Tajh Boyd Heisman Tracker


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Five of the last six Heisman Trophy Winners have been Quarterbacks (with the exception of Mark Ingram in 2009). We are going to take a look at what the last five Heisman Quarterback’s seasons have looked like and see how Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
RS Sr. Quarterback
#10 6-1, 225
Hampton, VA

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compares.

The last five Heisman Quarterbacks were Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M 2012), Robert Griffin III (Baylor 2011), Cam Newton (Auburn 2010), Sam Bradford (Oklahoma 2008), and Tim Tebow (Florida 2007). Out of the five quarterbacks, one played for and won a National Championship (Cam Newton), one played for and lost a National Championship (Sam Bradford) and the other three did not even win their conference.

Here is a chart looking at Boyd’s 2013 numbers compared to the Heisman winner’s numbers:


Tajh Boyd Heisman QB Avg Heisman High Heisman Low
Wins 1 11 14 - Newton 9 - Tebow
Losses 0 2 4 - Tebow 0 - Newton
Top 25 Wins 1 3.4 7 - Newton 1 - Tebow
Top 10 Wins 1 1 3 - Newton 0 - RGIII, Tebow
Comp Pct: 60.0%68.4% 72.4% - RGIII 66.1% - Newton
Passing Yds/Gm 270 281.5 337.1 - Bradford203.9 - Newton
Passing TDs/Gm 3 2.61 3.6 - Bradford 2 - Manziel
Interceptions/Gm 0 0.54 0.69 - Manziel 0.46 - RGIII, Tebow
TD/Int Ratio - 4.9 6.3 - Bradford 2.9 - Manziel
Rushing Yds/Gm 42 67.5 108.5 - Manziel 3.4 - Bradford
Rushing TDs/Gm 2 1.2 1.8 - Tebow 0.4 - Bradford
Tot Yds/Gm (Rush&Pass)312 349 393.5 - Manziel 309.1 - Newton
Tot TDs/Gm (Rush&Pass)5 3.8 4.2 - Tebow 3.6 - Newton

As the season goes on, we’ll continue to look at how Boyd compares to previous Heisman quarterbacks and also how he compares to current Heisman hopefuls.


Rank Position Name School Avg ESPN CNN/SI CBS Heisman Pundit Bovada Odds
1 QB Teddy Bridgewater Louisville 2.2 2 3 3 2 1
2 QB Tajh Boyd Clemson 2.6 1 1 5 1 5
3 QB Braxton Miller Ohio State 3.4 5 4 2 4 2
4 QB Johnn Manziel Texas A&M 3.4 4 5 1 4 3
5 QB Marcus Mariota Oregon - 3 2 NR 3 4


















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