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Thor's Power 5 Fantasy Rankings

by Thor Nystrom
Updated On: July 31, 2020, 10:57 am ET

Note: Consider these rankings subject to change depending on how the coronavirus pandemic ends up impacting individual programs and schedules. If you're looking for my Group of 5 + Independent fantasy position rankings, those can be found here.


Quarterback

Rank Player Class School Conference
1 Justin Fields Jr Ohio St Big Ten
2 Sam Ehlinger Sr Texas Big 12
3 Spencer Rattler rFr Oklahoma Big 12
4 Sam Howell So UNC ACC
5 Trevor Lawrence Jr Clemson ACC
6 D'Eriq King Sr Miami ACC
7 Brock Purdy Jr Iowa St Big 12
8 K.J. Costello Sr Mississippi St SEC
9 Sam Hartman Jr WF ACC
10 Kedon Slovis So USC Pac-12
11 Myles Brennan Jr LSU SEC
12 Spencer Sanders So Oklahoma St Big 12
13 Jayden Daniels So Arizona St Pac-12
14 Adrian Martinez Jr Nebraska Big Ten
15 Alan Bowman So Texas Tech Big 12
16 Micale Cunningham Jr Louisville ACC
17 Jamie Newman Sr Georgia SEC
18 Kellen Mond Sr Texas A&M SEC
19 Dorian Thompson-Robinson Jr UCLA Pac-12
20 Mac Jones Jr Alabama SEC
21 Sean Clifford Jr Penn State Big Ten
22 Bo Nix So Auburn SEC
23 Charlie Brewer Sr Baylor Big 12
24 Michael Penix So Indiana Big Ten
25 Max Duggan So TCU Big 12
26 Kyle Trask Sr Florida SEC
27 Tanner Morgan Jr Minnesota Big Ten
28 Hendon Hooker Jr Va Tech ACC
29 Jayden de Laura Fr Wazzu Pac-12
30 John Rhys Plumlee So Mississippi SEC
31 Brennan Armstrong So Virginia ACC
32 Tommy DeVito Jr Syracuse ACC
33 Grant Gunnell So Arizona Pac-12
34 Skylar Thompson Sr Kansas St Big 12
35 James Blackman Jr Florida St ACC
36 Dylan McCaffrey Jr Michigan Big Ten
37 Shawn Robinson Jr Missouri SEC
38 Jack Plummer So Purdue Big Ten
39 Ryan Hilinski So S Carolina SEC
40 Peyton Ramsey Sr Northwestern Big Ten
41 Anthony Brown Sr Oregon Pac-12
42 Davis Mills Jr Stanford Pac-12
43 Chase Brice Jr Duke ACC
44 Bryce Young Fr Alabama SEC
45 Jake Bentley Sr Utah Pac-12
46 Jarret Doege Jr W Virginia Big 12
47 Feleipe Franks Sr Arkansas SEC
48 Cammon Cooper Fr Wazzu Pac-12
49 Chase Garbers Jr Cal Pac-12
50 Kenny Pickett Sr Pitt ACC
51 Kevin Thomson Sr Washington Pac-12
52 Devin Leary So NC State ACC
53 Brandon Peters Sr Illinois Big Ten
54 Phil Jurkovec rSO BC ACC
55 Terry Wilson Sr Kentucky SEC
56 Matt Corral So Mississippi SEC
57 Tyler Shough So Oregon Pac-12
58 JT Daniels rSO Georgia SEC
59 Keytaon Thompson Sr Virginia ACC
60 Jack Coan Jr Wisconsin Big Ten

