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The Heisman Predictor: Week 1

With Bradford out of the race, a freshman QB enters the Predictor picture

Originally Published: September 8, 2009
By Ryan McCrystal | ESPN Stats & Information
Sam BradfordTim Heitman/US PresswireSam Bradford's Heisman Trophy chances are over after injuring his shoulder in Saturday's loss to BYU.

We're just one week into the season and we've already lost a serious contender. After running the numbers from the Heisman Predictor, Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford is nowhere among the Top 10 and he's not likely to climb back in the picture. Expected to miss two to four weeks, the sprained right shoulder suffered against BYU has effectively ended his campaign for a second trophy.

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