Bennett, Williams, Duggan, Stroud named finalists for Heisman

Bennett, Williams, Duggan, Stroud named finalists for Heisman

of Georgia Stetson Bennettof USC Caleb Williamsof TCU Max Dugan and Ohio State CJ Stroud The finalists for the Heisman Trophy had been introduced Monday.

The 4 quarterbacks, who performed for 4 of the highest 10 groups this season, together with three within the School Soccer Playoff, can be in New York for the Heisman ceremony on Saturday.

USC’s Williams is the odds-on favourite (-2500) to take house the award regardless of the Trojans being eradicated from the School Soccer Playoff after dropping to Utah within the Pac-12 championship recreation on Friday. The sophomore, who was recruited by Trojans recruit Lincoln Riley after transferring from Oklahoma to USC, surpassed 4,000 passing yards this season and had 37 touchdowns, tied for probably the most within the nation.

Duggan, who led TCU to an undefeated common season, threw for 3,321 yards and 30 touchdowns together with simply 4 interceptions this season. The Iowa senior will lead the Horned Frogs into the Fiesta Bowl towards Michigan, with the winner advancing to the nationwide title recreation.

Two different Heisman finalists in Bennett and Stroud will face one another within the Peach Bowl semifinals.

Bennett returned to Georgia for his senior season after main the Bulldogs to a nationwide title and threw for 3,425 yards and 20 touchdowns for his encore.

Stroud was a Heisman finalist final season and completed fourth. This season, Stroud has thrown for 3,340 yards and 37 touchdowns — tied for probably the most within the nation with Williams.

The quarterback has dominated the award lately, successful 18 occasions since 2000 and taking house 5 of the final six trophies. In 2020, Alabama’s DeVonta Smith grew to become the primary huge receiver to win the Heisman since Desmond Howard in 1991.

Final season, Alabama’s Bryce Younger grew to become the primary Tide quarterback to win the award. Regardless of throwing for 3,007 yards and 27 touchdowns this season, Younger was not nominated.

The Heisman Trophy can be introduced Saturday in New York (8 p.m. ET, ESPN).

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