Running Back

Rank Player Class School Conference
1 Chuba Hubbard Jr Oklahoma St Big 12
2 Travis Etienne Sr Clemson ACC
3 Najee Harris Sr Alabama SEC
4 Kylin Hill Sr Mississippi St SEC
5 Breece Hall So Iowa St Big 12
6 Trey Sermon Sr Ohio St Big Ten
7 Javian Hawkins So Louisville ACC
8 Max Borghi Jr Wazzu Pac-12
9 Journey Brown Jr Penn State Big Ten
10 Jermar Jefferson Jr Oregon St Pac-12
11 Isaiah Spiller So Texas A&M SEC
12 Mohamed Ibrahim Jr Minnesota Big Ten
13 Kennedy Brooks Jr Oklahoma Big 12
14 SaRodorick Thompson So Texas Tech Big 12
15 Jashaun Corbin So Florida St ACC
16 Jerrion Ealy So Mississippi SEC
17 David Bailey Jr BC ACC
18 Pooka Williams Jr Kansas Big 12
19 Tyler Goodson So Iowa Big Ten
20 Chris Brown Jr Cal Pac-12
21 Rakeem Boyd Sr Arkansas SEC
22 C.J. Verdell Jr Oregon Pac-12
23 Larry Rountree III Sr Missouri SEC
24 Eric Gray So Tennessee SEC
24 Keaontay Ingram Jr Texas Big 12
25 Stevie Scott III Jr Indiana Big Ten
26 Zamir White So Georgia SEC
27 Dedrick Mills Sr Nebraska Big Ten
28 Nakia Watson So Wisconsin Big Ten
29 Richard Newton So Washington Pac-12
30 DeaMonte Trayanum Fr Arizona St Pac-12
31 Jordan Mason Jr Georgia Tech ACC
32 Demetric Felton Sr UCLA Pac-12
33 Elijah Collins So Michigan St Big Ten
35 Devin Brumfield Jr Utah Pac-12
36 Cam'Ron Harris Jr Miami ACC
37 Asim Rose Sr Kentucky SEC
38 Zonovan Knight So NC State ACC
39 Austin Jones So Stanford Pac-12
40 Deon Jackson Sr Duke ACC
41 Isaiah Bowser rSO Northwestern Big Ten
42 Kenneth Walker III So WF ACC
43 Michael Carter Sr UNC ACC
44 Zach Charbonnet So Michigan Big Ten
45 Abdul Adams Sr Syracuse ACC
46 Alex Fontenot Jr Colorado Pac-12
47 Javonte Williams Jr UNC ACC
48 A.J. Davis Sr Pitt ACC
49 Gary Brightwell Sr Arizona Pac-12
50 John Emery Jr So LSU SEC
51 Leddie Brown Jr W Virginia Big 12
52 Lorenzo Lingard So Florida SEC
53 King Doerue So Purdue Big Ten
54 Keyon Brooks So Vanderbilt SEC
55 Khalil Herbert Sr Va Tech ACC
56 MarShawn Lloyd Fr S Carolina SEC
57 Zach Evans Fr TCU Big 12
58 Peny Boone Fr Maryland Big Ten
59 Tank Bigsby Fr Auburn SEC
60 Vavae Malepeai Sr USC Pac-12
61 John Lovett Sr Baylor Big 12
62 Isaih Pacheco Jr Rutgers Big Ten
63 Brittain Brown Sr UCLA Pac-12
64 Chris Curry So LSU SEC
65 ZaQuandre White Jr S Carolina SEC
66 Lyn-J Dixon Jr Clemson ACC
67 Hassan Haskins So Michigan Big Ten
68 Jordan Wilmore So Utah Pac-12
69 D.J. Williams So Auburn SEC
70 James Cook Jr Georgia SEC
71 Noah Cain So Penn State Big Ten
72 Kavosiey Smoke So Kentucky SEC
73 Stephen Carr Sr USC Pac-12
74 Jacardia Wright rFr Kansas St Big 12
75 Chase Brown So Illinois Big Ten
76 Ty Chandler Sr Tennessee SEC
77 Tyrion Davis-Price So LSU SEC
78 Snoop Conner So Mississippi SEC
79 Wayne Taulapapa Jr Virginia ACC
80 Trestan Ebner Sr Baylor Big 12
81 Ainias Smith So Texas A&M SEC
82 Brian Robinson Sr Alabama SEC
83 Tyler Badie Jr Missouri SEC
84 Jaren Mangham So Colorado Pac-12
85 Mataeo Durant Jr Duke ACC
86 Mekhi Sargent Sr Iowa Big Ten
87 Tayon Fleet-Davis Sr Maryland Big Ten
88 Jordan Houston So NC State ACC
89 Hassan Hall Jr Louisville ACC
90 Travis Dye Jr Oregon Pac-12
91 Daniyel Ngata Fr Arizona St Pac-12
92 Christopher Rodriguez So Kentucky SEC
93 Marcus Crowley So Ohio St Big Ten
94 Sean McGrew Sr Washington Pac-12
95 Joe Ervin rFr Kansas St Big 12
96 Mike Hollins So Virginia ACC
97 Kenan Christon So USC Pac-12
98 Cyrus Habibi-Likio Jr Oregon Pac-12
99 Roschon Johnson So Texas Big 12
100 Lawrance Toafili Fr Florida St ACC
101 Shaun Shivers Jr Auburn SEC
102 Dameon Pierce Jr Florida SEC
103 Nathan Tilford Sr Arizona Pac-12
104 Jarveon Howard Jr Syracuse ACC
105 Garrett Groshek Sr Wisconsin Big Ten
106 Zander Horvath Jr Purdue Big Ten
107 Jawhar Jordan rFr Syracuse ACC
108 B.J. Baylor Jr Oregon St Pac-12
109 Alec Sinkfield Jr W Virginia Big 12
110 Cam Wiley rFr Minnesota Big Ten
111 Marcel Dancy Sr Cal Pac-12
112 Jalen Berger Fr Wisconsin Big Ten
113 Evan Hull rFr Northwestern Big Ten
114 Pat Garwo II rFr BC ACC
115 Darwin Barlow rFr TCU Big 12
116 Mike Epstein Jr Illinois Big Ten
117 Jamauri Wakefield Sr Vanderbilt SEC
118 Anthony Williams So Michigan St Big Ten
119 Trey Sanders rFr Alabama SEC
120 Israel Abanikanda Fr Pitt ACC
121 Raheem Blackshear Sr Va Tech ACC
122 Markese Stepp So USC Pac-12
123 Don Chaney Fr Miami ACC
124 Chris Evans Sr Michigan Big Ten
125 Rhamondre Stevenson Sr Oklahoma Big 12

