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Pre Week 7 Heisman Status

Posted on: October 13, 2010 4:43 pm
 
1. Denard Robinson QB/Michigan - While he struggled last game against Michigan State throwing 3 interceptions, he is still averaging more than 360 all-purpose yards per game. He has led Michigan to a 5-1 record this season. He leads the nation in rushing yards with 991 yards. Robinson also has 9 rushing touchdowns and 8 passing touchdowns. If he can keep up these statistics and lead Michigan to a good season, he will without a doubt be the Heisman winner, but he has to go back to how he was playing before the Michigan State game.

2. Kellen Moore QB/Boise State - If he can lead his team to an undefeated season, he will be a contender for the Heisman. He has to get them to a perfect season though. This would make it their second straight undefeated season. Moore has already thrown for 14 touchdowns and 1,336 yards passing. He has only thrown 1 interception too. Boise does not have many tough games left, the main one being against Nevada. If Boise goes undefeated, Moore will get a lot of consideration.

3. LaMicheal James RB/Oregon - While he missed the first game of the season, he has already racked up 848 yards through the ground. He also has 9 touchdowns thus far. In Oregon's key matchup against Stanford, James had 247 yards on 31 carries and 3 touchdowns. James should surpass 1,500 yards this season and he will be a key part to Oregon's season and helping them try and go undefeated this season.

4. Terrelle Pryor QB/Ohio State - Pryor did not have a great game against Illinois or he may be higher then he is right now. Pryor is going to have to prove he is a Heisman contender and he can start this weekend against Wisconsin. If he struggles in any of his big games left, it will be tough for him to win the Heisman with the other candidates that are out there. Terrelle Pryor has thrown for 1,349 yards and 15 touchdowns thus far, and rushed for another 3.

5. Cam Newton QB/Auburn - When was the last time Auburn was 6-0? When they were shut out of the National Championship game and went 13-0. Well Cam Newton has them there again. He is a former QB for the University of Florida, then Blinn College and now Auburn. Newton has thrown for 1,138 yards and 12 touchdowns so far. He has already rushed for 672 yards and 9 touchdowns. He will need to improve his passing to win the Heisman this year though.

Watch list:
Taylor Martinez QB/Nebraska
Andrew Luck QB/Stanford
Kendell Hunter RB/Oklahoma State
Justin Blackmon WR/Oklahoma State
Ryan Mallett QB/Arkansas
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