CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 2
CFB Waiver Wire: Players to Pick Up Week 2

This article is part of our CFB Waiver Wire series.

This article is part of our CFB Waiver Wire series.

Welcome to another installment of the waiver wire watch. Throughout the college football season, I'll pick two guys from every 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.

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Kenny Gainwell, RB, Memphis
While I was utterly disappointed by the amount of points scored in the Ole Miss-Memphis game, I was happy about learning of Gainwell who appears will fill the role vacated by Tony Pollard. Patrick Taylor is going to get his touches as the more traditional back, but I trust that this high-tempo Memphis offense can support more than one fantasy player in the backfield. In addition to 16 carries, Gainwell managed six targets in the passing game versus Ole Miss.

Tre Nixon, WR, UCF
If you can't get quarterback Brandon Wimbush or wideout Gabriel Davis, Nixon will be the next best thing, especially in a game with Florida Atlantic that should be an absolute scoring fest. Even beyond that game, Nixon is a nice player, evident from his six catches for 61 yards and a touchdown on 11 targets in Week 1. Last season, Nixon averaged 6.5 targets per game and posted 40 catches for 562 yards and four touchdowns. 

Last Week; Memphis TE Joey Magnifico (Only 1 Target) & Houston RB Patrick Carr (Injured -

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Nick Grays
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