This article is part of our CFB Waiver Wire series.AMERICAN ATHLETIC
Traylon Shead, RB, SMU
If Saturday's game against Memphis is any indication, Shead appears to be over the MCL injury that derailed the early part of his first season with SMU. The former Texas transfer gave his owners reason for hope and his prospective owners reason to rush to the waiver wire as he ran for 83 yards and two touchdowns. Although he averaged just 3.8 yards per carry against Memphis, there's no need to panic about Shead since Memphis has quietly been quite strong against the run all year, allowing just 3.0 yards per carry over six games. After Storm Johnson and Paul James, Shead might be the third-best fantasy option in the conference by the season's end.
Justin Goodwin, RB, Rutgers
Starting running back Paul James (leg) will miss another game as Rutgers takes on Houston this week ...
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