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College Football Fantasy Draft News 9-23-2015
Utah Utes versus Oregon Ducks College Football Real Money League Fantasy Preview
A good one is scheduled from the PAC 12 conference on Saturday September 26th from college football as the Oregon Ducks will host the Utah Utes. Fantasy football draft GM’s can tune to FOX at 8:30PM Eastern Time to track the scoring results of their roster picks.
These two PAC 12 foes met last year with Oregon posting a 51-27 road victory. In the win the Ducks had balance offensively as they ran for 269 yards and threw for 239 for a total of 508 gained on the Utes defense. Utah was one of the better defenses from the PAC 12 last year as they were very competitive against their opponents and seldom got blown out.
Utah is a perfect 3-0 on the year. They have a notable home win to Michigan in week one. This is their second road game of the year. Last week the Utes were at Fresno St and won 45-24. It was not a clean game for the Utes as they lost three turnovers and didn’t get much yardage from their passing game. Defensively they allowed 241 yards to the Bulldogs offense with three touchdown passes.
Oregon is 2-1 with their loss coming on the road in week two at Michigan St losing 31-28. Their home wins this year have come against weak opponents in Georgia St and Eastern Washington. In the Ducks loss at the Spartans the team struggled on third down converting 4 of 13 tries. The Oregon run game did not perform rushing for 123 yards on 43 carries for less than three yards per carry.
Oregon Ducks QB:
Vernon Adams Jr
The senior sat out the Georgia St game to get ready for this PAC 12 tilt against the Utes. In the loss to Michigan St Adams Jr. threw for 309 yards with a touchdown but two picks. He had only six rushing yards on his 14 carries in the game.
Oregon Ducks RB:
Freeman is getting the bulk of the work at running back. The sophomore has 55 carries for 373 yards and five touchdowns. Against Michigan St the toughest opponent thus far the ball carrier had 92 yards rushing on 24 carries and a touchdown but only 3.8 yards per rush.
Oregon Ducks WR:
A junior wide receiver Addison leads the team by far with 13 catches for 185 yards with a touchdown. He shined in the Michigan St game grabbing seven balls for 138 yards with a long gain of 30 yards.
Utah Utes QB:
Thompson a senior has been forced into action due to the injury to Travis Wilson. At Fresno St last week Thompson completed 19 of 25 throws for 159 yards with a touchdown and pick.
Utah Utes RB:
The senior running back for the Utes has 345 yards rushing on 84 carries and four touchdowns. At Fresno St last week Booker had 156 yards rushing on 31 carries and two rushing touchdowns. Booker is a workhorse with 31 carries in back to back games. Devontae Booker is a fantasy football draft managers dream as not only does he get tons of carries but he co-leads the team in receptions with 14 catches for 126 yards.
Utah Utes WR:
It is a freshman wide out who leads this unit in catches with 14 on the year for 127 yards. Covey had just three catches in his first road game of his college career last week for eight yards. He caught five balls against Michigan in week one with a long gain of 20 yards.