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CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 5

Nick Grays searches the country for this week's best waiver-wire pickups, zeroing in on a pair of running backs in the Sun Belt, including Appalachian State's Jalin Moore.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 4

Nick Gray searches the country for this week's best waiver-wire pickups, zeroing in on a trio of wide receivers in the American Athletic Conference.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 3

Nick Grays searches the nation for this week's waiver-wire pickups, as Michigan's Wilton Speight looks like he'll put up plenty of points this year in a productive offense.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 2

Nick Grays scours the waiver wire after the opening week in college football to find some gems to pick up, including Oklahoma's Joe Mixon, who might overtake Samaje Perine.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 13

Ethan Padway find waiver-wire adds for every league as fantasy championship week arrives, including UCLA's Josh Rosen, who continues to put up big numbers.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 12

Ethan Padway scans the waiver wire for players who will prove the difference this week, including Auburn's Jovon Robinson.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 11

Ethan Padway finds some waiver-wire gems this week, like Oklahoma State's Mason Rudolph, who should be in for a big game this week against a poor Iowa State defense.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 10

What's next for Baylor with Seth Russell out for the season? Ethan Padway looks at that situation and more in this week's waiver picks.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 9

Josh Rosen is living the college dream, and Ethan Padway wants to know why owners haven't pounced on him yet with a great schedule on tap.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 8

Ethan Padway scours the waiver wire for players to plug into fantasy lineups this week, including UCLA freshman quarterback Josh Rosen.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 7

Ethan Padway's look the waiver wire starts with a must pickup in Georgia's Sony Michel after Nick Chubb suffered a season-ending injury Saturday.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 6

Ethan Padway scours the waiver wire for the best pickups of the week, including Duke's dual-threat quarterback Thomas Sirk, who has a nice matchup this week against with Army.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 5

Ethan Padway wades through the waiver wire to find upside players to plug in for Week 5, including East Carolina quarterback James Summer, who faces lowly SMU this week.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 4

Ethan Padway looks at potential waiver-wire pickups, including Virginia Tech quarterback Brenden Motley, who's been solid filling in for the injured Michael Brewer.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 3

Ethan Padway looks at the top waiver-wire options heading into Week 3, including Michigan's De'Veon Smith.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 2

John McKechnie surveys the fallout from the opening week, which gives fantasy owners plenty of waiver-wire options for Week 2, including UCLA true freshman Josh Rosen.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 14

Jaydon Mickens hasn't been great this season, but UW's No. 1 WR will need a big game in this week's Apple Cup if the Huskies are to keep pace with WSU.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 13

Cody Thomas' first career start last week left plenty to be desired, but his running ability makes him an attractive QB option on an otherwise bare waiver wire.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 12

Derrick Henry has a chance to enter Saturday's showdown with Mississippi State as Alabama's only healthy running back.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 11

Luke Falk is the most important pick-up of the week, as he will take over WSU's high-flying offense after the injury to Connor Halliday.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 10

Dwayne Stanford is emerging as threat in the Oregon passing game and a legit red-zone target.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 9

DeVante Parker is back for the Cardinals and should be added in most leagues, even though he's on a bye this week.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 8

It looks like Nick Harwell is headed for a mild resurgence, which means it is time to jump on board.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 7

Terrance Broadway has been an afterthought thus far, but this Cajun could be about to start Rajun.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 6

With Cincinnati QB Gunner Kiel already scoring 14 times in three games, Chris Moore shouldn't have a problem reaching double-digit touchdowns this season.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 5

With Paul James out for the season, Justin Goodwin has a chance to shine for the Scarlet Knights.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 4

The Bearcats have no shortage of receiving options, but the 6-foot-6 Mekale McKay is a threat to score every week.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 3

Daxx Garman is not the runner that J.W. Walsh was, but he is a capable thrower with weapons at his disposal for Oklahoma State.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 2

Justin Thomas looks to have given Georgia Tech something it has not had recently -- a capable passer.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 1

Keith Ford has to share carries in the Oklahoma backfield, but even if he doesn't become the clear-cut starter, he should still be useful to fantasy owners.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 14

Paul James has had a relatively quiet two-game span since returning from his leg injury, but the Rutgers workhorse should finish his breakout season on a high note this week.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 13

It's early in his career, but Temple's P.J. Walker looks poised to establish himself as one of the nation's premier dual-threat quarterbacks.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 12

Paul James is expected to return to the Rutgers backfield this week after a long layoff following a leg injury.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 11

Louisiana-Monroe's Kolton Browning has had a tough year, but he looks like he's back on track after two strong games.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 10

Running back Paul James is getting closer to a return from injury from Rutgers, and now's the time to scoop him up if another owner cut him.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 9

BYU's Cody Hoffman might have been dropped in many leagues after a slow start to the season, but it's time to pick him back up if he's available.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 8

If you didn't take our advice last week and pick up Army's Terry Baggett, are you listening now? Baggett needs to be owned everywhere.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 7

John O'Korn has outplayed David Piland as the top quarterback in Houston's pass-happy offense and is showing sings of becoming a strong fantasy asset.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 6

