CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Who's Down Week 1
CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Who's Down Week 1

This article is part of our CFB Barometer series.

Fear not, your Saturdays shall be whole once again. That's right, the college football Season is finally upon us. The usual suspects sit atop the polls, with SEC stalwarts Alabama and LSU possessing championship dreams once again. The Tide will face stiff competition right out of the gate in a battle with Denard Robinson and the Michigan Wolverines. Meanwhile, fantasy owners are salivating at the projected production of Matt Barkley and standout wide receivers Robert Woods and Marqise Lee. And don't forget about gunslingers Landry Jones of Oklahoma, Aaron Murray of Georgia and Geno Smith of West Virginia, all with Heisman hopes of their own.

So fire up the grill, put on the face paint and let's dive into the first edition of the College Football Barometer.

UPGRADES

Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon – Mariota beat out sophomore Bryan Bennett for the starting quarterback job, vaulting him up fantasy rankings in the process. The Ducks' high-powered, fast-

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Jesse Siegel
Siegel covers college football, college basketball and minor league baseball for RotoWire. He was named College Sports Writer of the Year by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.
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