Big 12 fantasy football: Week 8

What a week for some Big 12 fantasy football, at least for two of us.

Jake Trotter pulled off a one-point nail-biter in week 8 thanks to several huge performances, posting 152 points for his third win of the season. Not only did Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty have his typical sparking performance with 27 points, but West Virginia’s running backs chipped in a combined 36 points, and the always-reliable Jace Amaro put up 25.

In second place was yours truly, with a respectable 151 points. Having the top two wide receivers in the conference in Baylor's Antwan Goodley (30 points) and Oklahoma State's Josh Stewart (20) helped, and so did big weeks from James Sims and Kenny Williams. But starting injured Oklahoma State tight end Blake Jackson and Texas kicker Anthony Fera, who was on a bye, were costly decisions.

Week 8 was a rough one for Brandon, who finished third with 67 points. Lache Seastrunk put up 23, and the stout Oklahoma State defense scored 22, but far too many of his starters scored zero points on Saturday.

Goodley was the high-scorer of the week in the Big 12, but there is one player on the rise: Texas Tech quarterback Davis Webb. He followed up a 28-point performance last week with 27 against West Virginia.

Jake Trotter’s Team

QB Bryce Petty, BAY – 27

RB Dreamius Smith, WVU – 20

RB Charles Sims, WVU – 16

FLEX Damien Williams, OU – 11

WR Sterling Shepard, OU – 20

WR Tracy Moore, OSU – 7

TE Jace Amaro, TTU – 25

DEF TCU defense – 9

K Aaron Jones, BAY – 17

Total: 152

Max Olson’s Team

QB Blake Bell, OU – 18

RB James Sims, KU – 24

RB Kenny Williams, TTU – 23

FLEX Tevin Reese, BAY – 10

WR Antwan Goodley, BAY – 30

WR Josh Stewart, OSU – 20

TE Blake Jackson, OSU – 0

DEF Baylor defense – 26

K Anthony Fera, Texas – 0

Total: 151

Brandon Chatmon’s Team

QB J.W. Walsh, OSU – 5

RB Lache Seastrunk, BAY – 23

RB Johnathan Gray, TEX – 0

FLEX Marcell Ateman, OSU – 0

WR Jalen Saunders, OU – 4

WR Jakeem Grant, TTU – 0

TE Cody Clay, WVU – 0

D Oklahoma State defense – 22

K Ryan Bustin, TTU – 13

Total: 67

Season Leaderboard

1. Max: 871

2. Jake: 848

3. Brandon: 732