Quarterback Marcus Mariota had 386 total yards and No. 10 Oregon returned two interceptions for touchdowns, spoiling Texas coach Mack Brown’s farewell with a runaway 30-7 victory in the Alamo Bowl.
With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.
By now, we have taken a glance at some of the SEC’s Heisman hopefuls like Manziel, McCarron and Murray. But what about the league’s second highest-rated passer, LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger?
We’re now unofficially half way through the college football season and the bar has been raised for those wishing to hoist the coveted Heisman trophy.
As conference play wears on and games becomes more important, the candidates will need even BETTER numbers and more electric performances.
One of the all-time best quarterbacks in the SEC is still busy rewriting the record books while keeping the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC and BCS title hunt.
Marcus Mariota has become one of the emerging top contenders for the Heisman Trophy. The hype is warranted, as NFL fans hoping for a new franchise quarterback are also checking out Mariota as a potential draft pick.
Only 10 names can make this exclusive Heisman Watch List, and spots in the rankings are just as secure as defensive coordinator jobs at the University of Texas.