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. Johnny Manziel, QB       SO    Texas A&M                4-1

Season Stats: 100-140 (71.4%) passing for 1489 yards with 14 TDs & 4 INTs and 48 carries for 314 yards with 3 TDs in five games

Last Game: 23-30 (76.7%) passing for 261 yards with 2 TDs and 9 carries for 59 yards in team’s 45-33 win at Arkansas

Next Game: Saturday, October 12 @ #24 Ole Miss (8:30PM)

 

2. Aaron Murray, QB          SR    Georgia                     3-1

Season Stats: 79-116 (68.1%) for 1338 yards with 11 TDs & 3 INTs and 21 carries for 20 yards with 3 TDs in four games

Last Game: 20-34 (58.8%) for 298 yards with 4 TDs & 1 INT and 3 carries for 9 yards with a TD in team’s 44-41 win over #6 LSU

Next Game: Saturday, October 5 @ Tennessee (3:30PM)

 

3. Tajh Boyd, QB               SR    Clemson                    4-0

Season Stats: 73-114 (64.0%) passing for 994 yards with 9 TDs & 0 INT and 49 carries for 159 yards with 4 TDs in four games

Last Game: 17-24 (70.8%) passing for 311 yards with 3 TDs and 17 carries for 69 yards with a TD in team’s 56-7 win over Wake Forest

Next Game: Saturday, October 5 @ Syracuse (3:30PM)

 

4. Marcus Mariota, QB       SO    Oregon                     4-0

Season Stats: 60-107 (56.1%) passing for 1003 yards with 9 TDs & 0 INT and 21 carries for 295 yards with 5 TDs in four games

Last Game: 11-25 (44.0%) passing for 114 yards with 2 TDs and 6 carries for 33 yards with a TD in team’s 55-16 win over California

Next Game: Saturday, October 5 @ Colorado (6:00PM)

 

5. Teddy Bridgewater, QB JR    Louisville                  4-0

Season Stats: 79-110 (71.8%) passing for 1214 yards with 14 TDs & 1 INT and 12 carries for 36 yard in four games

Last Game: 17-22 (77.3%) passing for 212 yards with 4 TDs and 3 carries for 1 yard in team’s 72-0 win over Florida International

Next Game: Saturday, October 5 @ Temple (12:00PM)

 

6. Todd Gurley, RB            SO    Georgia                     3-1

Season Stats: 71 carries for 450 yards with 4 TDs and 5 receptions for 42 yards with a TD in four games

Last Game: 8 carries for 73 yards and 1 reception for 13 yards in team’s 44-41 win over #6 LSU

Next Game: Saturday, October 5 @ Tennessee (3:30PM)

 

7. Jameis Winston, QB       FR    Florida State             4-0

Season Stats: 67-91 (73.6%) passing for 1048 yards with 12 TDs & 2 INTs and 29 carries for 111 yards with 2 TDs in four games

Last Game: 17-27 (63.0%) passing for 330 yards with 4 TDs & 1 INT and 14 carries for 67 yards in team’s 48-34 win at Boston College

Next Game: Saturday, October 5 vs. #25 Maryland (12:00PM)

 

8. Zach Mettenberger, QB SR    LSU                          4-1

Season Stats: 82-128 (64.1%) passing for 1398 yards with 13 TDs & 1 INT and 14 carries for -27 yards in five games

Last Game: 23-37 (62.2%) passing for 372 yards with 3 TDs and 4 carries for -26 yards in team’s 44-41 loss at #9 Georgia

Next Game: Saturday, September 5 @ Mississippi State (7:00PM)

 

9. Sean Mannion, QB         JR    Oregon State             4-1

Season Stats: 160-238 (67.2%) passing for 2018 yards with 21 TDs & 2 INTs and 13 carries for -67 yards in five games

Last Game: 27-52 (51.9%) passing for 414 yards with 6 TDs & 1 INT and 3 carries for -19 yards in team’s 44-17 win over Colorado

Next Game: Saturday, October 12 @ Washington State (TBD)

 

10. Derek Carr, QB            SR    Fresno State             4-0

Season Stats: 146-211 (69.2%) passing for 1445 yards with 14 TDs & 3 INTs and 14 carries for 54 yards with a TD in four games

Last Game: 33-47 (70.2%) passing for 324 yards with 2 TDs & 2 INTs and 6 carries for 11 yards with a TD in team’s 42-37 win at Hawaii

Next Game: Friday, September 28 @ Hawaii (12:00AM)

 

 

 

Others to watch (alphabetically):

Brett Hundley, QB             SO    UCLA                        3-0

Season Stats: 61-92 (66.3%) passing for 848 yards with 8 TDs & 3 INTs and 32 carries for 157 yards with 2 TDs in three games

Last Game: 23-35 (65.7%) passing for 280 yards with 3 TDs & 2 INTs and 6 carries for 33 yards in team’s 59-13 win over New Mexico State

Next Game: Thursday, October 3 @ Utah (10:00PM)

 

Chuckie Keeton, QB          JR    Utah State                3-2

Season Stats: 132-186 (71.0%) passing for 1362 yards with 17 TDs & 1 INT and 52 carries for 224 yards with 2 TDs in five games

Last Game: 29-42 (69.0%) passing for 260 yards with 3 TDs and 12 carries for 52 yards with a TD in team’s 40-12 win at San Jose State

Next Game: Friday, October 4 vs. BYU (8:00PM)

 

AJ McCarron, QB               SR    Alabama                    4-0

Season Stats: 75-110 (68.2%) passing for 882 yards with 6 TDs & 3 INTs and 10 carries for -29 yards in four games

Last Game: 25-32 (78.1%) passing for 180 yards with 1 INT and 3 carries for 1 yard in team’s 25-0 win over #21 Ole Miss

Next Game: Saturday, October 5 vs. Georgia State (12:21PM)

 

Bishop Sankey, RB             JR    Washington               4-0

Season Stats: 104 carries for 607 yards with 5 TDs and 4 receptions for 75 yards with a TD in four games

Last Game: 40 carries for 161 yards with a TD in team’s 31-13 win over Arizona

Next Game: Saturday, October 5 @ #5 Stanford (10:30PM)

 

Lache Seastrunk, RB          JR    Baylor                       3-0

Season Stats: 38 carries for 417 yards with 6 TDs in three games

Last Game: 10 carries for 156 yards with a TD in team’s 70-7 win over UL-Monroe

Next Game: Saturday, October 5 vs. West Virginia (8:00PM)

 

De’Anthony Thomas, RB    JR    Oregon                     4-0

Season Stats: 42 carries for 338 yards with 6 TDs and 3 receptions for 58 yards in four games

Last Game: No stats in team’s 55-16 win over California

Next Game: Saturday, October 5 @ Colorado (6:00PM)

 

 

 

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