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HeismanWatch.com’s Week 2 Rankings

We have more months left in the season than we have weeks played, yet we are starting to see some separation in the Heisman ranks.  The Heisman is generally a quarterback-favoring award and this season is no exception.  Quarterbacks are dominating the Heisman discussion.  Which probably means it would be an excellent season to excel[…]

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The Emotional Leader Of College Football

Under the brightest lights and on the biggest stage of the week, Baker Mayfield was awesome and inspiring. Saturday night, the #5 Oklahoma Sooners went into Columbus, OH and laid it on the #2 The Ohio St. Buckeyes in large part to the play and leadership of Baker Mayfield. Mayfield was his usual sensational self;[…]

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Heisman Odds: Baker Mayfield

Baker Mayfield (QB – OU) ML: +800 Why We Think Mayfield Will Win The Heisman: If anybody has mastered college football it’s Baker Mayfield.  Last year, Mayfield set an FBS record in efficiency rating (196.4) and completed 70.9% of his passes, first in FBS.  The 5th year Sr. has achieved all but two things on[…]

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Heisman Odds: Lamar Jackson

Lamar Jackson: (QB – Louisville) ML +800 Why We Think Lamar Jackson Will Win The Heisman: College football’s version of the “Human Highlight Film,” the reigning champ of the Heisman Trophy isn’t about ready to budge off his throne.  Why should he?  Why is Lamar Jackson no longer the favorite to win the Heisman again?  Considering the Heisman is generally[…]

Sep 5, 2016; Orlando, FL, USA;  Florida State Seminoles quarterback Deondre Francois (12) throws the ball in the second quarter against the Mississippi Rebels at Camping World Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Logan Bowles-USA TODAY Sports

Heisman Odds: Cam Akers / Deondre Francois

Cam Akers (RB – FSU) ML +5000 Why Cam Akers will win the Heisman: Sports media and Heisman voters alike love “firsts.”  Johnny Manziel was the first (redshirt) Freshman Heisman winner.  Marcus Mariota was the first Polynesian Heisman winner.  Lamar Jackson was the first Louisville Heisman winner.  Cam Akers could be the first true-Freshman Heisman[…]

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Best/Worst Heisman NFL Careers

With the NFL draft upon us, and if you’re an NFL fan like me, you’ve ingested hundred’s of mock draft simulation’s that change almost overnight.  Every “expert” has their inside scoop, what a team needs, who’ll be available when your team picks.  Then you go further and read into who each player is and their[…]

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Poll of Polls: Week 1

The Poll of Polls closely monitors expert rankings to give you the clearest picture of current standing in the 2015 Heisman Trophy race. Failure to Launch: Auburn’s Jeremy Johnson throws 3 interceptions in lackluster opener. So far, the sequel hasn’t been as good as the original (i.e. Cam Newton) JT Barrett currently maintains a 100% passing completion percentage so[…]

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Week 1: Games with Heisman Implications

Heisman Watch takes inventory of week 1’s best college football games that directly impact the Heisman Trophy race.  Not only will these particular games influence a player’s overall body-of-work, team rank, peak-win share, etc. but each candidate will have an opportunity to shine in a ‘Heisman Moment’ as each game broadcasts to a pronounced viewership.  These contributing factors will support a candidate’s commanding[…]