while rushing for 38 yards and 1 TD (19 attempts). However, those games were against Kent State and Sacramento State. This will be a true test for Daniels as Michigan State has one of the best defenses in the country.

RB Eno Benjamin ($9.6k FD/$7.5k DK) has been the focal point of the Sun Devils’ offense to start the 2019 season. He’s rushed for 171 yards on 46 carries while catching 7 passes for 126 yards and 2 TDs on 8 targets. This will be the toughest matchup of the season for the talented RB as Michigan State has held their 1st two opponents to -7 yards rushing.

The starters at wide receiver are Kyle Williams ($6.9k FD/$5.3k DK), Brandon Aiyuk ($8k FD/$5.4k DK) and Frank Darby ($7.3k FD/$4.8k DK). Aiyuk leads the Sun Devils in receptions (8), receiving yards (238) and targets (13). He has 1 TD in 2 games. Frank Darby has 4 receptions for 98 yards (0 TD) on 6 targets through 2 games. Kyle Williams has recorded 6 receptions for 49 yards on 9 targets this season.

Michigan State (28.5 Implied Team Total)
Brian Lewerke ($8.2k FD/$6.8k DK) is averaging 253 yards passing and 2 TDs in the Spartans’ two games this season. Despite proclaiming that he hoped to run for 1,000 yards this season, Lewerke has accumulated only 35 yards rushing on 8 carries. The Spartans’ offense has a near even 50-50 run-pass split through 2 games.

Elijah Collins ($7.2k FD/$3k DK) should get the bulk of the carries for MSU this week. The freshman from Detroit has 209 yards rushing on 25 carries. Collins did most of his damage in last week’s win over Western Michigan (17 carries for 192 yards). He’s cheap this week. Collins is the minimum on DK this week; he’ll be very popular.

Darrell Stewart Jr. ($8.8k FD/$5.8k DK) leads the Spartans in all relevant receiving stats. The senior has 16 receptions for 241 yards and 1 TD on 22 targets through 2 games. He moved to the slot against Western Michigan and caught 10 passes for 185 yards and 1 TD as Jailon Nailor missed the game due to injury. Nailor is out indefinitely. Cody White ($7.9k FD/$6.1k DK) (the best talent at WR) has 7 catches for 81 yards and 1 TD 16 targets. CJ Hayes ($5.1k FD/$3k DK) will round out the starters at WR. Hayes failed to record a catch as a starter despite 3 targets last week.

Matt Dotson ($6.1k FD/$3.5k DK) has 5 receptions for 38 yards and 1 TD on 9 targets from the tight end position this season.

Iowa (22.5 Implied Team Total)
QB Nathan Stanley ($9k FD/$6k DK) has been efficient in each of the team’s 1st two blowout wins this season. He’s completed 37 of 58 passes for 488 yards and 6 TDs while rushing for 29 yards on 10 carries.

Mekhi Sargent ($8.4k FD/$6.4k DK) (the starter) and Toren Young ($7.7k FD/$4.4k DK) rotate in the backfield for the Hawkeyes. Sargent has run for 150 yards and 1 TD on 27 carries. He’s also the team’s 2nd leading receiver as he’s caught 6 passes for 77 yards on 8 targets. Young has 18 carries for 107 yards and 1 TD through 2 games.

Brandon Smith ($7.1k FD/$4.4k DK) has 5 receptions for 48 yards and 1 TD on 12 targets (team high). Starting opposite of Smith is Ihmir Smith-Marsette ($8.7k FD/$4.8k DK). Smith-Marsette has 8 receptions for 148 yards and 3 TDs on 10 targets this season. The junior receiver caught 4 passes for 113 yards and 2 TDs in last week’s win. Freshmen, Nico Ragaini ($5.7k FD/$3.3k DK) and Tyrone Tracey Jr. ($6.7k FD/$3.3k DK), round out the WR corp. Ragaini has 4 receptions for 66 yards on 9 targets while Tracey Jr. has 4 receptions for 64 yards and 1 TD on 8 targets.

Iowa State (21 Implied Team Total)
Brock Purdy ($8.5k FD/$6.8k DK) threw for 278 yards and 2 TDs in the team’s season opening win over Northern Iowa (triple OT). The duel threat sophomore QB has accounted for atleast 2 TDs in 9 of his 10 starts (dating back to 2018). This matchup will be very difficult as Iowa has held opposing QBs to 233 yards passing, 2 TDs, and 3 INT in 2 games this season.

