ESPN’s Week 6 Heisman Trophy Voting

first_imgKyler Murray throws a pass in warmups.NORMAN, OK – SEPTEMBER 22: Quarterback Kyler Murray #1 of the Oklahoma Sooners throws during warm ups before the game against the Army Black Knights at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on September 22, 2018 in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated the Black Knights 28-21 in overtime. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)With one month of the college football season down, it looks like we’re going to have a QB battle for the Heisman Trophy.Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray and West Virginia’s Will Grier have been outstanding so far. Dwayne Haskins’ comeback at Penn State has kept the Buckeyes’ signal caller in the Heisman convo, with the Nittany Lions’ Trace McSorley also enjoying a strong campaign.This morning, ESPN released its updated “Heisman Watch” for Week 6. It indicates how the 10 experts on ESPN’s panel are voting for the Heisman at this point in the season.Five of the top six candidates and seven of the 10 total are quarterbacks.The full Heisman voting from ESPN looks like this.Tua TagovailoaQBAlabamaSoph.7102043Kyler MurrayQBOklahomaJr.1630038Will GrierQBWest VirginiaSr.1260132Dwayne HaskinsQBOhio StateSoph.0114116Ed OliverDTHoustonJr.100005Trace McSorleyQBPenn StateSr.000135Benny Snell Jr.RBKentuckyJr.000135Laviska Shenault Jr.WRColoradoSoph.000011McKenzie MiltonQBUCFJr.000202Justin HerbertQBOregonJr.000011We’ll see how Murray looks in the Red River Showdown this weekend against Texas, and we’ll see if the rest of the QBs can keep their pace going.As of now, it looks like 2018 will be the third-straight year (and eighth in the last nine) that a QB wins college football’s top award.last_img read more