Betting Odds Update: Heisman Trophy

Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott is the early favorite on the odds to win the 2015 Heisman Trophy at the online sportsbooks, with LSU running back Leonard Fournette and Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott behind him on those early college football player props for next season.

At Bovada Elliott is sitting as the 6/1 favorite on the 2015 Heisman Trophy odds, with Fournette at 15/2 and Prescott joining Georgia running back Nick Chubb and TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin at 8/1 to round out the top tier of early contenders to take the trophy next season.

USC quarterback Cody Kessler is then at 12/1 odds along with Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones, with Florida State quarterback (and Notre Dame transfer) Everett Golson at 14/1 odds. Alabama running back Derrick Henry is holding 16/1 odds to win the 2015 Heisman Trophy at the sportsbook.

Odds To Win 2015 Heisman Trophy at Bovada as of May 20
  • Ezekiel Elliott (RB Ohio State) 6/1
  • Leonard Fournette (RB LSU) 15/2
  • Dak Prescott (QB Mississippi State) 8/1
  • Nick Chubb (RB Georgia) 8/1
  • Trevone Boykin (QB TCU) 8/1
  • Cody Kessler (QB USC) 12/1
  • Cardale Jones (QB Ohio State) 12/1
  • Everett Golson (QB Florida State) 14/1
  • Derrick Henry (RB Alabama) 16/1
  • Paul Perkins (RB UCLA) 18/1
  • Connor Cook (QB Michigan State) 20/1
  • Deshaun Watson (QB Clemson) 20/1
  • Jeremy Johnson (QB Auburn) 20/1
  • Samaje Perine (RB Oklahoma) 20/1
  • Braxton Miller (QB Ohio State) 25/1
  • J.T. Barrett (QB Ohio State) 28/1
  • Corey Clement (RB Wisconsin) 33/1
  • Justin Thomas (QB Georgia Tech) 33/1
  • Royce Freeman (RB Oregon) 33/1
  • Seth Russell (QB Baylor) 33/1
  • Brad Kaaya (QB Miami) 40/1
  • D.J. Foster (RB Arizona State) 40/1
  • Dalvin Cook (RB Florida State) 40/1
  • James Connor (RB Pittsburgh) 40/1
  • Mason Rudolph (QB Oklahoma State) 40/1
  • Nick Wilson (RB Arizona) 40/1
  • Taysom Hill (QB BYU) 40/1
  • Malik Zaire (QB Notre Dame) 40/1
  • Jared Goff (QB California) 50/1
  • Jacoby Brissett (QB North Carolina State)66/1
  • Jalen Hurd (RB Tennessee) 66/1
  • Laquon Treadwell (WR Mississippi) 66/1
  • Marquise Williams (QB North Carolina)66/1
  • Scooby Wright (LB Arizona) 66/1

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Only two players remain on the Heisman Trophy odds at the sportsbooks heading into Week 15 of the season. Oregon's Marcus Mariota remains the favorite on the odds to win the Heisman Trophy, with the quarterback set with a betting line of 1/10 on that prop at Bovada. Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon is now seen as his only competition, with the running back listed at 5/1 odds.

Odds to win the 2014 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Marcus Mariota (QB Oregon) 1/10
Melvin Gordon (RB Wisconsin) 5/1

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Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is back atop the odds to win the Heisman Trophy at the online sportsbooks heading into Week 12 of the season, with Mississippi State's Dak Prescott now second on that college football props list. Mariota is the 1/5 chalk on the Heisman Trophy odds for November 10, with Prescott behind him at 13/2, and Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon set third at 14/1.

Odds to win the 2014 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Marcus Mariota (QB Oregon) 1/5
Dak Prescott (QB Mississippi State) 13/2
Melvin Gordon (RB Wisconsin) 14/1
Trevone Boykin (QB TCU) 14/1
J.T. Barrett (QB Ohio State) 20/1
Amari Cooper (WR Alabama) 33/1
Ameer Abdullah (RB Nebraska) 40/1
Jameis Winston (QB Florida State) 40/1
Nick Marshall (QB Auburn) 40/1
Bryce Petty (QB Baylor) 50/1

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Georgia running back Todd Gurley's suspension has knocked him off the updated list of Heisman Trophy contenders at the sportsbooks, leaving Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott as the new favorite on that college football betting prop.

