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THE HEISMAN: THE NEXT JOHNNY FOOTBALL
Zac Ellis
August 19, 2013
At this time last year no one outside of College Station knew much about Texas A&M's soon-to-be Heisman winner. So while the usual suspects fill preseason prediction lists, here's a roster of players who are a long way from New York City but could replicate Manziel's rise and make an out-of-nowhere run at the Heisman Trophy
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August 19, 2013

The Heisman: The Next Johnny Football

At this time last year no one outside of College Station knew much about Texas A&M's soon-to-be Heisman winner. So while the usual suspects fill preseason prediction lists, here's a roster of players who are a long way from New York City but could replicate Manziel's rise and make an out-of-nowhere run at the Heisman Trophy

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Jameis Winston

Florida State, QB, Freshman

WHO HE IS After a redshirt year, he exploded in the spring game, throwing for a 58-yard touchdown on his first play and finishing with two TDs and 205 yards with only three incompletions.

WHY HE HAS A SHOT The Seminoles bring back two of their top three rushers and three of their top four receivers, plus the bulk of the offensive line.

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Chuckie Keeton

Utah State, QB, Junior

WHO HE IS Keeton tallied 619 rushing and 3,373 passing yards last season, leading the Aggies to their first win over Utah in 15 years and their first outright Mountain West championship since 1936.

WHY HE HAS A SHOT He enters 2013 as Utah State's career leader in completion rate (65.6%), and he has all five starting offensive linemen returning.

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