I believe that by virtue of his performance in a dramatic loss to Nevada, Kellen Moore has pretty much locked up second place in the Heisman. That bomb he completed with one second left showed that the guy has a lot of magic in him. It was such an amazing play that my early call for Newton might’ve been in jeopardy for a brief moment. But it was not to be.
LaMichael James had another solid game for Oregon, but he was again held to under five yards per carry and it’s clear that the Oregon attack is having some issues that are affecting his production. I think he is going to finish a hair behind Moore in third, although a monster game against Oregon State still might propel him into the runner up spot.
But as it stands now, I believe the largest chunk of ballots will read: