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College Fantasy Football 2021 Tight End, Defense and Kicker Rankings

Greg Dulcich, UCLA Bruins Football

UCLA’s Greg Dulcich is one of several college tight ends expected to provide plenty of fantasy value this season

Although not always priorities when assembling your college fantasy football lineup, the tight ends, kickers and defense/special teams you draft can be the small difference to help you conquer your league this season.

This year in particular, the tight end crop might be the best we’ve ever encountered with at least 30 draft-worthy prospects at the position. UCLA’s Greg Dulcich and Nevada’s Cole Turner sit atop the rankings, but there are a plethora of options that will make an impact on your college fantasy roster in 2021.

Athlon Sports contributor and resident college fantasy football expert Mike Bainbridge (@MBainbridgeCFF) is here to help you prepare for the upcoming college fantasy football draft season with our positional rankings. Below is the scoring system used for the positions other than kicker and defense/special teams.

25 passing yards = 1 point
Passing TD = 4 points
10 rushing yards = 1 point
Rushing TDs = 6 points
Receptions = 0.5 points per reception
10 receiving yards = 1 point
Receiving TDs = 6 points

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2021 College Fantasy Positional Rankings: QB I RB I WR I TE I DEF I K I Top 200

College Fantasy Football TE Rankings for 2021

RankNameSchool

1

Greg Dulcich

UCLA

2

Cole Turner

Nevada

3

Charlie Kolar

Iowa State

4

Brant Kuithe

Utah

5

Will Mallory

Miami (Fla.)

6

Jalen Wydermyer

Texas A&M

7

Sean Dykes

Memphis

8

Michael Mayer

Notre Dame

9

Cade Otton

Washington

10

Isaiah Likely

Coastal Carolina

11

Trey McBride

Colorado State

12

Josh Whyle

Cincinnati

13

Peyton Hendershot

Indiana

14

Austin Stogner

Oklahoma

15

James Mitchell

Virginia Tech

16

Grant Calcaterra

SMU

17

Jake Ferguson

Wisconsin

18

Isaac Rex

BYU

19

Derrick Deese Jr.

San Jose State

20

Jelani Woods

Virginia

21

Jahleel Billingsley

Alabama

22

Xavier Gaines

Marshall

23

Sam LaPorta

Iowa

24

Marshon Ford

Louisville

25

Payne Durham

Purdue

26

Brenton Strange

Penn State

27

Spencer Webb

Oregon

28

Trae Berry

Boston College

29

Erick All

Michigan

30

Riley Smith

Boise State

College Fantasy Football DEF/ST Rankings for 2021

RankTeam

1

Clemson

2

Alabama

3

Georgia

4

Coastal Carolina

5

Appalachian State

6

Cincinnati

7

Iowa

8

Texas A&M

9

Oregon

10

Army

College Fantasy Football K Rankings for 2021

RankNameSchool

1

Gabe Brkic

Oklahoma

2

Will Reichard

Alabama

3

B.T. Potter

Clemson

4

Cade York

LSU

5

Jake Seibert

Ohio State

6

Grayson Atkins

North Carolina

7

Blake Mazza

SMU

8

Daniel Obarski

UCF

9

Parker Lewis

USC

10

Cameron Dicker

Texas

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