Make no mistake: Denard Robinson is a Heisman Trophy contender this year. He's arguably the most recognizable face in the Big Ten, especially after his speech at the B1G Kickoff Luncheon last week. He's one of the few players in the game who can take over an entire offense by himself. And here, in his senior year, he's being lauded by coaches as someone who's taking the necessary steps to become a leader of the team.
We set out some end goals for Robinson's Heisman candidacy in June, but let's take a look at what a Denard Robinson Heisman-winning season would actually look like, week in and week out, and what weekly benchmarks are most important as the season goes along.
So step into our time machine and ride with us through the 2012 season. Yes, we have a time machine. Don't ask questions, just get in.