UAB vs Miami

QB: D’Eriq King – Miami

UT: Austin Watkins Jr – UAB

UT: Brevin Jordan – Miami

UT: Cam’Ron Harris – Miami

UT: Spencer Brown – UAB

UT: Myron Mitchell – UAB

Happy Drafting!

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NCAA Basketball Oklahoma vs West Virginia

College Fantasy Basketball preview

 

# 3 Oklahoma Sooners will travel to Morgantown to battle # 11 West Virginia Mountaineers Saturday afternoon. FanPicks is proud to bring you this NCAA College Basketball matchup preview. Come enjoy daily College Fantasy Basketball news at Fanpicks ahead of this upcoming March Madness 2016.

 

Oklahoma Sooners are coming into this game hoping to avoid a 3rd straight loss overall. They fell to Kansas State 2 weeks ago and fell to Kansas last weekend in a heartbreaker before dropping to unranked Texas Tech 65-63. This slump and vulnerability on the road as pushed the Sooners slump to third place in the BIG 12 standings, 1 game behind the Mountaineers and 2 behind Kansas with only 5 games in the season remaining. The Sooners were outrebounded against Kansas and Kansas State as well crucial moments late in the game against Texas Tech. They’re still in the mix for the # 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament but will unfortunately play 3 or their last 5 regular season games on the road. The Sooners have lost their last 2 trips to Morgantown.

 

The last time they met, the Mountaineers’ aggressive defence forced and held the Sooners’ defense to its worst shooting performances of the season (33.3% from the field) limiting Player of the Year candidate Buddy Hield to only a 17 pts. Shutting down the 3rd ranked Sooners’ 3 guard lineup will be much harder this time if Daxter Miles Jr. and Jaysean Paige aren’t present due to injuries. West Virginia’s 18.6 turnovers per game ranks second in the country, leads the Big 12 in scoring defense (65.6) and on top of that leads the entire nation with 10.2 steals per contest. This game will be an opportunity for either team to make a statement ahead of the highly anticipate NCAA Tournament next month.

Posted in CBB

College Football Fantasy Draft News

11-28-2015

UCLA Bruins vs. USC Trojans College Football Real Money Fantasy Preview 11-28-2015

The PAC 12 South division in on the line in the cross-town rivalry game as the USC Trojans will be hosting the UCLA Bruins. College football fantasy draft GMs can tune to ABC TV at 3:30PM Eastern Time on Saturday November 28th to follow the results of their roster picks.

UCLA enters this game with a record of 8-3. They showed some heart last week going into a hostile road venue at Utah and coming away with the 17-9 victory. Bruins defense has been very disappointing for much of the season with their poor ability to defend the run. They allowed about 4 yards a carry on the ground to the Utes but held Utah to only 110 yards passing. The run game for UCLA got grounded with 105 yards on 38 carries but they got just enough from their passing game to squeak out a huge win.

USC is 7-4 as they suffered a 48-28 road defeat at the Oregon Ducks last week. It broke a four game win streak for the Trojans as the dynamic passing attack by Oregon done in the Trojans. Ducks quarterback Vernon Adams threw for 407 yards and six touchdown passes. The Trojans were able to run for nearly 5 yards a carry on Oregon which is a positive to take into this game against a Bruins team weak in that area.

College Football One Day League Fantasy Picks

UCLA Bruins RB:

Paul Perkins

The Bruins senior running back has been a workhorse by averaging nearly 24 carries over his past three games. He has rushed for 1180 yards this year for 5.7 yards per carry average. He had a nice game against Washington St two weeks ago where he rushed for 121 yards on 20 carries as he averaged 6 yards per attempt.

USC Trojans WR:

JuJu Smith

Smith leads the Trojans with 68 catches for 1217 yards with ten touchdowns. He has been outstanding at home with 138 receiving yards against Arizona, 143 against Utah and 153 against Stanford scoring a touchdown reception in each game.

