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College Fantasy Football: Week 0 DFS Picks Saturday (Aug. 27) Games

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Week 0 of the 2022 college football starts on Saturday, Aug. 27. That means it’s time to pick your optimal DraftKings college football fantasy lineup. Fortunately, our college football fantasy experts are ready to help. Players from six matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first slate on Saturday, featuring Northwestern-Nebraska, Wyoming-Illinois, Austin Peay-WKU and UConn-Utah State. The afternoon slate features four games to select players, including Idaho State-UNLV and Duquesne-Florida State. The first night contest features five contests to make selections from, including Charlotte-FAU, Florida A&M-North Carolina and North Texas-UTEP. The final slate includes two games, as players can be selected from Vanderbilt-Hawaii and Nevada-New Mexico State.

The first few weeks of the season are always difficult to predict. Here’s what our best Week 0 (Aug. 27) college fantasy football DFS lineup looks like for Saturday's matchups:

College Fantasy Football DFS Picks

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 6 games) - Lineup 1

QB: Austin Reed, WKU (vs. Austin Peay - $9,000)

RB: Chase Brown, Illinois (vs. Wyoming - $7,900)

RB: Aidan Robbins, UNLV (vs. Idaho State - $3,300)

WR: Trey Palmer, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern - $6,200)

WR: Johnny Wilson, Florida State (vs. Duquesne - $4,100)

WR: Daewood Davis, WKU (vs. Austin Peay - $4,800)

Flex: Brian Cobbs, Utah State (vs. UConn - $6,000)

S-Flex: Casey Thompson, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern - $7,200)

Related: College Football Predictions for Every Game in Week 0

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 6 games) - Lineup 2

QB: Casey Thompson, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern - $7,200)

RB: Aidan Robbins, UNLV (vs. Idaho State - $3,300)

RB: Evan Hull, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska - $6,300)

WR: Trey Palmer, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern - $6,200)

WR: Brian Cobbs, Utah State (vs. UConn - $6,000)

WR: Daewood Davis, WKU (vs. Austin Peay - $4,800)

Flex: Isaiah Williams, Illinois (vs. Wyoming - $7,300)

S-Flex: Jordan Travis, Florida State (vs. Duquesne - $8,800)

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 6 games) - Lineup 3

QB: Austin Reed, WKU (vs. Austin Peay - $9,000)

RB: Chase Brown, Illinois (vs. Wyoming - $7,900)

RB: Rahmir Johnson, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern - $5,400)

WR: Trey Palmer, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern - $6,200)

WR Justin McGriff, Utah State - vs. UConn - $6,800)

WR: Daewood Davis, WKU (vs. Austin Peay - $4,800)

Flex: Keelan Marion, UConn (vs. Utah State - $4,600)

S-Flex: Ricky White, UNLV (vs. Idaho State - $5,100)

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 6 games) - Lineup 4

QB: Austin Reed, WKU (vs. Austin Peay - $9,000)

RB: Aidan Robbins, UNLV (vs. Idaho State - $3,300)

RB: Evan Hull, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska - $6,300)

WR: Michael Mathison, WKU (vs. Austin Peay - $5,600)

WR: Kyle Williams, UNLV (vs. Idaho State - $6,300)

WR: Brian Cobbs, Utah State (vs. UConn - $6,000)

Flex: Trey Palmer, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern - $6,200)

S-Flex: Casey Thompson, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern - $7,200)

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 6 games) - Lineup 5

QB: Austin Reed, WKU (vs. Austin Peay - $9,000)

RB: Chase Brown, Illinois (vs. Wyoming - $7,900)

RB: Evan Hull, Northwestern (vs. Nebraska - $6,300)

WR: Daewood Davis, WKU (vs. Austin Peay - $4,800)

WR: Brian Cobbs, Utah State (vs. UConn - $6,000)

WR: Trey Palmer, Nebraska (at Northwestern - $6,200)

Flex: Johnny Wilson, Florida State (vs. Duquesne - $4,100)

S-Flex: Michael Mathison, WKU (vs. Austin Peay - $5,600)

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Saturday DFS Slate (3:30 p.m. ET - 4 games) - Lineup 1

QB: Jordan Travis, Florida State (vs. Duquesne - $8,800)

RB Aidan Robbins, UNLV (vs. Idaho State - $3,300)

RB: Chase Brown, Illinois (vs. Wyoming - $7,900)

WR
: Brian Cobbs, Utah State (vs. UConn - $6,000)

WR: Keelan Marion, UConn (at Utah State - $4,600)

WR: Johnny Wilson, Florida State (vs. Duquesne - $4,100)

Flex: Isaiah Williams, Illinois (vs. Wyoming - $7,300)

S-Flex: Titus Swen, Wyoming (at Illinois - $6,000)

Saturday DFS Slate (3:30 p.m. ET - 4 games) - Lineup 2

QB: Jordan Travis, Florida State (vs. Duquesne - $8,800)

