Tajh Boyd named ACC's Top Heisman Contender
VA (Phoebus HS)
Years Played: 2009 - 2013
According to Athlon Sports, Clemson QB Tajh Boyd is the leading contender in the ACC for the Heisman trophy. Current Vegas odds has him winning at 16/1.
Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Jr. Wide Receiver
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL
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Few players posted numbers comparable to Johnny Heisman, but Boyd was one of them. He led the ACC in passing efficiency (165.59) and total offense (339.2 ypg) and was fifth and seventh in each category nationally. He scored 46 total touchdowns (36 pass, 10 rush) and has a host of elite weapons returning. More importantly, this team should be the preseason favorite in the ACC with Boyd under center and Chad Morris calling the plays. He is one of few players who will have the numbers, the marquee showdowns (vs. Georgia, at South Carolina), the potential championship and the offensive support to win the Heisman.
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