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College Fantasy Football: Week 3 DFS Picks Saturday (Sept. 17) Games

Caleb Williams, USC Trojans Football

Week 3 of the 2022 college football starts on Saturday, Sept. 17. 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 13 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first slate on Saturday, including Purdue-Syracuse, Georgia-South Carolina and Oklahoma-Nebraska. The afternoon slate features six games to select players, including BYU-Oregon, Penn State-Auburn and Colorado-Minnesota. The first night contest features eight contests to make selections from, including USF-Florida, Toledo-Ohio State, UTSA-Texas and Michigan State-Washington. The final slate includes five games, as players can be selected from North Dakota State-Arizona, Fresno State-USC and San Diego State-Utah.

The first few weeks of the season are always difficult to predict. Here’s what our best Week 3 (Sept. 17) college fantasy football DFS lineup looks like for Saturday's matchups:

College Fantasy Football DFS Picks

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 13 games) - Lineup 1

QB: Stetson Bennett, Georgia (at South Carolina - $7,300)

RB: Sean Tucker, Syracuse (vs. Purdue - $8,900)

RB: Tank Bigsby, Auburn (vs. Penn State - $5,600)

WR: Lorenzo Styles, Notre Dame (vs. California - $4,600)

WR: Charlie Jones, Purdue (at Syracuse - $8,000)

WR: Trey Palmer, Nebraska (vs. Oklahoma - $4,200)

Flex: Troy Franklin, Oregon (vs. BYU – $4,900)

S-Flex: Garrett Shrader, Syracuse (vs. Purdue - $6,400)

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 13 games) - Lineup 2

QB: Dillon Gabriel, Oklahoma (at Nebraska - $9,500)

RB: Zach Evans, Ole Miss (at Georgia Tech - $6,500)

RB: Zach Charbonnet, UCLA (vs. South Alabama - $6,300)

WR: Will Sheppard, Vanderbilt (at Northern Illinois - $5,550)

WR: Chase Roberts, BYU (at Oregon - $3,200)*
*We like Roberts as a play if Nacua and Romney are out again for BYU. Be sure to check pregame injury reports.

WR: Daewood Davis, WKU (at Indiana - $5,200)

Flex: Tank Bigsby, Auburn (vs. Penn State - $5,600)

S-Flex: Charlie Jones, Purdue (at Syracuse - $8,000)

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 13 games) - Lineup 3

QB: Mike Wright, Vanderbilt (at Northern Illinois - $7,100)

RB: Antario Brown, Northern Illinois (vs. Vanderbilt - $5,500)

RB: Trey Potts, Minnesota (vs. Colorado - $6,400)

WR: Jalen Wayne, South Alabama (at UCLA - $5,500)

WR: Charlie Jones, Purdue (at Syracuse - $8,000)

WR: Chase Roberts, BYU (at Oregon - $3,200)

Flex: Ray Davis, Vanderbilt (at Northern Illinois - $6,800)

S-Flex: Aidan O’Connell, Purdue (at Syracuse - $7,500)

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 13 games) - Lineup 4

QB: Aidan O’Connell, Purdue (at Syracuse - $7,500)

RB: Zach Evans, Ole Miss (at Georgia Tech - $6,500)

RB: Ray Davis, Vanderbilt (at Northern Illinois - $6,800)

WR: Daewood Davis, WKU (at Indiana - $5,200)

WR: Cam Camper, Indiana (vs. WKU - $4,800)

WR: Trey Palmer, Nebraska (vs. Oklahoma - $4,200)

Flex: Zach Charbonnet, UCLA (vs. South Alabama - $6,300)

S-Flex: Charlie Jones, Purdue (at Syracuse - $8,000)

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 13 games) - Lineup 5

QB: Garrett Shrader, Syracuse (vs. Purdue - $6,400)

RB: Zach Charbonnet, UCLA (vs. South Alabama - $6,300)

RB: Trey Potts, Minnesota (vs. Colorado - $6,400)

WR: Trey Palmer, Nebraska (vs. Oklahoma - $4,200)

WR: Chase Roberts, BYU (at Oregon - $3,200)

WR: Charlie Jones, Purdue (at Syracuse - $8,000)

Flex: Nathaniel Dell, Houston (vs. Kansas - $7,900)

S-Flex: Aidan O’Connell, Purdue (at Syracuse - $7,500)

Saturday DFS Slate (3:30 p.m. ET - 6 games) - Lineup 1

QB: Clayton Tune, Houston (vs. Kansas - $8,200)

RB: Zach Evans, Ole Miss (at Georgia Tech - $8,000)

RB: Trey Potts, Minnesota (vs. Colorado - $5,700)

WR: Will Sheppard, Vanderbilt (at Northern Illinois - $4,500)

WR: Chase Roberts, BYU (at Oregon - $4,400)

WR: Michael Trigg, Ole Miss (at Georgia Tech - $3,600)

Flex: Ray Davis, Vanderbilt (at Northern Illinois - $6,500)

S-Flex: Nathaniel Dell, Houston (vs. Kansas - $8,800)

Saturday DFS Slate (3:30 p.m. ET - 6 games) - Lineup 2

QB: Mike Wright, Vanderbilt (at Northern Illinois - $6,400)

RB: Zach Evans, Ole Miss (at Georgia Tech - $8,000)

RB: Antario Brown, Northern Illinois (vs. Vanderbilt - $5,400)

WR: Mitchell Tinsley, Penn State (at Auburn - $4,800)

WR: Will Sheppard, Vanderbilt (at Northern Illinois - $4,500)

WR: Cole Tucker, Northern Illinois (vs. Vanderbilt - $6,400)

Flex: Tank Bigsby, Auburn (vs. Penn State - $7,500)

S-Flex: Jaren Hall, BYU (at Oregon - $6,700)

Saturday DFS Slate (7 p.m. ET - 8 games) - Lineup 1

QB: Taulia Tagovailoa, Maryland (vs. SMU - $8,500)

RB: Bijan Robinson, Texas (vs. UTSA - $6,500)

RB: Jalen Berger, Michigan State (at Washington - $5,900)

WR: Rome Odunze, Washington (vs. Michigan State - $5,000)

WR: Emeka Egbuka, Ohio State (vs. Toledo - $5,900)

WR: Jerand Bradley, Texas Tech (at NC State - $4,000)

Flex: Israel Abanikanda, Pitt (at Western Michigan - $5,800)
*Monitor injury status for Rodney Hammond before playing Abanikanda

S-Flex: Tanner Mordecai, SMU (at Maryland - $8,000)

Saturday DFS Slate (7 p.m. ET - 8 games) - Lineup 2

QB: Tanner Mordecai, SMU (at Maryland - $8,000)

RB: Bijan Robinson, Texas (vs. UTSA - $6,500)

RB: Israel Abanikanda, Pitt (at Western Michigan - $5,800)
*Monitor injury status for Rodney Hammond before playing Abanikanda

WR: Rashee Rice, SMU (at Maryland - $8,400)

WR: Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State (vs. Toledo - $6,500)

WR: Corey Crooms, Western Michigan (vs. Pitt - $4,600)

Flex: Trevor Etienne, Florida (vs. USF - $3,900)

S-Flex: Michael Penix Jr., Washington (vs. Michigan State - $6,300)

Saturday DFS Slate (10 p.m. ET - 5 games) - Lineup 1

QB: Caleb Williams, USC (vs. Fresno State - $10,200)

RB: Dedrick Parson, Hawaii (vs. Duquesne - $5,000)

RB: Micah Bernard, Utah (vs. San Diego State - $4,000)

WR: Jordan Addison, USC (vs. Fresno State - $10,300)

WR: Jalen Moreno-Cropper, Fresno State (at USC - $6,800)

WR: Tanner Knue, Eastern Michigan (at Arizona State - $5,600)

Flex: Nikko Remigio, Fresno State (at USC - $4,000)

S-Flex: Dalton Kincaid, Utah (vs. San Diego State - $3,500)

Saturday DFS Slate (10 p.m. ET - 5 games) - Lineup 2

QB: Caleb Williams, USC (vs. Fresno State - $10,200)

RB: Dedrick Parson, Hawaii (vs. Duquesne - $5,000)

RB: Xazavian Valladay, Arizona State (vs. Eastern Michigan - $6,900)

WR: Mario Williams, USC (vs. Fresno State - $6,900)

WR: Nikko Remigio, Fresno State (at USC - $4,000)

WR: Brant Kuithe, Utah (vs. San Diego State - $4,500)

Flex: Tetairoa McMillan, Arizona (vs. North Dakota State - $4,000)

S-Flex: Jake Haener, Fresno State (at USC - $8,000)

Saturday DFS Slate (10 p.m. ET - 5 games) - Lineup 3

QB: Caleb Williams, USC (vs. Fresno State - $10,200)

RB: Dedrick Parson, Hawaii (vs. Duquesne - $5,000)

RB: Xazavian Valladay, Arizona State (vs. Eastern Michigan - $6,900)

WR: Jordan Addison, USC (vs. Fresno State - $10,300)

WR: Brant Kuithe, Utah (vs. San Diego State - $4,500)

WR: Nikko Remigio, Fresno State (at USC - $4,000)

Flex: Dalton Kincaid, Utah (vs. San Diego State - $3,500)

S-Flex: Tanner Knue, Eastern Michigan (at Arizona State - $5,600)

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