Fantasy Sports Depot’s Top College Football Performers

Oct 29, 2008


Written by David Funk

The Fantasy Sports Depot review the past weekend in college football.  Here’s a look at the top Offenses, Defenses, and Individual Performers.

Okay, here’s the top performers for the 9th week in college football. This is according to the Sporting News fantasy college football game on their site. Also, no points are awarded when playing D-1AA opponents, so those teams will not be listed here. Note: Only those with a 1,000 points or more are listed.

Team offenses: Texas Tech put up 63 points, 556 total yards, and had one turnover for 1,166 points against Kansas. Oklahoma put up 58 points, 528 total yards, and had one turnover for 1,088 points against Kansas State. Florida put up 63 points, 446 total yards, and had one turnover for 1,056 points against Kentucky. Missouri put 58 points, 491 total yards, and one turnover for 1,051 points against Colorado. Oregon put up 54 points, 537 total yards, and had three turnovers for 1,017 points against Arizona State. Kent State put up 54 points, 468 total yards, and had zero turnovers for 1,008 points against Miami(OH).

Team defenses: No defenses scored 1,000 points this week. The top two scoring defenses for this week were Missouri with 981 points against Colorado and Army with 973 points against Louisiana Tech.

Here are some of the top individual leaders thru Saturday:
QB Grahama Harrell, Texas Tech vs Kansas: 34-for-42, 386 passing yards, five passing touchdowns, 28 rushing yards, one rushing touchdown
QB Mike Teel, Rutgers vs Pittsburgh: 14-for-21, 361 passing yards, six passing touchdowns, -21 rushing yards
QB Chase Daniel, Missouri vs Colorado: 31-for-37, 302 passing yards, five touchdowns
QB Andy Dalton, TCU vs Wyoming: 16-for-22, 334 passing yards, four passing touchdowns, 21 rushing yards, one rushing touchdown
QB Jerrod Johnson, Texas A&M vs Iowa State: 31-for-39, 381 passing yards, four passing touchdowns, 16 rushing yards, one rushing touchdown
QB Ricky Dobbs, Navy vs SMU: 224 rushing yards, four rushing touchdowns
RB DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma vs Kansas State: 104 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns, four receptions, 63 receiving yards, two receiving touchdowns
RB LeSean McCoy, Pittsburgh vs Rutgers: 146 rushing yards, four rushing touchdowns
RB Eugene Jarvis, Kent State vs Miami(OH): 105 rushing yards, four rushing touchdowns
RB Noel Devine, West Virginia vs Auburn: 207 rushing yards, one rushing touchdown, one reception, 13 receiving yards
WR Hakeem Nicks, North Carolina vs Boston College: eight receptions, 139 receiving yards, three receiving touchdowns, 31 rushing yards, one rushing touchdown
WR Jimmy Young, TCU vs Wyoming: five receptions, 226 receiving yards, three receiving touchdowns
WR Kenny Britt, Rutgers vs Pittsburgh: five receptions, 143 receiving yards, three receiving touchdowns
WR Jordan Shipley, Texas vs Oklahoma State: 15 receptions, 168 receiving yards, one receiving touchdown, 17 rushing yards
WR Eldred King, Middle Tennessee State vs Mississippi State: 11 receptions, 164 receiving yards, one receiving touchdown

Here are the statistical leaders for the season thus far for passing, rushing, receiving, and defense. This includes all games played.

Passing yards: 3,147, Graham Harrell, Texas Tech
Passing yards per game: 393.4, Graham Harrell, Texas Tech
Passing touchdowns: 31, David Johnson, Tulsa
Rushing yards: 1,373, Javon Ringer, Michigan State
Rushing yards per game: 165.5, Donald Brown, Connecticut
Rushing touchdowns: 16, Javon Ringer, Michigan State
Receiving yards: 1,003, Aldrick Robinson, SMU
Receiving yards per game: 126.1, Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State
Receptions: 66, Casey Fitzgerald, North Texas
Receiving touchdowns: 14, Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech; Jarrett Dillard, Rice
Interceptions: 6, Morgan Burnett, Georgia Tech

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