Oklahoma Sooners vs. Oklahoma St Cowboys

College Football Fantasy Preview 11-28-2015

The Bedlam rivalry game features the Oklahoma St Cowboys playing host to the Oklahoma Sooners. DFS GMs can tune to ABC TV at 8PM Eastern Time on Saturday November 28th to follow the results of their fantasy draft roster for one day leagues.

There is a lot at stake for this Oklahoma team that is in the playoff picture. The Sooners‘ body of work has impressed the committee and a win against the Cowboys would be another feather in their cap. The Sooners since their loss to Texas has won six straight games including a 30-29 home victory to TCU last week as they defended a two point conversion in the closing seconds to seal the win. Sooners are the third rated offense in college football as they score 44.6 points per game.

Oklahoma St is 10-1 and took a recent loss as they dropped a 45-35 home decision to Baylor to kick them out of the playoff picture at the moment. This Cowboys team is also high scoring as they push across 42.8 points per game ranking seventh best in the nation.

College Football Daily Fantasy League Picks

Oklahoma Sooners QB:

Baker Mayfield

The Sooners junior quarterback is completing 68.7% of his throws this year for 3209 yards with 33 touchdowns and five picks. He had 107 yards receiving and two touchdown throws in the win against TCU last week.

Oklahoma St Cowboys WR:

James Washington

Washington has been a big play receiver for the Cowboys as he has 45 catches for 908 yards with nine touchdowns. He is averaging 20.2 yards per catch on the season.

Posted in CFB

Oklahoma Sooners versus Baylor Bears College Football Fantasy Picks 11-14-2015

A monster matchup for fantasy college football draft managers to pick a roster from is the game between the Oklahoma Sooners and Baylor Bears. DFS can tune to ABC TV on Saturday night November 14th at 8PM Eastern Time to track the results of their one day league picks.

The past two meetings between these teams resulted in huge wins by Baylor each time. In 2013 it was Baylor with the 41-12 home victory and last year the Bears crushed the Sooners again but this time it was 48-14 at Oklahoma.

The Sooners have just one blemish on their record as the team enters play with a mark of 8-1. After their 24-17 loss to Texas the Oklahoma Sooners have flexed their muscles on the scoreboard with four straight wins and scoring no fewer than 52 points in the process. The team is sixth best from college football in total offense by averaging 549 yards per game. Last week they hosted the Iowa St Cyclones and produced a 52-16 victory. They poured it on in the second half by scoring 31 points. The offense was balanced with 405 yards passing and 279 coming from their ground game for over seven yards a carry.

Baylor has a perfect record of 8-0 on the season. They are the top offense in the league and score the most points from college football. The team averages 665 yards along with 57 points per game. Baylor last played on a Thursday night on November 5th as they earned the 31-24 victory that saw the Bears put up the least amount of points this season. Despite the low point total for the Bears they still managed 522 offensive yards and 419 threw the air. The team has a very difficult schedule to close the regular season. Following this Oklahoma game the Bears travel to Oklahoma St and TCU on a short week before closing out their regular season with a home game to Texas.

Oklahoma Sooners QB:

Baker Mayfield

The Sooners quarterback is hitting on 70% of his throws for 2812 yards with 28 touchdowns and four picks. Mayfield had a huge game against Iowa St last week by completing 74% of his throws for 342 yards with three touchdowns and no picks. He has thrown for 14 touchdowns and one pick over his past four games.

Oklahoma Sooners RB:

Samaje Perine

The Oklahoma sophomore running back has run for 806 yards on 140 carries and ten touchdowns. He is averaging 5.8 yards per attempt on the season. Three weeks ago Perine had 201 rushing yards and four carries. Last week Perine had 13 carries for 95 yards and a touchdown with a 7.3 yards per rush average.

Oklahoma Sooners WR:

Sterling Shepard

Shepard leads the Sooners with 47 catches for 826 yards with seven touchdowns. The senior wide out has seen significant action in all four years of play. He is averaging 17.6 yards per catch. He caught four balls for 94 yards and a touchdown last week in their win against Iowa St.

