College Fantasy Football: 2014 Player Rankings

By John Laub
John Laub

It is never too early to begin researching and planning for the upcoming college fantasy football season. With spring rehearsal just around the corner, fantasy diehards need to begin analyzing rosters and depth charts for returning stars and rising performers. While the college contest is nowhere near as popular as the NFL game, it provides just as much excitement for fantasy pigskin followers across the nation.

Listed below are early player rankings for fantasy addicts to digest and mull over during the next few months.

Quarterbacks
1. Bryce Petty, Baylor
2. Sean Mannion, Oregon State
3. Marcus Mariota, Oregon
4. Jameis Winston, Florida State
5. Connor Halliday, Washington State
6. Rakeem Cato, Marshall
7. Shane Carden, East Carolina
8. Brett Hundley, UCLA
9. Braxton Miller, Ohio State
10. Taymson Hill, BYU (Two-way Menace)
11. Taylor Kelly, Arizona State
12. Garrett Grayson, Colorado State
13. Trevor Knight, Oklahoma (Sleeper)
14. Nick Marshall, Auburn
15. John O’Korn, Houston
16. Everett Golson, Notre Dame
17. Casey Cochran, UConn (Sleeper)
18. Matt Johnson, Bowling Green
19. Davis Webb, Texas Tech
20. Keenan Reynolds, Navy (Extraordinary Runner)
21. Chuckie Keeton, Utah State
22. Maty Mauk, Missouri
23. P.J. Walker, Temple
24. Bo Wallace, Ole Miss
25. Marquise Williams, North Carolina

Running Backs
1. Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin
2. Todd Gurley, Georgia
3. Mike Davis, South Carolina
4. Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska
5. Duke Johnson, Miami
6. Jeremy Langford, Michigan State
7. Travis Greene, Bowling Green
8. T.J. Yeldon, Alabama
9. Jay Ajayi, Boise State
10. Jamaal Williams, BYU
11. Shock Linwood, Baylor (Sleeper)
12. Byron Marshall, Oregon
13. D.J. Foster, Arizona State
14. Karlos Williams, Florida State
15. Tevin Coleman, Indiana
16. Johnathan Gray, Texas
17. Leonard Fournette, LSU (Sleeper)
18. Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State
19. Desmond Roland, Oklahoma State
20. Derrick Green, Michigan (Sleeper)
21. Barry Sanders, Stanford
22. Alex Collins, Arkansas
23. Dwayne Washington, Washington
24. Kevin Taylor, Florida
25. Malcolm Brown, Texas

Wide Receivers
1. Antwan Goodley, Baylor
2. Rashad Green, Florida State
3. Tyler Lockett, Kansas State
4. Justin Hardy, East Carolina
5. Dorial Green-Beckham, Missouri
6. Tyler Boyd, Pittsburgh
7. Jamison Crowder, Duke
8. Amari Cooper, Alabama
9. Jaelen Strong, Arizona State
10. Deontay Greenberry, Houston (Sleeper)
11. Ty Montgomery, Stanford
12. Kasen Williams, Washington
13. Nelson Agholor, USC
14. Bralon Addison, Oregon
15. Devante Parker, Louisville
16. Matt Miller, Boise State
17. Geremy Davis, UConn (Sleeper)
18. Sammie Coates, Auburn
19. Austin Hill, Arizona
20. Lequon Treadwell, Ole Miss
21. Levi Norwood, Baylor
22. Stefon Diggs, Maryland
23. Devante Davis, UNLV
24. Stacy Coley, Miami
25. Tommy Shuler, Marshall
26. Titus Davis, Central Michigan
27. Tyreek Hill, Oklahoma State
28. D’haquille Williams, WR, Auburn
29. Devin Lauderdale, WR, Texas Tech
30. Andre Davis, USF

Tight Ends
1. Devin Funchess, MIchigan
2. Nick O’Leary, Florida State
3. Clive Walford, Miami
4. Hunter Henry, Arkansas
5. Connor Hamlett, Oregon State
6. Braxton Deaver, Duke (Sleeper)
7. Tyler Kroft, Rutgers
8. Evan Engram, Ole Miss
9. Hunter Henry, Arkansas
10. Wes Saxton, South Alabama

Kickers
1. Roberto Aguayo, Florida State
2. Mike Hunnicutt, Oklahoma
3. Jared Roberts, Colorado State
4. Marshall Morgan, Georgia
5. Kyle Clinton, Ohio State
6. Kyle Peterson, Baylor
7. Adam Griffith, Alabama
8. Austin Lopez, San Jose State
9. Ka'imi Fairbairn, UCLA
10. Matt Wogan, Oregan (Sleeper)