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Mike Davis among 3 SEC backs on early Heisman list

South Carolina running back Mike Davis (28)
South Carolina running back Mike Davis (28) PSP IMAGES

South Carolina running back Mike Davis is listed at 15-1 in the early odds for the 2014 Heisman Trophy.

He is among three SEC running backs listed in the Bavada odds. The others are Alabama’s T.J. Yeldon at 15-2 and Georgia’s Todd Gurley at 12-1.

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is favored to repeat as the Heisman winner at 2-1 odds. Two other returning quarterbacks who were prominent Heisman candidates this past season follow him. Ohio State’s Braxton Miller and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota are listed at 4-1.

Other top quarterbacks listed include Baylor’s Bryce Petty (15-2), UCLA’s Brett Hundley (12-1), and Michigan State’s Connor Cook (12-1).

Among others listed in the odds are Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson, who is from Myrtle Beach, at 25-1.

The only other SEC player listed is Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott at 40-1.