Baylor Bears QB:

Jarrett Stidham

The freshman quarterback is completing 77% of his passes for 750 yards with nine touchdowns and no picks. Stidham threw for 419 yards last week in the win against Kansas St with three touchdowns and nearly a 70% completion percentage. Starting quarterback Seth Russell is out for the year with a broken bone in his neck.

Baylor Bears RB:

Shock Linwood

Lindwood leads the Bears in rushing with 1046 yards on 134 carries with nine touchdowns. He is averaging 7.8 yards per carry on the season which is nearly two yards greater than his run average in 2014. Linwood has rushed for over 100 yards in five of his eight games this year.

Baylor Bears WR:

Corey Coleman

The junior wide out for Baylor is leading the team with 58 catches for 1178 yards with 20 touchdown catches. Coleman is averaging nearly 20.3 yards per reception. In the win against Kansas St, Coleman had 11 grabs for 216 yards and two touchdowns.

College Football Cash Fantasy League Picks

QB: Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma Sooners)

RB: Shock Linwood (Baylor Bears)

WR: Sterling Shepard (Oklahoma Sooners)

Posted in CFB

LSU Tigers versus Alabama Crimson Tide College Football Real Money Fantasy Picks 11-7-2015

It’s the big one on Saturday as the Alabama Crimson Tide will be home to the LSU Tigers. Fantasy college football draft GMs can tune to CBS TV on November 7th at 8PM Eastern Time to follow the results of their DFS roster selections.

The Alabama Crimson Tide has won the past four meetings with the LSU Tigers. Last year it was a low scoring game as Alabama was able to win 20-13 in overtime on the road. The Tigers gained just 259 offensive yards in the loss as they rushed for 183 yards. NFL prospect Leonard Fournette had 21 carries for 79 yards in defeat.

LSU is 7-0 on the year. The team has notable wins at Mississippi St and home to Florida by seven points. Tigers will have the benefit of a bye week after a 28 point home victory to Western Kentucky. LSU is fourth from college football in running the football as the club rushes for 308 yards per game on the campaign. On defense LSU is 40th in the nation in points allowed by allowing 22.6 points per game.

Alabama is 7-1 and will also come off a bye week. They squeaked past Tennessee two weeks ago by the score of 19-14. Their lone loss came back on September 19th with a 43-37 defeat at home to Mississippi. The Crimson Tide had difficulty defending the passing game for the Rebels as Alabama allowed Chad Kelly 341 yards passing and three touchdown passes. The Crimson Tide self-destructed in their loss by turning the ball over five times and taking none away from Ole Miss. In their win against the Volunteers, Alabama needed a touchdown with just over two minutes remaining for the win. Their run game struggled as they rushed for 117 yards on 42 carries.

LSU Tigers QB:

Brandon Harris

The Tigers signal caller is completing 58% of his throws for 1098 yards with nine touchdowns and no picks. He is a threat to run the football as Harris has rushed for 136 yards on 41 carries and three touchdowns. He had his best game two weeks ago at home to Western Kentucky with 286 yards passing and three touchdowns.

LSU Tigers RB:

Leonard Fournette

Fournette leads the Tigers with 176 carries for 1352 yards with 15 touchdowns. The sophomore running back is not featured much in the passing game with seven receptions for 58 yards.

LSU Tigers WR:

Travin Dural

The LSU junior wide receiver has 24 receptions for 426 yards with two touchdowns. Two weeks ago Dural had a good game at home to Western Kentucky with five catches for 132 yards with a touchdown. On the year Dural is averaging 17.8 yards per catch.

Malachi Dupre

Dupre has caught 21 passes this season for 397 yards with five touchdowns. The sophomore wide out has four touchdown catches in his past three games. In the win at home to Florida on October 17th it was Dupre catching four passes for 115 yards and two touchdowns. Malachi Dupre has an outstanding 18.9 yards per reception on the 2015 campaign.

Alabama Crimson Tide QB:

Jake Coker

The senior quarterback for the Crimson Tide has completed 63.8% of his passes for 1623 yards with 11 touchdowns but seven picks. Coker has hit on 72% of his throws or greater in his past three games which came against Arkansas, at Texas A&M and home to Tennessee. In the big second half comeback win to Arkansas, Coker passed for 262 yards with three touchdowns and two picks.

