Here we are again taking a look at the Hesiman hopefuls after a crazy week four of action.
Lamar Jackson now has 25 total touchdowns in just four weeks of football. He diced up Marshall for 417 passing yards and five passing touchdowns with 62 rushing yards and two rushing touchdowns. Jackson continues to make the best case for the trophy.
Chad Kelly tore through a solid Georgia defense in a 45-14 stomping as Kelly had yet another game. While he has not put up Jackson numbers he has 12 touchdowns and 1,235 passing yards. And he has done it against Alabama, FSU and Georgia.
After a quite start Dalvin Cook exploded Saturday with 267 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He also found himself leading the Seminoles in receiving again, this time with 62 yards. While he struggled on the ground to start the season off, this may have been the game he needed to get going this year.
Although he failed to find the end zone Christian McCaffrey still topped 130 yards on the ground and still is one of the top Heisman running back candidates. He will still have the best chance of beating out a Lamar Jackson because of the amount of touches he gets all over the filed.
Deshaun Watson looked like his old self against Georgia Tech, throwing for 304 yards and a pair of touchdowns. His numbers are down for the year but look for him to surge if Clemson truly has their offense back on track.
Defensive players are always dark horses to win this trophy, but former Wolverine Charles Woodson pulled it off and I believe Jabrill Peppers can too. He has 33 tackles, 9.5 tackles for loss, two sacks, a forced fumble and 227 punt return yards with a return touchdown. If any defensive player has a shot, it is Peppers.
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