Fantasy Sports Depot’s Top College Football Performers

Nov 5, 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 eighth 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: Southern Miss put up 70 points, 610 total yards, and had zero turnovers for 1,310 points against UAB. Oklahoma State put up 59 points, 682 total yards, and had two turnovers for 1,232 points against Iowa State. Oklahoma put up 62 points, 508 total yards, and had one turnover for 1,108 points against Nebraska. USC put up 56 points, 485 total yards, and had zero turnovers for 1,045 points against Washington. Stanford put up 58 points, 456 total yards, and had zero turnovers for 1,036 points against washington State. Rice put up 49 points, 543 total yards, and had zero turnovers for 1,033 points against UTEP.

Team defenses: Boise State allowed zero points, 150 total yards, forced two turnovers, and had six sacks for 1,080 points against New Mexico State. Stanford allowed zero points, 225 total yards, forced five turnovers, and had four sacks for 1,035 points against Washington State. Alabama allowed zero points, 158 yards, forced one turnover, and had four sacks for 1,022 points against Arkansas State.

Top Quarterbacks With At Least Five Touchdowns:
Zac Robinson, Oklahoma State vs Iowa State: 18-for-27, 395 yards, five touchdowns, one interception, 66 rushing yards
Max Hall, BYU vs Colorado State: 28-for-35, 389 yards, five touchdowns, 15 rushing yards
Chase Clement, Rice vs UTEP: 28-for-41, 372 yards, five touchdowns, 21 rushing yards, one rushing touchdown
Sam Bradford, Oklahoma vs Nebraska: 19-for-27, 311 yards, five touchdowns, 14 rushing yards
Tim Tebow, Florida vs Georgia: 10-for-13, 154 yards, two touchdowns, 39 rushing yards, three rushing touchdowns
Austin Davis, Southern Miss vs UAB: 6-for-7, 141 yards, one touchdown, 81 rushing yards, five rushing touchdowns

Top Running Backs With At Least Three Rushing Touchdowns:
Devin Moore, Wyoming vs San Diego State: 234 yards, three touchdowns
Jake Sharp, Kansas vs Kansas State: 181 yards, four touchdowns, five receptions, 76 receiving yards
Brandon Minor, Michigan vs Purdue: 155 yards, three touchdowns
Kory Sheets, Purdue vs Michigan: 118 yards, three touchdowns, three receptions, 43 receiving yards, one receiving touchdown
Tory Harrison, Southern Miss vs UAB: 137 yards, three touchdowns
Toby Gerhart: Stanford vs Washington State: 132 yards, four touchdowns
Tyrell Fenroy: Louisiana-Lafayette vs Florida International: 81 yards, three touchdowns
Lamark Brown: Kansas State vs Kansas: 68 yards, three touchdowns, three receptions, 17 receiving yards
DeMarco Murray, Oklahoma vs Nebraska: 57 yards, two touchdowns, one reception, 25 receiving yards, one touchdown

Top Receivers With At Least Three Touchdowns:
Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State vs Iowa State: nine receptions, 171 yards, four touchdowns
Austin Collie, BYU vs Colorado State: nine receptions, 156 yards, three touchdowns
James Casey, Rice vs UTEP: 12 receptions, 142 yards, three touchdowns, 28 rushing yards, one touchdown
Jeff Moturi, UTEP vs Rice: five receptions, 109 yards, three touchdowns, nine rushing yards

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

Passing yards: 3,621, Graham Harrell, Texas Tech
Passing yards per game: 402.3, Graham Harrell, Texas Tech
Passing touchdowns: 34, Sam Bradford, Oklahoma
Rushing yards: 1,427, Javon Ringer, Michigan State
Rushing yards per game: 156.2, Donald Brown, Connecticut
Rushing touchdowns: 18, Javon Ringer, Michigan State
Receiving yards: 1,058, Austin Collie, BYU
Receiving yards per game: 131.8, Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State
Receptions: 85, Casey Fitzgerald, North Texas
Receiving touchdowns: 15, Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State; Michael Crabtree, Texas Tech; Jarrett Dillard, Rice
Interceptions: 6, Eric Berry, Tennessee; Morgan Burnett, Georgia Tech; Brian Lainhart, Kent State

Here are the team statistical leaders for the season thus far on offense and defense as well as fantasy-wise:

Points Per Game: 52.0, Tulsa
Total Yards Per Game: 593.0, Tulsa
Passing yards per game: 424.6, Texas Tech
Rushing yards per game: 308.0, Navy
Points Allowed Per Game: 7.1, USC
Total Yards Per Game: 211.6, USC
Passing yards allowed per game: 127.5, USC
Rushing yards allowed per game: 38.9, TCU
Most SN Points offense: 8,476, Tulsa
SN Points Per Game offense: 1,059.5, Tulsa
Most SN Points defense: 7,883, TCU
SN Points Per Game defense: 902.8, USC

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2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. David Funk
    November 5th, 2008 at 7:11 pm #

    The Washington teams have really had a rough year. Both USC and Stanford combined to outscore them 114-0 this past week.

    Texas Tech has a big game with Okie State this week. If Okie State wins and Oklahoma and Texas stay at one loss, then there would be a four-way tie in the Big 12 South. Realistically, the most that can tie is three because Oklahoma still has to play both Texas Tech and Okie State at the end of the regular season. Things are only beginning to get interesting in the South Division!

    Thanks for posting as always!

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