Alabama Crimson Tide RB:

Derrick Henry

Henry has rushed for 1044 yards on the year on 180 carries for 5.8 yards per carry. The Crimson Tide running back has combined in two games for 379 yards with four rushing touchdowns. Two weeks ago at home to Tennessee it was Henry rushing for 143 yards and two touchdowns.

Alabama Crimson Tide WR:

Calvin Ridley

The freshman wide out leads the Crimson Tide with 48 catches for 525 yards with three touchdowns. Ridley has seven receptions or greater in his past three games all against SEC schools in Tennessee, Texas A&M and Arkansas.

College Football Fantasy League Picks

QB: Jake Coker (Alabama)

RB: Leonard Fournette (LSU)

WR: Calvin Ridley (Alabama),  Travin Dural (LSU)

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Temple Owls versus SMU Mustangs College Football Fantasy Picks 11-6-2015

The AAC conference will be featured over national television as the SMU Mustangs will be hosting the Temple Owls on Friday night. College football fantasy draft GM’s can tune to ESPN2 TV at 8PM Eastern Time on November 6th to follow the results of the DFS league roster picks.
 
Temple looks to recover from their first loss of the season as they drop to 7-1 after losing to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish last week by the score of 24-20. The loss was extremely damaging to the Owls potential to secure a New Year’s Day bowl berth. The team was unable to hold a three point lead late as they allowed a 17 yard touchdown pass with two minutes remaining and could not answer the score on offense on the ensuing drive. Owls were fortunate to be in the game because they amassed only 295 yards for the game and did little on the ground with 107 yards on their 32 attempts at running. They had trouble containing Notre Dame’s dual threat quarterback DeShone Kizer who completed 23 of 36 balls for 299 yards plus a touchdown and he ran for 143 yards with two rushing touchdowns. Owls have been a stout defense for much of the season this year. The team is 8th in the nation in scoring defense by allowing opponents 15.8 points a game. They limit their opponents to just 327 yards per game which sits at 28th from college football. The offense is a bit lacking on the stat sheet as the Owls are 113th in overall yardage per game, 95th in passing and 99th in rushing offense.
 
The SMU Mustangs enter play with a record of 1-7. That win came way back in week two as they beat North Texas at home by the score of 31-13. Despite the ugly record this Mustang program has shown great improvement on the field than last year’s squad. In 2014 SMU couldn’t move the football or stop anybody. In 2015 the team is much better offensively but still has issues stopping their opponent. The Mustangs are now in the top half of college football in total offense by averaging 414 yards per game. The big improvement has come from their passing game as the club is tossing for 252 yards per game. Scoring is up as the team puts up 28.8 points a game. Defensively the numbers remain ugly as the team is near the bottom of college football in total defense as the surrender 524 yards per game and in scoring defense by allowing 43.6 points to their opponent. Their struggles are against both the pass and run as they have not improved in those two areas. SMU is on a six game losing streak after a 40-31 defeat at home last week to Tulsa.
 
Temple Owls QB:
 
P.J. Walker
 
P.J. Walker is a junior who has started all three years with the school. He is completing 60.8% of his throws this season for 2084 yards with 20 touchdowns and 8 picks. He had a bad game against Notre Dame completing only 43% of his balls for 188 yards with a touchdown and pick.
 
Temple Owls RB:
 
Jahad Thomas
 
The junior back leads the Owls with 186 carries for 904 yards with 13 touchdowns. He is active in the passing game with 18 receptions for 204 yards and a touchdown.
 
Temple Owls WR:
 
Robbie Anderson
 
Anderson leads the team with 33 catches for 441 yards and three touchdowns. He has been a big play receiver of late as his past ten receptions have gone for 179 yards.
 
SMU Mustangs QB:
 
Matt Davis
 
The Mustangs quarterback is hitting on 56% of his passes for 1775 yards with 14 touchdowns and four picks. He had three touchdowns and a pick last week against Tulsa. Davis leads the team in rushing.
 
