Here they are, the top prospects at each position, for each game set of Week 9!

These player rankings heavily weigh the player salaries versus 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…

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1)Marcus Mariota, Oregon vs. Cal ($11500)

Mariota could pot huge numbers versus Cal.

2)Shane Carden, ECU vs. UCONN ($9500)

Expect Carden to tear up this UCONN team.

3)Gunner Kiel, Cincinnati vs. South Florida ($8900)

Kiel could post huge passing numbers this week.

4)Jared Goff, Cal vs. Oregon ($7800)

Goff will likely have to throw all day long against Oregon.

5)Christian Stewart, BYU vs. Boise State ($5500)

Stewart threw for over 400 yards and four scores in his last game and comes in super cheap this week. He looks to be a great punt option.

6)Grant Hedrick, Boise State vs. BYU ($6200)

Hedrick could have an excellent game versus BYU.


1)Marlon Mack, USF vs. Cincinnati ($5700)

Based upon price and projected output, Mack comes in at #1 this week. He appears to be a terrific punt option this week.

2)Jay Ajayi, Boise State vs. BYU ($8200)

Ajayi could easily make value against BYU.

3)Royce Freeman, Oregon vs. Cal ($7800)

Freeman may run wild against Cal this week.

4)Breon Allen, ECU vs. UCONN ($7100)

Look for Allen to run through the Huskies.

5)Daniel Lasco, Cal vs. Oregon ($6500)

Lasco could have a solid night against the Ducks.

6)Duke Johnson, Miami vs. Virginia Tech ($7000)

Duke appears to have a low ceiling this week against the Hokies.


1)Justin Hardy, ECU vs. UCONN ($8500)

Hardy could decimate the UCONN secondary.

2)Shane Williams-Rhodes, Boise State vs. BYU ($4300)

Williams-Rhodes appears to be a steal at this price!

3)Isaiah Jones, ECU vs. UCONN ($6100)

Jones could easily find the end zone against UCONN.

4)Mitch Matthews, BYU vs. Boise State ($6800)

Matthews had 16 catches for 182 yards and two scores last week.

5)Phillip Dorsett, Miami vs. Virginia Tech ($5700)

Dorsett could beat the Hokies for a couple of deep ones.


1)Clive Walford, Miami vs. Virginia Tech ($4700)

Walford scored last week and could do so again this week.

2)Bucky Hodges, Virginia Tech vs. Pitt ($3800)

Hodges has decent upside because of his ability.

3)Pharaoh Brown, Oregon vs. Cal ($3700)

Brown could do damage against the worst pass defense in all of college football.




1)Dak Prescott, Miss State vs. Kentucky ($11200)

Prescott may run and throw all over Kentucky.

2)Brett Hundley, UCLA vs. Colorado ($8500)

Hundley will be facing a Colorado team that gave up seven passing scores last week. Look out!

3)Rakeem Cato, Marshall vs. FAU ($8600)

Cato has a relatively low price for his production.

4)Clint Trickett, West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State ($8300)

Trickett will be facing the 116th ranked pass defense.

5)Trevone Boykin, TCU vs. Texas Tech ($9900)

Boykin has a terrific match up, but his price is high.

6)Tyler Murphy, BC vs. Wake Forest ($8300)

Murphy could have his way with a bad Wake Forest defense.

7)Jake Waters, Kansas State vs. Texas ($7500)

Waters will be a huge test for the Texas defense.

8)Marquise Williams, North Carolina vs. Virginia ($9300)

Williams is on a roll right now. Keep playing him until he cools off.

9)Paxton Lynch, Memphis vs. SMU ($6800)

Lynch is playing SMU…enough said.

10)Tyrone Swoopes, Texas vs. Kansas State ($6200)

Swoopes is playing very well and has a nice price tag this week.

1)Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin vs. Maryland ($10300)

Gordon is such a fantasy force that he is worth almost any price.

2)Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska vs. Rutgers ($9000)

Abdullah had four touchdowns last week and could do the same to Rutgers.

3)David Cobb, Minnesota vs. Illinois ($8700)

Cobb is facing the 122nd ranked rush defense and could have a monster game.

4)Devon Johnson, Marshall vs. FAU ($8400)

Johnson is having a big season and that could continue versus FAU.

5)James Conner, Pitt vs. Georgia Tech ($6000)

The price for Conner this week does not make sense at all. Take advantage.

6)Jonathan Williams, Arkansas vs. UAB ($7300)

Look for Williams to run wild against an over matched UAB defense.

7)Jeremy Langford, Michigan State vs. Michigan ($6300)

Langford appears to be healthy and could carve up Michigan this week.

8)Josh Robinson, Miss State vs. Kentucky ($7400)

Robinson has scored four touchdowns in the past two games.

9)BJ Catalon, TCU vs. Texas Tech ($7000)

Catalon will be facing the 116th ranked rush defense in the country.

