Friday, August 29, 2008

TEBOW FOR PRESIDENT


Florida's Tebow starts season at top of Heisman Watch
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If the preseason voting in the USA TODAY Heisman Watch is any indication, Florida's Tim Tebow is in great position to make history.

The Gators quarterback, who won the award after 32 passing touchdowns and 23 rushing scores, starts with seven of 10 first-place votes and 47 total points.

Ohio State's Chris Wells, Missouri's Chase Daniel and Georgia's Knowshon Moreno each had one first-place votes. Wells holds down second place, well behind Tebow at 24 points. Daniel and Moreno is tied for third at 20 points.

Pat White of West Virginia rounds out the top five.

USA TODAY Heisman Trophy poll
Rank
Player 2007 Stats
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
Total
Tim Tebow, QB, Florida 234-for-350, 3,286 yards, 32 TDs; 210 carries, 895 yards, 23 TDs
7
3



47
Chris Wells, RB, Ohio State 274 carries, 1,609 yards, 15 TDs
1
3

3
1
24
Chase Daniel, QB, Missouri 384-for-563, 4,306 yards, 33 TDs
1
1
3
1

20

Knowshon Moreno, RB, Georgia 248 carries, 1,334 yards, 14 TDs
1
1
2
2
1
20
Pat White, QB, West Virginia 144-for-216, 1,724 yards, 14 TDs; 197 carries, 1,335 yards, 14 TDs
2
1

3
14
Michael Crabtree, WR, Texas Tech 134 receptions, 1,962 yards, 22 TDs

2
2
1
11
Cullen Harper, QB, Clemson 282-for-433, 2,991 yards, 27 TDs

2


6
Armanti Edwards, QB, Appalachian State 148-for-222, 1,948 yards, 17 TDs; 237 carries, 1,588 yards, 21 TDs

1
1
3

Also receiving votes: Graham Harrell, QB, Texas Tech 2, Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma 1, Max Hall, QB, Brigham Young 1, Colt McCoy, QB, Texas 1.

The Heisman Watch will be updated next in October. Voting is done by a panel of 10 writers and editors from USA TODAY. Points are tabulated on 5-4-3-2-1 basis.

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