SMU Mustangs RB:
 
Xavier Jones
 
Jones has 99 carries on the year for 409 yards and five touchdowns. He has only rushed for 3.6 yards a carry over his past two games.
 
SMU Mustangs WR:
 
Courtland Sutton
 
The big play wide out for the Mustangs has 38 catches for 719 yards and nine touchdowns. Sutton is averaging 18.9 yards per reception.
 

College Football Fantasy Money League Picks

 
QB: Matt Davis (SMU)
 
RB: Jahad Thomas (Temple)
 
WR: Courtland Sutton (SMU), Robbie Anderson (Temple)
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Ohio Bobcats versus Bowling Green Falcons College Football Real Money Fantasy Picks 11-4-2015

The MAC conference is again featured as the Bowling Green Falcons will host the Ohio Bobcats on Wednesday night. Fantasy college football draft managers can tune to ESPN2 TV at 8PM Eastern Time on November 4th to track the DFS roster picks from their one day leagues.

 

Ohio has lost three straight against Bowling Green including their 31-13 defeat at home last year. The Bobcats are on a two game losing streak as they gave up 49 points at home to Western Michigan three weeks ago in a loss and two weeks ago they dropped a 41-17 road decision at Buffalo. The Bobcats are the 93rd ranked scoring offense from college football as they put up just 25.5 points a game on the season.

 

Bowling Green is 6-2 on the year. Their losses came on the road to Tennessee by 29 points in their opener and in week three they lose 44-41 to the undefeated Memphis Tigers. The Falcons carries a five game win streak in this spot which includes a 35-28 road win at Purdue. They too are on a bye week. Two weeks ago Bowling Green defeated Kent St 48-0. The Falcons have averaged 56 points per game over their past three games all resulting in blowout victories. The club is the top passing team from college football as they pass for 434 yards per game.

 

Ohio Bobcats QB:

 

Derrius Vick

 

The senior quarterback is completing 63.6% of his throws for 1652 yard with nine touchdowns and six picks. He has not run much this year with 56 carries for 16 yards. Two weeks ago in the loss at Buffalo Vick hit on 62% of his throws for 321 yards with no touchdowns and three picks.

 

Ohio Bobcats RB:

 

Daz’mon Patterson

 

Patterson leads the Bobcats with 78 rushing attempts for 335 yards and seven touchdowns. He is running for 4.3 yards a carry. There has not been much production in the passing game for the senior running back as he has grabbed 14 balls for 43 yards.

 

A.J. Ouellette

 

Just a sophomore, Ouellette has run for 269 yards on 65 carries and two touchdowns. He rushes for 4.1 yards a carry which is well below the 4.9 yards a carry during his freshman campaign.

 

Ohio Bobcats WR:

 

Sebastian Smith

 

Smith leads the unit with 41 receptions for 501 yards and five touchdowns. He is averaging 12.2 yards per catch on the year. The junior wide receiver had nine receptions for 79 yards at Buffalo two weeks ago in defeat.

 

Brendan Cope

 

The junior wide receiver is second on the Bulls with 24 catches for 367 yards and two touchdowns. He has a very good 15.3 yards per reception average. Cope caught seven passes for 52 yards last week at the Bulls.

 

Bowling Green Falcons QB:

 

Matt Johnson

 

The Falcons signal caller has been very accurate this year hitting on 70.1% of his throws for 3321yards with 29 touchdowns and three picks. He came off a huge game two weeks ago in the win at Kent St as the senior quarterback completed 67% of his passes for 430 yards with five touchdowns. He has thrown for five touchdowns in his past three games all resulting in wins. In the home loss to undefeated Memphis Johnson passed for 443 yards and four touchdowns. Matt Johnson has contributed in the run game with 152 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 74 carries.

 

Bowling Green Falcons RB:

 

Travis Greene

 

Greene leads the Falcons on the ground with 112 carries for 590 yards and four touchdowns. He is rushing for 5.3 yards a carry. The senior running back has caught 18 passes out of the backfield on the campaign for 155 yards with two touchdowns.