Prescott is the 9/4 favorite on the latest odds to win the Heisman Trophy at Bovada, with Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota next at 3/1 odds, and each of Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty, Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson, and Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon at 11/2 odds. Here's the complete list . . .

Odds to win the 2014 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Dak Prescott (QB Mississippi State) 9/4
Marcus Mariota (QB Oregon) 3/1
Bryce Petty (QB Baylor) 11/2
Everett Golson (QB Notre Dame) 11/2
Melvin Gordon (RB Wisconsin) 11/2
Bo Wallace (QB Ole Miss) 20/1
Jameis Winston (QB Florida State) 20/1
Nick Marshall (QB Auburn) 20/1
Ameer Abdullah (RB Nebraska) 25/1
Amari Cooper (WR Alabama) 33/1
J.T. Barrett (QB Ohio State) 50/1
Javorius Allen (RB USC) 50/1
Kenny Hill (QB Texas A&M) 50/1
Samaje Perine (RB Oklahoma) 66/1
Rakeem Cato (QB Marshall) 100/1

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Todd Gurley is the new leader on the odds to win the Heisman Trophy at the sportsbooks heading into Week 7 of the college football season, with the Georgia running back up to 8/5 odds at Bovada. That has Gurley just ahead of Mississippi State quarteback Dak Prescott, who sits at 5/2 on the odds to win the Heisman Trophy.

Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall is then at 11/2 on those updated college football player props at Bovada, with former favorite quarterback Marcus Mariota of Oregon now in fourth place at 8/1 following the Ducks' loss to Arizona in Week 6. Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson is at 10/1 odds, with Nebraska running back Ameer Abdullah at 16/1 odds, and Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill, and Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon all tied at 20/1 odds on that list.

Odds to win the 2014 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Todd Gurley (RB Georgia) 8/5
Dak Prescott (QB Mississippi State) 5/2
Nick Marshall (QB Auburn) 11/2
Marcus Mariota (QB Oregon) 8/1
Everett Golson (Notre Dame) 10/1
Ameer Abdullah (RB Nebraska) 16/1
Jameis Winston (QB Florida State) 20/1
Kenny Hill (QB Texas A&M) 20/1
Melvin Gordon (RB Wisconsin) 20/1
Amari Cooper (Alabama WR) 25/1
Brett Hundley (QB UCLA) 33/1
Bryce Petty (QB Baylor) 33/1
Connor Cook (QB Michigan State) 50/1
J.T. Barrett (Ohio State) QB 50/1
Samaje Perine (Oklahoma RB) 50/1
Trevor Knight (QB Oklahoma) 50/1
Rakeem Cato (QB Marshall) 66/1
Cameron Artis-Payne (Auburn RB) 100/1
Javorius Allen RB (USC) 100/1

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Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota has improved his odds to win the Heisman Trophy at the sportsbooks over the last couple of weeks, while Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston continues to fall down the list after he was forced to sit out a game due to disciplinary reasons.

The September 22 lines to win the Heisman Trophy at Bovada have Mariota up to 2/1 on the odds to claim the award, followed by Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill at 10/1, and both Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson and Georgia running back Todd Gurley at 12/1.

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon, and Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall are all holding down 14/1 odds to win the Heisman Trophy this season, with Winston having slipping all the way down to 20/1 as he tries to win the award for the second straight year.

Odds to win the 2014 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Marcus Mariota (QB Oregon) 2/1
Kenny Hill (QB Texas A&M) 10/1
Everett Golson (Notre Dame) 12/1
Todd Gurley (RB Georgia) 12/1
Dak Prescott (QB Mississippi State) 14/1
Melvin Gordon (RB Wisconsin) 14/1
Nick Marshall (QB Auburn) 14/1
Taysom Hill (BYU QB) 16/1
Amari Cooper (Alabama WR) 20/1
Bryce Petty (QB Baylor) 20/1
Jameis Winston (QB Florida State) 20/1
Samaje Perine (Oklahoma RB) 22/1
Ameer Abdullah (RB Nebraska) 25/1
Trevor Knight (QB Oklahoma) 25/1
Brett Hundley (QB UCLA) 33/1
James Conner (Pittsburgh RB) 33/1
Rashad Greene (WR Florida State) 40/1
Cameron Artis-Payne (Auburn RB) 50/1
Christian Hackenberg QB (Penn State) 50/1
Cody Kessler QB (USC) 50/1
Connor Cook (QB Michigan State) 50/1
Derrick Henry (RB Alabama) 50/1
Karlos Williams (RB Florida State) 50/1
Leonard Fournette RB (LSU) 50/1
Myles Jack (LB UCLA) 50/1
Rakeem Cato (QB Marshall) 50/1
T.J. Yeldon (RB Alabama) 50/1
Taylor Kelly (QB Arizona State) 50/1
Javorius Allen RB (USC) 66/1
Maty Mauk (Missouri QB) 66/1
Sean Mannion (QB Oregon State) 66/1
Mike Davis (RB South Carolina) 75/1
Duke Johnson (RB Miami) 150/1

