Originally posted on Double Coverage Football  |  Last updated 11/23/12
Last week I said this was a five-man race. After watching Kenjon Barner and the Oregon offense look more impotent than the Cialis commercial bathtub guy against Stanford I'm crossing him off the list. There are four legitimate Heisman candidates left, so let's see where they all stand heading into Rivalry Week before Johnny Manziel runs away with this thing.  1. JOHNNY MANZIEL, QB, TEXAS A&M: In two weeks Manziel has gone from "Heisman longshot" to "overwhelming favorite." He's leading every national poll of Heisman voters and we've been spared the annual "don't pick a freshman" nonsense, so the smart money is on Johnny Football. He's already got the stats. Manziel is the first freshman and first SEC player in history to throw for 3,000 yards and rush for 1,000 yards in a season, and he'll break Cam Newton's SEC all-purpose yardage record sometime in the first half against Missouri tomorrow. He's already got the "Heisman Moment," a win over Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He's only miss...
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