This article is part of our Start vs. Sit series.
We're into October and finally hitting conference play full force as we delve into our Week 6 start/sit plays. We were spoiled by a Week 5 slate that featured five matchups between ranked opponents, highlighted by a thrilling finish in Happy Valley (depending on how you view those teams).
Moving into this week, there aren't as many marquee matchups, but there is a showdown at the Cotton Bowl that will swing the fate of the Big 12. Of course, I'm talking about the Red River Rivalry between No. 7 Oklahoma against the 19th-ranked Texas Longhorns. Beyond that there are plenty of other matchups where early surprise teams like Kentucky, Colorado and Florida can prove their hot starts aren't flukes. Without further adieu, let's jump into the main course of this week's Start/Sit picks.
PLAYERS TO START
Brady White, QB, Memphis (vs. Connecticut)
I'm still trying to process what happened to Memphis in New Orleans last week, but the Tigers are undoubtedly onto their next opponent looking to make amends for their second shocking conference loss. White was chief among the disappointments against Tulane, completing 14 of 30 passes for 246 yards. A home game against Connecticut (129th in defensive S&P+) will cure what ails White and the Memphis offense.
Trevor Lawrence, QB, Clemson (at Wake Forest)
This hinges on health after Lawrence left last week's game with a neck strain, but if he's good to go Saturday, he deserves a start in most formats. Admittedly, Lawrence