Clemson’s Boyd falls to third in The State’s Heisman poll
10/15/2013 10:56 PM
10/15/2013 10:58 PM
Manziel maintains lead
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel continues to lead The State’s weekly Heisman Trophy poll. After a huge game in a comeback win against Ole Miss, Manziel, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner, stayed on top for the fifth consecutive week among the panel’s 13 Heisman voters with seven first-place votes.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, who received five first-place votes, moved past Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd into the second spot with a strong effort in leading the Ducks to a win against Washington.
Boyd, who dropped to third, will have a showdown this weekend at Clemson against Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, who placed fourth. The Top 5 matchup also applies to the two teams, No. 3 Clemson and No. 5 FSU.
|1. Johnny Manziel, QB||Texas A&M||56 (7)|
|2. Marcus Mariota, QB||Oregon||49 (5)|
|3. Tajh Boyd, QB||Clemson||39|
|4. Jameis Winston, QB||Florida State||14|
|5. A.J. McCarron, QB||Alabama||8 (1)|
|6. Teddy Bridgewater, QB||Louisville||6|
|7 (tie). Aaron Murray, QB||Georgia||5|
|7 (tie). Mike Davis, RB||South Carolina||5|
|9 (tie). Brett Hundley, QB||UCLA||3|
|9 (tie). Bryce Petty, QB||Baylor||3|
First-place votes in parentheses.
Others receiving votes: Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia, 2; Sean Mannion, QB, Oregon State, 2; Sammy Watkins, WR, Clemson, 2; Lache Seastrunk, RB, Baylor, 1.
Poll voters: Jimmy Burch, Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Heath Cline, 107.5 The Game; Rick Henry, WIS-TV; Josh Kendall, The State; Blair Kerkhoff, Kansas City Star; Phil Kornblut, South Carolina Radio Network; Kevin McCrarey, South Carolina Sports Network; Andrew Miller, Charleston Post and Courier; Ron Morris, The State; Gene Sapakoff, Charleston Post and Courier; Neil White, The State; Larry Williams, TigerIllustrated.com; Pete Yanity, WSPA-TV.
Join the Discussion
The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.