Heisman Watch: Week 12

QB Brandon Weeden
Text: Cory McCartney, SI.com
Photo: Stephen Mally/Icon SMI

#6

QB Brandon Weeden

Oklahoma State, Sr.

Last week: 42-of-58 passing for 476 yards, three TDs and three INTs in a 37-31 loss to Iowa State

Season (11 games): 355-of-486 passing for 4,111 yards, 34 TDs and 12 INTs

Weeden's yardage in a loss to Iowa State was as gargantuan as we've come to expect during his rise up this list. He's now thrown for 1,401 yards over the past three games to go along with 12 touchdowns -- numbers worthy of a certain bronze trophy. But he made costly mistakes against Iowa State. After the Cyclones cut the Cowboys' lead to 24-17 late in the third quarter, Weeden managed one touchdown and two picks over his next 22 attempts -- he came in averaging 47.5 attempts between picks -- and ended the night with his third pick of the game. His chances of winning the Heisman, just like the Cowboys' chances of winning the BCS title, were greatly deflated by the loss. In fact, the setback may have cost Weeden a shot at making it to New York.

Next up: Saturday, Dec. 3 vs. No. 12 Oklahoma


More Galleries

Most Recent: Most Popular: Related:
Facebook Twitter Mobile Podcast RSS Tablet Subscribe Get SI to Go using the following services
SI.com
Hot Topics: NBA Draft Yasiel Puig NHL Playoffs NBA Playoffs Mark Cuban Jabari Parker
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint