This article is part of our Start vs. Sit series.
Some may knock the Week 8 schedule in college football. No ranked teams are playing each other, after all. And yet, we all know that you can never take a week of college football for granted. In a world where Purdue can beat Iowa on the road and UConn can win a football game, anything is possible. Plus, you don't need big matchups to have a big week in fantasy sports. Here are some recommendations to help try and make that happen.
Reggie Roberson, WR, SMU vs. Tulane
The Mustangs and Green Wave are squaring off on Thursday night, so be forewarned about setting a lineup. Roberson started off a little slow, but he has a touchdown in four straight games and just had his first 100-yard game of the season. SMU should rack up plenty of points in this one, as Tulane ranks 128th in points allowed per game. Roberson should have no trouble extending that touchdown streak.
Tyler Snead, WR, East Carolina at Houston
Cincinnati has the top defense in the AAC, but you weren't going to go with any Navy players anyway. Houston has been sneakily good defensively, though. The Cougars rank in the top 20 in points and passing yards allowed per game. East Carolina's passing game, including top receiver Snead, is likely to be shut down.
Jashaun Corbin, RB, Florida State vs. UMass
Florida State may have lost to Jacksonville State, but it has started to play