Watson slips in latest ESPN Heisman Watch
|2015-09-10 12:01:10.0- -||
Watson fell six spots from the #6 spot from the preseason ESPN Watch rankings even after going 18 for 22 for 194 yards, two passing touchdowns and two rushes for 22 yards in a 49-10 win against Wofford on Saturday. The individual statistics equated to a 185.9 quarterback rating for the game.
He completed 67.9% of his passes for 1,466 yards (10.7 per attempt) and 14 touchdowns and only two interceptions and had a quarterback rating of 188.57 in his rookie campaign.
Two running backs Derrick Henry and Nick Chubb lead the Heisman Poll while eight quarterbacks are listed in the Top 13. Three Ohio State players - WR Braxton Miller, RB Ezekiel Elliott and QB Cardale Jones are listed in the top seven of the entire poll.
The panel of ESPN experts includes Andrea Adelson, Edward Aschoff, Brian Bennett, Rece Davis, Travis Haney, Chris Low, Ivan Maisel, Ted Miller, Mark Schlabach and Jake Trotter.
The 81st annual Heisman Memorial Trophy Presentation will be Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. ET at New York City on ESPN.
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