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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.

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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:

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.

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