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CLEMSON, SC - OCTOBER 19: Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles celebrates after defeating the Clemson Tigers 51-14 at Memorial Stadium on October 19, 2013 in Clemson, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Jameis Winston The Slam Dunk, Five Others Playing For Second

The Heisman Trophy will be presented Saturday evening in New York City. Winston’s name should be at the top of the list as college football’s most impressive player from the start of the season through the championship games. Everything else after that is purely a guess.

12/12/2013

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

NIU’s Lynch Among Heisman Finalists

Northern Illinois University quarterback Jordan Lynch, who has led the Huskies to a near-perfect season, is among the finalists for the Heisman Trophy, the Associated Press is reporting.

12/09/2013

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: A Heisman Snub Won’t Define Lynch

That trophy doesn’t change Lynch’s fantastic stats or his team’s accomplishments, the latter of which I’m fairly confident hold more importance to a guy like Lynch.

670 The Score–12/06/2013

NIU Quarterback Jordan Lynch runs for a 2 yard touchdown  (Credit: Brian Kersey/Getty )

Lynch Leads No. 20 N. Illinois Past Ball State

Jordan Lynch threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help No. 20 Northern Illinois beat Ball State 48-27 on Wednesday night.

11/13/2013

Jordan Lynch  runs the ball for his third touchdown in the 1st quarter against the Massachusetts Minutemen  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Lynch Leads Northern To 63-19 Rout Of Masschusetts

Jordan Lynch ran for 119 yards and four touchdowns and threw for another in just over a half to lead No. 21 Northern Illinois to a 63-19 victory over Massachusetts on Saturday.

11/02/2013

Jordan Lynchof the Northern Illinois Huskies drops back to pass under the protection of his offensive line against the Eastern Michigan Eagles (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

No. 23 N. Illinois Improves To 8-0 In Win Over E. Michigan

Jordan Lynch threw four touchdown passes and caught another as No. 23 Northern Illinois reached its best start as a major program with a 59-20 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

10/26/2013

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Lynch’s 316 Rushing Yards Carry Northern Illinois

Jordan Lynch rushed for 316 yards, an FBS record for a quarterback, and No. 23 Northern Illinois stayed unbeaten Saturday with a 31-17 victory at Central Michigan.

10/19/2013

Jordan Lynch.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Lynch Leads Northern Illinois Past Purdue 55-24

Jordan Lynch threw for 207 yards and three touchdowns, and Northern Illinois scored on a kickoff return and an interception return to rout Purdue 55-24.

09/28/2013

Jordan Lynch.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

NIU’s Lynch Named MAC West Offensive Player Of The Week

For the second time, NIU quarterback Jordan Lynch was named the Mid-American Conference West offensive player of the week.

670 The Score–09/23/2013

Runningback Damon Bullock #5 of the Iowa Hawkeyes rushes up field during the second quarter between defensive end Joe Windsor #97 and safety Jimmie Ward #15 of the Northern Illinois Huskies on August 31, 2013 at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa. (Photo by Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Northern Illinois Stuns Iowa 30-27

Northern Illinois needed quarterback Jordan Lynch to carry them to a win.

08/31/2013

Anthony Wells celebrates NIU's MAC Championship Game win with an orange. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Harris: NIU Looks To Turn The Page After Orange Bowl Run

Coming off possibly the most successful year in Northern Illinois Football history, new head coach Rod Carey has one message for his team: turn the page, the Orange Bowl is behind them.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2013

Jordan Lynch.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Wisch: Lynch Can Make Heisman History Without Winning It

If he even turns in another Top 10 performance, it still will be one for the ages in Illinois.

670 The Score–07/13/2013

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Northern Illinois’ Lynch Named MAC MVP

While NIU will have to wait until Friday to play Kent State in the Mid-American Conference championships, the team has something it can already celebrate.

670 The Score–11/28/2012

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NIU Routs Massachusetts 63-0

Jordan Lynch threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, Matt McIntosh threw for one and ran for two and Northern Illinois coasted in its defeat of winless Massachusetts 63-0 Saturday afternoon.

11/03/2012

NIU QB Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Is The Country’s Best College Football Player At… NIU?

If you’re looking for the best college football player in the country, you might not need to look very far. He could be in DeKalb.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2012

Oregon defensive lineman Arik Armstead. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Hoge On College Football: The Truth About Oregon’s Defense

It’s time for Oregon to prove how good it really is. Well, at least that’s what people are saying — even though the Ducks already have.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2012

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Northern Illinois Outlasts Western Michigan 48-34

Jordan Lynch threw four touchdown passes and ran for two more Saturday, leading Northern Illinois to a 48-34 victory over Western Michigan.

10/27/2012

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Lynch, Northern Illinois Rout Akron 37-7

Jordan Lynch threw two touchdowns and rushed for two more as Northen Illinois routed Akron 37-7 Saturday in Mid-American Conference action.

10/20/2012

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Lynch, Northern Illinois Rout Buffalo 45-3

Jordan Lynch ran for a pair of first-half touchdowns and threw two scoring passes in the second half as Northern Illinois rolled to a 45-3 victory over Buffalo on Saturday.

10/13/2012

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Northern Illinois Rallies To Beat Kansas 30-23

Northern Illinois rallied from a 23-13 fourth quarter deficit to defeat Kansas 30-23 Saturday afternoon. The Huskies (3-1) victory moved its home field winning streak to 17 games, while the Jayhawks (1-3) lost their 16th straight road contest.

09/22/2012

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