Smith in control of Heisman fate
Manuel, Murray rank 1, 2 in Predictor standings, with WVU QB closing fast
After a record-setting performance Saturday afternoon, even casual college football fans could tell you that West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Geno Smith is the Heisman Trophy front-runner. Through four games, Smith has accounted for 21 touchdowns -- more than double the total of some of his closest competitors.
But despite Smith's gaudy stats and the public perception that he's running away with the award, he's still in third place in the Predictor standings, looking up at Aaron Murray of the Georgia Bulldogs and EJ Manuel of the Florida State Seminoles.
So what does Smith need to do to make perception a reality and take over the Heisman Predictor lead? The answer is fairly simple: just keep on rolling.
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