Bo Jackson, Barry Sanders, Roger Staubach, Doug Flutie, O.J. Simpson, Earl Campbell, Marcus Allen and so on. The Heisman Trophy is the most prestigious individual award in all of sports.
How many awards have their own special committees and their own special award ceremonies? The Oscars and the Heisman—that's it.
This year's Heisman race is wide open; it's up for anyone to grab. Here are the candidates that have the opportunity to join the elite Heisman fraternity this year.