CFB Fantasy: Week 8 K/DEF Ranks

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Expect Texas to be one of the top team defense plays this Saturday.

Expect Texas to be one of the top team defense plays this Saturday.

Need some help setting your college fantasy lineup? Instead of wasting hours trying to decide which player to start, check out Athlon's weekly fantasy ranks, which will help get your team on the winning track.

Week 8 Defense Ranks

RankPlayerTeam
1Alabamaat Tennessee
2OregonUCLA
3TexasIowa State
4UtahColorado State
5StanfordWashington State
6Ohio StatePurdue
7Mississippi StateUAB
8TCUAir Force
9Connecticutat Louisville
10Virginia TechDuke
11VirginiaEastern Michigan
12IowaWisconsin
13IdahoNew Mexico State
14Miami, Fla.North Carolina
15South Carolinaat Vanderbilt
16Penn Stateat Minnesota
17ToledoBall State
18West VirginiaSyracuse
19Boston CollegeMaryland
20Texas A&Mat Kansas
21San Diego Stateat New Mexico
22Templeat Buffalo
23LSUat Auburn
24Fresno Stateat San Jose State
25Nebraskaat Oklahoma State
26Western MichiganAkron
27Marylandat Boston College
28Rutgersat Pittsburgh
29UCFRice
30Ohioat Miami, Ohio
31PittsburghRutgers
32Northern IllinoisCentral Michigan
33MissouriOklahoma
34BYUWyoming
35Oklahomaat Missouri

Scoring our weekly team defense rankings based upon -

Points Allowed - 

0 = 15 fantasy points
1-6 = 12 points
7-10 = 10 points
11-13 = 7 points
14-21 = 4 points
22-28 = 2 points
29-34 = 0 points
35+ = -5 points

Sacks = 1 point
Interceptions = 3 points
Fumbles = 3 points
Safeties = 2 points
Defensive touchdowns = 6 points
Kick/Punt Return touchdown = 6 points

Week 8 Kicker Ranks

RankPlayerTeamOpponent
1Devin BarclayOhio StatePurdue
2Blair WalshGeorgiaat Kentucky
3Nate WhitakerStanfordWashington State
4Aaron JonesBaylorKansas State
5Dan ConroyMichigan Stateat Northwestern
6Scott EnosHawaiiat Utah State
7Chris HazleyVirginia TechDuke
8Joe PhillipsUtahColorado State
9Justin TuckerTexasIowa State
10Trey FarquharIdahoNew Mexico State
11Dan BaileyOklahoma StateNebraska
12Derek DimkeIllinoisIndiana
13Josh JasperLSUat Auburn
14Rob BeardOregonUCLA
15Dakota WarrenUTEPTulane
16Alex HeneryNebraskaat Oklahoma
17Ross EvansTCUAir Force
18David RufferNotre DameNavy (New York)
19Grant ResselMissouriOklahoma
20Wes ByrumAuburnLSU
21Kevin GoesslingFresno Stateat San Jose State
22Collin WagnerPenn Stateat Minnesota
23Philip WelchWisconsinat Iowa
24Kai ForbathUCLAat Oregon
25Abel PerezSan Diego Stateat New Mexico
26Matt WellerOhioat Miami, Ohio
27John PotterWestern Michiganat Akron
28Scott BlairGeorgia Techat Clemson
29Chris BoswellRiceat UCF
30Thomas WeberArizona Stateat California
31Randy BullockTexas A&Mat Kansas State
32Stefan DemosNorthwesternMichigan State
33Nate FreeseBoston CollegeMaryland
34Dan HutchinsPittsburghRutgers
35Dave TeggartConnecticutat Louisville

Scoring our weekly kicker rankings based upon -

Successful kicks -

0-29 yards = 3 points
30-39 yards = 3 points
40-49 yards = 4 points
50+ yards = 5 points
Extra points = 1 point

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