Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater made a statement in the Cardinals first game of the season. Bridgewater was nearly flawless, completing 23 of his 29 passes for 355 yards and five touchdowns in just three quarters of action as Louisville manhandled Ohio 49-7. Only one quarterback in the country had a higher QB rating than Bridgewater after week one.
Not only did Louisville live up to their ranking and prove to be a legitimate top ten team, but Bridgewater also proved to be worthy of the preseason hype. According to SportsBook.com, Bridgewater is now the favorite to win the 2013 Heisman Trophy.
Top 8 Heisman Candidates
Teddy Bridgewater (Louisville) 4/1
Braxton Miller (Ohio State) 5/1
Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M) 6/1
Tajh Boyd (Clemson) 6/1
AJ McCarron (Alabama) 8/1
Jadeveon Clowney (South Carolina) 8/1
DeAnthony Thomas (Oregon) 10/1
TJ Yeldon (Alabama) 12/1