5 CFB Studs Who Could Keep Johnny Heisman from Becoming Johnny Heisman II

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5 CFB Studs Who Could Keep Johnny Heisman from Becoming Johnny Heisman II
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Manziel became the first freshman ever to win the Heisman.

Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy, beating out Notre Dame's Manti Te'o and Kansas State's Collin Klein.

But it's not too early to look at some of his competitors for next year's coveted award.

Te'o and Klein will move on to the pro ranks, but a whole host of star players will be back to give Johnny Football a run for his money in 2013.

Before anointing Manziel to win back-to-back Heismans, consider this: Since the award began in 1935, only one player has received consecutive Heisman Trophy Awards—Ohio State running back Archie Griffin, who won the award in 1974 and 1975.

If Manziel falls below or just matches his numbers from 2012 in the 2013 season, he will likely have some hefty competition.

In 2012, the quarterback threw for 3,419 yards and 24 touchdowns while running for 1,181 yards and 19 touchdowns.

Let's analyze the five guys who have the best shot at unseating Johnny Heisman in 2013.

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