 

Wide Receiver

Rank Player Class School Conference
1 Rondale Moore Jr Purdue Big Ten
2 Ja'Marr Chase Jr LSU SEC
3 DeVonta Smith Sr Alabama SEC
4 Rashod Bateman Jr Minnesota Big Ten
5 Sage Surratt Jr WF ACC
6 Tylan Wallace Sr Oklahoma St Big 12
7 Tamorrion Terry Sr Florida St ACC
8 Jaylen Waddle Jr Alabama SEC
9 Tutu Atwell Jr Louisville ACC
10 George Pickens So Georgia SEC
11 Dazz Newsome Sr UNC ACC
12 Amon-Ra St. Brown Jr USC Pac-12
13 Dyami Brown Jr UNC ACC
14 Chris Olave Jr Ohio St Big Ten
15 Tyler Vaughns Sr USC Pac-12
16 WanDale Robinson So Nebraska Big Ten
17 David Bell So Purdue Big Ten
18 Renard Bell Sr Wazzu Pac-12
19 Terrace Marshall Jr./td> Jr LSU SEC
20 Seth Williams Jr Auburn SEC
21 Charleston Rambo Jr Oklahoma Big 12
22 Whop Philyor Sr Indiana Big Ten
23 Garrett Wilson So Ohio St Big Ten
24 Osirus Mitchell Sr Mississippi St SEC
25 Joseph Ngata So Clemson ACC
26 JD Spielman rSR TCU SEC
27 Theo Wease So Oklahoma Big 12
28 Tyquan Thornton Jr Baylor Big 12
29 Jhamon Ausbon Sr Texas A&M SEC
30 Frank Darby Sr Arizona St Pac-12
31 Tre Turner Jr Va Tech ACC
32 Taysir Mack Sr Pitt ACC
33 Jahan Dotson Jr Penn State Big Ten
34 Travell Harris Jr Wazzu Pac-12
34 Taj Harris Jr Syracuse ACC
36 Chris Autman-Bell Jr Minnesota Big Ten
37 Brennan Eagles Jr Texas Big 12
38 Drake London So USC Pac-12
39 Trevon Grimes Sr Florida SEC
40 Terrell Jana Sr Virginia ACC
41 Shi Smith Sr S Carolina SEC
42 Elijah Moore Jr Mississippi SEC
43 Kyle Philips So UCLA Pac-12
44 Trevon Bradford Sr Oregon St Pac-12
45 Treylon Burks So Arkansas SEC
46 Mike Harley Sr Miami ACC
47 Erik Ezukanma So Texas Tech Big 12
48 Andrew Parchment Sr Kansas Big 12
49 Donavon Greene rFr WF ACC
50 Omar Manning Jr Nebraska Big Ten
51 Amari Rodgers Sr Clemson ACC
52 Stephon Robinson Sr Kansas Big 12
53 Sean Shaw So Iowa St Big 12
54 Jake Smith So Texas Big 12
55 Josh Imatorbhebhe Sr Illinois Big Ten
56 Tarique Milton Jr Iowa St Big 12
57 Davontavean Martin Sr Wazzu Pac-12
58 Emeka Emezie Sr NC State ACC
59 Ihmir Smith-Marsette Sr Iowa Big Ten
60 Jayden Reed So Michigan St Big Ten
61 Frank Ladson So Clemson ACC
62 T.J. Vasher Sr Texas Tech Big 12
63 Jamarye Joiner So Arizona Pac-12
64 Sam James So W Virginia Big 12
65 Nico Collins Sr Michigan Big Ten
66 Johnny Johnson III Sr Oregon Pac-12
67 OrTre Smith Sr S Carolina SEC
68 Dee Wiggins Jr Miami ACC
69 Shocky Jacques-Louis Jr Pitt ACC
70 Tyrell Shavers So Mississippi St SEC
71 Dez Fitzpatrick Sr Louisville ACC
72 Simi Fehoko So Stanford Pac-12
73 Josh Palmer Sr Tennessee SEC
74 Michael Wilson Jr Stanford Pac-12
75 Ty Fryfogle Sr Indiana Big Ten
