FP per Touch Stats (Updated through 10/22)

Before I get into this, I want to apologize greatly for the lack of updates to the site. A lot of things have changed in my schedule that haven’t allowed me to keep the site updated as I would like. I want to provide all of you with good content and I apologize again for not doing that.

I want to dive into something that can be quite useful in determining how safe a player is to play, Fantasy Points (FP) per touch. I will take into account all pass attempts, rushes, receptions, and kick/punt returns. I will use a pretty standard scoring system in this process.

All TDs=6 points

Receptions= .5 points

Rushing/Receiving yards= .1 point per yard

RBs (Min. 80 total touches)

Matt BreidaGeorgia Southern1011.60198
Dalvin CookFlorida State1211.48843
Shock LinwoodBaylor961.364583
Leonard FournetteLSU1581.353797
C.J. ProsiseNotre Dame1471.313605
Jeremy McNicholsBoise State1251.2976
Elijah McGuireUL-Lafayette1391.178417
Darius JacksonE. Michigan1371.176642
Elijah HoodNorth Carolina851.163529
DeAndre WashingtonTexas Tech1261.162698
Royce FreemanOregon1651.158182
LJ ScottMichigan State811.15679
Kenneth DixonLouisiana Tech1101.138182
Larry Rose IIINew Mexico State1081.134259
Joseph YearbyMiami (FL)1061.116981
Ito SmithSouthern Miss1031.114563
Matthew DayesNC State1301.103846
Sony MichelGeorgia1071.098131
Ezekiel ElliottOhio State1701.081765
Devon JohnsonMarshall901.075556
Derrick HenryAlabama1601.06875
Joel BouagnonN. Illinois1491.04698
Aaron GreenTCU1141.037719
Patrick SkovGeorgia Tech841.035714
Paul PerkinsUCLA1381.034058
Arkeel NewsomeUConn1071.024299
Markell JonesPurdue911.021978
Travis GreeneBowling Green1101.017273
Jahad ThomasTemple1891.013757
Nick WilsonArizona1191.013445
Michael GordonArkansas State991.009091
Taquan MizzellVirginia1091.007339
Ray LawryOld Dominion1241.006452
Jordan CanzeriIowa1531.003922
Myles GaskinWashington820.99878
Tyler ErvinSan Jose State2010.99403
Demario RichardArizona State1190.990756
Don JacksonNevada1220.963934
Conor HundleyAkron1090.934862
Shaquille PowellDuke860.931395

As you can see, there are many names to be expected on this list, especially near the top. I used the 80 touch threshold because we are now in we are now in week 8 and it makes some of the early week guys that have played 8 games to have at least a 10 touch per game average.

Matt Breida has been incredibly efficient with his touches so far in 2015; no surprise there. Tyler Ervin, however, has not been near as efficient although he has exactly 100 more touches than Breida. Ervin seems to be way more dependent on touches to produce a high volume of points. I always like to have the guys that get plenty of touches but it’s always nice to have guys that can make the most out of each time they touch the football.

Many of these guys might be products of their systems and thrive on the limited number of touches, but it is nice to know which guys are taking advantage of them. Of course, more touches doesn’t always mean they will continue to score points at their current rate, but at this point of the season it can be very useful information especially when deciding flex options in season long or that last player in your GPP.



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