Heisman Watch

ESPN Experts' Poll

Dec. 8, 2014
Name Position School Year 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Marcus Mariota QB Oregon Jr. 10 0 0 0 0 50
Melvin Gordon RB Wisconsin Jr. 0 9 1 0 0 39
Amari Cooper WR Alabama Jr. 0 1 7 2 0 29
Trevone Boykin QB TCU Jr. 0 0 1 7 2 19
J.T. Barrett QB Ohio State Fr. 0 0 0 1 3 5
Tevin Coleman RB Indiana Jr. 0 0 1 0 2 5
Scooby Wright III LB Arizona So. 0 0 0 0 2 2
Dak Prescott QB Miss. State Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1

ESPN experts: Andrea Adelson, Edward Aschoff, Brian Bennett, Rece Davis, Travis Haney, Chris Low, Ivan Maisel, Ted Miller, Mark Schlabach and Jake Trotter

Tracking the Candidates

1. Marcus Mariota QB ORE
Mariota put the finishing touches on his Heisman résumé with five total touchdowns in Oregon's win over Arizona in the Pac-12 title game. His final stat line: 25-for-38, 313 yards and two TDs through the air, plus 33 rushing yards and three more scores on 10 rushing attempts.

GPCMP%PaYdPaTDRAT
12/5 vs ARIZ165.83132152.3
Season1368.3378338186.3

Next Game: 1/1 @ FSU

2. Melvin Gordon RB WIS
Gordon, like his Wisconsin teammates, was largely anonymous against Ohio State in the Big Ten championship game. Gordon rushed for 76 yards, but the Badgers never challenged the Buckeyes in a crushing loss.

GPATTRuYdAVGRuTD
12/6 @ OSU126762.90
Season1330923367.626

Next Game: 1/1 vs AUB

3. Amari Cooper WR ALA
Cooper caught 12 passes for 83 yards in the Crimson Tide's 42-13 win over Missouri in the SEC championship game. He set the SEC record for receptions in a season (115).

GPRECRcYdYPRRcTD
12/6 @ MIZZ112836.90
Season13115165614.414

Next Game: 1/1 @ OSU

4. Trevone Boykin QB TCU
Boykin filled up the box score against Iowa State. He went 30-for-41 for 460 yards and four touchdowns passing, added 44 yards running the ball, and he even scored a 55-yard receiving touchdown on a nifty trick play.

GPCMP%PaYdPaTDRAT
12/6 vs ISU173.24604194.7
Season1260.5371430146.6

Next Game: 12/31 vs MISS

5. J.T. Barrett QB OSU
Barrett is out for the season after he fractured his ankle in the Buckeyes' win over Michigan. He finished the season with 2,834 passing yards, 34 touchdowns and 10 interceptions, and he had another 11 rushing TDs and 938 yards.

GPCMP%PaYdPaTDRAT
Season1364.7283434169.8

Next Game: 1/1 vs ALA

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