Johnnie Lang ($6.8k FD/$3.7k DK) started the season opener and split most of the snaps with Sheldon Croney Jr. ($7.3k FD/$3.6k DK) Lang rushed for 60 yards on 14 carries in the season opener while Croney Jr. ran for 56 yards and a TD on 13 carries. This is a situation to avoid. Iowa has allowed only 117 yards rushing in 2 games.

Deshaunte Jones ($8k FD/$4.6k DK) will start at the M-receiver while Tarique Milton ($6.7k FD/$3.8k DK) will start at the X-receiver spot. La’Michael Pettway ($7.4k FD/$5k DK) OR Darren Wilson ($4.6k FD/$3k DK) OR Sean Shaw Jr. ($4k FD/$3k DK) will start at the Z-receiver. Pettway is the likely starter. Jones is clearly the top WR as he racked up 14 receptions for 126 yards on 16 targets in the triple OT win over Northern Iowa to start the season. Milton was held to 2 receptions for 18 yards on 4 targets. Pettway caught 2 TDs in the opener (3/26/2 on 4 targets).

Charlie Kolar ($6k FD/$3.4k DK) is listed as a co-starter at tight end. He caught 4 passes for 45 yards on 4 targets in the season opener.

Florida (29 Implied Team Total)
Feleipe Franks ($8.7k FD/$6k DK) has accounted for 5 of the Gators’ 9 offensive TDs this season. The duel threat signal caller is averaging 262 yards passing and 2 TDs while rushing for 22.5 yards through 2 games.

Lamichal Perine ($8.3k FD/$6.4k DK) has 93 yards rushing and 1 TD on 20 carries this season. He’s also caught 9 passes for 40 yards and 1 TD through 2 games. Kentucky has only allowed 119 yards rushing and 1 TD on the ground (albeit against Toledo and Eastern Michigan).

Electric playmaker, Kadarius Toney, will this week’s game. Jacob Copeland ($4.8k FD/$4.6k DK) is likely to replace Toney. Copland is freak athlete like Toney. He caught 3 passes for 23 yards on 3 targets in last week’s win over Tennessee Martin. It was Copland’s first real game action for the Gators. Josh Hammond ($7.6k FD/$3.9k DK) leads the Gators with 8 receptions for 115 yards (0 TD) on 8 targets. Senior receiver, Van Jefferson ($8.1k FD/$5.9k DK), has 5 receptions for 108 yards and 1 TD on 7 targets through 2 games. Trevon Grimes ($6.7k FD) has 6 receptions for 66 yards on 8 targets while Tyrie Cleveland ($7.2k FD/$4.7k DK) has 4 receptions for 65 yards and 1 TD on 4 targets. Freddie Swain ($5.5k FD/$3k DK) rounds out the WR corp. with 1 reception for 10 yards on 4 targets.

Kentucky (20 Implied Team Total)
Terry Tyson is out for the season with a knee injury. Troy transfer, Sawyer Smith ($7.2k FD/$5.3k DK), will start at QB. Smith threw for 1,669 yards, 14 TDs, and 6 INT as he bounced in and out of the lineup in 2018 at Troy. He has some rushing upside as he also ran 191 yards and 1 TD on 74 attempts in 2018.

AJ Rose ($8.1k FD/$6.1k DK) gets the start at RB. He’s rushed for 146 yards and 2 TDs on 33 carries. Kavosiey Smoke ($7.6k FD/$5.5k DK) actually leads the Wildcats in rushing yards as he’s run for 170 yards and 2 TDs on only 18 carries. It appears that Smoke may start taking more and more carries from Rose as Smoke has impressed through 2 games this season.

Lynn Bowden Jr. ($7.9k FD/$6.4k DK) leads the team in all relevant receiving statistics. He has 13 receptions for 131 yards and 1 TD on 22 targets through 2 games. Ahmed Wagner ($7.2k FD/$4.7k DK) has 6 receptions for 128 yards and 1 TD on 8 targets. Josh Ali ($5.3k FD/$3.3k DK) has 2 receptions for 13 yards on 7 targets this season while Allen Dailey ($4.8k FD/$3.2k DK) has 3 receptions for 45 yards on 5 targets.

