This article is part of our Start vs. Sit series.
Welcome into the Week 6 installment of Start vs. Sit. We're a little light on ranked matchups once again, but we still have a handful of games with major conference implications, headlined by Auburn at Florida, Iowa at Michigan and Michigan State at Ohio State. The Central Florida at Cincinnati matchup Friday sets up as a nice appetizer going into the weekend, too. Let's get into this week's start/sit decisions for each conference.
Johnny Ford, WR, South Florida at Connecticut
South Florida is terrible, but Connecticut is somehow a lot worse. The Bulls enter this game as heavy favorites and Ford is positioned to have a strong game.
Ford leads the team in targets with 22 in just three games, doubling the number of targets for the team's second-leading receiver (Bryce Miller). He's caught 13 of those targets for 149 yards (6.7 YPT) and has added 45 yards and a score on the ground (he's a former running back, after all).
Connecticut allows 9.2 YPA to FBS opponents (118th) and can't hold a player like Ford in check if he gets his expected heavy target volume. Ford is the lone bright spot, and Saturday might be the last time he has true starter utility considering how South Florida's season is going.
Darius Bradwell, RB, Tulane at Army
Although Bradwell leads the team in rushing attempts (54) and yards (255), this might be a week to leave him on the bench. Tulane employs a