Before the season starts, analysts usually have a good idea of who the winner will be.
But this year, with plenty of upsets and a handful of injuries, the Heisman is up for grabs.
Here are a few possible candidates...
Darren McFadden, RB, Arkansas
-One of the best running backs in college.
-Won 2006 Doak Walker Award for the best running back in college.
-Arkansas school-leading rusher.
-Averages 133 yards per game.
-Minor injuries have prevented him from getting the ball.
-Arkansas' losses to Alabama, Kentucky, and Auburn.
-His backup, Felix Jones, takes some of the weight off his shoulders.
Tim Tebow, QB, Florida
-Helped Florida become National Champions in 2006.
-Has the ability to hurt opponents through the air and on the ground.
-Has become the leader of this Florida powerhouse as a sophomore.
-Accounted for over 70 percent of Florida's offense this season.
-No sophomore has ever won the Heisman.
-Losses to Auburn and LSU will likely cause him to fall a few spots in the race.
-One of the best senior quarterbacks in college.
-Has potential to be a playmaker in the NFL.
-Plays extremely well against tough competition.
-Has passed for 2,201 yards and 26 touchdowns.
-Kentucky isn't great and has a few losses.
-SEC is the best conference in the nation and Kentucky wins involve the whole team.
Matt Ryan, QB, Boston College
-Has the potential to be great NFL player.
-Made huge improvements last year to make himself eligible for the Heisman.
-Passed over 2,100 yards and leads the ACC.
-Has not had a tough schedule, but will have difficulty against Virgina Tech.
-Needs to control his touchdown to interception ratio.
-One of the nation's top prospects for the NFL.
-One of the leading contenders for the Heisman.
-2,993 passing yards and 24 touchdowns.
-Louisville's 4-4 record.
-Louisville's defense needs to help the team win, which will ultimately determine his fate.
-Games against West Virgina, South Florida, and Rutgers will whether Brohm wins the Heisman.
Mike Hart, RB, Michigan
-After a shaky team start, he's lead Michigan back to a 6-2 record.
-Over 1,000 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns.
-Averaging 154 yards per game.
-An ankle injury caused him to miss the Illinois game and possibly more.
Dennis Dixon, QB, Oregon
-Big win against Michigan put him into the Heisman race.
-Accumulated 23 touchdowns through the running and passing game.
-Doesn't get as much publicity as other Heisman candidates.
-Tough schedule ahead, including Arizona State and USC.
-Must prove himself as a leader of his team.