Hawaii (19 Implied Team Total)
Prolific passer, Cole McDonald ($10.1k FD/$7.4k DK), is averaging nearly 400 yards passing and 4 TDs this season (2 games). This will likely be the toughest spot for McDonald all season as the Warriors travel to Washington. Washington has only allowed 322 yards and 1 TD to opposing QBs in 2 games this season.

RB Dayton Furuta ($6k FD/$4.2k DK) is questionable with an ankle injury. Miles Reed ($5.8k FD/$3.6k DK) will likely soak up most of the snaps in the backfield if Furuta is out. He has 20 carries for only 82 yards this season.

WR Cedric Byrd ($10.1k FD/$5.8k DK) has 21 receptions for 285 yards and 4 TDs on 38 targets through 2 games. He leads the country in targets. JoJo Ward ($10k FD/$6.8k DK) has 14 receptions for 259 yards and 5 TDs on 19 targets this season. Jared Smart ($7.8k FD/$4.5k DK) and Jason-Matthew Sharsh ($6.9k FD/$4.3k DK) are the team’s 2 other main WRs. Smart has 12 receptions for 149 yards on 17 targets while Sharsh has 11 receptions for 94 yards on 18 targets.

Washington (40 Implied Team Total)
Georgia transfer Jacob Eason ($9.8k FD/$5.6k DK) struggled last week (162 yards passing/1 INT) in a 20-19 loss to California after lighting up Eastern Washington in the 1st game of the season. He threw 349 yards and 4 TDs against EWU in the season opener. Eason should have no problem rebounding this week against Hawaii’s porous pass defense. They’re allowing an average of 265 yards passing and 2 TDs per game through the air.

Salvin Ahmed ($9k FD/$7.2k DK) is averaging 18 carries, 81.5 rush yards, and 1 rush TD this season. This is a great spot for Ahmed as he takes on the swiss cheese run Hawaii run defense. They’ve surrendered 333 yards and 5 TDs via the ground in 2 games this season.

The Huskies are experienced at WR. Aaron Fuller ($8.5k FD/$4.9k DK) has 8 receptions for 113 yards and 2 TDs on 14 targets this season. He has the highest ceiling amongst the Husky pass catchers. Andre Baccellia ($8.4k FD/$4.8k DK) has 8 receptions for 111 yards and 1 TD on 15 targets this season. Chico McClatcher ($7.5k FD/$4.5k DK) also has 8 receptions this season for 79 yards and 1 TD on 11 targets.

Hunter Bryant ($7.8k FD/$4.6k DK) leads the Huskies with 10 receptions for 121 yards this season. He’s been targeted 11 times but has not caught a TD in 2 games. Cade Otton ($5.4k FD/$3.9k DK) has 5 receptions for 39 yards on 6 targets in 2 games.

Clemson (46 Implied Team Total)
QB Trevor Lawrence ($9.3k FD/$8.3k DK) has accounted for atleast 2 TDs in 9 out of his last 10 starts dating back to last season. The sensational sophomore QB has passed for 436 yards, 2 TDs, and 3 INT through 2 games this season. The Tigers offense has favored the run so far this season (55.8/44.2 run-pass split).

Travis Etienne ($10.2k FD/$7.8k DK) was held to 53 yards rushing on 16 carries in last week’s win over Texas A&M. Last week was the 1st time in 6 games that Etienne failed to score a TD. Expect him to rebound this week over a porous Syracuse defense that surrendered 354 yards and 6 rush TDs last week to Maryland. Backup Lyn-J Dixon ($8.2k FD/$6.6k DK) is averaging 9.5 carries, 72.5 rush yards, and 1 TD through 2 games. Etienne priced dropped $1,600 on DK this week.

WRs Tee Higgins ($9.1k FD/$5.6k DK) has atleast 3 receptions (10 TD receptions) in Lawrence’s 13 career starts. Higgins has been targeted 12 times through 2 games. Higgins is cheap on DK this week.

WR Justyn Ross ($8.9k FD/$7.6k DK) has 10 receptions for 107 yards and 1 TD on 21 targets this season. Ross has 4 TD receptions in the last 4 games dating back to 2018.

