2018 Preseason Heisman Watch List: Bryce Love

Bryce Love, Stanford RB It only makes sense for the Heisman runner-up to naturally move into the role as ‘favorite’ after the departure of leading vote-getter, Baker Mayfield.  In fact, only three of the top-10 Heisman finishers from 2017 are back playing college football in 2018 (Jonathan Taylor for Wisconsin and McKenzie Milton for UCF).[…]

2018 Preseason Heisman Watch List: Tua Tagovailoa

Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama QB It’s relatively unprecedented for a player to head into the season as a ‘Heisman favorite’ after having little to no playing time the year before, but Tua Tagovailoa made the most of his brief stint in the 2017 National Championship Game for Vegas to put him atop some preseason lists. Tagovailoa’s[…]

Grading the 2017 Heisman Calculator

The Heisman Calculator is a one-of-a-kind regression model that processes simulated Heisman votes. By using player and voter data from years past, we can identify statistical influencers that drive Heisman votes. For the third consecutive year, HeismanWatch.com foretells the Heisman Trophy outcome with greater accuracy than ESPN’s panel of experts and USATODAY’s Gannett Heisman [voter] survey. Congratulations[…]