College Fantasy Football: 2014 Player Rankings

By John Laub
John Laub

August 7, 2014

Quarterbacks
1. Bryce Petty, Baylor
2. Marcus Mariota, Oregon
3. Jameis Winston, Florida State
4. Braxton Miller, Ohio State
5. Shane Carden, East Carolina
6. Brett Hundley, UCLA
7. Rakeem Cato, Marshall
8. Taysom Hill, BYU
9. Connor Halliday, Washington State
10. Trevor Knight, Oklahoma (Sleeper)
11. Taylor Kelly, Arizona State
12. Davis Webb, Texas Tech
13. Taylor Heincke, Old Dominion
14. Sean Mannion, Oregon State
15. Nick Marshall, Auburn
16. Keenan Reynolds, Navy
17. Dak Prescott, Mississippi State (Sleeper)
18. Cody Fajardo, Nevada
19. Chuckie Keeton, Utah State
20. Marquise Williams, North Carolina
21. John O’Korn, Houston
22. Bo Wallace, Ole Miss
23. Matt Johnson, Bowling Green
24. Garrett Grayson, Colorado State
25. Brandon Connette, Fresno State
26. P.J. Walker, Temple (Sleeper)
27. Maty Mauck, Missouri
28. Cole Stoudt, Clemson
29. C.J. Brown, Maryland
30. J.W. Walsh, Oklahoma State
31. Everett Golson, Notre Dame
32. Jeff Goff, California
33. Grant Hedrick, Boise State
34. Terrance Broadway, UL Lafayette
35. Casey Cochran, UConn


Running Backs
1. Melvin Gordon, Wisconsin
2. Todd Gurley, Georgia
3. Mike Davis, South Carolina
4. Jeremy Langford, Michigan State
5. Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska
6. Jay Ajayi, Boise State
7. Duke Johnson, Miami
8. D.J. Foster, Arizona State
9. Tevin Coleman, Indiana
10. Travis Greene, Bowling Green
11. Byron Marshall, Oregon
12. Karlos Williams, Florida State
13. Javorius Allen, USC
14. Jamaal Williams, BYU
15. Shock Linwood, Baylor
16. T.J. Yeldon, Alabama
17. William Stanback, UCF
18. Kareem Hunt, Toledo
19. Leonard Fournette, LSU (Sleeper)
20. Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State
21. Desmond Roland, Oklahoma State
22. Kevin Parks, Virginia
23. Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech (Sleeper)
24. Leon Allen W. Kentucky
25. Cameron Artis-Payne, Auburn
26. Donnel Pumphrey, San Diego State
27. Thomas Tyner, Oregon
28. Derrick Green, Michigan (Sleeper)
29. Malcolm Brown, Texas
30. David Cobb, Minnesota
31. Alex Collins, Arkansas
32. Jahwan Edwards, Ball State
33. Josh Ferguson, Illinois
34. Joey Iosefa, Hawaii
35. Dwayne Washington, Washington
36. Kevin Taylor, Florida
37. Corey Clement, Wisconsin
38. Venric Mark, Northwestern
39. Barry Sanders, Jr., Stanford
40. Marcus Cox, Appalachian State