Amare Rodgers ($6.5k FD/$3.7k DK) returned last week and caught both of his targets for 6 yards. He’s the team’s slot WR.

Syracuse (18 Implied Team Total)
Tommy DeVito ($6.9k FD/$5.9k DK) threw for 330 yards and 3 TDs (1 INT) in last week’s 63-20 loss to Maryland. This will be a tough matchup for DeVito as Clemson has been stingy against the pass (allowed 353 yards passing and 2 TDs in 2 games).

Moe Noel ($7.9k FD/$5.4k DK) will start at RB for the Orange. He ran for 136 yards and 1 TD along with catching 9 passes for 94 yards through 2 games this season. Clemson has only allowed 71.5 rush yards per game to enemy backfields.

Trishton Jackson ($8.5k FD/$5.8k DK), Sean Riley ($7.2k FD/$5.2k DK), and Taj Harris ($6.3k FD/$5k DK) will start at WR. Jackson had a monster game last week as he caught 7 passes for 157 yards and 2 TDs on 9 targets. His 18 targets through 2 games leads the Orange. Taj Harris has 6 receptions for 116 yards on 16 targets this season. Sean Riley has receptions for 68 yards and 1 TD on 12 targets this season. Nykeim Johnson ($6k FD/$4k DK) is also a part of the WR rotation; he has 7 receptions for only 9 yards on 10 targets this season.

Florida State (25 Implied Team Total)
James Blackman ($8.9k FD/$6.2k DK) has accounted for 7 of the Seminoles’ 10 offensive TDs through 2 games this season. He’s averaging 304.5 yards passing per game. He’ll likely be counted on to throw a ton once again as FSU’s defense has been atrocious this season.

Cam Akers ($9.9k FD/$6.7k DK) has been a workhorse for the Seminoles. The RB has rushed for 309 yards and 3 TDs on 51 carries while catching 7 passes for 67 yards and 1 TD receiving through 2 games.

Tamorrion Terry ($8.7k FD/$5.7k DK) leads the Seminoles in receiving yards (156) and targets (16). He has 10 receptions this season (1 TD). DJ Matthews ($7.1k FD/$5.3k DK) leads the team with 11 receptions. He has 66 yards receiving and 1 TD on 14 targets through 2 games. Ontaria Wilson ($5.5k FD/$3.6k DK) has 6 receptions for 62 yards on 11 targets while Keith Gavin ($6.4k FD/$3.4k DK) has 6 receptions for 55 yards on 7 targets. Warren Thompson ($5.7k FD/$3.3k DK) rounds out the receiver rotation as he’s caught 3 passes for 57 yards on 5 targets this season.

Tre McKitty ($5.2k FD/$3.7k DK) leads the tight ends with 3 receptions for 29 yards on 3 targets through 2 games.

Virginia (32.5 Implied Team Total)
QB Bryce Perkins ($9.6k FD/$7.3k DK) accounted for 34 of the Cavaliers’ 45 offensive TDs in 2018. He’s the team’s leading rusher with 112 yards and 1 TD on 25 carries this season. Perkins has also thrown for 373 yards, 4 TDs, and 2 INT through 2 games. The ceiling is sky high for Perkins in this matchup as Florida State is allowing nearly 30 fantasy points per game to opposing signal callers.

Freshman RB Wayne Taulapapa ($6.9k FD/$5.2k DK) ran for 66 yards and 1 TD on 10 carries to lead the Cavalier RBs in the season opener but did not play in week 2 due to an undisclosed injury. Apparently, he should be back this week. Mike Hollins ($6.5k FD/$5.3k DK) ran for 78 yards and 2 TDs with Taulapapa out last week. Florida State has been gushed on the ground as they’ve allowed 377 yards and 3 TDs to opposing backfields.

Joe Reed ($7.9k FD/$6.5k DK), Hasise Dubois ($8.1k FD/$5k DK), Terrell Jana ($6.8k FD/$4.1k DK), and Terrell Chatman ($6.6k FD/$4.6k DK) make up the Hoos’ WRs. Reed leads the team in receptions (11) and targets (15). He has 92 yards receiving and 1 TD this season. Dubois leads the team in receiving yards (95). He has 1 TD reception on 9 targets. Jana has 5 receptions for 64 yards on 10 targets while Chatman has 4 receptions for 77 yards and 1 TD on 11 targets.

