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AJ For Heisman May Be Gaining Traction

AJ McCarron

No one puts a gun to the head of a Heisman voter and demands that he explain his selection. (Actually, selections. Voters vote for a first, a second, and a third.) Presumably, most vote that number one slot for the college football player the voter believes to be the best player in the nation. Of course, that more often than not is a quarterback or running back, the men who have the statistics.

No fewer than a half dozen players have been considered among the favorites for the Heisman Trophy during this season, not the least of which was last year's winner as a freshman, Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M. There are few who have examined Manziel's 2012 credentials who didn't think Manziel deserved the award as the nation's best player, in great part because he quarterbacked the Aggies to a win...

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