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Mariota holds off Winston in latest HeismanPundit Straw Poll

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Florida State freshman quarterback Jameis Winston took advantage of his huge showing against Clemson this past weekend to surge into second place in the latest HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll released on Tuesday (Oct. 22).

Winston’s 444 yards and three touchdowns against the then-No. 3 Tigers in Death Valley helped garner him 20 points and four first-place votes in the weekly survey of Heisman voters from around the country.

Despite his uptick in support, Winston remained behind Marcus Mariota of Oregon, who tallied 22 points and five first place votes. It’s the second-straight week that the Ducks sophomore has led the poll.

Defending Heisman winner Johnny Manziel dropped to third place with nine points and one first-place vote after Texas A&M’s loss to Auburn.

Now in its eighth season, the HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll is the college football world’s most trusted gauge of Heisman voter sentiment. It has been the most accurate Heisman poll in the country during the past seven seasons, with the final 2012 poll correctly picking the top five finishers and the final 2011 poll picking the top seven. This year’s poll is made up of 10 anonymous Heisman voters from across the country. Each week during the season they will pick three players. Tabulations for the preseason poll are tabulated like a real Heisman ballot, with three points awarded for a first-place vote, two points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote.

Each week’s poll is released on Tuesdays throughout the season at HeismanPundit.com.

The HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll, 10/22/2013

Total Points (with first place votes in parentheses)

1. Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon — 22 (5)

2. Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State — 20 (4)

3. Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M — 9 (1)

4. Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor — 4

5. Jordan Lynch, QB, Northern Illinois — 3

6. Sean Mannion, QB, Oregon State — 2

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Marcus Mariota takes over lead in HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll

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Marcus Mariota‘s big game against a ranked Washington team on the road this past Saturday has pushed him into the lead in the latest HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll released on Tuesday (Oct. 15).

The Oregon sophomore collected 7 out of 10 first-place votes and tallied 25 points to finish six points in front of defending Heisman winner Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M (3 first-place votes, 19 points). Manziel had led the previous three polls.

Both sophomores were well ahead of the rest of the field, reflecting their dominance in the first half of the season.

Jameis Winston of Florida State was third with five points while Sean Mannion of Oregon State was fourth with four points.

Now in its eighth season, the HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll is the college football world’s most trusted gauge of Heisman voter sentiment. It has been the most accurate Heisman poll in the country during the past seven seasons, with the final 2012 poll correctly picking the top five finishers and the final 2011 poll picking the top seven. This year’s poll is made up of 10 anonymous Heisman voters from across the country. Each week during the season they will pick three players. Tabulations for the preseason poll are tabulated like a real Heisman ballot, with three points awarded for a first-place vote, two points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote.

Each week’s poll is released on Tuesdays throughout the season at HeismanPundit.com.

The HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll, 10/15/2013

Total Points (with first place votes in parentheses)

1. Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon — 25 (7)

2. Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M — 19 (3)

3. Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State — 5

4. Sean Mannion, QB, Oregon State — 4

5. (tie) Tajh Boyd, QB, Clemson — 2

Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor — 2

Duke Johnson, RB, Miami –2

8. Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville — 1

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Jameis Winston jumps to third in latest HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll

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Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston’s hot start has catapulted him into third place in the latest HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll released on Tuesday (Oct. 8).

The redshirt freshman has 17 touchdown passes in his first five games, including a 5-TD effort against Maryland this past Saturday. As a result, he collected 11 points and one first-place vote from the weekly panel of Heisman voters.

Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M leads the poll for the fourth week in a row. He tallied 20 points and six first-place votes to beat out Oregon’s Marcus Mariota, who had 15 points and two first-place votes.

Aaron Murray of Georgia was fourth with seven points while Louisville’s Teddy Bridgewater collected the other first-place vote to place fifth.

