You might have a problem with a freshman or strictly defensive player winning the Heisman for the first time this Saturday, but you're probably ok with Collin Klein, Manti Te'o and Johnny Manziel being invited to New York as finalists. All three have clearly separated themselves from the field over the last month and belong on stage this weekend, and all three have a legitimate case for leaving with the hardware.
There are other guys that could make a case for making it to Times Square as finalists. Braxton Miller. Marqise Lee. Even Northern Illinois QB Jordan Lynch.
Then there's Montee Ball. Montee Ball does not have a case for the Heisman, but since votes aren't confidential we know he's already gotten two third place votes and a first place vote. A FIRST place vote. For Montee Ball. In 2012. Are you kidding me? Ball's a great running back, but let's look at the stats.
Ball has rushed for an impressive 1,730 yards, good enough for third in the nation, but he's also should...