Every fan of college football enjoys big plays. Whether it’s a 100-yard kick return or a bomb of a pass over the secondary’s head, big plays are what make this game so electric.
Let’s take a look at the big play threats in CFB so far this season.
MALIK WASHINGTON – VIRGINIA
The Northwestern transfer leads all transfers in receiving yards with 556, a total that is more than 65 yards higher than the next-closest player. Washington is averaging 15 yards per catch, and has caught four touchdowns already this season.
— Video from: @TSV__1 (@TSV__1) September 9, 2023
RAY DAVIS – KENTUCKY
When will we stop writing about Ray Davis? Never. He’s been a monster for the Wildcats, racking up 594 yards and eight touchdowns on the ground, in addition to 146 yards and three touchdowns through the air.
XAVIER WEAVER – COLORADO
Weaver has been one of Shedeur Sanders’ most electric weapons, and has already caught 41 passes for 490 yards on the year for an average grab of 11.95 yards.
STEVEN MCBRIDE – HAWAII
Mcbride, the portal’s leader in receiving touchdowns (tied with two others) at six, has caught 30 passes for a total of 469 yards this season. The Kansas transfer is averaging 15.6 yards per reception.
MALIK JACKSON – JACKSONVILLE STATE
Jackson, a Louisiana Monroe transfer, has already gained 559 yards on the ground this year to go along with four touchdowns.
JAMARI THRASH – LOUISVILLE
The former Georgia State wideout has shined for an undefeated Louisville squad, catching 22 passes for 444 yards and five touchdowns. He has an average of 20.18 yards per reception!
— Video from: @TSV__1 (@TSV__1) September 16, 2023
ANTHONY SIMPSON – UMASS
Simpson has been a weapon for the Minutemen all year, catching 26 passes for 426 yards and two touchdowns. He has also rushed for 82 yards and a TD.