76 John Metchie So Alabama SEC
77 Malik Knowles So Kansas St Big 12
78 Ronnie Bell Jr Michigan Big Ten
79 R.J. Sneed Jr Baylor Big 12
80 Kam Scott Jr Missouri SEC
81 Trey Knox So Arkansas SEC
82 Anthony Schwartz Jr Auburn SEC
83 Jalen Knox Jr Missouri SEC
84 K.D. Nixon Sr Colorado Pac-12
85 Cam Johnson So Vanderbilt SEC
86 T.J. Simmons Sr W Virginia Big 12
87 Jeshaun Jones So Maryland Big Ten
88 Jaquarii Roberson Jr WF ACC
89 Mycah Pittman So Oregon Pac-12
90 Jalen Nailor So Michigan St Big Ten
91 Mike Woods Jr Arkansas SEC
92 Jaylon Redd Sr Oregon Pac-12
93 Rakim Jarrett Fr Maryland Big Ten
94 JaVonta Payton Sr Mississippi St SEC
95 Josh Fleeks Jr Baylor Big 12
96 Brandon Smith Sr Iowa Big Ten
97 Beau Corrales Sr UNC ACC
98 Tayvion Robinson So Va Tech ACC
99 Taye Barber Jr TCU Big 12
100 Puka Nacua So Washington Pac-12
101 Damon Hazelton Sr Missouri SEC
102 Dominick Blaylock So Georgia SEC
103 Kobay White Sr BC ACC
104 Dillon Stoner Sr Oklahoma St Big 12
105 Nikko Remigio Jr Cal Pac-12
106 Braydon Johnson Jr Oklahoma St Big 12
107 Danny Davis III Sr Wisconsin Big Ten
108 Ahmarean Brown So Georgia Tech ACC
109 Dimitri Stanley So Colorado Pac-12
110 Jordan Whittington So Texas Big 12
111 Jacob Copeland So Florida SEC
112 Billy Kemp Jr Virginia ACC
113 Malik Heath Jr Mississippi St SEC
114 D.J. Matthews Sr Florida St ACC
115 Dontayvion Wicks So Virginia ACC
116 Tyrone Tracy So Iowa Big Ten
117 Kendric Pryor Sr Wisconsin Big Ten
118 Zay Flowers So BC ACC
119 Trey Palmer So LSU SEC
120 Jalon Calhoun So Duke ACC
121 Geordon Porter So Arizona St Pac-12
122 Terrell Bynum Jr Washington Pac-12
123 Eli Stove Sr Auburn SEC
124 Devin Carter So NC State ACC
125 Xavier Williams So Alabama SEC
126 Makai Polk So Cal Pac-12
127 Demond Demas Fr Texas A&M SEC
128 Bo Melton Sr Rutgers Big Ten
129 Ty Jones Jr Washington Pac-12
130 Cam Jordan Jr Syracuse ACC
131 Tre Mosley So Michigan St Big Ten
132 Josh Ali Sr Kentucky SEC
133 Dalton Rigdon Jr Texas Tech Big 12
134 Racey McMath Sr LSU SEC
135 Jamire Calvin Jr Wazzu Pac-12
136 Chase Cota Jr UCLA Pac-12
137 Dontay Demus Jr Maryland Big Ten
138 Brian Casteel Jr Arizona Pac-12
139 Britain Covey Sr Utah Pac-12
140 Amir Abdur-Rahman So Vanderbilt SEC
141 Kadarius Toney Sr Florida SEC
142 Riley Lees Sr Northwestern Big Ten
143 Daniel George So Penn State Big Ten
144 Bru McCoy rFr USC Pac-12
145 Champ Flemings Jr Oregon St Pac-12
146 Demetris Robertson Sr Georgia SEC
147 Julian Fleming Fr Ohio St Big Ten
148 Connor Wedington Jr Stanford Pac-12
149 Bryan Thompson Jr Utah Pac-12
150 Thayer Thomas Jr NC State ACC

