Week 6 of college football DFS provides us with the likely high-scoring affair between Texas and Oklahoma in the Red River Shootout, and an expected team total of 49 points for BYU against the University of Texas-San Antonio. You can expect the core components of those offenses to be highly owned, so let’s take a different tact this week. By all means, grab some pieces of those contests, but I’ll recommend players from other games to round out your lineups.
Kyle Trask, Florida ($8,500 on DraftKings, $9,900 on FanDuel) – After two weeks, I’m a believer. Trask shredded Ole Miss and South Carolina the first two weeks of the SEC season, passing for 684 yards and 10 touchdowns. Now, Trask — a Heisman contender — faces a Texas A&M defense that just got torched by Mac Jones and Alabama. He provides a little salary savings under Zach Wilson, and Red River Shootout QBs Sam Ehlinger and Spencer Rattler, but with a similar upside.
Max Duggan, TCU ($7,300 on DK, $9,500 on FD) – You should always consider dual-threat quarterbacks like Duggan for your DFS rosters. Given his 231 yards passing and 79-yard rushing performance last week (with two rushing TDs), he seems to be a nice value at this price against Kansas State.
Breece Hall, Iowa State ($8,600 on DK, $9,700 on FD) – There’s no doubt Hall is the stud of the Cyclones offense, and he served as the workhorse last week against Oklahoma with 28 carries for 139 yards in the upset. Iowa State should lean on Hall again this week, and has one of the highest implied team totals at 38 in its matchup against Iowa State.
Kevin Harris, South Carolina ($6,700 on DK, Game not on FD) – Harris hit the century mark last week against Florida, rushing for exactly 100 yards on 22 carries. He also caught four passes for 27 yards and scored two total touchdowns. The Gamecocks shouldn’t have a problem against Vandy this week, and will likely pound the ball with Harris to run out the clock.
Billy Kemp IV, Virginia ($6,000 on DK, $6,800 on FD) – I wouldn’t be surprised to see this game largely overlooked, but you shouldn’t sleep on it. Oddsmakers expect the Cavaliers to score 35 against N.C. State. Kemp hasn’t scored a touchdown yet, which has kept his DFS salary down, but he’s certainly due. No. 4 caught 17 passes on 27 targets in two games this season.
Anthony Schwartz, Auburn ($4,100 on DK, $6,400 on FD) – Schwartz caught eight passes for 57 yards last week against Georgia. While the receiver benefited from Seth Williams and Eli Stove leaving the game with injuries, he’s still in play this week against Arkansas. Stove will likely miss the contest, while Williams seems likely to play. Either way, Schwartz should be one of the top three receiving options on a team that’s struggled to run the ball.