 

Bowling Green Falcons WR:

 

Roger Lewis

 

The Bowling Green sophomore running back leads the time by a wide margin with 58 receptions on the year for 1122 yards with 11 touchdowns. Lewis is averaging a career high 19.3 yards per reception average. In the win at Kent St it was Roger Lewis catching four balls for 102 yards and two touchdowns and he averaged 25.5 yards per catch.

 

College Football Fantasy League Picks

QB: Matt Johnson (Bowling Green)

RB: Travis Greene (Ohio)

WR: Roger Lewis (Bowling Green), Sebastian Smith (Ohio)

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California Golden Bears versus Utah Utes

College Football Fantasy Picks 10-10-2015

It will be a battle between undefeated teams in the PAC 12 as the Utah Utes will be home to the California Golden Bears. College football fantasy draft GMs can tune to ESPN on Saturday October 10th at 10PM Eastern Time to track the results of their fantasy rosters.

California Golden Bears are a 5-0 team. A check of their schedule and they have gone on the road and registered victories at Texas and Washington. The win against the Huskies looks good after Washington defeated USC on Thursday night. Cal had a pretty bad defense last year and some have to be concerned about the 44 points they allowed to an offensively challenged Texas Longhorns team in week three. Good thing Cal put up 45 in that game. Last week they hosted Washington St and won 34-28. California was able to force 4 turnovers by Washington St for the win. This game is a big deal for Utah as ESPN Gameday is on site to broadcast their pregame show festivities and it has fired up an already loud fan base.

The Utah Utes are 4-0 and will come off a bye week on Saturday. Two weeks ago the Utes traveled to Oregon and came away with a dominating 62-20 road victory. The Utes were up 27-13 at the half and held the Ducks to just seven second half points while putting up 35 on Oregon. Utah had a +3 turnover margin in the victory and ran for 273 yards for 6 ½ yards per carry.

California Golden Bears QB:

Jared Goff

The junior quarterback has started all three years at the school. In 2015 Goff has completed 70% of his throws for 1630 yards with 15 touchdowns and four picks. In the win against Washington St Goff hit on 33 of 45 throws for 390 yards with four touchdowns and one pick. He has thrown for no less than 300 yards and three touchdowns in four of his five games.

California Golden Bears RB:

Khalfani Muhammad

The running back has also seen significant action in all three years at the school. Muhammad has 39 carries for 350 yards and a touchdown. He is averaging 9 yards per carry on the year.

Vic Enwere

Just a sophomore, Enwere has 54 carries on the season for 257 yards and five touchdowns. He ran five times last week against the Cougars for 48 yards averaging 9 ½ yards per carry.

California Golden Bears WR:

Kenny Lawler

Lawler leads the Golden Bears with 27 catches for 399 yards and eight touchdowns. He had six catches for 105 yards last week with two touchdowns. He also caught two touchdown passes in a week three win at Texas.

Bryce Treggs

The senior wide out has caught 17 passes for 272 yards with two touchdowns. Against Washington St, Treggs had four catches go for 65 yards and a touchdown. He is averaging 16 yards per catch on the season.

Utah Utes QB:

Travis Wilson

The Ute senior quarterback has completed 68% of his passes for 513 yards with four touchdowns and one pick. In week four at Oregon Wilson threw for 227 yards and four touchdowns. He is a threat to run the football with six carries for 100 yards and a touchdown at Oregon.

Utah Utes RB:

Devontae Booker

Booker has been a workhorse in 2015. He already has 106 carries on the year and has rushed for 443 yards and four touchdowns. The Utes senior running back has caught 15 passes out of the backfield for 149 yards. He has had no fewer than 22 rushing attempts in any one game.

Utah Utes WR:

Britain Covey

A freshman is leading the Utah Utes receiving corps with 17 grabs for 182 yards and two touchdowns. In the Oregon game Covey caught two passes for 55 yards with two touchdowns.

