As the 2011 college football season gears up, we polled our writers for their top sleepers, busts and newcomers. Here are the results:
Russell Wilson, QB, Wisconsin - Wilson will begin his first season with the Badgers after transferring from North Carolina State this offseason. He is coming off a strong campaign last season, totaling 3,563 yards, 28 touchdowns and 14 interceptions with 435 rushing yards and nine rushing touchdowns. That combination of great passing skills and his ability to score on the ground makes him a strong fantasy option and a great value in drafts this season.
John Brantley, QB, Florida - Brantley could be one of college football's top sleepers this season as Florida switchs to an offense finally suited to his talents. After floundering in last year's spread-option attack, Brantley will be unleashed in Charlie Weis' new pro-style offense. Weis' scheme should suit Brantley much better, and Weis has had success with quarterbacks at every stop.
Collin Klein, QB, Kansas State - With all the preseason talk being about Landry Jones, Brandon Weeden and Robert Griffin III, Collin Klein may give you the most bang for your buck in fantasy drafts. Klein is the very definition of a duel-threat quarterback. Last season, he was primarily used in the running game, rushing for 432 yards and six touchdowns. This preseason he lit up the Kansas State spring game, throwing for 358 yards and five touchdowns. Klein is a great sleeper because you won't