Predicting a future Heisman winner is futile, as an overwhelming amount of factors play into a player's chances of winning the award. No one predicted Johnny Manziel to win a Heisman Trophy during the 2011 recruiting cycle.
However, predicting future winners of the other major awards in college football is easier due to the honors being more position specific. Several recruits in the 2014 recruiting class appear to have the skills to win an award at their position.
A running back who is ready to carry the load for a college offense now should win top honors for his position, while a shocking prediction awaits regarding the award for the nation's best linebacker.