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College Fantasy Football: Week 3 DFS Picks Saturday (Sept. 18) Games

Let our fantasy experts help you pick a great college fantasy football lineup
Kayshon Boutte, LSU Tigers Football

Week 3 of the 2021 college football season continues on Saturday, Sept. 18. 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 12 matchups are available to be selected on DraftKings for the first slate on Saturday, including Coastal Carolina-Buffalo, Nebraska-Oklahoma, Cincinnati-Indiana and Minnesota-Colorado. The afternoon lineups can be filled by five matchups, including Alabama-Florida, Georgia Tech-Clemson and USC-Washington State. The first night section features eight contests to choose from, including South Carolina-Georgia, Utah-San Diego State, Virginia-North Carolina and Auburn-Penn State. The final slate features four contests to make selections from, including Arizona State-BYU, Iowa State-UNLV and Fresno State-UCLA.

A better picture of fantasy value for all 130 teams is starting to emerge in Week 3. Here’s what our best Week 3 (Sept. 18) college fantasy football DFS lineup looks like for Saturday's matchups:

College Fantasy Football DFS Picks

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 12 games) 

QB: Bryce Young, Alabama (at Florida – $9,200)

RB: TreVeyon Henderson, Ohio State (vs. Tulsa – $5,200)

RB: Kenneth Walker III, Michigan State (at Miami – $7,100)

WR: Tahj Washington, USC (at Washington State – $5,200)

WR: David Bell, Purdue (at Notre Dame – $7,700)

WR: Mario Williams, Oklahoma (vs. Nebraska – $4,100)

Flex: Quian Williams, Buffalo (vs. Coastal Carolina – $5,100)

S-Flex: Justyn Ross, Clemson (vs. Georgia Tech – $6,200)

Saturday DFS Slate (3:30 p.m. ET - 5 games) 

QB: Bryce Young, Alabama (at Florida – $9,200)

RB: TreVeyon Henderson, Ohio State (vs. Tulsa – $5,200)

RB: Jashaun Corbin, Florida State (at Wake Forest - $6,800)

WR: Justyn Ross, Clemson (vs. Georgia Tech - $6,200)

WR: Jameson Williams, Alabama (at Florida - $6,700)

WR: Calvin Jackson Jr., Washington State (vs. USC - $4,900)

Flex: Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Ohio State (vs. Tulsa - $5,500)

S-Flex: Tahj Washington, USC (at Washington State – $5,000)

Saturday DFS Slate (7 p.m. ET - 8 games) - Lineup No. 1

QB: Brennan Armstrong, Virginia (at North Carolina - $8,400)

RB: Micah Bernard, Utah (at San Diego State - $4,700)

RB: Tank Bigsby, Auburn (at Penn State - $5,800)

WR: Jelani Woods, Virginia (at North Carolina - $3,400)

WR: Josh Downs, North Carolina (vs. Virginia - $7,400)

WR: Dontario Drummond, Ole Miss (vs. Tulane - $5,900)

Flex: Cam Johnson, Vanderbilt (vs. Stanford - $4,600)

S-Flex: Matt Corral, Ole Miss (vs. Tulane - $9,600)

Saturday DFS Slate (7 p.m. ET - 8 games) - Lineup No. 2

QB: Brennan Armstrong, Virginia (at North Carolina - $8,400)

RB: Tank Bigsby, Auburn (at Penn State - $5,800)

RB: Micah Bernard, Utah (at San Diego State - $4,700)

WR: Kayshon Boutte, LSU (vs. Central Michigan - $8,800)

WR: Dontario Drummond, Ole Miss (vs. Tulane - $5,900)

WR: Jelani Woods, Virginia (at North Carolina - $3,400)

Flex: Brycen Tremayne, Stanford (at Vanderbilt - $5,700)

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S-Flex: Michael Pratt, Tulane (at Ole Miss - $7,000)

Saturday DFS Slate (10:15 p.m. ET - 4 games) - Lineup No. 1

QB: Nick Starkel, San Jose State (at Hawaii - $8,200)

RB: Calvin Turner Jr., Hawaii (vs. San Jose State – $7,900)

RB: Brittain Brown, UCLA (vs. Fresno State - $5,700)

WR: Nick Mardner, Hawaii (vs. San Jose State - $5,400)

WR: Jalen Cropper, Fresno State (at UCLA – $7,200)

WR: Tarique Milton, Iowa State (at UNLV - $5,200)

Flex: LV Bunkley-Shelton, Arizona State (at BYU - $4,100)

S-Flex: Jayden Daniels, Arizona State (at BYU - $6,200)

Saturday DFS Slate (10:15 p.m. ET - 4 games) - Lineup No. 2

QB: Brock Purdy, Iowa State (at UNLV - $7,500)

RB: Zach Charbonnet, UCLA (vs. Fresno State - $7,000)

RB: Calvin Turner Jr., Hawaii (vs. San Jose State – $7,900)

WR: Derrick Deese Jr., San Jose State (at Hawaii - $4,600)

WR: Nick Mardner, Hawaii (vs. San Jose State - $5,400)

WR: Jalen Cropper, Fresno State (at UCLA – $7,200)

Flex: LV Bunkley-Shelton, Arizona State (at BYU - $4,100)

S-Flex: Jayden Daniels, Arizona State (at BYU - $6,200)

Saturday DFS Slate (10:15 p.m. ET - 4 games) - Lineup No. 3

QB: Jaren Hall, BYU (vs. Arizona State - $6,700)

RB: Breece Hall, Iowa State (at UNLV - $7,600)

RB: Brittain Brown, UCLA (vs. Fresno State - $5,700)

WR: Charlie Kolar, Iowa State (at UNLV - $4,300)

WR: Greg Dulcich, UCLA (vs. Fresno State - $5,600)

WR: Isaiah Hamilton, San Jose State (at Hawaii - $6,600)

Flex: Jalen Cropper, Fresno State (at UCLA - $7,200)

S-Flex: Jayden Daniels, Arizona State (at BYU - $6,200)

Saturday DFS Slate (10:15 p.m. ET - 4 games) - Lineup No. 4

QB: Chevan Cordeiro, Hawaii (vs. San Jose State - $7,300)

RB: Calvin Turner Jr., Hawaii (vs. San Jose State – $7,900)

RB: Brittain Brown, UCLA (vs. Fresno State - $5,700)

WR: Isaiah Hamilton, San Jose State (at Hawaii - $6,600)

WR: Josh Kelly, Fresno State (at UCLA - $6,100)

WR: Charlie Kolar, Iowa State (at UNLV - $4,300)

Flex: Ronnie Rivers, Fresno State (at UCLA - $5,400)

S-Flex: Jayden Daniels, Arizona State (at BYU - $6,200)

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