RB: Chase Brown, Illinois (vs. Wyoming - $7,900)

RB: Josh McCray, Illinois (vs. Wyoming - $5,100)

WR: Brian Cobbs, Utah State (vs. UConn - $6,000)

WR: Johnny Wilson, Florida State (vs. Duquesne - $4,100)

WR: Ricky White, UNLV (vs. Idaho State - $5,100)

Flex: Titus Swen, Wyoming (at Illinois - $6,000)

S-Flex: Justin McGriff, Utah State (vs. UConn - $6,800)

Related: Ranking All 131 College Football Teams for 2022

Saturday DFS Slate (7 p.m. ET - 4 games) - Lineup 1

QB: Chris Reynolds, Charlotte (at FAU - $8,000)

RB: Toa Taua, Nevada (at New Mexico State - $7,600)

RB: Johnny Ford, FAU (vs. Charlotte - $7,300)

WR: Grant DuBose, Charlotte (at FAU - $6,800)

WR: Jayden McGowan, Vanderbilt (at Hawaii - $3,000)

WR: Zion Bowens, Hawaii (vs. Vanderbilt - $5,800)

Flex: Deion Hankins, UTEP (vs. North Texas - $5,500)

S-Flex: Mike Wright, Vanderbilt (at Hawaii - $6,500)

Saturday DFS Slate (7 p.m. ET - 4 games) - Lineup 2

QB: Chris Reynolds, Charlotte (at FAU - $8,000)

RB: Larry McCammon III, FAU (vs. Charlotte - $3,400)

RB
: Omarion Hampton, North Carolina (vs. FAMU - $3,000)

WR: Josh Downs, North Carolina (vs. FAMU - $8,500)

WR: Grant DuBose, Charlotte (at FAU - $6,800)

WR: Zion Bowens, Hawaii (vs. Vanderbilt - $5,800)

Flex: Toa Taua, Nevada (at New Mexico State - $7,600)

S-Flex: Mike Wright, Vanderbilt (at Hawaii - $6,500)

Saturday DFS Slate (7 p.m. ET - 4 games) - Lineup 3

QB: N'Kosi Perry, FAU (vs. Charlotte - $7,100)

RB: Toa Taua, Nevada (at New Mexico State - $7,600)

RB: Ronald Awatt, UTEP (vs. North Texas - $5,500)

WR
: Grant DuBose, Charlotte (at FAU - $6,800)

WR: Zion Bowens, Hawaii (vs. Vanderbilt - $5,800)

WR: Kelly Akharaiyi, UTEP (vs. North Texas - $4,100)

Flex: LaJohntay Wester, FAU (vs. Charlotte - $6,300)

S-Flex: Mike Wright, Vanderbilt (at Hawaii - $6,500)

Saturday DFS Slate (7 p.m. ET - 4 games) - Lineup 4

QB: N'Kosi Perry, FAU (vs. Charlotte - $7,100)

RB: Toa Taua, Nevada (at New Mexico State - $7,600)

RB: Ronald Awatt, UTEP (vs. North Texas - $5,500)

WR: Victor Tucker, Charlotte (at FAU - $7,200)

WR: Grant DuBose, Charlotte (at FAU - $6,800)

WR: Roderic Burns, North Texas (vs. UTEP - $6,600)

Flex: Ray Davis, Vanderbilt (at Hawaii - $6,200)

S-Flex: Omarion Hampton, North Carolina (vs. FAMU - $3,000)

Saturday DFS Slate (10 p.m. ET - 2 games) - Lineup 1

QB: Mike Wright, Vanderbilt (at Hawaii - $6,500)

RB: Dedrick Parson, Hawaii (vs. Vanderbilt - $6,700)

RB: Toa Taua, Nevada (at New Mexico State - $7,600)

WR: Jamaal Bell, Nevada (at New Mexico State - $6,200)

WR: Zion Bowens, Hawaii (vs. Vanderbilt - $5,800)

WR: Jayden McGowan, Vanderbilt (at Hawaii - $3,000)

Flex: Will Sheppard, Vanderbilt (at Hawaii - $6,400)

S-Flex: Brayden Schager, Hawaii (vs. Vanderbilt - $7,000)

Saturday DFS Slate (10 p.m. ET - 2 games) - Lineup 2

QB: Mike Wright, Vanderbilt (at Hawaii - $6,500)

RB: Toa Taua, Nevada (at New Mexico State - $7,600)

RB: Ray Davis, Vanderbilt (at Hawaii - $6,200)

WR: Jamaal Bell, Nevada (at New Mexico State - $6,200)

WR: Zion Bowens, Hawaii (vs. Vanderbilt - $5,800)

WR: Jayden McGowan, Vanderbilt (at Hawaii - $3,000)

Flex: Dedrick Parson, Hawaii (vs. Vanderbilt - $6,700)

S-Flex: Brayden Schager, Hawaii (vs. Vanderbilt - $7,000)

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