College Football Fantasy Draft News 10-14-2015

College Football Fantasy Draft News 10-14-2015

 

Alabama Crimson Tide versus Texas A&M Aggies College Football Real Money Fantasy Preview 10-14-2015

A nice matchup from the SEC conference is on tap for Saturday October 14th as the Texas A&M Aggies will be home to the Alabama Crimson Tide. College football fantasy draft GM’s can tune to CBS TV at 3:30PM Eastern Time from Texas A&M to follow the results of their roster selections.

Alabama is 5-1 on the year as they carry a three game win streak since dropping a 43-37 home decision to Mississippi in week three. They had a struggle with Arkansas for three quarters until they separated from the Razorbacks with 17 fourth quarter points in their 27-14 victory. The Crimson Tide run game stalled as the team had 46 rush attempts but only 134 yards which amounted to less than three yards a carry. The Alabama defense kept them in the game as they stuffed the Arkansas offense to just 220 yards for the entire game. The Crimson Tide brings in the sixth rated defense in all of college football as the team surrenders just 264 yards per game.

Texas A&M has a mark of 5-0 as they face this stern home test. They are 2-0 against the SEC with a 28-21 overtime victory to Arkansas and two weeks ago the team hosted Mississippi St and came away with the 30-17 victory at home. What has been a surprise to many this year has been the play of the Texas A&M defense. They have shown much improvement from previous years. In their win against the Bulldogs the A&M defense got off the field limiting Mississippi St to just 5 of 14 on their third down conversions. Texas A&M is ranked 40th in college football in scoring defense holding their opponents to just 21 points per game.

Alabama Crimson Tide QB:

Jake Coker

The senior quarterback has completed 60% of his throws for 1238 yards with 11 touchdowns and six picks. He had two touchdowns and two picks in the win last week at home to Arkansas. Coker threw two picks in the loss to Ole Miss.

Alabama Crimson Tide RB:

Derrick Henry

Henry has run 120 times this year for 665 yards with ten touchdowns. He is running for 5.5 yards a carry this season. His numbers last week were just 95 yards on 25 carries and a touchdown with a season worst 3.5 yards per carry.

Kenyan Drake

The senior running back has 50 rushing attempts on the year for 244 yards and a touchdown. Drake is running for nearly five yards a carry. He ran for 29 yards on seven carries last week.

Alabama Crimson Tide WR:

Calvin Ridley

Ridley has caught 31 passes for 385 yards and three touchdowns. He had his best day of the season against Arkansas with nine catches for 140 yards with a touchdown. He had a long reception of 81 yards.

Texas A&M Aggies QB:

Kyle Allen

The sophomore quarterback has hit on 64% of his throws for 1274 yards with 13 touchdowns and two picks. In the win against Mississippi St Allen threw for 322 yards and two touchdowns. The week prior against Arkansas Allen passed for 358 yards and two touchdowns.

Texas A&M Aggies RB:

Tra Carson

Carson has carried the ball 95 times this season for 430 yards with four touchdowns. He rushed for 110 yards against Mississippi St with a touchdown.

Texas A&M Aggies WR:

Christian Kirk

The A&M freshman wide receiver leads the team by margin with 32 catches for 519 yards and four touchdowns. Kirk had eight grabs for 77 yards against the Bulldogs. His big game came against Arkansas with eight catches for 173 yards and two touchdowns.

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