 

Tight End

Rank Player Class School Conference
1 Kyle Pitts Jr Florida SEC
2 Brevin Jordan Jr Miami ACC
3 Brant Kuithe Jr Utah Pac-12
4 Pat Freiermuth Jr Penn State Big Ten
5 Charlie Kolar Jr Iowa St Big 12
6 Peyton Hendershot Jr Indiana Big Ten
7 Payne Durham So Purdue Big Ten
8 Jake Ferguson Jr Wisconsin Big Ten
9 Braden Galloway Jr Clemson ACC
10 Noah Gray Sr Duke ACC
11 Austin Stogner So Oklahoma Big 12
12 James Mitchell Jr Va Tech ACC
13 Jalen Wydermyer So Texas A&M SEC
14 John Raine Sr Northwestern Big Ten
15 Kenny Yeboah Sr Mississippi SEC
16 Cade Otton Jr Washington Pac-12
17 Tre' McKitty Sr Georgia SEC
18 Arik Gilbert Fr LSU SEC
19 Marshon Ford Jr Louisville ACC
20 Tony Poljan Sr Virginia ACC
21 Baylor Cupp rFr Texas A&M SEC
22 Sam LaPorta So Iowa Big Ten
23 Scooter Harrington Sr Stanford Pac-12
24 Cary Angeline Sr NC State ACC
25 Hunter Long Jr BC ACC
26 Nick Eubanks Sr Michigan Big Ten
27 Spencer Webb So Oregon Pac-12
28 Greg Dulcich So UCLA Pac-12
29 Lucas Krull Sr Pitt ACC
30 Aaron Hackett Sr Syracuse ACC
31 Hudson Henry rFr Arkansas SEC
32 Brandon Chapman Sr WF ACC
33 Pro Wells Jr TCU Big 12
34 Luke Ford So Illinois Big Ten
35 Malcolm Epps So Texas Big 12
36 Jeremy Ruckert Jr Ohio St Big Ten
37 Nick Lenners Sr Kansas St Big 12
38 Chigoziem Okonkwo Jr Maryland Big Ten
39 Travis Koontz Sr Texas Tech Big 12
40 Jake Tonges Jr Cal Pac-12
Thor Nystrom

Thor Nystrom is Rotoworld’s lead CFB writer. The 2018 FSWA College Sports Writer of the Year, Nystrom’s writing has also been honored by Rolling Stone magazine and The Best American Essays series. Say hi to him on Twitter @thorku!