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.
WEEK 9 AT KENTUCKY
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
2161154.574.3
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
8824.9
2014 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
147814461.583.5
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
57685.4
Mariota was 18-of-30 passing for 326 yards, five touchdowns and an interception in the Ducks' 59-41 win over Cal.
WEEK 9 AT CALIFORNIA
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
3265160.085.8
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
3606.0
2014 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
228324168.888.7
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
32555.2
Gordon ran roughshod over the Terrapins, finding the end zone three times in the first half on his way to 122 rushing yards.
WEEK 9 VS. MARYLAND
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
12235.5
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
2126.00
2014 SEASON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
1046137.9
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
6274.51
Cooper had a monster game in the Crimson Tide's win over Tennessee. He had nine catches for 224 yards and two touchdowns.
WEEK 9 AT TENNESSEE
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
922424.92
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
-90-9.0
2014 SEASON
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
6290814.67
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
2307.7
Winston and the Seminoles are off in Week 9. They next face a tough road test at Louisville on Thursday, Oct. 30.
WEEK 8 VS. NOTRE DAME
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
2732174.279.6
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
802.0
2014 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
187813670.681.2
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
4721.7

ESPN Experts' Poll

Oct. 21, 2014
Name Position School Year 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Dak Prescott QB Miss. State Jr. 7 3 0 0 0 47
Marcus Mariota QB Oregon Jr. 3 6 1 0 0 42
Melvin Gordon RB Wisconsin Jr. 0 1 5 3 0 25
Amari Cooper WR Alabama Jr. 0 0 0 4 1 9
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
Ameer Abdullah RB Nebraska Sr. 0 0 0 1 1 3
Buck Allen RB USC Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1
Todd Gurley RB Georgia Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1

ESPN experts: Andrea Adelson, Edward Aschoff, Brian Bennett, Rece Davis, Travis Haney, Chris Low, Ivan Maisel, Ted Miller, Mark Schlabach and Jake Trotter.

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