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Oregon Football: 3 Reasons Why Tyner Won't Pull a Johnny Manziel

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel made history last night by becoming the first freshman to ever win the prestigious Heisman Trophy.

Manziel had a record-breaking season with over 4,600 yards of total offense and 43 touchdowns, but he quite possibly won the award not because of his stats, but because he led the Aggies to an upset victory over then-No. 1 Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

With Manziel's success, many fans and pundits will be looking at this year’s class to find what freshmen could have a chance at winning the Heisman Trophy in 2013.

Duck fans: Please don't expect Thomas Tyner to be making a trip to New York as only a freshman. 

While Tyner is incredibly talented—see his 6'0", 215-pound frame coupled with 10.35-second speed in the 100-meter dash—and will fit into Oregon's system perfectly, it's just not realistic to put Heisman expectations on an 18-year old kid.

Here's why.

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