Wide Receivers
1. Antwan Goodley, Baylor
2. Justin Hardy, East Carolina
3. Tyler Lockett, Kansas State
4. Deontay Greenberry, Houston
5. Jaelen Strong, Arizona State
6. Devante Davis, UNLV
7. Josh Harper, Fresno State
8. Jamison Crowder, Duke
9. Rashad Green, Florida State
10. Tyler Boyd, Pittsburgh
11. Tyler Winston, San Jose State
12. Tommy Shuler, Marshall
13. Jakeem Grant, Texas Tech
14. Nelson Agholor, USC
15. DeVante Parker, Louisville
16. Devin Funchess, Michigan
17. Amari Cooper, Alabama
18. Darius Joseph, SMU
19. Matt Miller, Boise State
20. Tyreek Hill, Oklahoma State (Sleeper)
21. Ty Montgomery, Stanford
22. Lequon Treadwell, Ole Miss
23. Stefon Diggs, Maryland
24. Quinshad Davis, North Carolina
25. Shane Wynn, Indiana
26. Dres Anderson, Utah
27. Jordan Williams, Ball State
28. Geremy Davis, UConn (Sleeper)
29. Kasen Williams, Washington
30. Sammie Coates, Auburn
31. Austin Hill, Arizona
32. Levi Norwood, Baylor
33. Dominic Rufran, Wyoming (Sleeper)
34. Jordan Taylor, Rice
35. Jhajuan Seales, Oklahoma State
36. Sterling Shephard, Oklahoma
37. Dres Anderson, Utah
38. Stacy Coley, Miami
39. Titus Davis, Central Michigan
40. D’haquille Williams, Auburn
41. Jameon Lewis, Mississippi State
42. Devin Lauderdale, Texas Tech
43. J.J. Worton, Central Florida
44. Greg Watson, Fresno State
45. Alonzo Russell, Toledo
46. Manasseh Garner, Pittsburgh (Possible TE eligibility)
47. Rashad Higgins, Colorado State
48. Richard Mullaney, Oregon State
49. Corey Davis, Western Michigan
50. Keanon Lowe, Oregon

Tight Ends
1. Nick O’Leary, Florida State
2. Clive Walford, Miami
3. Hunter Henry, Arkansas
4. Evan Engram, Ole Miss
5. Braxton Deaver, Duke
6. Tyler Kroft, Rutgers
7. Kivon Cartwright, Colorado State
8. Tyreese Russell, Eastern Michigan
9. De’Marieya Nelson, Arizona State
10. Connor Hamlett, Oregon State
11. Hunter Henry, Arkansas
12. O.J. Howard, Alabama
13. Jeff Heuerman, Ohio State
14. Wes Saxton, South Alabama
15. Johnny Mundt, Oregon
16. Randall Telfer, USC
17. Ben Koyack, Notre Dame
18. Darion Griswald, Arkansas State
19. Maxx Williams, Minnesota
20. Jordan Leggett. Clemson

Kickers
1. Roberto Aguayo, Florida State
2. Mike Hunnicutt, Oklahoma
3. Jared Roberts, Colorado State
4. Marshall Morgan, Georgia
5. Kyle Peterson, Baylor
6. Kyle Clinton, Ohio State
7. Zane Gonzalez, Arizona State
8. Ryan Bustin, Texas Tech
9. Adam Griffith, Alabama
10. Andrew Baggett Missouri
11. Austin Lopez, San Jose State
12. Ka'imi Fairbairn, UCLA
13. Warren Harvey, East Carolina
14. Matt Wogan, Oregan
15. Tyler Tate, Bowling Green
16. Justin Haig, Marshall
17. Ross Martin, Duke
18. John Wallace, Louisville
19. Colby Delahoussay, LSU
20. Dan Goodale, Boise State


Team Defense
1. Alabama Crimson Tide
2. Florida State Seminoles
3. Oklahoma Sooners
4. Michigan State Spartans
5. LSU Tigers
6. Stamford Cardinals
7. Ohio State Buckeyes
8. UCF Knights
9. TCU Horned Frogs
10. Florida Gators
11. Louisville Cardinals
12. Virginia Tech Hokies
13. USC Trojans
14. Oregon Ducks
15. Clemson Tigers
16. Georgia Bulldogs
17. Mississippi State Bulldogs
18. South Carolina Gamecocks
19. Wisconsin Badgers
20. Cincinnati Bearcats

With his Masters in history and professional experience as an educator, John Laub is uniquely qualified to research, analyze and discover new insights and trends in college and professional fantasy football.

For the past six years, Laub has played college fantasy football, accumulating a 100-32 record (76%) and capturing seven league titles: He truly is The Gridiron Scholar.

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