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2015 Heisman Trophy finalists announced: Christian McCaffrey, Derrick Henry, and Deshaun Watson will head to New York

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Christian McCaffrey will be headed to New York for the Heisman Trophy ceremony, but can he bring back the hardware?

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Christian McCaffrey along with Derrick Henry the running back from the Alabama Crimson Tide, and Deshaun Watson quarterback from the Clemson Tigers were named finalists for the 2015 Heisman Trophy Award. The last Heisman Trophy finalist from Stanford was Andrew Luck in 2011. The winner will be announced on Saturday, December 12th at 5pm PST on ESPN.

Here is a quick comparison of the finalists.

Christian McCaffrey stats:

Passing: two completions on 3 attempts, 39 yards, 2 touchdowns and 359.9 passer rating
Rushing: 319 attempts for 1847 yards 5.8 per attempt with 8 touchdowns
Receiving: 41 receptions, 540 yards 13.2 per receptions with 4 touchdowns
Kick Returns: 36 kick returns, 1042 yards with 1 touchdown
Punt Returns: 14 punt returns, 67 yards, 0 touchdowns

Total Yards: 3,496 or about 1.986 miles Total touchdowns: 15

Derrick Henry Stats:

Rushing: 339 attempts for 1986 yards 5.9 per attempt with 23 touchdowns
Receiving: 10 receptions, 97 yards 9.7 per receptions with 0 touchdowns
Total Yards: 2,083 Total Touchdowns: 23

Deshaun Watson Stats:

Passing: 287 completions on 413 attempts, 3,512 yards, 69.5% Completion percentage 30 touchdowns, 11 interceptions and 159.6 passer rating 
Rushing: 163 attempts for 887 yards 5.4 per attempt with 11 touchdowns
Total yards: 4,399 Total touchdowns: 41