The 2013 college football season got off to a fast start with several brilliant performances around the nation. Doing a Heisman Watch after one week is rather pointless because many of the guys on this list won’t be there at season’s end, and I will inevitably leave someone off who will be a serious contender for the award by November.
But, I’m going to do it anyway. Throughout the season, I’ll break the Heisman candidates into four different categories: the front runners, those just off the pace, those falling off the pace, and the dark horses. Here’s the Heisman Watch after one week:
The Front Runners
The 2013 college football season is just a few days away from kickoff with several teams getting their season’s started on Thursday night. It’s been a long, brutal offseason that didn't seem like it would ever end, but the light at the end of the tunnel is now very visible as the season quickly approaches.
The 78th Heisman Memorial Trophy will be handed out after the regular season and conference championships have been completed, and now is a good time to take a look at the candidates for the award and offer my prediction of who takes home the stiff-arm trophy in December.
I've broken the candidates down into two categories: the...