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College Fantasy Football 2022 Wide Receiver Rankings

Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Ohio State Buckeyes Football

Ohio State's Jaxon Smith-Njigba is the clear-cut No. 1 WR in college fantasy football for the 2022 season.

There are debates to be had as to who the top college fantasy quarterback or running back is for 2022. This is not the case at wide receiver where Jaxon Smith-Njigba is the clear-cut No. 1 player at the position, and possibly deserving of the top selection in your CFF draft. Coming off a 1,600-yard season as a sophomore, Smith-Njigba now will be the focal point of the Ohio State offense with both Garrett Wilson and Chris Olave becoming first-round NFL Draft picks.

Should you miss out on JSN, don’t fret. This is one of the strongest crops of wide receivers we’ve seen in college fantasy with elite options at the top in Xavier Worthy, A.T. Perry and Cedric Tillman. There is an argument to be made that the top 20 or so wide receivers should be selected within the first three rounds of a college fantasy draft.

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 to compile these rankings:

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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2022 College Fantasy Positional Rankings: QB I RB I WR I TE I DEF I K

College Fantasy Football WR Rankings for 2022

  1. Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Ohio State
  2. Xavier Worthy, Texas
  3. A.T. Perry, Wake Forest
  4. Cedric Tillman, Tennessee
  5. Jordan Addison, USC
  6. Jermaine Burton, Alabama
  7. Josh Downs, North Carolina
  8. Myles Price, Texas Tech
  9. Jalen Cropper, Fresno State
  10. Marvin Mims, Oklahoma
  11. Nathaniel Dell, Houston
  12. Quentin Johnston, TCU
  13. Rashee Rice, SMU
  14. Kayshon Boutte, LSU
  15. Stefan Cobbs, Boise State
  16. Dante Cephas, Kent State
  17. Jayden Reed, Michigan State
  18. Marvin Harrison Jr., Ohio State
  19. Dontayvion Wicks, Virginia
  20. Jaden Bray, Oklahoma State
  21. Zakhari Franklin, UTSA
  22. Tayvion Robinson, Kentucky
  23. Kris Thornton, James Madison
  24. Mac Hippenhammer, Miami (Ohio)
  25. Zay Flowers, Boston College
  26. Tyrese Chambers, FIU
  27. De’Zhaun Stribling, Washington State
  28. Malachi Corley, WKU
  29. Broc Thompson, Purdue
  30. Trayvon Rudolph, Northern Illinois
  31. Ali Jennings III, Old Dominion
  32. Ryan O’Keefe, UCF
  33. Bryce Ford-Wheaton, West Virginia
  34. Isaiah Neyor, Texas
  35. Luther Burden, Missouri
  36. Brian Cobbs, Utah State
  37. Mitchell Tinsley, Penn State
  38. Corey Crooms, Western Michigan
  39. Chris Autman-Bell, Minnesota
  40. Jayshon Jackson, Ball State
  41. Tory Horton, Colorado State
  42. Xavier Hutchinson, Iowa State
  43. Ja’Corey Brooks, Alabama
  44. Tyler Harrell, Alabama
  45. Te’Vailance Hunt, Arkansas State
  46. Elijah Cooks, San Jose State
  47. Jaylon Robinson, Ole Miss
  48. Jacob Cowing, Arizona
  49. Trey Palmer, Nebraska
  50. Grant DuBose, Charlotte
  51. Jalen Wayne, South Alabama
  52. Puka Nacua, BYU
  53. Keylon Stokes, Tulsa
  54. Konata Mumpfield, Pitt
  55. Tyrone Tracy, Purdue
  56. Jadon Haselwood, Arkansas
  57. Emeka Egbuka, Ohio State
  58. Dallas Dixon, Central Michigan
  59. Jeff Foreman, Arkansas State
  60. Sam Pinckney, Georgia State
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