Welcome to our fourth Heisman Watch of the 2020 faculty soccer season. All year long, ESPN.com writers will vote on their high Heisman candidates.
To get the ultimate rankings, we use the next methodology: 15 voters, 5 votes every. Factors system: 5 factors for first-place votes, 4 factors for second-place votes, three factors for third-place votes, two factors for fourth-place votes and one level for fifth-place votes.
Voters: Andrea Adelson, Kyle Bonagura, Invoice Connelly, Heather Dinich, David M. Hale, Sam Khan Jr., Chris Low, Harry Lyles Jr., Ivan Maisel, Ryan McGee, Adam Rittenberg, Alex Scarborough, Mark Schlabach, Tom VanHaaren, Dave Wilson
Whole factors: 73 (first-place votes: 13/15)
Notable: Lawrence had 4 touchdowns in a blowout win over Miami on Saturday — three within the air and one speeding. By way of 4 video games, he has but to throw an interception whereas main the Tigers to the No. 1 rating.
Quotable: “Lawrence is the clear top quarterback on this class, a can’t-miss prospect with elite upside.” — Mel Kiper Jr.
Whole factors: 36 (first-place votes: 2)
Notable: On Saturday, Etienne scored a TD, marking his thirty ninth sport with a landing — greater than every other participant in faculty soccer historical past. And the season is not over but for Clemson’s record-setting again.
Quotable: “There may be not a more dynamic running back in faculty soccer than Etienne, who had 149 yards and two touchdowns on the bottom to go together with eight catches for 73 yards by the air.” — David M. Hale
Whole factors: 27 (first-place votes: 0)
Notable: Fields and Ohio State kick off their season in lower than two weeks, which can give the Buckeyes QB an opportunity to climb up everybody’s Heisman boards if he performs in addition to anticipated.
Quotable: “I am actually excited to see Fields in Yr 2 because the Buckeyes’ starter, and I wish to see him take a step ahead in his decision-making and decisiveness.” — Mel Kiper Jr.
Whole factors: 26 (first-place votes: 0)
Notable: Jones continued to indicate he is extra than simply Tua Tagovailoa’s former backup, and on Saturday he helped Bama rating 63 factors in a win over Ole Miss. He threw for 417 yards and two touchdowns.
Quotable: “I feel [the offense] did a wonderful job of taking the air out of the ball, scoring about each time we had the chance to.” — Nick Saban
Whole factors: 22 (first-place votes: 0)
Notable: The Gators suffered their first lack of the season, however Trask did his half to offer Florida an opportunity to win. He threw for 312 yards and 4 touchdowns — giving him 14 on the yr in solely three video games.
Quotable: “He is the full package deal. He has a giant, 6-5 body. He could make each throw, from displaying contact on brief routes to displaying energy on go routes.” — Mel Kiper Jr.
Najee Harris runs throughout Ole Miss’ protection, scoring 5 touchdowns on 206 speeding yards in Alabama’s 63-48 win.
Whole factors: 16 (first-place votes: 0)
Notable: The Alabama offense amassed a whopping 723 yards in Saturday’s win over Ole Miss, and Harris ran for 206 yards and 5 touchdowns. He averaged 9 yards on 23 carries.
Quotable: “They have most likely the most effective again within the nation, if not probably the greatest backs within the nation.” — Georgia head coach Kirby Sensible
Whole factors: 11 (first-place votes: 0)
Notable: Pitts had one other robust efficiency in an upset loss to Texas A&M on Saturday, scoring a landing to run up his tally to seven TDs on the season.
Quotable: “He is a real matchup piece within the NFL, and despite the fact that Penn State’s Pat Freiermuth is a extra full prospect, Pitts is making a real case out of the gate for TE1 within the 2021 class.” — Todd McShay
Others receiving votes:
Whole factors in parentheses: Zach Wilson, BYU (4); Jaylen Waddle, Alabama (3); Sam Ehlinger, Texas (2); Sam Howell, North Carolina (2); Shane Buechele, SMU (1); Breece Hall, Iowa State (1); Khalil Herbert, Virginia Tech (1)