Baylor sophomore WR Ishmael Zamora caught eight passes for 175 yards and two touchdowns in Saturday's 35-24 win over Oklahoma State.
Zamora missed the first three games of the season while serving out a suspension. You wouldn't know it from watching Saturday's game. The 6-foot-4, 220-pounder caught both of his touchdowns in the second quarter, finishing out the game with a stellar 21.8 yards per reception. Playing in a fantasy-friendly offensive system, Zamora is a prime waiver-wire option.
Baylor redshirt senior QB Seth Russell completed 18-of-28 passes for 387 yards, four touchdowns and an interception in Saturday's 35-24 win over Oklahoma State.
Baylor has played a typically cushy early schedule, but things will start ramping up for the Bears now that they have hit conference play. As has been the case several times this season, their offense was sluggish early. The game was knotted at 7-all after one quarter, at which point, Russell and friends started to do their thing. He threw a pair of touchdown passes to Ishmael Zamora in the second quarter and hit Chris Platt for a pair after the halftime break. Through four games, Russell has racked up 1,148 passing yards with a 13/4 TD/INT ratio. He should be able to shred Iowa State next weekend.
Kentucky junior RB Stanley "Boom" Williams rushed for 123 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries in Saturday's 17-10 win over South Carolina.
Only one touchdown for Boom, but it came in emphatic fashion. The 5-foot-9, 196-pounder rocked his way to the score from 43 yards out shortly after halftime. He was held under 100 yards rushing in Kentucky's first two games, but has rushed for 304 yards over his last two games. He stands as the only real landmark of fantasy interest on this Wildcats team.
Louisville redshirt senior RB Brandon Radcliff rushed for 131 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries in Saturday's 59-28 win over Marshall.
Radcliff averaged a juicy 6.8 YPC with a long run of 32 yards. After opening the season with a quiet 22 yards against Charlotte, the 5-foot-9, 214-pounder has ripped off three consecutive games of at least 100 yards rushing. He has scored a singular touchdown in each of those contests.
Louisville sophomore QB Lamar Jackson completed 22-of-44 passes for 417 yards, five touchdowns and an interception while rushing for two additional scores in Saturday's 59-28 win over Marshall.
The song remains the same. Jackson has been the best offensive player in college football this season, bar none. The 6-foot-3, 205-pounder has accounted for at least five touchdowns between passing and rushing in all four of Louisville's games to date. Overall, Jackson has thrown 13 touchdowns and danced in for an additional 12. Next Saturday's showdown with Clemson will be must-see television.
UCLA sophomore QB Josh Rosen completed 18-of-27 passes for 248 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's 22-13 loss to Stanford.
While Rosen has all the potential in the world and showed it on individual throws in Saturday's loss, this was another underwhelming performance overall. His lone touchdown pass of the game came near the end of the first quarter, when he hooked up with Nate Iese from 10 yards out. And that was it in terms of touchdowns. For the season as a whole, Rosen has thrown for 1,165 yards with a 5/4 TD/INT ratio. He has notched multiple touchdown tosses in just one game.
Stanford redshirt junior QB Ryan Burns completed 13-of-25 passes for 137 yards, a touchdown and an interception in Saturday's 22-13 win over UCLA.
As one might be able to guess by perusing the box score, Burns did very little in the game. Very little, that is, until the final drive. With the Cardinal trailing 13-9 as time wound down, the 6-foot-5, 232-pounder lofted a mile-high pass to JJ Arcega-Whiteside from eight yards out. It initially looked like he might have put too much air under it, but that was not the case. Arcega-Whiteside came down with the ball in the end zone for the go-ahead score. Burns has little fantasy upside, but Stanford doesn't need him to burn down the world to win games.
Stanford junior RB Christian McCaffrey rushed for 138 yards on 26 carries in Saturday's 22-13 win over UCLA.
While this effort won't go down as one of McCaffrey's more statistically significant (he had a long run of 13 yards), he played a phenomenal game, showing off an impressive physicality on his way to a 5.3 YPC average. Through three games, the Heisman hopeful has rushed for 429 yards and three touchdowns. He has also caught 13 passes for 126 yards and a score.