Week three of the 2018 college football season is now complete.
Time for our traditional weekly feature that rounds up the latest Heisman news and updates from around the media world.
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— Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is the leader in The Athletic’s latest Heisman straw poll. More hype on the sophomore courtesy of 247Sports.
— Names to know in the Heisman race, courtesy of the Toledo Blade.
— The Bluefield Daily Telegraph handicaps the early Heisman contenders.
— Forbes Magazine likes Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray, Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins and West Virginia’s Will Grier, in addition to Tagovailoa.
— The list of early Heisman favorites from Pro Football Focus has Grier on top.
— Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor tops this Heisman list.
— Could Georgia’s Mecole Hardman get in the Heisman conversation?
— Penn State’s Trace McSorley could become a Heisman favorite if the Nittany Lions beat Ohio State next week, says the Chicago Tribune’s Teddy Greenstein.
— Stanford’s Bryce Love and Oregon’s Justin Herbert have a chance to make some Heisman noise next weekend.
— More on Blanchard and Davis and their game against Oklahoma in 1946.
— Tony Dorsett is a part of the “It only takes one” campaign.
“There’s no question about it, she cared for me.”
— CFP Extra Yard (@CFPExtraYard) September 17, 2018
NFL Heisman Update
Cam Newton threw for 335 yards and 3 TDs and rushed for 42 yards but the Panthers lost to the Falcons, 31-24.
Derrick Henry rushed for 56 yards on 18 carries as the Titans beat the Texans, 20-17.
Sam Bradford was 17 of 27 for 90 yards and a pick as the Rams blanked the Cardinals, 34-0.
Video of the Week
Baker Mayfield has finally moved into the Heisman House: