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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 St. QB

This week:

233 yards passing, 83 rushing, 4 TDs.

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Season: 1,630 yards passing, 634 yards rushing, 28 total TDs.

Comment: He’s now the heavy favorite to claim the trophy. All four of his touchdowns in Saturday’s win over Texas Tech came in the second half.

Kenjon Barner

Oregon RB

This week:

104 yards on nine carries, 2 TDs.

Season: 974 yards rushing, 6.9 yards per carry, 15 total TDs.

Comment: Averaged 13.6 yards on 11 touches Saturday in a thrashing of Colorado. He’s scored multiple touchdowns in five of eight games this season.

Manti Te’o

Notre Dame LB

This week:

Interception, sack, 11 tackles (six solo, two for loss).

Season: 80 tackles (39 solo), 5 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries.

Comment: His interception came in the fourth quarter with the Sooners across midfield and trailing by just 7.

Braxton Miller

Ohio State QB

This week:

143 yards passing, 134 yards rushing, 3 total TDs.

Season: 1,527 yards passing with 12 TDs, 1,093 yards rushing with 12 TDs.

Comment: Miller played big against Penn State a week after suffering a head injury against Purdue.

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