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Arizona Wildcats vs. New Mexico Lobos
College Football Real Money Fantasy Preview 12-19-2015
It will be a PAC 12 versus Mountain West conference showdown when the bowl season begins as the New Mexico Lobos will meet the Arizona Wildcats. The New Mexico Bowl will be played on Saturday December 19th at 2PM Eastern Time and fantasy college football GMs can tune to ESPN TV to follow the results of their DFS roster picks.
The Arizona Wildcats are 6-6 and failed to earn a berth into the PAC 12 championship game like they did in 2014. The issue with the Wildcats has been with the defense. In their past five road games the Wildcats have given up no fewer than 31 points. This game will be played on New Mexico’s home field and the Wildcats have allowed 40 points per game in their road games. The strength of the Wildcats has been their offense. The team is 15th in the nation in total offense by gaining 494 yards per game. Arizona is balanced in the run and pass. A big hit for the Wildcats is their leading running back Nick Wilson will be out.
New Mexico should be motivated in this spot as the team is 7-5 and playing in a bowl game for the first time in a long time The Lobos picked up wins on the road to Boise St and has a home victory to Air Force 47-35 in the final regular season game.
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The Lobos are the number eight rushing team from college football. They run for 249 yards per game. Jhurell Pressley leads the Lobos on the ground with 846 yards on 135 carries and 11 touchdowns. The senior running back is averaging 6.3 yards per carry.
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New Mexico Lobos RB
Arkansas St Red Wolves vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
College Football Fantasy Preview 12-19-2015
In the New Orleans Bowl it will be the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs to battle the Arkansas St Red Wolves. Fantasy college football draft managers can tune to ESPN TV at 9PM Eastern Time on Saturday December 19th to track the results of their DFS roster picks.
The Red Wolves were champions of the Sun Belt conference at 8-0 in conference and 9-3 overall. They were a very high scoring team by averaging 41 points per game. They are a well balanced offensive team and are led by an experienced quarterback. But they are a bit leaky on the defensive end by giving up nearly 29 points per game. They have trouble stopping the pass by allowing 252 yards through the air.
Louisiana Tech finished off the regular season with a record of 8-4. They finished 6-2 in the Conference USA West division behind first place Southern Mississippi. They had a shot to make the Conference USA title game but dropped a 58-24 home decision to Southern Miss. They are the 15th ranked passing team from college football.
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Senior quarterback Fredi Knighton has been impressive throwing for 19 touchdowns and seven picks for Arkansas St. He has thrown for multiple touchdowns in three straight games and eight of his past nine contests.
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Arkansas St Red Wolves QB
Louisiana Tech wide receiver Trent Taylor led the team with 89 catches for 1133 yards with eight touchdowns. The junior has seen significant action in his three years with the Bulldogs. In the game against Southern Miss, Taylor had 11 catches for 102 yards and a touchdown. This game will be played in a dome and will be a plus for the passing game.
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Louisiana Tech WR
College Football Fantasy Draft News 10-19-2015
Louisiana Lafayette Rajin Cajuns versus Arkansas St Red Wolves College Football Real Money Fantasy Preview 10-20-2015
The Sun Belt conference will be featured from college football action for Tuesday October 20th as the Arkansas St Red Wolves is home to the UL Lafayette Rajin Cajuns. College football draft GM’s can tune to ESPN2 at 8PM Eastern Time to follow the results of their roster picks.
The UL Lafayette Rajun Cajins have been no stranger to minor bowl appearances the past few seasons and that’s a pretty good achievement when you are a Sun Belt team. They need to gather up a lot more wins if they are going bowling in 2015 as the team is 2-3 on the season. Their first four games were non-conference tilts which they went 1-3. They opened up play in the Sun Belt in week five and beat Texas St 49-27. The Rajin Cajuns are a solid running team as the club generates 231 yards on the ground which is 16th rated in the country. In their opener they put up 33 points on the road to Kentucky in defeat.
The Arkansas St Red Wolves enters play at 3-3 on the year. They too went 1-3 in the non-conference and are 2-0 against Sun Belt conference opponents with victory at home to Idaho and last Tuesday they traveled to South Alabama and won 49-31. The scored 49 points on Idaho so they have been putting up points against their two Sun Belt opponents which is something they struggled to do against their three FBS opponents. Their defensive numbers have been poor as the Red Wolves are allowing 32 points a game which is 94th in the nation.
Louisiana Lafayette Rajin Cajuns QB:
The junior quarterback for the Rajin Cajuns is completing 62% of his throws for 533 yards with five touchdowns and two picks. In the win against Texas St Nixon hit on 22 of 29 passes for 238 yards with three touchdowns and no picks. Nixon is also a threat to run as he gained 45 yards on seven carries and a touchdown last week.
Louisiana Lafayette Rajin Cajins RB:
McGuire leads the team on the ground with 585 yards on 97 carries and seven touchdowns. He is averaging six yards per carry on the ground. The junior back had a nice game against Texas St in week six with 170 rushing yards on 28 carries and a touchdown as he ran for 6.1 yards per carry. He showed some flash catching balls out of the backfield against Louisiana Tech with six catches for 70 yards and a touchdown. McGuire has a reception for 42 yards at Kentucky and 49 yards at Louisiana Tech.
Louisiana Lafayette Rajin Cajuns WR:
Robinson has been the Rajin Cajuns big play wide receiver this season as he averages over 15 yards per reception. The senior wide receiver has 16 catches for 245 yards and two touchdowns.
Arkansas St Red Wolves QB:
The senior quarterback returned to the lineup in the South Alabama win and hit on 10 of 17 throws for 119 yards with two touchdowns. He is a major threat on the ground as he ran for 40 yards on 20 carries.
Arkansas St Red Wolves RB:
Gordon leads the team in rushing with 75 carries for 490 yards and five touchdowns. He had a monster game on October 3rd against Idaho with 25 carries for 221 yards and three touchdowns.
Arkansas St Red Wolves WR:
Senior wide receiver JD McKissic leads the Red Wolves with 29 catches for 311 yards and a touchdown. At South Alabama he had two grabs for 27 yards.