10)Paul Perkins, UCLA vs. Colorado ($6900)

Perkins could do plenty of damage against the Buffs this week.


1)Kevin White, West Virginia vs. Baylor ($9400)

White is almost a must play at this point.

2)Tony Lippett, Michigan State vs. Michigan ($6400)

Lippett just keeps producing and his price never goes up.

3)Nelson Spruce, Colorado vs. UCLA ($8400)

Spruce could have a big afternoon against a suspect UCLA pass defense.

4)Tyler Lockett, Kansas State vs. Texas ($6000)

Lockett is back on track and could be a tough cover for Texas.

5)Jordan Payton, UCLA vs. Colorado ($5700)

Payton could easily find the end zone a couple of times this week.

6)Tyler Boyd, Pitt vs. Georgia Tech ($5800)

Boyd is too productive to pass on at this price.

7)Stefon Diggs, Maryland vs. Wisconsin ($5500)

Diggs has scored in his last three games.

8)John Harris, Texas vs. Kansas State ($5000)

Harris has become the top target in the Texas passing game.

9)Jakeem Grant, Texas Tech vs. TCU ($6700)

Grant’s health status is in question, so check later in the week before inserting into your lineup.

10)Josh Doctson, TCU vs. Texas Tech ($5900)

Doctson had a huge game last week and has a high ceiling this week.


1)Maxx Williams, Minnesota vs. Illinois ($3200)

Williams is a consistent option at the TE position.

2)Josiah Price, Michigan State vs. Michigan ($2900)

Price has scored in the last two games and carries a low price.




1)JT Barrett, Ohio State vs. Penn State ($8600)

Barrett tallied five total touchdowns last week versus Rutgers.

2)Cody Fajardo, Nevada vs. Hawaii ($9200)

Fajardo could light up Hawaii this week.

3)Nick Marshall, Auburn vs. South Carolina ($8100)

Look for Marshall to find plenty of success this week.

4)Garrett Grayson, Colorado State vs. Wyoming ($6100)

Grayson could torch this Wyoming secondary.

5)Blake Sims, Alabama vs. Tennessee ($7300)

Sims has been a big fantasy surprise this year.

6)Taylor Kelly, Arizona State vs. Washington ($7500)

Kelly could tear up Washington in his return from injury.

7)Bo Wallace, Ole Miss vs. LSU ($6800)

Wallace has a touch match up, but his price isn’t bad.

8)Cyler Miles, Washington vs. Arizona State ($6400)

There could be a ton of points in this contest.


1)DJ Foster, Arizona State vs. Washington ($8300)

Foster could return to form with his QB back under center.

2)Javorius Allen, USC vs. Utah ($9100)

Buck will face a challenge, but he is too good to sit.

3)Devontae Booker, Utah vs. USC ($6800)

Booker ran for 229 yards and three scores last week.

4)Mike Davis, South Carolina vs. Auburn ($6500)

Davis has scored six rushing touchdowns in the last three games and could add to that total against Auburn.

5)Aaron Jones, UTEP vs. UTSA ($6700)

Jones has cooled down, but could fire back up against UTSA.

6)TJ Yeldon, Alabama vs. Tennessee ($5400)

Yeldon looked phenomenal last week and may destroy the Volunteers.

7)Shaun Wick, Wyoming vs. Colorado State ($6000)

Wick will be facing a weak Colorado State defense.

8)Cameron Artis-Payne, Auburn vs. South Carolina ($6400)

Artis-Payne could find the end zone against the Game Cocks.

9)Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State vs. Penn State ($4700)

Elliott carries a very low price tag this week.

10)Dee Hart, Colorado State vs. Wyoming ($4800)

Hart could easily top 100 yards against the Cowboys.


1)Rashard Higgins, Colorado State vs. Wyoming ($9600)

Higgins is very hard to fade with his insane numbers.

2)Amari Cooper, Alabama vs. Tennessee ($8800)

Cooper is back on track and looking to destroy Tennessee.

3)Jaelen Strong, Arizona State vs. Washington ($7700)

Strong has four receiving touchdowns in the last two games.

4)D’haquille Williams, Auburn vs. South Carolina ($6300)

Williams scored twice in his last game and could do so again this week.

5)Nelson Agholor, USC vs. Utah ($6300)

Agholor hauled in three scores last week versus Colorado.

6)Richie Turner, Nevada vs. Hawaii ($4100)

Turner is posting solid fantasy numbers and is dirt-cheap this week.

7)Mike Williams, Clemson vs. Syracuse ($5600)

Williams could be tough for Syracuse to deal with this week.

8)Ajalen Holley, La Monroe vs. Texas State ($5200)

Look for Holley to do plenty of damage against Texas State.


1)Nick Vannett, Ohio State vs. Penn State ($2500)

Vannett scored twice last week and is minimum priced this week.

2)Jarred Gipson, Nevada vs. Hawaii ($3800)

Gipson is a pretty reliable target for Cody Fajardo.


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