Week 13 of the 2018 college football season is in the books. We’re just one week away from the naming of the 2018 Heisman finalists.
Time for our traditional weekly feature that rounds up the latest Heisman news and updates from around the media world.
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— Here we go. With one game to play, the Heisman could be down to Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama and Kyler Murray of Oklahoma, says FanDuel.com. The gap in the race has closed according to lists by The Athletic, Sports Illustrated, ProFootballFocus and Bleacher Report.
Sooners coach Lincoln Riley compared his quarterback to former two-sport stars Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders.
“It’ll be an interesting question, what he and his family decide to do,” Riley said Monday. “… There’s different dynamics with it. If he plays QB if he chooses the football route, different from Bo, Deion. But he’s so athletically gifted in transitioning between the two (sports).”
— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) November 25, 2018
NFL Heisman Update
Mark Ingram had 52 yards on 11 carries as the Saints defeated the Falcons, 31-17.
Baker Mayfield completed 19 of 26 passes for 258 yards and 4 TDs as the Browns beat the Bengals, 35-20.
Jameis Winston went 29 of 38 for 312 yards and 2 TDs and also added 24 rushing yards as Tampa Beat beat San Francisco, 27-9.
Cam Newton threw for 256 yards and 2 TDs and rushed for 63 yards but the Panthers fell to the Seahawks, 30-27.
Lamar Jackson passed for 178 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 71 yards and a score as Baltimore defeated the Raiders, 34-17.
Video of the Week
Rivalry week was good for everyone…