There is a loaded class of Heisman Trophy candidates returning, and there is always room for someone (see: Jackson, Lamar or Manziel, Johnny) to come from nowhere to win the prestigious award. This is a race that could come down to the wire and also one that I don’t think we will have any sort of handle on until mid-season.
Last week, selecting the top four was easy. After only one of those teams managed to win, however, the picture is very muddled. Upset Saturday was unexpected, and there is much left to be decided in the closing weeks of the college football season.
If the season ended today, there is no doubt who the four playoff teams would be with Alabama a definite #1 seed and Michigan, Washington, and Clemson following in some order behind.
Lamar Jackson has come out of nowhere to garner the most hype, and he could take the early lead this week. However, he is not the only prospect to play a significant game this weekend. Francois, Barrett, Ward, McCaffrey, Cook, and Kizer each also have…
Make no mistake about it, Alabama enters the 2016 college football season head and shoulders above the rest.
Each reader of this article plans on printing out this mock draft. I warn you: Don’t!
Four unbeaten teams went down on Saturday in the first weekend when the race for the playoffs got substantially clearer. Still, it is tough to say any of the top 14 are completely out of the race. With numerous quasi-quarterfinal (and potential quasi-…