This article is part of our CFB Waiver Wire series.
Welcome to this year's first installment of the waiver wire watch. Throughout the college football season, I'll pick two guys from every active conference who either caught my eye in the previous week or who have a favorable match-up in the near future. As always, I'll get to any questions or comments you have in the comments section below.
Slate Background: Hard to follow up that absolutely loaded season-opening slate, but here we are. We have four games on Friday headlined by Kansas at Coastal Carolina, hello Chanticleers who should light up their teal turf with fantasy points! UTEP at Boise State will also be an interesting one for fantasy purposes. On Saturday, we're treated to Oregon at Ohio State, Iowa at Iowa State and Texas at Arkansas to name a few. It was very interesting to see some FCS schools knock off FBS squads in the first week which could only help fantasy as that means starters will stay in games longer if that trend continues.
*Fantasy Points referenced in article are DK format.
**To qualify for recommendations, players must be owned in less than 50 percent of Fantrax Leagues
Tanner Mordecai, QB, SMU
Mordecai beat out freshman Preston Stone for the starting job and didn't turn back as he threw for 317 yards and seven touchdowns in his Mustangs debut. I fully expect this kind of production to continue as the SMU offense is nuts and Mordecai was previously the back-up at Oklahoma, so he definitely