Winston now Heisman favorite

Heisman Predictor has FSU QB ahead, but Marcus Mariota can still win

Updated: October 22, 2013, 12:42 PM ET
By Ryan McCrystal | ESPN Insider

Jameis Winston Streeter Lecka/Getty ImagesJameis Winston has thrown himself into the Heisman mix, but can he hold off Marcus Mariota?

Seven weeks of college football remain before the Heisman Trophy presentation, but the race is already beginning to narrow to a select few contenders.

Anything can happen -- after all, at this point last year Johnny Manziel sat in sixth place in the Heisman Predictor -- but based on how the season has transpired, it's difficult to make a strong case for more than just a handful of candidates.

This week's Heisman Predictor standings feature only four names, with a new No. 1 emerging as the favorite.


Winston takes over top spot