Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 7
Start vs. Sit: Who to Play, Who to Bench Week 7

This article is part of our Start vs. Sit series.

Welcome to our Week 7 installment of Start vs. Sit as we reach the midway point of the season. We have an interesting slate of games this weekend, highlighted by Wisconsin at Michigan, Washington at Oregon and Georgia at LSU. I will be on site in Baton Rouge for said Georgia-LSU game but will still do my best to get to your questions (cell reception permitting). Without further adieu, let's jump into this week's most pressing start-sit conundrums.

AAC

Jordan Cronkrite, RB, South Florida

Cronkrite has raced up my rankings and is now a top-5 play this week after an astonishing 302-yard effort against Massachusetts. He isn't just a one-week wonder, however. He has averaged no less than 6.0 YPC in any of his last three games and has scored in each of those contests, establishing himself as the clear No. 1 in the Bulls' backfield in the process. This week he'll see a Tulsa defense that ranks 110th in the nation in rushing yards allowed per game (207.4). I'm not saying Cronkite will match that number on his own, but it wouldn't shock me, either.

ACC

Dexter Williams, RB, Notre Dame (vs. Pittsburgh)

I know Notre Dame is an independent but it gets five ACC opponents this season and, well, have you seen the rest of the ACC slate this week? Williams is my pick as someone who, like Cronkrite above, has skyrocketed up the ranks in recent weeks. Two games against good defenses and Williams has

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John McKechnie
John is the 2016 FSWA College Writer of the Year winner. He is a Maryland native and graduate of the University of Georgia. He's been writing for RotoWire since early 2014.
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