It was a big week for several Tennessee prospects across the state. Marlon Brown, 6-5, 205 pound wide receiver from Memphis-Harding Academy (Tenn.) had a big week. Brown, finished with 160 all purpose yards, and two touchdowns, totaling 20 fantasy points. He also had an interception and 44 yard touchdown pass reception called back in the game. Fans will only see productivity increase for Brown this season, so he remains an absolute must in your fantasy starting lineup.
On the ground Memphis-Kingsbury running back Gabriel Hunter, 5-11, 190, Ole Miss commitment, had a monster game to start off his 2008 campaign. Hunter rushed for 255 yards and three touchdowns on only 16 touches. He racked up 26 total fantasy points to start off the season. This is a back who rushed for a Memphis record with 2, 627 yards and 28 touchdowns as a junior. He may be the most obvious pick and start for any fantasy team coach in 2008.
Through the aerial attack fans will get their thrills this season with Chris Campbell, 6-4, 195, quarterback from Memphis-Briarcrest. Campebell, a Southern Miss commitment, threw for 167 yards, and one touchdown. This could prove to be a good season for Campbell as his team plans to spread things out a little more and open up the passing game.
Jamal Ramsey, 6-1.5, 174 pounds also had a big first week with only one half of football under his belt. In his senior season debut, he threw for two touchdowns and added one on the ground. He totaled 74 yards in the air and 32 on the ground rushing. All of those stats came in the first half. Ramsey will prove to be a strong asset for any team because of his ability to make plays with his arm and his legs.
Fantasy Football Tip of The Week
The combination of Marsalis Teague, 5-10, 175 pound quarterback and Dominque Allen, 6-0, 225 pound fullback will prove to be too much for many teams. This week look for Teague and Allen to combine for big yards against rival Dickson County. Both are deadly on the ground, but Teague has the ability to make a big play through the air.