Kenneth Scott

Scott has caught 12 passes for Utah in 2015 for 124 yards and a touchdown. The senior wide out had a season high eight catches at Oregon that went for 75 yards with a touchdown.

College Football Real Money Fantasy League Picks

QB: Travis Wilson (Utah)

RB: Devontae Booker (Utah), Khalfani Muhammad (California)

WR: Britain Covey (Utah), Kenny Lawler (California)

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Mississippi Rebels versus Alabama Crimson Tide
College Football Fantasy Picks 9-19-2015

Two SEC conference heavyweights meet as the Alabama Crimson Tide will host the Mississippi Rebels. College football draft GMs can tune to ESPN on Saturday September 19th at 9:15PM Eastern Time to track the results of their roster picks.

Alabama will be out for some revenge in this one as it was the Mississippi Rebels posting the 23-17 victory on their home field. The Rebels threw the ball effectively in the win for 251 yards. But that was behind a senior quarterback who has left the program. Ole Miss was down 17-10 entering the final period when they answered with 13 fourth quarter points and held the Crimson Tide offense scoreless.

Ole Miss has a record of 2-0 on the year. They have victories against Tennessee Martin and Fresno St as they scored over 70 points in each game. In the win against Fresno St the Rebels outgained the Bulldogs by 291 yards.

Alabama is 2-0 as well. They have a tough test in week one facing Wisconsin on a neutral field and came away with a 35-17 victory. Last week at home to Middle Tennessee St it was a 37-10 home win. In the win against the Badgers the Crimson Tide outgained the Badgers by 234 yards with 238 yards coming from their run game. Alabama stuffed the Wisconsin run game to just 40 yards for the game and an anemic 1.9 yards a carry.

Alabama Crimson Tide QB:

Jake Coker

The senior QB is hitting 64% of his passes with two touchdowns and a pick. He had a touchdown pass against Wisconsin as he completed 15 of 21 throws.

Alabama Crimson Tide RB:

Derrick Henry

Henry leads the Crimson Tide on the ground with 243 rushing yards on 31 carries for nearly 8 yards a carry. He has six rushing touchdowns. In his step up game against Wisconsin Henry had 147 rushing yards with three touchdowns and over 11 yards per carry.

Kenyon Drake

The senior has 16 carries for 117 yards and a touchdown. In the Wisconsin game Drake ran 10 times for 77 yards and a touchdown. He had a long run of 43 yards. In the passing game Drake has seven grabs for 139 yards and a touchdown.

Alabama Crimson Tide WR:

Robert Fraser

The sophomore wide out has eight grabs for 99 yards and two touchdowns. He had a touchdown reception against Wisconsin.

Alabama Crimson Tide TE:

O.J. Howard

Howard has seven catches for 107 yards with a long gain of 42 yards. Against Wisconsin the tight end caught three passes for 37 yards.

Mississippi Rebels QB:

Chad Kelly

The junior quarterback has hit on 72% of his throws for 557 yards with six touchdowns and a pick. He put up some big numbers last week against Fresno St with 346 yards passing and four touchdowns in the win.

Mississippi Rebels RB:

Jaylen Walton

A senior back Jaylen Walton has seen work in all four years with the program. Last year Walton rushed for 586 yards with five touchdowns and a very good 5.5 yards per rush average. Walton has rushed just nine times in 2015 and ran for 103 yards and two touchdowns. Because the first two games of this season were blowouts the Rebels rotated several backs in the wins against Fresno St and Tennessee Martin.

Eugene Brazley

A sophomore who had 28 carries in 2014 in his freshman campaign. Brazley in 2015 has 10 carries for 102 yards and two touchdowns.

Mississippi Rebels WR:

Cody Core:

The senior wide receiver leads the Rebels with eight catches for 176 yards and two touchdowns.

