CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 2
CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 2

This article is part of our CFB Waiver Wire series.

AMERICAN ATHLETIC

Matt Davis, QB, SMU - If Davis is still floating around on your waiver wire and you had the misfortune of having a quarterback go down this weekend, you'd better scoop him up before anyone else notices he's available. New head coach Chad Morris' up-tempo scheme fits Davis' skillset perfectly, and he put up some serious production against a Baylor defense that is better than any other unit he'll face this year outside of TCU. Don't let Davis' two interceptions Friday dissuade you, he'll cut down on those mistakes as the season wears on.

Jahad Thomas, RB, Temple - Thomas had one of the best games of his career in Saturday's upset of Penn State as he ran over the Nittany Lions for 135 yards and two scores on 29 carries. What makes it even more impressive is that Penn State boasted one of the best run defenses in the nation last season. Thomas has some favorable matchups this season, starting with Cincinnati this weekend. If you're in the market for a running back, Thomas' solidified role in Temple's offense makes him a quality pickup who should produce every week.

ACC

Qadree Ollison, RB, Pitt - Pitt's workhorse back, James Conner, was lost for the season after suffering an MCL injury in Saturday's win over Youngstown State. While this is a crushing blow for the Panthers, it opens the door for Ollison to carry the load. He had 207 yards and a touchdown on

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John McKechnie
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