The Heisman Trophy is the most prestigious award in college football. With a history reaching back almost 80 years, to be recognized by the Heisman Trophy Trust is to join the ranks of the very best in college football history. But how do these players transition to the NFL? And more importantly for us fantasy nerds, do they rack up the fantasy points? Here are the career and annual fantasy stats of the last five Heisman winners (2007 to 2011):
Drafts are in full swing, so we’ve updated the rankings and projections on both tabs of the fantasy football spreadsheet. Get the updated NFL stats spreadsheet here.
If you’ve played fantasy football for several years, you may have seen a similar scenario to this play out chronologically: Year 1: free or a nominal $20 fee to keep people from dumping. Year 2: entry fees go up. A couple teams turnover to new managers. Year 3: Keeper players are introduced. Year 4: More keepers, higher fees, turnover reduced. Years 5+: Individual Defensive Players (IDP) As your league gets more advanced and each manager is more invested through their time, entry fees and closer friendships, eventually you will have to learn a whole different animal – IDP players.
Be prepared on your draft day. I’ve been in pay pools for seven years now and have tweaked these spreadsheets into the versions you see now. The first spreadsheet contains historical 2011 NFL stats for offense (QB, RB, WR, TE). The second spreadsheet I swear by on draft day. There are online tools popping up for this sort of thing, but I always find myself going back to a trusty excel spreadsheet. This one works great for offline drafts too, so print them out! Why share them now? Because sharing is caring. Enjoy. Any constructive feedback is appreciated! Take me
Rookies can have a big impact on your team, especially in contrast to how late you can grab them in your league draft. You’re not always going to get a Cam Newton, but a player you can rely on for your bye-week or when one of your starters goes down with injury is certainly hiding among the newcomers of the 2012-2013 season. Who among the new draft class will prove to be a force in their first season and what can you expect from them? Here’s a look at a few of 2011’s notable rookies, their typical fantasy results, as
It’s that time of year again! The popular fantasy football spreadsheet to help you prepare for your draft and organize your picks on draft day has been sent out to a few early birds for testing. After feedback and a few tweaks, I’ll post it here asap. The downloadable draft tool will include: 2011 offensive NFL stats 2012 projected offensive stats from Yahoo! Sports NFL Schedule Grid with a bye week cheat sheet NFL Strength of Schedule for weeks 14-16 A fantasy draft board for notes to use during your online draft (in a separate workbook). These fantasy football spreadsheets