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DirtyMagic97

Heisman Trophy Watch

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Who do you guys have as your frontrunner?

My frontrunner right now is Marqise Lee.

Manziel has had a solid year, but I think he struggled early at times, and his performance against LSU was just atrocious.

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This year is so weird, there is no one stand-out. On an individual basis, it's a down year.

I guess Manziel for me.

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You could probably make a case for a half dozen (or more) prospects.

Johnny Manziel

Manti Te'o

Tajh Boyd

Colin Klein

Marquise Lee

Braxton Miller

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Giovani Bernard, and that's not even my homer pick. Homer pick goes to Bryn Renner.

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So, against the 3 teams TAMU played against that ended the season ranked, Johnny Manziel accounted for 3 total TDs and 3 INTs?

HEISMANz!!!11!1

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I'm going to say Marqise Lee and people will call me a homer, but he's been the best player in college football this year. 97 is right, Manziel had mediocre performances against the best teams he faced....

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Marqise Lee against the 4 ranked teams he faced:

490 yards

3 TD

Not to mention his out of control 345 yards and 2 TDs against Arizona.

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I don't think anyone has had Heisman performances in every game they played this year... With that said my vote would go to Manziel... His whole body of work and stats this year are Heisman worthy.

However, while I believe he should win... I think because he is a red-shirt freshman he will not. If this was his senior year I don't think there would be any question (As wrong as that is). I think just because ND finished undefeated Manti Teo will get the vote

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There's a big difference in Manziel's Heisman reel and say.....Cam's. Some of Cam's biggest games came against his best competition, while Manziel was mediocre against quality opponents. Kid is exciting to hell to watch but his Heisman hype is the product of a weak Heisman class. If USC was 10-2 instead of 7-5 there would be no discussion about who the best player in college football is....

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