Now in its eighth season, the HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll is the college football world’s most trusted gauge of Heisman voter sentiment. It has been the most accurate Heisman poll in the country during the past seven seasons, with the final 2012 poll correctly picking the top five finishers and the final 2011 poll picking the top seven. This year’s poll is made up of 10 anonymous Heisman voters from across the country. Each week during the season they will pick three players. Tabulations for the preseason poll are tabulated like a real Heisman ballot, with three points awarded for a first-place vote, two points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote.

Each week’s poll is released on Tuesdays throughout the season at HeismanPundit.com.

The HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll, 10/8/2013

Total Points (with first place votes in parentheses)

1. Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M — 20 (6)

2. Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon — 15 (2)

3. Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State — 11 (1)

4. Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia — 7

5. Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville — 3 (1)

6. Duke Johnson, RB, Miami — 2

7. (tie) Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor — 1

Tajh Boyd, QB, Clemson — 1

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Aaron Murray makes big gain in latest HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll

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Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray has used his team’s dramatic win over No. 6 LSU to leap into third place in the latest HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll released on Tuesday (Oct. 1).

Murray, who did not receive any points in last week’s poll, picked up two first-place votes from the weekly panel of Heisman voters and totaled 11 points to finish behind Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M (17 points, 5 first-place votes) and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota (12 points, 2 first-place votes).

Clemson’s Tajh Boyd was fourth with six points, while Teddy Bridgewater of Louisville garnered the final first-place vote to finish fifth with five points

Sean Mannion of Oregon State and Bishop Sankey of Washington both made their first appearance in the poll this week, picking up one point each.

Now in its eighth season, the HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll is the college football world’s most trusted gauge of Heisman voter sentiment. It has been the most accurate Heisman poll in the country during the past seven seasons, with the final 2012 poll correctly picking the top five finishers and the final 2011 poll picking the top seven. This year’s poll is made up of 10 anonymous Heisman voters from across the country. Each week during the season they will pick three players. Tabulations for the preseason poll are tabulated like a real Heisman ballot, with three points awarded for a first-place vote, two points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote.

Each week’s poll is released on Tuesdays throughout the season at HeismanPundit.com.

The HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll, 10/1/2013

Total Points (with first place votes in parentheses)

1. Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M — 17 (5)

2. Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon — 12 (2)

3. Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia — 11 (2)

4. Tajh Boyd, QB, Clemson — 6

5. Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville — 5 (1)

6. (tie) Brett Hundley, QB, UCLA  – 2

Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor — 2

Sean Mannion, QB, Oregon State — 2

Duke Johnson, RB, Miami — 2

10. Bishop Sankey, RB, Washington — 1
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Manziel edges out Mariota in latest Heisman Straw Poll

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Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel held off a surging Marcus Mariota of Oregon to once again lead the HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll.

The defending Heisman winner totaled 19 points and five first-place votes, barely edging out Mariota, who had 18 points and three first-place votes. Last week, Manziel beat out Mariota by four points.

Teddy Bridgewater of Louisville was third with nine points and one first-place vote. AJ McCarron of Alabama picked up the other first-place vote to finish fourth.

Five players tied for fifth, reflecting the potentially wide-open nature of the race after four weeks of play.

Now in its eighth season, the HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll is the college football world’s most trusted gauge of Heisman voter sentiment. It has been the most accurate Heisman poll in the country during the past seven seasons, with the final 2012 poll correctly picking the top five finishers and the final 2011 poll picking the top seven. This year’s poll is made up of 10 anonymous Heisman voters from across the country. Each week during the season they will pick three players. Tabulations for the preseason poll are tabulated like a real Heisman ballot, with three points awarded for a first-place vote, two points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote.

Each week’s poll is released on Tuesdays throughout the season at HeismanPundit.com.

The HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll, 9/24/2013

Total Points (with first place votes in parentheses)

1. Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M — 19 (5)

2. Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon — 18 (3)

3. Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville — 9 (1)

4. AJ McCarron, QB, Alabama — 3 (1)

5. (tie) Melvin Gordon, RB, Wisconsin — 2

Brett Hundley, QB, UCLA — 2

Tajh Boyd, QB, Clemson — 2

Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor — 2

Lache Seastrunk, RB, Baylor — 2

10. Paul Richardson, WR, Colorado — 1

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Manziel retakes lead in HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll

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Johnny Manziel has once again used a huge performance against the Alabama to impress Heisman voters.

The defending Heisman winner retook the top spot in the latest HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll thanks to 562 yards and five touchdowns in a losing effort against the Crimson Tide.

“His game against Bama was just what he needed to get back in the race,” said one voter. “He reminded everyone why he won it last year.”

Manziel garnered six first place votes and 20 total points from the weekly panel of Heisman voters. Marcus Mariota of Oregon was second with 16 points and two first-place votes. Alabama’s AJ McCarron (one first-place vote) and Clemson’s Tajh Boyd tied for third with five points each.

Teddy Bridgewater, last week’s poll leader, dropped to fifth with four points.

Now in its eighth season, the HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll is the college football world’s most trusted gauge of Heisman voter sentiment. It has been the most accurate Heisman poll in the country during the past seven seasons, with the final 2012 poll correctly picking the top five finishers and the final 2011 poll picking the top seven. This year’s poll is made up of 10 anonymous Heisman voters from across the country. Each week during the season they will pick three players. Tabulations for the preseason poll are tabulated like a real Heisman ballot, with three points awarded for a first-place vote, two points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote.

Each week’s poll is released on Tuesdays throughout the season at HeismanPundit.com.

The HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll, 9/17/2013

Total Points (with first place votes in parentheses)

1. Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M — 20 (6)

2. Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon — 16 (2)

3. (tie) AJ McCarron, QB, Alabama — 5 (1)

Tajh Boyd, QB, Clemson — 5

5. Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville — 4

6. Brett Hundley, QB, UCLA — 3 (1)

7. (tie) Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia — 2

Paul Richardson, WR, Colorado — 2

9. (tie) Duke Johnson, RB, Miami — 1

Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State — 1

Chuckie Keeton, QB, Utah State — 1

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Teddy Bridgewater takes over lead in HeismanPundit Straw Poll

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Teddy Bridgewater leads the nation in touchdown passes after two weeks of play and now, as a result, he also leads the HeismanPundit Heisman Straw Poll.

The Louisville quarterback collected four first place votes and 17 points overall to sit atop the weekly survey of Heisman voters for the first time this season. He replaced last week’s leader, Tajh Boyd of Clemson, who feel to second with 12 points and two first-place votes.

“Bridgewater has been close to flawless so far this year,” said one voter.

Marcus Mariota of Oregon was third with nine points and two first-place votes, while Jameis Winston of Florida State was fourth with four points.

Now in its eighth season, the HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll is the college football world’s most trusted gauge of Heisman voter sentiment. It has been the most accurate Heisman poll in the country during the past seven seasons, with the final 2012 poll correctly picking the top five finishers and the final 2011 poll picking the top seven. This year’s poll is made up of 9 anonymous Heisman voters from across the country. Each week during the season they will pick three players. Tabulations for the preseason poll are tabulated like a real Heisman ballot, with three points awarded for a first-place vote, two points for a second-place vote and one point for a third-place vote.

Each week’s poll is released on Tuesdays throughout the season at HeismanPundit.com.

The HeismanPundit.com Heisman Straw Poll, 9/10/2013

Total Points (with first place votes in parentheses)

1. Teddy Bridewater, QB, Louisville — 17 (4)

2. Tajh Boyd, QB, Clemson — 12 (2)

3. Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon — 9 (2)

4. Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State — 4

5. (tie) Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia — 3 (1)

Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M — 3

7. (tie) De’Anthony Thomas, RB, Oregon — 2

Paul Richardson, WR, Colorado — 2

9. (tie) Jadeveon Clowney, DE, South Carolina — 1

Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor — 1

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