It takes a truly special year by a freshman to deserve the kind of Heisman respect that leads to an invite to New York. Fortunately for Florida State, freshman quarterback Jameis Winston is having just that kind of season so far.
This weekend, college football will shift its attention to the ACC. Playing in the shadows of the SEC the last few years, the ACC will offer this week’s game of the week when Clemson hosts Florida State.
Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd passed for 270 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for two more in a season-opening victory over Georgia, confirming Boyd as one of the top Heisman contenders this season.
Leaving on cut-down day took courage, and while it might undercut his standing in the organization, Ryan chose family over football — and that is always the right call from the playbook.
The coach said Monday that he spoke on Friday to “several” Jets players who were getting cut, and personnel decisions had been made before he left Saturday.
Led by quarterback Everett Golson and a stingy defense, the Irish should be able to hold off a talented Michigan team and stop the Wolverines’ streak at three.
Miami is a major dark horse to compete for an ACC title, and the main reason why is the Hurricanes will finally have a healthy Reggie Johnson.
If you like points, this is your game.