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TPR’s Top Wide Receiver Performances from Week 8



Top transfer receiver talent in this week’s biggest upset, Devontez Walker (UNC) and Malik Washington (Virginia), headline this week’s top receivers according to TPR’s fantasy point system.

  1. Devontez Walker UNC- 26.50 PTS

After a lengthy battle with the NCAA to retain eligibility, UNC’s top receiver Tez Walker is back and tearing it up for the Heels. Walker hauled in 11 passes for 146 yards and a touchdown in a shocking 31-27 home loss Saturday.

  1. Xzavier Henderson Cincinnati- 24.20 PTS

In a tough home loss to Baylor, Florida transfer Xzavier Henderson had a great connection with his former Gator teammate Emory Jones. Jones and Henderson connected eight times for 82 yards and two touchdowns in the 32-29 loss.

  1. Malik Washington Virginia- 23.50 PTS

The second biggest upset of the year (Texas State over Baylor) was led by Northwestern transfer receiver Malik Washington. The 5’8” senior exploded for 12 catches 115 yards and a touchdown in the shocking Cavaliers win over UNC.

  1. Jordan Hudson SMU- 23.20 PTS

In a 55-0 shellacking over Temple, TCU transfer Jordan Hudson uncorked for the Mustangs. The sophomore receiver hauled in 6 passes for 82 yards and two touchdowns in the dominant win.

  1. Steven McBride Hawai’i- 22.00 PTS

In a tough loss for the Rainbow Warriors, senior receiver Steven McBride provided a rare bright spot. The Kansas transfer went for five, 75 and a touchdown in a 42-21 loss at New Mexico.

  1. Will Pauling Wisconsin- 19.00 PTS

The Badgers got a thrilling comeback win over Illinois Saturday, and Chicago native Will Pauling had a huge impact. The sophomore receiver transferred from Cincinnati this offseason and notched seven receptions for 95 yards and a touchdown in the Wisconsin win.

  1. Courtney Jackson Arkansas State- 18.40 PTS

Jackson hauled in 5 passes for 99 yards and a touchdown in the Red Wolves loss Saturday to Coastal Carolina. The Syracuse transfer has been great for Arkansas State, leading the team in receiving to start the season.

  1. Tez Johnson Oregon- 18.40 PTS

Oregon’s throwback uniforms were on display in Saturday’s win, as was the connection between Troy transfer Tez Johnson and his brother and law Bo Nix. Nix found the junior receiver for a team leading 94 yards and a touchdown in the Ducks 38-24 win.

  1. NyNy Davis Louisiana Monroe- 15.40 PTS

Utah State transfer NyNy Davis was great in the Warhawks loss Saturday, going for 78 yards and a touchdown. The 5’8” receiver has been a great addition to UL Monroe’s offense to start the season.

  1. EJ Horton West Virginia- 12.9 PTS

In a shootout loss to Oklahoma State, Marshall transfer EJ Horton provided a big play threat for the Mountaineers offense. The junior receiver went for 79 yards and a touchdown on just three catches in the 48-34 loss.

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