Nathan Scheelhaase has had a rollercoaster career for Illinois, but this season is stock is climbing, and a matchup this week with a timid Nebraska defense should continue the trend.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 5

After a nightmare outing in his last game, Nathan Scheelhaase should get back on track this week against a Miami (OH) team that can't do anything well.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 4

The move to the SEC did not go well for James Franklin last year, but this week the Missouri quarterback faces a poor Indiana defense.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 3

In new up-tempo attack, Washington's Keith Price could be in for big numbers with three inferior opponents on the schedule in the coming weeks.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 2

Henry Josey is back. After a devastating knee injury, Josey made a splash for Missouri in the season opener and should be claimed in all formats.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 1

WSU's Dominique Williams looks headed for plenty of fantasy opportunities in the season opener as the Cougars try to keep pace with Auburn.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 14

In Alabama's two-back rushing attack, both Eddie Lacy and T.J. Yeldon could have big days against Georgia this weekend in the SEC championship.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 13

The Denard Robinson running back experiment leaves Thomas Rawls with less prominence than usual, but he's still a useful fantasy pickup.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 12

Markus Wheaton could have Sean Mannion back at the pass-happy controls for Oregon State.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 11

If Denard Robinson is out this week with an injury, Devin Gardner could pay off as a gamble at quarterback.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 10

Markus Wheaton will have backup Cody Vaz throwing him passes this week as starter Sean Mannion's injured knee is still giving him trouble.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 9

Rex Burkhead's knee injury has opened the door for Ameer Abdullah in the Nebraska backfield.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 8

Rushel Shell is making Pittsburgh standout Ray Graham look relatively ordinary,

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 7

Markus Wheaton has to break in a new quarterback with Oregon State starter Sean Mannion out indefinitely with a knee injury.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 6

Markus Wheaton isn't the only fantasy threat for a suddenly productive Oregon State offense.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 5

Kolton Browning's numbers are too huge to ignore, and his numbers should only get bigger as Louisiana-Monroe enters conference play.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 4

Ray Graham is blocking teammate Rushel Shell from becoming a mainstay fantasy play, but Shell still had a huge day for Pittsburgh last week.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 3

Although he's just a redshirt freshman, UCLA's Brett Hundley looks like he might be one of the nation's best quarterbacks already as the Pac-12's Cam Newton.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 2

Top-notch wideouts like Markus Wheaton make Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion an easy gamble at home this week against Wisconsin.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 1

Montee Ball is the main attraction in Madison, but backup James White figures to see plenty of action in Week 1, at least.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 14

The college fantasy season is coming down to the wire, which makes this week's waiver wire all the more important.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 13

Derek Moye's numbers have suffered this season thanks to a weak passing offense, but this week offers a enticing matchup.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 12

With Ryan Broyles out for the year, the door is open for Jaz Reynolds to make an impact for the Sooners.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 11

As the season heads down the home stretch, waiver wire pickups take on added importance.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 10

Lamar Miller has garnered most of the attention, but Tommy Streeter has established himself as Miami's top playmaker.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 9

Hey, there's some talent on the waiver wire this week.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 8

As long as G.J. Kinne is on the field, Willie Carter should remain a consistent option for Tulsa.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 7

Dan Persa's return has made tight end Drake Dunsmore a fantasy factor for the Wildcats.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 6

Derek Moye started the year slowly, but the last three weeks he's proven his worth as one of the nation's best receivers.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 5

D.J. Woods is listed as Cincinnati's No. 1 recevier, but Anthony McClung has played like it - and he's not going anywhere.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 4

With G.J. Kinne out with injury, Tulsa likely will rely on Trey Watts and the running game.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 3

Derek Moye's fantasy stock might be low, but if you need a receiver, Moye is worth a gamble.

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 2

Tommy Rees took over the starting quarterback Saturday and wasted no time demonstrating his upside in the Notre Dame offense.

CFB Waiver Wire: Waiver Wire Watch (11/16)

With Andre Ellington out another week, Jamie Harper is a great play against Wake Forest.

Waiver Wire Watch: Waiver Wire Watch (11/9)

Although injuries have derailed most of Chris Owusu's season, he's back and on a roll just in time for the fantasy playoffs.

Waiver Wire Watch: Waiver Wire Watch (11/2)

With 14 catches in the last two weeks, Dontavia Bogan is a sneaky pickup at wideout.

Waiver Wire Watch: Waiver Wire Watch (10/26)

With three touchdowns the past two weeks and a weak Michigan defense ahead, Derek Moye is a wise pickup for Week 9.

Waiver Wire Pickups (10/18): Who to grab before Week 8 starts

CFB Waiver Wire: Who to Grab Before Week 7

Johnny White has come out of nowhere to be North Carolina's best player. Add him before he's gone.

Week 6 Waiver Wire Watch: Who to pick up as the halfway point approaches.

CFB Waiver Wire: Find out who can help your squad heading into Week 5.

CFB Waiver Wire: Dan Persa has been a monster through three weeks. Is he available in your league?

Waiver Wire Watch: Who to Grab for Week 3

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Before Week 2

USC's Matt Barkley lived up to early hype and there's no reason to think he can't continue to produce.