Breaking down the 2013 Heisman vote

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This was a very interesting Heisman vote, particularly the 2nd thru 6th spots.

Here is the breakdown by region:

Northeast Pos. Total Points
Jameis Winston 1 339
Andre Williams 2 132
AJ McCarron 3 130
Jordan Lynch 4 88
Johnny Manziel 5 56
Tre Mason 6 44

 

Mid-Atlantic Pos. Total Points
Jameis Winston 1 366
AJ McCarron 2 112
Andre Williams 3 89
Jordan Lynch 4 80
Tre Mason 5 71
Johnny Manziel 6 63

 

South Pos. Total Points
Jameis Winston 1 390
AJ McCarron 2 128
Tre Mason 3 106
Johnny Manziel 4 93
Jordan Lynch 5 69
Andre Williams 6 65

 

Southwest Pos. Total Points
Jameis Winston 1 395
Johnny Manziel 2 105
AJ McCarron 3 104
Jordan Lynch 4 93
Tre Mason 5 91
Andre Williams 6 56

 

Midwest Pos. Total Points
Jameis Winston 1 353
Jordan Lynch 2 116
AJ McCarron 3 102
Andre Williams 4 72
Tre Mason 5 57
Johnny Manziel 6 50

 

Far West Pos. Total Points
Jameis Winston 1 362
AJ McCarron 2 128
Jordan Lynch 3 112
Andre Williams 4 56
Johnny Manziel 5 54
Tre Mason 8 35

Note: Ka’Deem Carey of Arizona finished sixth in the Far West.

Percentage of tabulated ballots on which the top 6 were named:

Winston — 87%
McCarron — 43%
Lynch — 37%
Williams — 32%
Manziel — 29%
Mason — 25%

Percentage of ballots received by week:

Week 1 — 1%
Week 2 — 18%*
Week 3 — 81%

* — represents all ballots received before games started on Dec. 7, 2013.

Number of ballots received and tabulated — 900 of 928 (97%)

Number of players receiving votes, by place:

First — 15 players
Second — 24
Third — 41
Total players receiving votes — 47
(39 received votes in 2012)

  • Winston is the second freshman to win the Heisman
  • He is the 14th Heisman winner to exceed 2,000 total points
  • He received 668 first place votes, which is 9th all time.
  • Winston had the 7th largest margin of victory at 1,501 points.
  • He received 82% of the total possible points based on ballots received.
  • He is the 19th winner from an undefeated team (regular season).
  • At 19 years, 342 days, he is the youngest player to win the Heisman.

That’s all for tonight. We’ll have more breakdown of the vote tomorrow.

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8 Responses to Breaking down the 2013 Heisman vote

  1. The Spirit of Bill Oliver December 21, 2013 at 10:29 am #

    Derek Carr or Jordan Lynch should won…much more impressive seasons with literally no surrounding help. Heck Lynch was pee wee football carrying people like a big kid.

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