SEC Football: Breaking Down Conference's Future Heisman Candidates

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SEC Football: Breaking Down Conference's Future Heisman Candidates
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The SEC has won six consecutive national championships, but one thing the conference does not dominate is the Heisman Trophy. The SEC has only produced four Heisman Trophy winners since 1995 and only has two candidates so far in 2012, according to the ESPN top-15 players.

The Heisman Trophy is usually given to explosive offensive players. Guys who put up sexy stats, play on the offensive side of the ball and help their team win. The SEC, however, is known for ferocious defense and doesn't exactly have a bunch of players that are putting up Robert Griffin or Geno Smith-type numbers.

But there are many young players who will quickly become the face of this conference sooner rather than later, and many players who are capable of adding some excitement to the SEC.

Here are a few players that could eventually hoist another Heisman Trophy for the SEC and help the conference dominate in that department as well.

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