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College Fantasy Football: Week 5 DFS Picks Saturday (Oct. 2) Games

Jake Haener, Fresno State Bulldogs Football

Week 5 of the 2021 college football season continues on Saturday, Oct. 2. 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, featuring including Texas-TCU, Wake Forest-Louisville and Tennessee-Missouri. The second slate on DraftKings features five matchups to select from, including Ole Miss-Alabama, Ohio State-Rutgers and Oregon-Stanford. The first night section features eight contests to choose from, including Northwestern-Nebraska, WKU-Michigan State and Mississippi State-Texas A&M. The final slate features three contests to make selections from, including New Mexico State-San Jose State, Arizona State-UCLA and Fresno State-Hawaii.

A better picture of fantasy value for all 130 teams is starting to emerge in Week 5. Here’s what our best Week 5 (Saturday, Oct. 2) college fantasy football DFS lineup looks like for Friday's matchups:

College Fantasy Football DFS Picks

Saturday DFS Slate (Noon ET - 12 games) 

QB: Bryce Young, Alabama (vs. Ole Miss - $10,000)

RB: TreVeyon Henderson, Ohio State (at Rutgers - $6,600)

RB: Jabari Small, Tennessee (at Missouri - $4,400)

WR: Erik Ezukanma, Texas Tech (at West Virginia - $6,300)

WR: Xavier Worthy, Texas (at TCU - $6,200)

WR: Jaquarii Roberson, Wake Forest (vs. Louisville - $5,200)

Flex: Zach Evans, TCU (vs. Texas - $7,400)

S-Flex: Jahleel Billingsley, Alabama (vs. Ole Miss - $3,600)

Saturday DFS Slate (3:30 p.m. ET - 5 games) – Lineup 1

QB: Bryce Young, Alabama (vs. Ole Miss - $10,000)

RB: TreVeyon Henderson, Ohio State (at Rutgers - $6,600)

RB: Travis Dye, Oregon (at Stanford - $5,300)

WR: Bo Melton, Rutgers (vs. Ohio State - $4,900)

WR: Bryce Ford-Wheaton, West Virginia (vs. Texas Tech - $4,600)

WR: Jahleel Billingsley, Alabama (vs. Ole Miss - $3,600)

Flex: Kaylon Geiger, Texas Tech (at West Virginia - $5,800)

S-Flex: Matt Corral, Ole Miss (at Alabama - $9,200)

Saturday DFS Slate (3:30 p.m. ET - 5 games) – Lineup 2

QB: Bryce Young, Alabama (vs. Ole Miss - $10,000)

RB: TreVeyon Henderson, Ohio State (at Rutgers - $6,600)

RB: Leddie Brown, West Virginia (vs. Texas Tech - $6,900)

WR: Bo Melton, Rutgers (vs. Ohio State - $4,900)

WR: Bryce Ford-Wheaton, West Virginia (vs. Texas Tech - $4,600)

WR: Jahleel Billingsley, Alabama (vs. Ole Miss - $3,600)

Flex: Dontario Drummond, Ole Miss (at Alabama - $7,500)

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S-Flex: Brycen Tremayne, Stanford (vs. Oregon - $5,400)

Saturday DFS Slate (7:30 p.m. ET - 8 games) – Lineup 1

QB: Adrian Martinez, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern - $8,700)

RB: Kenneth Walker III, Michigan State (vs. WKU - $8,000)

RB: Isaiah Spiller, Texas A&M (vs. Miss. State - $6,700)

WR: Parker Washington, Penn State (vs. Indiana - $6,100)

WR: Malachi Corley, WKU (at Michigan State - $4,900)

WR: Peyton Hendershot, Indiana (at Penn State - $4,200)

Flex: Dillon Johnson, Miss. State (at Texas A&M - $5,000)

S-Flex: Demario Douglas, Liberty (at UAB - $6,300)

Saturday DFS Slate (7:30 p.m. ET - 8 games) – Lineup 2

QB: Adrian Martinez, Nebraska (vs. Northwestern - $8,700)

RB: Kenneth Walker III, Michigan State (vs. WKU - $8,000)

RB: Jo’quavious Marks, Miss. State (at Texas A&M - $6,000)

WR: Jahan Dotson, Penn State (vs. Indiana - $7,100)

WR: Malachi Corley, WKU (at Michigan State - $4,900)

WR: Peyton Hendershot, Indiana (at Penn State - $4,200)

Flex: DeWayne McBride, UAB (vs. Liberty - $4,800)

S-Flex: Demario Douglas, Liberty (at UAB - $6,300)

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

QB: Jake Haener, Fresno State (at Hawaii - $8,000)

RB: Rachaad White, Arizona State (at UCLA - $8,300)

RB: Zach Charbonnet, UCLA (vs. Arizona State - $5,800)

WR: Jalen Cropper, Fresno State (at Hawaii - $7,700)

WR: Isaiah Hamilton, San Jose State (vs. NMSU - $6,500)

WR: Nick Mardner, Hawaii (vs. Fresno State - $5,300)

Flex: Isaiah Garcia-Castaneda, NMSU (at SJSU - $5,200)

S-Flex: LV Bunkley Shelton, Arizona State (at UCLA - $3,000)

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