Heisman week is here, the finalists have been announced, and there’s a good chance that history will be made on Saturday night.
Although recent history doesn’t bode well for a defensive player or a freshman when it comes to this award, 2012 seems poised to break through these barriers. It’s been that kind of season.
With only three players making the trip to New York—Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and Kansas State QB Collin Klein—our list of potential winners has narrowed greatly.
Yet, the debate over who is most deserving is anything but simple.
As they usually do, the sportsbooks have placed odds on each player when it comes to the Heisman, and we examine what these odds say as the presentation approaches.