College Football Daily Fantasy Picks

QB: Chad Kelly (Mississippi)

RB: Jaylen Walton (Mississippi), Derrick Henry (Alabama)

WR: Cody Core (Mississippi), Robert Fraser (Alabama)

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College Fantasy Football – CFB – Opening Night Preview 9-3-15

The college football season for 2015 is set to begin and a nice matchup is scheduled as the South Carolina Gamecocks will face the North Carolina Tar Heels on a Thursday night. This game is set for September 3rd on a neutral field in Charlotte North Carolina at 6PM Eastern Time and college football draft managers can tune to ESPN to track the results of their scoring rosters.

South Carolina is looking to improve on a 7-6 record a season ago. It is not common to find the Gamecocks without double digit wins in a season. They do return 14 starters from their 2014 team and must get better on the defensive side of the football. The Gamecocks gave up 30 points per game last year. Run defense was very poor as the Gamecocks allowed 212 rushing a game. This will be a team with inexperience in the passing game as only one of their top five targets are back.

North Carolina Tar Heels is a team filled with offensive weapons with experience. Their entire offensive line is back from last year. They finished 6-6 in the regular season but finished under .500 for the entire season with a loss in their bowl game. The Tar Heels put up 33 points per game. Starting quarterback Marquise Williams is a threat with his arm and legs. Defensively it was a poor year for North Carolina as the team surrendered 39 points per game. They hired former Auburn Tigers head coach Gene Chizik as the defensive coordinator.

South Carolina Gamecocks QB: Connor Mitch

Mitch saw limited work for the Gamecocks last year. Dylan Thompson a senior last year took the majority of the snaps. Mitch went 2 for 6 for 19 yards in just mop up work.

South Carolina Gamecocks RB: Brandon Wilds and David Williams

The Gamecocks leading rusher last year was Mike Davis who had 199 carries for 982 yards. Davis has left the school. Wilds had 106 carries in 2014 and ran for 570 yards. That averaged to nearly 5 ½ yards per carry. Wilds had four touchdowns. He is rushing against a bad North Carolina defense. The running back had a 70 yard touchdown run last year. Wilds had 18 receptions out of the backfield for 143 yards with a 30 yard touchdown reception. David Williams saw some time last year with 256 yards on 45 carries. He averaged 5.7 yards per run and had two rushing touchdowns.

South Carolina Gamecocks WR: Pharoh Cooper

The Gamecocks receiving corps is very inexperienced. Cooper returns for the team in 2015 and led South Carolina with 69 catches for 1136 yards and nine touchdowns. He averaged a very good 16.5 yards per catch average. His longest touchdown reception went for 85 yards. He also rushed for 200 yards on 27 carries and two touchdowns.

North Carolina Tar Heels QB: Marquise Williams

The talented quarterback returns for North Carolina. He had a great 2014 campaign completing 63% of his throws for 3068 yards with 21 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. He is a run threat as Williams rushed for 788 yards and 13 touchdowns. He had a 52 yard touchdown last year.

North Carolina Tar Heels RB: T.J. Logan, Romar Morris and Elijah Hood

Logan led the running backs last year with 582 rushing yards for nearly five yards per carry average with three touchdowns. Out of the backfield Logan caught 26 passes for 144 yards. Morris had 65 carries last year for 278 yards and four touchdowns. Hood also had four rushing touchdowns last year as he ran for 259 yards on 67 rushing attempts.

North Carolina Tar Heels WR: Quinshad Davis, Bug Howard, Mack Hollins and Ryan Switzer

Switzer small in stature led the club with 61 receptions for 757 yards and four touchdowns. He had a 75 yard touchdown reception. Mack Hollins was a big play receiver with 35 catches for 613 yards which averaged 17.5 yards per catch. Hollins led the receiving crew with eight touchdowns. Davis was the possession type playmaker for North Carolina with 41 catches for 470 yards with six touchdowns. He averaged just 11.5 yards per receptions. Bug Howard chipped in with 42 receptions for 455 yards and two touchdowns.

College Football Real Money Fantasy League Picks

QB: Marquise Williams (North Carolina)

RB: T.J Logan (North Carolina), Brandon Wilds (South Carolina)

WR: Pharoh Cooper (South Carolina), Ryan Switzer (North Carolina)

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