Lattimore rising in Heisman ranks

Predictor: It's Geno Smith's race to lose; Klein, Lattimore not far behind

Updated: October 9, 2012, 10:35 AM ET
By Ryan McCrystal | ESPN Insider
Marcus LattimoreJim Dedmon/Icon SMIAs long as South Carolina keeps winning, Marcus Lattimore will rank among the Heisman favorites.

Geno Smith, the Heisman is officially yours to lose.

The West Virginia Mountaineers proved they are legitimate contenders with their win over the Texas Longhorns, and thanks to a few other candidates slipping up on Saturday, Smith is starting to run away from the pack in the Heisman race.

But how safe is his lead?