Heisman Trophy 2012: Week 8's Best and Worst Showings in Heisman Hunt

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Heisman Trophy 2012: Week 8's Best and Worst Showings in Heisman Hunt
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In Week 8 of the 2012-2013 college football campaign, several Heisman contenders switched places in the rankings based on their performances.

West Virginia's Geno Smith took another step back, while Kansas State's Collin Klein continues to impress.

Of course, those aren't the only players gunning for college football's best individual award. A quarterback from an elite SEC program jumped up the rankings, while it's getting harder to ignore a running back not named De'Anthony Thomas in Oregon.

Here's a look at the best and worst performances from the top Heisman contenders this season, complete with my rankings through Week 8 at the end.

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