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    Heisman Watch: Candidates for college football’s top individual honor

    The leading candidates for college football’s top individual award:

    Collin Klein

    Kansas State QB

    This week: 145 yards passing, INT; 50 yards rushing, 2 TDs.

    Season: 2,020 yards passing with 12 TDs; 748 yards rushing with 19 TDs.


    Comment: Thanks to another efficient game by QB, look for Wildcats atop BCS rankings.

    Kenjon Barner

    Oregon RB

    This week:

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    vs. California (late).

    Season: 1,295 yards rushing, 7.2 yards per carry, 20 total TDs.

    Comment: Barner set a school rushing record last week with 321 yards, the most ever allowed by Southern Cal.

    Manti Te’o

    Notre Dame LB

    This week: 5 tackles (4 solo), interception


    Season: 92 tackles (46 solo), 6 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries.

    Comment: His fourth-quarter interception against BC gave him a school season record for a linebacker.


    Alabama QB

    This week:

    309 yards passing, 1 TD, and 2 INTs.

    Season: 2,158 yards passing with 20 TDs and 2 INTs.

    Comment: Though he set a career high for yards, he chose a bad time to throw his first two picks of the season.