Originally written on College Football Universe  |  Last updated 12/5/12
Now that the season is wrapped up, we have a clear picture of the Heisman race and all polls lead to Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel becoming the first freshman, true or redshirt, to ever win the Trophy. It is not too surprising since Johnny Football has taken the nation by storm over recent weeks. There were just three finalists invited to New York for the Heisman ceremony: Collin Klein, Manti Te'o, and Johnny Manziel. I recognized all three Heisman finalists this season on award ballots. Klein made the College Football Universe All-America Team and I nominated him as an FWAA All-American as well. Manziel was my vote for the Maxwell and Te'o was my selection for the Bednarik Award.A USA Today headline read earlier this week on Tuesday, "Heisman Trophy race too close to call", but it does not appear to be as close as they projected. CBS Sports' Dennis Dodd made his ballot public. Dodd wrote, "What? He (Manziel) is this year's Cam Newton because he has legs, he creates plays and -- o...
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