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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. Tajh Boyd, QB               SR    Clemson                    1-0

Season Stats: 18-30 (60.0%) passing for 270 yards with 3 TDs & 0 INT and 13 carries for 42 yards with 2 TDs in one game

Last Game: 18-30 (60.0%) passing for 270 yards with 3 TDs & 0 INT and 13 carries for 42 yards with 2 TDs in team’s 38-35 win over #5 Georgia

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 vs. South Carolina State (12:30PM)

 

2. Teddy Bridgewater, QB JR    Louisville                  1-0

Season Stats: 23-28 (82.1%) passing for 355 yards with 5 TDs & 1 INT and 2 carries for 1 yard in one game

Last Game: 23-28 (82.1%) passing for 355 yards with 5 TDs & 1 INT and 2 carries for 1 yard in team’s 49-7 win over Ohio

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 vs. Eastern Kentucky (12:00PM)

 

3. Marcus Mariota, QB       SO    Oregon                     1-0

Season Stats: 12-21 (57.1%) passing for 234 yards with 1 TD & 0 INT and 5 carries for 113 yards with 2 TDs in one game

Last Game: 12-21 (57.1%) passing for 234 yards with 1 TD & 0 INT and 5 carries for 113 yards with 2 TDs in team’s 66-3 win over Nicholls State

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 @ Virginia (3:30PM)

 

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

Season Stats: 15-22 (68.2%) passing for 178 yards with 2 TDs & 1 INT and 17 carries for 77 yards in one game

Last Game: 15-22 (68.2%) passing for 178 yards with 2 TDs & 1 INT and 17 carries for 77 yards in team’s 40-20 win over Buffalo

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 vs. San Diego State (3:30PM)

 

5. Jameis Winston, QB       FR    Florida State             1-0

Season Stats: 25-27 (92.6%) passing for 356 yards with 4 TDs & 0 INT and 8 carries for 25 yards with a TD in one game

Last Game: 25-27 (92.6%) passing for 356 yards with 4 TDs & 0 INT and 8 carries for 25 yards with a TD in team’s 41-13 win at Pittsburgh

Next Game: Saturday, September 14 vs. Nevada (3:30PM)

 

6. Todd Gurley, RB            SO    Georgia                     0-1

Season Stats: 12 carries for 154 yards with 2 TDs and 1 reception for 1 yard in one game

Last Game: 12 carries for 154 yards with 2 TDs and 1 reception for 1 yard in team’s 38-35 loss at Clemson

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 vs. #6 South Carolina (4:30PM)

 

7. Sammy Watkins, WR      JR    Clemson                    1-0

Season Stats: 6 receptions for 127 yards with a TD and 2 carries for 2 yards in one game

Last Game: 6 receptions for 127 yards with a TD and 2 carries for 2 yards in team’s 38-35 win over Georgia

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 vs. South Carolina State (12:30PM)

 

8. Johnny Manziel, QB       SO    Texas A&M                1-0

Season Stats: 6-8 (75.0%) passing for 94 yards with 3 TDs & 0 INT and 6 carries for 19 yards in one game

Last Game: 6-8 (75.0%) passing for 94 yards with 3 TDs & 0 INT and 6 carries for 19 yards in team’s 52-31 win over Rice

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 vs. Sam Houston State (7:00PM)

 

9. Jadeveon Clowney, DE  JR    South Carolina          1-0

Season Stats: 3 tackles (3 solo) and 3 QB hurries in one game

Last Game: 3 tackles (3 solo) and 3 QB hurries in team’s 27-10 win over North Carolina

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 @ #5 Georgia (4:30PM)

 

10. Aaron Murray, QB        SR    Georgia                     0-1

Season Stats: 20-29 (69.0%) for 323 yards with 0 TD & 1 INT and 7 carries for -7 yards with a TD in one game

Last Game: 20-29 (69.0%) for 323 yards with 0 TD & 1 INT and 7 carries for -7 yards with a TD in team’s 38-35 loss at #8 Clemson

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 vs. #6 South Carolina (4:30PM)

 

 

Others to watch (alphabetically):

David Ash, QB                   JR    Texas                       1-0

Season Stats: 20-28 (71.4%) passing for 343 yards with 4 TDs & 2 INTs and 8 carries for 91 yards with a TD in one game

Last Game: 20-28 (71.4%) passing for 343 yards with 4 TDs & 2 INTs and 8 carries for 91 yards with a TD in team’s 56-7 win over New Mexico State

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 @ BYU (7:00PM)

 

Marqise Lee, WR               JR    Southern Cal             1-0

Season Stats: 8 receptions for 104 yards and 1 carry for -4 yards in one game

Last Game: 8 receptions for 104 yards and 1 carry for -4 yards in team’s 30-13 win at Hawaii

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 vs. Washington State (10:30PM)

 

Taylor Martinez, QB          SR    Nebraska                   1-0

Season Stats: 17-22 (77.3%) passing for 129 yards with 3 TDs & 1 INT and 16 carries for 80 yards in one game

Last Game: 17-22 (77.3%) passing for 129 yards with 3 TDs & 1 INT and 16 carries for 80 yards in team’s 37-34 win over Wyoming

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 vs. Southern Miss (6:00PM)

 

AJ McCarron, QB               SR    Alabama                    1-0

Season Stats: 10-23 (43.5%) passing for 110 yards with 1 TD & 1 INT and 4 carries for -23 yards in one game

Last Game: 10-23 (43.5%) passing for 110 yards with 1 TD & 1 INT and 4 carries for -23 yards in team’s 35-10 win over Virginia Tech

Next Game: Saturday, September 14 @ #7 Texas A&M (3:30PM)

 

De’Anthony Thomas, RB    JR    Oregon                     1-0

Season Stats: 18 carries for 128 yards with 2 TDs and 1 reception for 2 yards in one game

Last Game: 18 carries for 128 yards with 2 TDs and 1 reception for 2 yards in team’s 66-3 win over Nicholls State

Next Game: Saturday, September 7 @ Virginia (3:30PM)

 

T.J. Yeldon, RB                 SO    Alabama                    1-0

Season Stats: 17 carries for 75 yards with 1 TD in one game

Last Game: 17 carries for 75 yards with 1 TD in team’s 35-10 win over Virginia Tech

Next Game: Saturday, September 14 @ #7 Texas A&M (3:30PM)

 

 

 

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