Heisman Trophy Race: The 5 Favorites After Cam Newton

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Heisman Trophy Race: The 5 Favorites After Cam Newton
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With legal controversies surrounding Cameron Newton the past few weeks, the overwhelming Heisman Trophy favorite from Auburn has taken a serious hit in credibility.

Voters will certainly be conscious of the recent events surrounding Newton, especially the fact that Newton's father sought a "pay-for-play" scheme. The Reggie Bush saga where the former USC running back and Heisman Trophy winner was stripped of his award for receiving improper benefits will also certainly be fresh in the minds of voters.

While Newton has not been disciplined by the NCAA yet, if he does receive any kind of suspension it will essentially defeat any kind of Heisman Trophy candidacy for the Tigers quarterback.

Without Cam Newton in the race, there are still plenty of deserving candidates.

Here are the top five candidates after Newton:

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