Week eight 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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— 247Sports provides its own roundup of media accolades for Tagovailoa.
— Did Dwayne Haskins of Ohio State hand Tagovailoa the Heisman?
— Kyler Murray of Oklahoma remains in the hunt for the Heisman.
— Even Heisman Trophy candidates don’t want to get in trouble with their coaches.
— Ed Oliver of Houston had a scary moment against Navy after he was illegally chop blocked.
— The case for Clemson running back Travis Etienne.
— Memphis running back Darrell Henderson is chasing history.
— What about Iowa’s Nate Stanley?
— Is Will Grier out of the Heisman conversation?
— The great Barry Sanders will be one of the grand marshals at Oklahoma State’s homecoming.
NFL Heisman Update
In a battle of Heisman vs. Heisman, Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers came out on top over Baker Mayfield and the Browns, 26-23. Winston had 365 yards passing and gained 55 yards rushing, with one touchdown. Mayfield had 215 passing yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 43 yards on just four carries.
Cam Newton passed for 269 yards and two scores and also rushed for 49 yards on 7 carries as the Panthers beat the Eagles, 21-17.
Marcus Mariota threw for 237 yards and a touchdown and added 38 yards on the ground, but Tennessee fell to the Chargers, 20-19.
Mark Ingram rushed for 32 yards on 12 carries as the Saints edged the Ravens, 24-23. Lamar Jackson completed his only pass attempt for five yards and also rushed for a touchdown and nine yards on three carries.