Updated: October 25, 2014, 5:47 PM ET
Tracking the Candidates
Oct. 25, 2014
Mississippi State had a bit of trouble putting away Kentucky on the road. Prescott accounted for 304 total yards and three touchdowns, but he wasn't flawless. He threw his third interception in two games and also fumbled twice, although he recovered both himself.
Mariota was 18-of-30 passing for 326 yards, five touchdowns and an interception in the Ducks' 59-41 win over Cal.
Gordon ran roughshod over the Terrapins, finding the end zone three times in the first half on his way to 122 rushing yards.
Cooper had a monster game in the Crimson Tide's win over Tennessee. He had nine catches for 224 yards and two touchdowns.
Winston and the Seminoles are off in Week 9. They next face a tough road test at Louisville on Thursday, Oct. 30.
ESPN Experts' Poll
Oct. 21, 2014
|Dak Prescott||QB||Miss. State||Jr.||7||3||0||0||0||47|
|Jameis Winston||QB||Florida State||So.||0||0||2||1||1||9|
|Everett Golson||QB||Notre Dame||Sr.||0||0||1||1||3||8|
|Kevin White||WR||West Virginia||Sr.||0||0||1||0||2||5|
ESPN experts: Andrea Adelson, Edward Aschoff, Brian Bennett, Rece Davis, Travis Haney, Chris Low, Ivan Maisel, Ted Miller, Mark Schlabach and Jake Trotter.
Recent Heisman Trophy Winners
|2013||Jameis Winston||Florida State|
|2012||Johnny Manziel||Texas A&M|
|2006||Troy Smith||Ohio State|