Posted by Brett Kincaid on October 16, 2012
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Heeeeey! We welcome back an actual warm body to fill the +1 spot (Editor’s Note: Even if it is Someone Named Beau Blankenship) . Geno Smith lost, but looking at his line you would not have guessed WVU was destroyed.
Optimus Klein continues to carry K-State on his back. Braxton Miller continues to give naysayers the finger. The middle. And, we have a freshman sighting! Did you know Johnny Manziel’s nickname is “Johnny Football”? Me neither. They need to give that some more “pub”.
1. Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia (2,271 yards passing, 75.3%, 25 TD’s, 0 INT’s) Geno didn’t win, but going undefeated is not pre-requisite for winning the Heisman. He’s still clearly the front runner.
2. Collin Klein, QB, Kansas State (1.074 yards passing, 66.9%, 7 TD’s, 2 INT’s; 510 yards rushing, 5.2 ypc, 10 TD’s) Klein Sol cleaned up on the ground against the upset-minded Cyclones. New week’s matchup between Kansas State and West Virginia could very well determine the Heisman race.
3. Braxton Miller, QB, Ohio State (1,271 yards passing, 60.4%, 11 TD’s, 4 INT’s; 912 yards rushing, 7.1 ypc, 9 TD’s) Ohio State probably should have lost against Indiana and Miller was not as impressive as his numbers looked. That being said OSU still won and Miller still led them there.
4. Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M ( 1,680 yards passing, 67.4%, 14 TD’s, 3 INT’s; 676 yards rushing, 7.4 ypc, 10 TD’s) Heeeeeere’s Johnny… (Editor’s Note: Manziel’salready nationally overused nickname was here but has been redacted to preserve my sanity) TAMU has been handed a few games… one by Coach Freeze and one by officials, but still, a freshman putting up those numbers during wins in the SEC is impressive.
5. Kenjon Barner, RB, Oregon (727 yards rushing, 6.3 ypc, 9 TD’s; 112 yards receiving, 1 TD) Kenjon was OFF last week. He did not have a BYE week.
+1. Beau Blakenship, RB, OHIO (951 yards rushing, 4.8 ypc, 6 TD’s; 125 yards receiving, 1 TD)