Heisman Watch

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By Trey McCurry.

By Trey McCurry

Clemson enters the 2013 season with at least one legitimate Heisman candidate.  TCI will take a look each week at how the Heisman race is going as the season progresses.

Who are the contenders?  How does Tajh rank among the top candidates?

 

1. Braxton Miller, QB         JR    Ohio State                0-0

2012 Season stats: 148-254 (58.3%) passing for 2039 yards with 15 TDs and 6 INTs; 227 carries for 1271 yards with 13 TDs

Next game: Saturday, August 31 vs. Buffalo

 

2. AJ McCarron, QB           SR    Alabama                    0-0

2012 Season stats: 211-314 (67.2%) passing for 2933 yards with 30 TDs and 3 INTs; 49 carries for -10 yards with 1 TD

Next game: Saturday, August 31 vs. Virginia Tech (Atlanta, GA)

 

3. Aaron Murray, QB          SR    Georgia                     0-0

2012 Season stats: 249-386 (64.5%) passing for 3893 yards with 36 TDs and 10 INTs; 59 carries for -68 yards with 3 TDs

Next game: Saturday, August 31 @ #8 Clemson

 

4. Jadeveon Clowney, DE  JR    South Carolina          0-0

2012 Season stats: 54 tackles (40 solo, 14 assisted); 13.0 sacks (12 solo, 2 assisted); 23.5 tackles for loss (21 solo, 5 assisted); 3 forced fumbles

Next game: Thursday, August 29 vs. North Carolina

 

5. Tajh Boyd, QB               SR    Clemson                    0-0

2012 Season stats: 287-427 (67.2%) passing for 3896 yards with 36 TDs and 13 INTs; 186 carries for 514 yards with 10 TDs

Next game: Saturday, August 31 vs. #5 Georgia

 

6. Johnny Manziel, QB       SO    Texas A&M                0-0

2012 Season stats: 295-434 (68.0%) passing for 3706 yards with 26 TDs and 9 INTs; 201 carries for 1410 yards with 21 TDs

Next game: Saturday, August 31 vs. Rice

 

7. Teddy Bridgewater, QB JR    Louisville                  0-0

2012 Season stats: 287-419 (68.5%) passing for 3718 yards with 27 TDs and 8 INTs; 74 carries for 20 yards with 1 TD

Next game: Sunday, September 1 vs. Ohio

 

8. Marcus Mariota, QB       SO    Oregon                     0-0

2012 Season stats: 230-336 (68.5%) passing for 2677 yards with 32 TDs and 6 INTs; 106 carries for 752 yards with 5 TDs

Next game: Saturday, August 31 vs. Nicholls State

 

9. Marqise Lee, WR           JR    Southern Cal             0-0

2012 Season stats: 118 receptions for 1721 yards with 14 TDs; 13 carries for 106 yards

Next game: Thursday, August 29 @ Hawaii

 

10. T.J. Yeldon, RB           SO    Alabama                    0-0

2012 Season stats: 175 carries for 1108 yards with 12 TDs; 11 receptions for 131 yards with 1 TD

Next game: Saturday, August 31 vs. Virginia Tech (Atlanta, GA)

 

11. Todd Gurley, RB          SO    Georgia                     0-0

2012 Season stats: 222 carries for 1385 yards with 17 TDs; 16 receptions for 117 yards

Next game: Saturday, August 31 @ #8 Clemson

 

12. Taylor Martinez, QB    SR    Nebraska                   0-0

2012 Season stats: 228-368 (62.0%) passing for 2871 yards with 23 TDs and 12 INTs; 195 carries for 1019 yards with 10 TDs

Next game: Saturday, August 31 vs. Wyoming

 

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