This article is part of our Start vs. Sit series.
Not to bum everyone out, but we only have three more full weekends of college football to look forward to. Fortunately, we have unbelievable slates the rest of the way, including three matchups between top-10 teams set for Saturday. This week carries extra importance with it being the last week of the regular season before playoffs in most leagues. There are some top-tier players facing extremely tough matchups, so lineup decisions carry plenty of weight this week. Let's get into it.
PLAYERS TO START
Dontrell Hilliard, RB, Tulane (at East Carolina): I hate to make a school a weekly punching bag, but East Carolina has made it tough for me to treat the Pirates any other way. They are at the bottom of the barrel in terms of defensive S&P+ and 124th overall against the run. Hilliard hasn't quite lived up to his billing in recent weeks with a combined 37 carries for 107 yards and no scores in his last two games. A matchup with ECU is as good a chance as any to break the slump, though. If you'd been considering moving Hilliard to your bench in light of his recent downturn, give him one more chance this week with the best matchup on paper of any running back in the country.
Darrin Hall, RB, Pittsburgh (vs. North Carolina): Coming off a bye, Hall will be fresh and ready to rumble against a soft North Carolina defense that allows 205.1 yards per game on