Tanner Cowley ($5.1k FD/$3k DK) will start at tight end. He has 3 receptions for 33 yards on 4 targets through 2 games this season.

TCU (27 Implied Team Total)
TCU is expected to play 2 QBs this week, just as they did in the team’s opener against Arkansas Pine-Bluff. Alex Delton ($7.4k FD/$5.2k DK) started but completed only 10 of 22 passes for 119 yards (0 TD/0 INT). He also ran for 67 yards on 7 carries. He’s a duel threat QB. Max Duggan ($7k FD/$4.8k DK) completed 16 of 23 passes for 165 yards and 1 TD. He recorded -4 rush yards on 2 carries.

Darius Anderson ($5k FD/$4.5k DK) and Sewo Olinuli ($7.7k FD/$4.7k DK) split time in the backfield. Olinuli led the RBs with 50 yards rushing on 7 carries despite missing the 1st half because of a suspension. Darius Anderson ran the ball 6 times for 28 yards and caught 1 pass for 17 yards. Anderson is the smaller, change of pace back while Olinuli is the team’s big back. Emari Demercado ($5.6k FD/$3.4k DK) is the 3rd member of this running back by committee. He ran for 11 yards on 5 carries in the season opener.

Three receivers were targeted atleast 10 times in the season opener for TCU. Star WR Jalen Reager ($9.5k FD/$7.1k DK) caught 5 passes for 71 yards and 1 TD on 11 targets. Reagor caught 72 passes for 1,061 yards and 9 TDs in 2018. Trevonte Hights ($7.2k FD/$4.9k DK) led the team with receptions for 108 yards on 10 targets while Derius Davis ($5.8k FD/$3.5k DK) managed 4 receptions for 21 yards on 10 targets. Dylan Thomas ($4.6k FD/$3.1k DK) was the 4th starting WR in the opener and he caught his lone target for 7 yards. This is a fantastic spot for Jalen Reager as Purdue has coughed up 42 receptions for 541 yards and 5 TDs to opposing WRs through 2 weeks of the 2019 season.

Purdue (26 Implied Team Total)
Elijah Sindelar ($10k FD/$7.9k DK) is the nation’s leading passer with 932 yards passing and 9 TDs through 2 games. Sindelar also has 36 yards rushing and 1 TD on 11 carries this season. The problem is Sindelar is questionable after sustaining a concussion in last week’s win over Vanderbilt. Backup, Jack Plummer ($7.6k FD/$5.2k DK), would receive the start if Sindelar can’t suit up. Plummer is a former 3-star recruit who’s listed as a pro style QB. With Sindelar leading the offense, Purdue has taken to the air (68.9/31.1 pass-run split).

Zander Horvath ($7k FD/$4.1k DK) leads the backfield with 81 yards on 27 carries this season. Horvath only ran the ball 8 times for 15 yards against Vanderbilt.

Rondale Moore ($10.2k FD/$8.1k DK) is clearly one of the elite WRs in all of college football. He’s caught 24 passes for 344 yards and 2 TDs in just 2 games this season. Moore has been targeted 35 times this season (2nd in the country). If Sindelar sits, expect Moore’s production to take a hit. Ahmad Anderson ($6.2k FD/$4.4k DK) has 11 receptions for 108 yards on 16 targets through 2 games. David Bell ($7.3k FD/$4.5k DK) and Jared Sparks ($7k FD/$5k DK) have both been targeted 7 times. Bell is an explosive young talent (5/131/1 in 2 games). Sparks is a possession receiver; he has 5 receptions for 91 yards and 1 TD this season. Sparks, Moore, and Anderson are the starting WRs.

Brycen Hopkins ($8.5k FD/$5.4k DK) has 9 receptions for 125 yards and 3 TDs (leads team) on 13 targets this season.

Northern Illinois (20.5 Implied Team Total)
California transfer, Ross Bowers ($8k FD), has thrown for 528 yards, 3 TDs, and 2 INT through 2 games.

