Fantasy preview of the SEC West

Wes Huber breaks down the forecast for each team in the division as the fantasy season draws near.

| 5 months ago
(AP Photo/Bob Levey)

(AP Photo/Bob Levey)

Fantasy preview of the SEC West

Let’s begin the 2016 preview of the fantasy college football season with the Southeastern Conference’s West Division.

Alabama Crimson Tide

One offseason removed from winning the College Football Playoff, Alabama is currently staging competitions at key skill positions that could ultimately result in a new strength. At quarterback, Cooper Bateman leads by a nose over Blake Barnett. In the backfield, Bo Scarbrough and Damien Harris have been shredding intrasquad scrimmages with their eyes set on replacing Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry. The offensive focus, though, could shift to the passing game considering the offense’s greatest concentration of talent, the wide receiver corps. Returning stud Calvin Ridley will most definitely maintain his hold on the No. 1 role, while recent Bowling Green graduate transfer Gehrig Dieter will compete with returning Robert Foster and ArDarius Stewart.

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Wes is an analyst and fantasy correspondent at Pro Football Focus. He's been with the company since 2014, and his work has been featured on DraftKings Playbook and FantasyPros.

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