Position Units: Strong Plays for Week 8
Position Units: Strong Plays for Week 8

This article is part of our Position Units series.

RUNNING BACK

Buffalo (vs. Massachusetts) - The Bulls backfield may be setting a record here. This will mark its third consecutive week featured in this column, and the first two times, they didn't disappoint. The Bulls rushed for 290 yards last week against Western Michigan and 228 yards two weeks ago against Eastern Michigan. This week, they face a UMASS defense that ranks 120th nationally against the run, allowing 247.3 yards per game. Led by a resurgent Brandon Oliver, expect the Bulls to continue churning out impressive rushing statistics.

East Carolina (vs. Southern Miss) -
Using a Pirates backfield comes with some risk; given the team's pass happy offense. But the last time this author had a ...

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Chris Bennett
Bennett covers baseball, college football and college basketball for RotoWire. Before turning to fantasy writing, he worked in scouting/player development for the Atlanta Braves and Montreal Expos. He's also a fan of the ACC.
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