The 2013 HeismanPundit/CBSSports.com Heisman Trophy Watch List (post-spring edition)

Reigning Heisman winner Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M highlights the first edition of the 2013 Heismanpundit/CBSSports.com Heisman Trophy Watch List released on Thursday.

The prestigious annual list gives football fans an early glimpse at a great crop of Heisman contenders for the coming season. This year’s post-spring watch contains 30 players.

Heismanpundit/CBSSports.com will consider other players for the 2013 Heisman Trophy Watch List and will also delete players as the season progresses.

The Heisman Trophy, presented annually since 1935, is the most prestigious award in sports.  It is named after famed college football coach John W. Heisman.

The 2013 winner will be announced in New York on Saturday, Dec. 14.

The 2013 Heismanpundit/CBSSports.com Heisman Trophy Watch List (post spring edition)

(in alphabetical order)

Ameer Abdullah, Jr., RB, Nebraska

David Ash, Jr., QB, Texas

Blake Bell, Jr., QB, Oklahoma

Tajh Boyd, Sr., QB, Clemson

Teddy Bridgewater, Jr., QB, Louisiville

Ka’deem Carey, Jr., RB, Arizona

Derek Carr, Sr., QB, Fresno State

Jadeveon Clowney, Jr., DE, South Carolina

Stefon Diggs, So., WR, Maryland

Cody Fajardo, Jr., QB, Nevada

David Fales, Sr., QB, San Jose State

Devin Gardner, Jr., QB, Michigan

Everett Golson, So., QB, Notre Dame

Todd Gurley, So., RB, Georgia

Kevin Hogan, So., QB, Stanford

Brett Hundley, So., QB, UCLA

Duke Johnson, So., RB, Miami

Chuckie Keeton, Jr., QB, Utah State

Marqise Lee, Jr., WR, USC

Jordan Lynch, Sr., QB, Northern Illinois

Johnny Manziel, So., QB, Texas A&M

Marcus Mariota, So., QB, Oregon

Venric Mark, Sr., RB, Northwestern

Taylor Martinez, Sr., QB, Nebraska

AJ McCarron, Sr., QB, Alabama

Aaron Murray, Sr., QB, Georgia

Braxton Miller, Jr., QB, Ohio State

Lache Seastrunk, Jr., RB, Baylor

De’Anthony Thomas, Jr., RB, Oregon

TJ Yeldon, So., RB, Alabama

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14 Responses to The 2013 HeismanPundit/CBSSports.com Heisman Trophy Watch List (post-spring edition)

  1. Chad April 30, 2013 at 12:38 pm #

    Players that should not be on this list:You could cut this list in half. None of these players can made a large enough impact to be in the Heisman race. Did you watch Blake Bell throw the ball or have you seen how terrible Texas is offensively with Ash at the helm. Nevada, Northwestern, Utah State QB’s will never happen because there team will be 9-4 or 8-5 in a terrible conference outside of Northwestern’s. This list should be called Good to Great players in CFB not Heisman Watch List.

    David Ash, Jr., QB, Texas
    Venric Mark, Sr., RB, Northwestern
    Chuckie Keeton, Jr., QB, Utah State
    Stefon Diggs, So., WR, Maryland
    Devin Gardner, Jr., QB, Michigan
    Cody Fajardo, Jr., QB, Nevada
    Kevin Hogan, So., QB, Stanford
    Brett Hundley, So., QB, UCLA
    Everett Golson, So., QB, Notre Dame
    David Fales, Sr., QB, San Jose State
    Blake Bell, Jr., QB, Oklahoma

    • Zzzzzzzz April 30, 2013 at 2:08 pm #

      The texas offense was one of the most efficient offenses per possession in the country last year under ash (who was just a sophomore by the way). The problem was the defense sucked.

      Blake Bell didnt play quarterback last year cuz landry jones was the starter, not cuz he cant throw, so im not really sure where you’re going with that.

      RGIII came from a small school without a great winning record (i think they had 3-4 losses). Manziel sucked in tamu’s losses against florida and lsu so I dont think record or school matters.

      Im not sure why you cut out gardner; he had like 20 total touchdowns in five games.

      I dont get why Hogan, hundley, and golson are cut either. Hogan was great in the games he started. he looks kind of like andrew luck.
      hundley had ridiculous stats for a freshman. Why the hell would u cut him
      i do kind of understand why you dont think golson should be on the list. He has got the talent to be great, but he’s just kind of raw right now. If he improves the mental part of his game this year, I dont see why he shouldnt be on the list

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