CFB Fantasy: Week 8 RB Ranks

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LaMichael James looks to make a Heisman statement against UCLA.

LaMichael James looks to make a Heisman statement against UCLA.

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 Running Back Rankings

RankPlayerTeamOpponent
1LaMichael JamesOregonUCLA

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Jordan TodmanConnecticutat Louisville
3Daniel ThomasKansas Stateat Baylor
4DeMarco MurrayOklahomaat Missouri
5Mikel LeShoureIllinoisIndiana
6Vick BallardMississippi StateUAB
7Stepfan TaylorStanfordWashington State
8Ronnie HillmanSan Diego Stateat New Mexico
9Chad SpannNorthern IllinoisCentral Michigan
10Mark IngramAlabamaat Tennessee
11Keith PayneVirginiaEastern Michigan
12Noel DevineWest VirginiaSyracuse
13Bryce BeallHoustonat SMU
14Shane VereenCaliforniaArizona State
15J.J. Di LuigiBYUWyoming
16Ed WesleyTCUAir Force
17Adam RobinsonIowaWisconsin
18Bilal PowellLouisvilleConnecticut
19Bobby RaineyWestern Kentuckyat UL Lafayette
20Bernard PierceTempleat Buffalo
21Daniel HerronOhio StatePurdue
22Robbie RouseFresno Stateat San Jose State
23Eddie WideUtahColorado State
24Montel HarrisBoston CollegeMaryland
25Andre EllingtonClemsonGeorgia Tech
26Damien BerryMiami, Fla.North Carolina
27Alfred MorrisFAUat Arkansas State
28Stevan RidleyLSUat Auburn
29Christine MichaelTexas A&Mat Kansas State
30Chris PolkWashingtonat Arizona
31Jacquise TerryKent Stateat Bowling Green
32Zach LineSMUHouston
33Kendall HunterOklahoma StateNebraska
34Brandon BoldenOle Missat Arkansas
35Washaun EaleyGeorgiaat Kentucky
36Anthony AllenGeorgia Techat Clemson
37Jonathan WilliamsEast CarolinaMarshall
38Darren EvansVirginia TechDuke
39Ronnie WeaverUCFRice
40Roy HeluNebraskaat Oklahoma State
41Rodney StewartColoradoTexas Tech
42Edwin BakerMichigan Stateat Northwestern
43Donald BuckramUTEPTulane
44Isaiah PeadCincinnatiSouth Florida
45Matt AsiataUtahColorado State
46John ClayWisconsinat Iowa
47Armando AllenNotre DameNavy (New York)
48Keola AntolinArizonaWashington
49Perry JonesVirginiaEastern Michigan
50Adonis ThomasToledoBall State
51Derrvin SpeightUtah StateHawaii
52Willie GeterBowling GreenKent State
53Baron BatchTexas Techat Colorado
54Evan RoysterPenn Stateat Minnesota
55Rex BurkheadNebraskaat Oklahoma State
56Johnny WhiteNorth Carolinaat Miami, Fla.
57Trent RichardsonAlabamaat Tennessee
58Bryan KariyaBYUWyoming
59Jay FinleyBaylorKansas State
60Deantre LewisArizona Stateat California
61Kenny MilesSouth Carolinaat Vanderbilt
62Johnathan FranklinUCLAat Oregon
63James WhiteWisconsinat Iowa
64Le'Veon BellMichigan Stateat Northwestern
65Phillip TannerMTSUUL Monroe
66Dion LewisPittsburghRutgers
67Alex GreenHawaiiat Utah State
68Eric StephensTexas Techat Colorado
69Fozzy WhittakerTexasIowa State
70Moise PlancherSouth Floridaat Cincinnati
71LaDarius PerkinsMississippi StateUAB
72Delone CarterSyracuseat West Virginia
73Alexander TeichNavyNotre Dame (NY)
74Ray GrahamPittsburghRutgers
75Da' Rel ScottMarylandat Boston College
76Nic GrigsbyArizonaWashington
77Matthew TuckerTCUAir Force
78Knile DavisArkansasOle Miss
79Seth SmithNew Mexico Stateat Idaho
80Cameron MarshallArizona Stateat California
81Davin MeggettMarylandat Boston College
82Matt BrownTempleat Buffalo
83David WilsonVirginia TechDuke
84Tauren PooleTennesseeAlabama
85Asher ClarkAir Forceat TCU
86Sam McGuffieRiceat UCF
87Alvester AlexanderWyomingat BYU
88Warren NormanVanderbiltSouth Carolina
89Cody JohnsonTexasIowa State
90Aaron SpikesUL LafayetteWestern Kentucky
91Donald RussellKentuckyGeorgia
92Jyruss EdwardsUL Monroeat MTSU
93Alex AllenAkronLSU
94Michael DyerAuburnLSU
95Deonte JacksonIdahoNew Mexico State
96Angus QuigleyKansasTexas A&M
97Joe MartinekRutgersat Pittsburgh
98Leonard MasonColorado Stateat Utah
99Tre' NewtonTexasIowa State
100Donte HardenOhioat Miami, Ohio
101DeLeon EskridgeMinnesotaPenn State
102Cierre WoodNotre DameNavy (New York)
103Kenny TurnerNew Mexico Stateat Idaho
104MiQuale LewisBall Stateat Toledo
105Brandon SaineOhio StatePurdue
106Kendial LawrenceMissouriOklahoma
107Mario FanninAuburnLSU
108Zac StacyVanderbiltSouth Carolina
109Stephfon GreenPenn Stateat Minnesota
110Dan DierkingPurdueat Ohio State
111Nathan WalkerAir Forceat TCU
112Broderick GreenArkansasOle Miss
113Paris CottonCentral Michiganat Northern Illinois
114Usua AmanamStanfordWashington State
115Demetris MurraySouth Floridaat Cincinnati
116Ryan WilliamsVirginia TechDuke
117Vince DavidsonOhioat Miami, Ohio
118Jamie HarperClemsonGeorgia Tech
119Martin WardMarshallat East Carolina
120Alexander RobinsonIowa Stateat Texas
121Cyrus GrayTexas A&Mat Kansas
122Joe BanyardUTEPTulane
123Shaun DraughnNorth Carolinaat Miami, Fla.
124James SimsKansasTexas A&M
125Jason FordIllinoisIndiana
126Larry CaperMichigan Stateat Northwestern
127Jacob SchmidtNorthwesternMichigan State
128Mike TrumpyNorthwesternMichigan State
129Albert WilliamsTulaneat UTEP
130Gee Gee GreeneNavyNotre Dame
131Kerwynn WilliamsUtah StateHawaii
132Tracy SlocumFresno Stateat San Jose State
133Aaron WinchesterWestern Michiganat Akron
134Nate BurneyAkronWestern Michigan
135Frank GoodinUL Monroeat MTSU
136Princeton McCartyIdahoNew Mexico State
137Joseph RandleOklahoma StateNebraska
138Duane BennettMinnesotaPenn State
139Derrick ColemanUCLAat Oregon
140Trea BurgessIndianaat Illinois
141Henry JoseyMissouriOklahoma
142Derek LawsonArkansas StateFAU
143James MontgomeryWashington Stateat Stanford
144Desmond ScottDukeat Virginia Tech
145Thomas MerriweatherMiami, OhioOhio
146Branden OliverBuffaloTemple
147Kasey CarrierNew MexicoSan Diego State
148Morgan WilliamsToledoBall State
149Brandon RutleySan Jose StateFresno State
150Onterio McCalebbAuburnLSU
151D.J. MonroeTexasIowa State
152Jordan HallOhio StatePurdue
153Jordan HopgoodBowling GreenKent State
154Ronnie WingoArkansasOle Miss
155Michael HayesHoustonat SMU
156Carl VolnyCentral Michiganat Northern Illinois
157Brian MaddoxSouth Carolinaat Vanderbilt
158Payten JasonTulaneat UTEP
159Mike JamesMiami, Fla.North Carolina
160Tracy WoodsMiami, OhioOhio
161Jeremy EddingtonRiceat UCF
162Carlton ThomasGeorgiaat Kentucky
163Jordan ThomasRutgersat Pittsburgh
164Corey WelchEastern MichiganVirginia
165Antwon BaileySyracuseat West Virginia
166Pat ShedUABat Mississippi State
167Jeffvon GillBuffaloat West Virginia
168Justin BrooksUABat Mississippi State
169Jay HollingsworthDukeat Virginia Tech
170Demond DennisNew MexicoSan Diego State
171Marcus LattimoreSouth Carolinaat Vanderbilt
172Vince MurrayNavyNotre Dame
173Derrick LockeKentuckyGeorgia
174Eric WilliamsBall Stateat Toledo
175Orleans DarkwaTulaneat UTEP
176Brynn HarveyUCFRice

Scoring our weekly running back rankings based upon -

1 reception = 0.5 fantasy points
1 rushing touchdown = 6 points
1 receiving touchdown = 6 points
10 rushing yards = 1 point
10 receiving yards = 1 point
2 point conversions = 2 points
Fumbles lost = - 1 point

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Need some help setting your college fantasy lineup this week? Check out Athlon's Week 8 rankings for running backs to get your team on the winning track.