The Heisman Trophy race is calming down with the top two spots occupied by surefire candidates. Nonetheless, every player in the race is still polarizing week in and week out. Here’s how they are performing:
Texas is still in a position to make the Big 12 Championship with a little help from West Virginia. All Texas needs to do is win Saturday’s home matchup against No. 16 Iowa State and next week’s away game at Kansas. If West Virginia can beat Oklahoma in the season finale, Texas will find itself in Arlington on Dec. 1. Beating the Cyclones will be the first step. Here are the keys to the game:
I’m not an expert by any stretch of the imagination. I’m just a college student who watches too much college football and places bets he can’t afford — like most of y’all. This weekly column is where I will give you my best bets for the week in college football. I am not responsible for any money lost.
It’s quite simple for No. 15 Texas: Don’t lose. A loss for the Longhorns in either of the two remaining games means elimination from a spot in the Big 12 Championship. While Saturday’s game might be about Texas’ graduating seniors, the underlying message remains the same. If Texas wants to give its seniors a win in their home finale, here’s what needs to happen:
Three months ago, few people thought the Iowa State-Texas matchup would influence the contenders for the Big 12 title. But those are the stakes for both teams with only two weeks remaining in the regular season. A loss for either team would officially end any hope of a conference title, so it is more than fair to expect a slugfest on Saturday. That being said, here are four Iowa State players to watch this weekend:
Not many are knowledgeable of the impact left long ago by James Street, the Longhorns’ winningest quarterback in school history. Among those, a group of 14 high school football players in Little Rock, Arkansas, were chosen to carry on his legacy after being honored with the annual James Street Sportsmanship Award on Monday.