CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 5

CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 5

This article is part of our CFB Waiver Wire series.

I'm not sure the first main slate of the college football season could have been any more thrilling with the upsets of #3 Oklahoma (what an effort from an undermanned Kansas State squad) and #6 LSU (welcome to the SEC Mike Leach) as well as the near upset of #9 Texas (could you imagine being a Longhorns & Cowboys fan this season so far?). My recommendations also had an excellent week as both Trestan Ebner and Daetrich Harrington had four touchdowns each. I couldn't have been more impressed by Marlon Williams, Jahmyr Gibbs, Ulysses Bentley and Malik Willis who all appear to have significant roles on their respective teams. Let's have another great week!

Slate Background: If you thought Week 4 was a different type of college football energy, there's no turning back now as Week 5's slate is another week of solid conference play for the ACC, Big 12 and SEC. What's nice from a fantasy standpoint is that we also get the Group of 5 games sprinkled throughout to provide some variety with the big boys.

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Jaylon Robinson, WR, UCF
Since we had so much fun with the Marlon Williams recommendation, let's keep it rolling with the Golden Knight receivers. Robinson, a transfer from Oklahoma, has back-to-back 100-yard receiving games in one of the best offenses in the nation. Yes, Tre Nixon has been out with an undisclosed injury, but I still like Williams and Robinson quite a bit. I'm fairly sure Dillon Gabriel

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