Tre Harbison ($7.6k FD) leads the Huskies’ backfield with 131 yards rushing on 29 carries. He was limited to 6 carries for 32 yards in last week’s loss to Utah. Backfield mate, James Nettles ($6.9k FD), has 39 yards rushing on 12 carries this season. He outcarried Harbison 10-6 in last week’s game. The Huskies’ opponent, Nebraska, has only surrendered 16.8 fantasy points per game to enemy backfields.

Spencer Tears ($8.2k FD) caught 5 passes for 112 yards and 1 TD on 8 targets against Utah last week (one of the better defenses in the country). He’s been targeted 11 times in 2 games (tied for team high). Tyrice Ritchie ($7.7k FD) leads the team with 8 receptions for 144 yards and 2 TDs on 11 targets this season. Daniel Crawford ($6.5k FD) (TE) has caught all 6 targets for 124 yards this season while another tight end, Mitchell Brinkman ($5.9k FD), has 7 receptions for 67 yards through 2 games.

Nebraska (34 Implied Team Total)
After a slow opening week 1, Adrian Martinez ($9.4k FD) threw for 290 yards and 2 TDs while rushing for 66 yards and 2 TDs. With the Cornhuskers’ implied team total approaching 35, Martinez is one of the top QBs on this slate.

Maurice Washington ($8.7k FD) appears to be the lead back for the Cornhuskers after last week’s performance. He ran for 77 yards on 15 carries while he also caught 4 passes for 118 yards and 1 TD. Backfield mate, Dedrick Mills ($7.5k FD), ran for 24 yards on 8 carries and caught 2 passes for 21 yards.

Wan’Dale Robinson ($6.6k FD), JD Spielman ($8.3k FD), and Konawa Noa ($5k FD)are the team’s starting WRs. The speedster Robinson has 6 receptions for 68 yards on 13 targets through 2 games. It’s only a matter of time before he has a big game. JD Spielman was quiet in the Cornhuskers’ opener, but he rebounded with 5 receptions for 112 and 1 TD on 6 targets in last week’s loss to Colorado. Noa has failed to catch a pass this season (only 1 target through 2 games).

Oklahoma (48 Implied Team Total)
Jalen Hurts ($10.6k FD/$8.5k DK) has passed for 591 yards and 6 TDs while rushing for 223 yards and 3 TDs in the Sooners’ 1st two games this season. He’s the top QB on this slate. This is a fantastic matchup against a reeling UCLA defense.

Trey Sermon ($9.3k FD/$5.6k DK) is starter at RB, and he’s rushed for 147 yards and 1 TD while catching 2 passes for 25 yards. Backfield mate, Kennedy Brooks ($8.6k FD/$5.8k DK), has 10 carries for 115 yards and 1 TD through 2 games this season. The UCLA defense has allowed 211 yards rushing and 2 TDs through 2 games.

CeeDee Lamb ($9k FD/$7.5k DK) will start at the X-receiver. He’s the #1 receiver for the Sooners. Through 2 games, the star WR has 8 receptions for 190 yards and 2 TDs on 10 targets. Charleston Rambo ($8.1k FD/$5k DK) has caught all 6 of targets for 135 yards and 2 TDs this season. Nick Basquine ($5.3k FD/$3.2k DK) has 4 receptions for 43 yards on 5 targets through 2 games. Grant Calcaterra ($6.9k FD/$3.8k DK) has 2 receptions for 20 yards on 2 targets this season. 5-star Freshman, Jadon Haselwood ($5.1k FD/$5.3k DK) has caught all 5 of his targets for 124 yards and 1 TD this season. Lamb, Basquine, Rambo, and Calcaterra (TE) are the starting pass catchers.

UCLA (24.5 Implied Team Total)
After another loss to San Diego State, Dorian Thompson-Robinson ($6.7k FD/$5.4k DK) should start at QB. Through 2 games, the sophomore has completed 32 of 61 passes for 355 yards, 3 TDs, and 2 INT. He’s also recorded -39 rush yards.

Senior RB Joshua Kelley ($8.4k FD/$7k DK) returned from a knee injury and was stymied by the Aztecs’ run defense. Kelley ran for 53 yards and 1 TD on 15 carries. Demetric Felton backed up Joshua Kelley last week. If UCLA has any chance at keeping this game close, Kelley will need to have a monster game.

