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Melvin Gordon ranks as the No. 1 fantasy RB for 2014.
Fall college fantasy football drafts are right around the corner and Athlon is here to help win your league in 2014. Athlon Sports has teamed with Joe DiSalvo of thecffsite.com to provide the latest rankings for the upcoming year.
Thecffsite.com is the No. 1 place for college fantasy news, rankings and weekly projections during the year.
Below is the projected top 20 fantasy running backs for 2014. Want to go deeper? Check out thecffsite.com’s draft kit, which contains keeper league information, more rankings and analysis.
Scoring system rankings based upon:
All draft values are based on a 12-team, 20-round draft using the following scoring system:
Passing—25 pass yds = 1 point
Passing TD = 4 points
Rushing—10 rushing yards = 1 point
Rushing TDs = 6 points
Receiving—.5 points per reception, 10 receiving yards = 1 point, Receiving TDs = 6 points
Updated: July 4, 2014, by Joe DiSalvo (@theCFFsite)
Note: This is not a list of the best players in college football. This is a ranking of the best players in terms of fantasy value (players who will have the best numbers in college football for 2014).
College Fantasy Football: Top 20 Running Backs for 2014
1. Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin
2. Jeremy Langford, Michigan State
3. D.J. Foster, Arizona State
4. Todd Gurley, Georgia
5. Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska
6. Mike Davis, South Carolina
7. Jay Ajayi, Boise State
8. Tevin Coleman, Indiana
9. Travis Greene, Bowling Green
10. Byron Marshall, Oregon
11. Jahwan Edwards, Ball State
12. Duke Johnson, Miami
13. Kareem Hunt, Toledo
14. Jamaal Williams, BYU
15. Shock Linwood, Baylor
16. Ezekiel Elliot, Ohio State
17. T.J. Yeldon, Alabama
18. Javorius Allen, USC
19. Desmond Roland, Oklahoma State
20. Thomas Tyner, Oregon