This article is part of our DraftKings College Football series.
DraftKings Main Slate: Week 8
We've got a bit of a jumbled slate that's light on high implied totals and heavy on defense, so this week is tricky. Fortunately, the pricing at several spots is rather friendly, so there are paths to making strong lineups. In a general sense, there's a very soft cap this week if you pick your spots at receiver and quarterback especially, which also allows you to get premium options at running back or at one of your other receiver spots.
I'm inclined to fade the top tier of quarterbacks this week, not because I'm a Tua doubter or a Kyler naysayer, but because there's so much value to be had even under the $9,000 price tag. Aside from the quarterbacks I'll mention below, you have to like what Trace McSorley, Jordan Ta'amu, and even Shea Patterson (Michigan State is bad against the pass, look at the table above) can do with their matchups this weekend. There are also established quarterbacks with discount price tags like Steven Montez against Washington. Either way, you can get away with saving at quarterback in order to load up elsewhere.
Texas Tech Two Step
Coach Kliff Kingsbury is mum on the quarterback situation in Lubbock heading into Saturday, and DraftKings has priced the Red Raider signal callers as though any of them could start. As of press time, Jett Duffey seems to be the odds-on favorite to start given his health and experience. Alan Bowman still