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Daily fantasy picks: Week 5 college DraftKings plays

Sep 22, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Clemson Tigers running back Travis Etienne (9) celebrates after a touchdown run with wide receiver Tee Higgins (5) against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the first half at Bobby Dodd Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Heading into Week 5 of the college football season, we’re here to break down the top DFS plays on DraftKings.

College football is back – and thanks to the availability of daily fantasy games, it’s better than ever! Well, at least better than it’s been in a few years. The game is a little different than it was several years ago when it was last available. In case you’re playing catchup, here’s an overview of what college football games look like on DraftKings:

Salary Cap — $50,000
Lineup Construction — QB, RB, RB, WR, WR, WR, flex, superflex

Important notes: In flex spot one, we can play a running back or a wide receiver. In the superflex spot, we can use any player in the pool. If you’re looking for tight ends, they are all listed at wide receiver.

Here are some of my favorite plays for the Saturday noon main slate on DraftKings (10 games) in Week 5:


Will Grier, West Virginia, $10,900

Grier was one of my favorite picks last week and he didn’t disappoint, turning in five touchdowns en route to over 34 DK points. In fact, Grier has at least four touchdowns in every game this season. This week he draws Texas Tech in a game with an over/under of 76.5. There will be plenty of fireworks in this game and the Mountaineers signal-caller will be a reason why.

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