If Chelf holds onto the starting role, he becomes an intriguing option down the stretch because the Cowboys have three of their last four games in Stillwater (Kansas, at Texas, Baylor, Oklahoma).
Jordan Howard, RB-UAB
Howard was mentioned in our Emergency Starters and rushed for 154 yards on 23 carries Saturday against Middle Tennessee. The freshman running back has topped 150 rushing yards in two of the last three games and is earning as many carries as teammate Darrin Reaves.
Rod McDowell, RB-Clemson
Chances are pretty good that many fantasy owners soured on McDowell as the 2013 season progressed, but a recent resurgence makes him a hot waiver commodity. In Clemson’s past two games, McDowell has rushed for 231 yards and has scored four touchdowns.
Treyvon Green, RB-Northwestern
Green is another running back that has resurfaced after a quiet run through the middle of the season. After his three touchdown performance Saturday against Nebraska, Green should be a waiver wire target, but keep in mind that the Wildcats have a bye next week.
Devonta Freeman, RB-Florida State
Depending on the size of your league, Freeman may be available because his production has been dwarfed by quarterback Jameis Winston. Freeman has not topped 100 yards rushing since Week 4, but he has scored in all but two games this season. The junior running back has been extremely valuable the past two games, combining for 298 yards from scrimmage and scoring five touchdowns.
Sammie Coates, WR-Auburn
Coates may be the ultimate risk-reward receiver because he does not catch many passes, but his numbers speak for themselves. The sophomore receiver has not caught more than five passes in a game this season, but Coates has gone over 100 yards in four of the past five games in which he has played, and is averaging 26.6 yards per reception.
Travis Reynolds, WR-Utah State
Reynolds has at least 140 yards receiving in two of the past three games and the Aggies have some nice matchups on the horizon (UNLV, Colorado State, and Wyoming).
Keenan Holman, WR-SMU
After catching 10 passes for 209 yards and three touchdowns against Temple two weeks ago, Holman has topped 100 yards in back-to-back weeks and has caught a touchdown in four of the Mustangs past five games.