Here they are, the top prospectsat each position, for each game set of Week 8!

These player rankings heavily weigh the playersalariesversus expected production. If a player has a high salary and a tough match up, that player could be ranked lower than a cheaper priced player with a better match up.

 

Let’s dive in…

(For a complete list of Week 8 player rankings, check out CollegeFootballGeek.com!)

SATURDAY (EARLY) GAME SET

QUARTERBACKS

1) Bryce Petty, Baylor vs. West Virginia ($10400)

Look for Petty to put up insane numbers this week.

2) JT Barrett, Ohio State vs. Rutgers ($7700)

Barrett could tear apart the 97th ranked Rutgers pass defense.

3) Trevone Boykin, TCU vs. Oklahoma State ($8900)

Boykin has a nice match up the 102nd ranked pass defense of the Cowboys.

4) Brett Hundley, UCLA vs. Cal ($8900)

Hundley will be facing the worst past defense in all of college football, which is allowing 400 passing yards per game.

5) Gunner Kiel, Cincinnati vs. SMU ($7500)

Kiel could destroy a bad SMU pass defense.

RUNNING BACKS

1) Devon Johnson, Marshall vs. FIU ($7400)

Johnson has scored six rushing touchdowns in the past two games and could add a couple more scores to that total this week.

2) Javorius Allen, USC vs. Colorado ($9500)

Allen just might be the hottest fantasy RB in college football. Keep riding him.

3) Shock Linwood, Baylor vs. West Virginia ($6400)

Linwood is averaging 163 yards rushing per game over the last two contests. Look for him to find the end zone this week.

4) Paul Perkins, UCLA vs. Cal ($6500)

Perkins could find plenty of open holes to run through this week.

WIDE RECEIVERS

1)Kevin White, West Virginia vs. Baylor ($9700)

Look for White to post huge numbers in a shoot out.

2) Tony Lippett, Michigan State vs. Indiana ($7400)

Lippett scores every week and this week should be no different.

3) Antwan Goodley, Baylor vs. West Virginia ($7900)

Goodley could burn the Mountaineers all day long.

4) Corey Coleman, Baylor vs. West Virginia ($7500)

Coleman looks to be an awesome play this week.

5) Jakeem Grant, Texas Tech vs. Kansas ($7200)

Grant is on a roll and could keep it going against Kansas.

TIGHT ENDS

1) Jonnu Smith, FIU vs. Marshall ($4400)

Smith is a must play every week at TE.

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SATURDAY (LATE) GAME SET

QUARTERBACKS

1) Cody Fajardo, Nevada vs. BYU ($8000)

Fajardo will be facing the 114th ranked pass defense this week. Lock him into your lineup.

 

2) Marcus Mariota, Oregon vs. Washington ($10500)

Mariota could light up the 105th ranked pass defense of Washington.

3) Marquise Williams, North Carolina vs. Ga Tech ($7700)

Williams had a fantasy game for the ages last week against Notre Dame. Look for more big numbers this week.

RUNNING BACKS

1) Donnell Pumphrey, San Diego State vs. Hawaii ($8800)

Pumphrey may run all over Hawaii this week.

2) Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska vs. Northwestern ($8100)

Expect Abdullah to carve up the Northwestern D.

3) Leonard Fournette, LSU vs. Kentucky ($6300)

Fournette had his coming out party last week with 140 yards and two scores versus Florida. Ride the freshman this week.

WIDE RECEIVERS

1) Rashard Higgins, Colorado State vs. Utah State ($8800)

Higgins has snagged six receiving touchdowns in the last two games and may be very difficult for Utah State to contain.

2) Hunter Sharp, Utah State vs. Colorado State ($8700)

Sharp is on fire right now. Ride the hot hand here.

3) Rashad Greene, Florida State vs. Notre Dame ($7700)

Expect Greene to see plenty of targets in this prime time showdown.

TIGHT ENDS

1) Nick O’Leary, Florida State vs. Notre Dame ($4000)

O’Leary recorded 97 yards and a score last week against Syracuse and comes at a lower price than expected.

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