Demetric Felton ($6.8k FD/$4.9k DK) is the team’s top pass catcher as he’s caught 9 passes for 127 yards and 1 TD on 11 targets. Felton ran the ball 10 times for 28 yards last week. Felton has 33 rushes for 99 yards (started at RB with Kelley injured in week 1) through 2 games. Speedster Jaylen Erwin ($5k FD/$3.4k DK) has 6 receptions for 66 yards on 13 targets through 2 games. Chase Cota ($6.4k FD/$3.4k DK) has 2 receptions for 10 yards and 1 TD 8 targets through 2 weeks. Freshman Kyle Phillips ($5.2k FD/$3.5k DK) rounds out the receivers with 3 receptions for 35 yards on 5 targets (all last week). Jaylen Erwin, Chase Cota, and Kyle Philips start at WR for the Bruins. WR Theo Howard ($7.3k FD/$3k DK) is questionable for this game after missing the 1st two weeks. He’s the top returning receiver from 2018.

Until DTR shows that he can make plays in the passing game, the WR corp. will be difficult to trust.

Texas (44 Implied Team Total)
Sam Ehlinger ($10.3k FD/$8.8k DK) accounted for 41 (25 pass/16 rush TDs) of the Longhorns’ 52 offensive TDs in 2018 (a whopping 78%). He’s accounted for 9 of 11 offensive TDs this season. Needless to say, he provides a high floor in this matchup.

Keaontay Ingram ($9.1k FD/$5.7k DK) remains the starter at RB for the Longhorns despite a key drop and a fumble in last week’s loss to LSU. Ingram was limited to 10 carries for 29 yards in that game (had 5 receptions for 32 yards as well). Roschon Johnson ($6.9k FD/$6.3k DK) ran for 37 yards and caught 5 passes for 31 yards in last week’s loss to LSU. Johnson is a former QB turned RB; he backed up Ingram last week.

Collin Johnson ($8.6k FD/$5.2k DK), Devin Duverney ($9.7k FD/$6.9k DK), and Brennan Eagles ($8.3k FD/$6.3k DK) are the Longhorns’ top pass catchers. Collin Johnson has 7 receptions for 108 yards and 1 TD through 2 games. He’s questionable this week with a hamstring injury. Duvernay exploded last week by catching 12 passes for 154 yards and 2 TDs on 14 targets against LSU. Through 2 games, the senior has 21 receptions for 209 yards and 3 TDs on 24 targets. Brennan Eagles has 8 receptions for 175 yards and 3 TDs on 13 targets. Freshman Jake Smith ($5.9k FD/$3.7k DK) rounds out the WRs with 5 receptions for 51 yards on 10 targets. I’d rank the Texas receivers as follows: Johnson, Duvernay, Eagles.

Cade Brewer ($5.1k FD/$3.2k DK) is starting at tight end. He recorded 3 receptions for 14 yards in 2 games this season.

Rice (11.5 Implied Team Total)
Tom Stewart ($6.8k FD/$5.2k DK) is expected to start at QB with Wiley Green listed as doubtful. Stewart has completed 19 of 31 passes for 185 yards and 1 TD this season. He’s also rushed for a TD (-6 rush yards on 6 carries). Stewart is a grad transfer from Harvard. He threw 14 TDs and rushed for 154 yards and 1 TD on 47 carries in 2018 with Harvard.

Aston Walter ($7.5k FD/$5k DK) and Nate Ellerbe ($7.1k FD/$3.2k DK) are the Owls’ duo in the backfield. Ellerbe has 106 yards rushing and 1 TD on 14 attempts while Walter has 101 yards rushing and 1 TD on 26 attempts.

Austin Trammell ($6.8k FD/$5.2k DK) starts at the Z-receiver and 10 receptions for 107 yards and 1 TD on 12 targets. Bradley Rozner ($7.3k FD/$5.1k DK) starts at the X-receiver and has 7 receptions for 109 yards on 11 targets. WR Aaron Cephus remained suspended in the opener while Rhett Cardwell missed weeks 1 and 2 with an injury. It’s likely Cephus will remain suspended and it’s unknown if Cardwell will play this week. August Pitre III ($5.9k FD/$4k DK) has recorded 5 receptions for 53 yards on 8 targets.

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