Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/10/13
The quest for the Heisman Trophy is officially a two-man race.I had hoped AJ McCarron would do something magical Saturday night, have a Heisman moment and jump into the picture for the trophy, but that did not happen. All McCarron did was lead a very good Alabama program over a mismatched LSU team that hung around for 35 minutes in the game Saturday night, then saw the wheels come off the train.If ever there was a time when everyone in the college world was watching and hoping for McCarron to take a step forward, it was then. But in true form and fashion, he wasn’t flashy, not dynamic – just a winner. That is exactly what Nick Saban and his Crimson Tide teammates needed him to be.National titles at the school are more significant than personal awards.With the games for the week complete and a little more separation between the top five teams in college football (yes, I am including Stanford), the quest for the Heisman also becomes a bit clearer.Since Marcus Mariota of Oregon shot hi...
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