Later this week, Mariota should join an exslusive fraternity.
The big names can prove themselves one last time this Saturday.
Both players led their teams to this week’s conference championship game in Indianapolis.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award.
Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon ran for 408 yards through three quarters Saturday against Nebraska, to break LaDainian Tomlinson’s single-game major college football rushing record with 15 minutes still to go.
Melvin Gordon leads the Wisconsin running game against another Heisman candidate and his ground game, Nebraska and Ameer Abdullah.
“It drives me,” Melvin Gordon says of seeing the other top running backs’ accomplishments.
Saturday figures to show how far the Spartans have come and how far the Wolverines have fallen.
Melvin Gordon rushed for 175 yards and four touchdowns to lead Wisconsin.
Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah and Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon are leaving their mark.
Godwin Igwebuike had three interceptions and Justin Jackson rushed for 162 yards, helping the resurgent Wildcats upset Melvin Gordon and No. 17 Wisconsin 20-14 on Saturday.
Brady Hoke’s seat is scalding hot.
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The Badgers and Tigers will provide an early test for each other Saturday in Houston.
Can the Big Ten finally produce a national champion again? Ohio State has the talent.
On the East Coast, Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says his squad “moves the needle on TV in New York City.”
Two big plays and a fierce defense made for a fun homecoming weekend for Wisconsin.