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Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota has taken over the top spot on the odds to win the Heisman Trophy at the sportsbooks, while Florida State quarterback (and defending winner) Jameis Winston has slipped down to third on those college football player props.

The September 10 edition of the Heisman Trophy odds at online sportsbook Bovada have Mariota now listed as the 11/2 favorite, followed by Georgia running back Todd Gurley at 6/1, and Winston at 15/2 along with Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill. UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley rounds out the updated Top 5 on that list at 14/1 odds.

Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson and Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall both hold down 16/1 odds on the latest Heisman Trophy betting lines at Bovada, with Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty joining Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight at 20/1 odds.

Odds to win the 2014 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Marcus Mariota (QB Oregon) 11/2
Todd Gurley (RB Georgia) 6/1
Jameis Winston (QB Florida State) 15/2
Kenny Hill (QB Texas A&M) 15/2
Brett Hundley (QB UCLA) 14/1
Everett Golson (Notre Dame) 16/1
Nick Marshall (QB Auburn) 16/1
Bryce Petty (QB Baylor) 20/1
Melvin Gordon (RB Wisconsin) 20/1
Trevor Knight (QB Oklahoma) 20/1
Cameron Artis-Payne (Auburn RB) 25/1
T.J. Yeldon (RB Alabama) 25/1
Ameer Abdullah (RB Nebraska) 28/1
Christian Hackenberg QB (Penn State) 33/1
Cody Kessler QB (USC) 33/1
Derrick Henry (RB Alabama) 33/1
Duke Johnson (RB Miami) 33/1
James Conner (Pittsburgh RB) 33/1
Karlos Williams (RB Florida State) 33/1
Leonard Fournette RB (LSU) 33/1
Connor Cook (QB Michigan State) 40/1
Dak Prescott (QB Mississippi State) 40/1
Rakeem Cato (QB Marshall) 40/1
Rashad Greene (WR Florida State) 40/1
Maty Mauk (Missouri QB) 50/1
Myles Jack (LB UCLA) 50/1
Sean Mannion (QB Oregon State) 50/1
Javorius Allen RB (USC) 66/1
Thomas Tyner RB (Oregon) 66/1
Mike Davis (RB South Carolina) 75/1
Matt Johnson (QB Bowling Green) 100/1
Taylor Kelly (QB Arizona State) 100/1

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Can Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston repeat as the Heisman Trophy winner? The latest Heisman Trophy betting odds at the sportsbooks have Winston pegged as the award co-favorite with Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller is off the list due to his shoulder injury - he will miss the season.

Winston and Mariota sit at 11/2 on the September 1 odds to win the Heisman Trophy at Bovada, with Georgia running back Todd Gurley at 7/1, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon at 10/1, and UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley and Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty tied at 12/1 on the Heisman odds. Here's a look at the list . . .

Odds to win the 2014 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Jameis Winston (QB Florida State) 11/2
Marcus Mariota (QB Oregon) 11/2
Todd Gurley (RB Georgia) 7/1
Melvin Gordon (RB Wisconsin) 10/1
Brett Hundley (QB UCLA) 12/1
Bryce Petty (QB Baylor) 12/1
Nick Marshall (QB Auburn) 14/1
Kenny Hill (QB Texas A&M) 16/1
T.J. Yeldon (RB Alabama) 16/1
Everett Golson (Notre Dame) 20/1
Christian Hackenberg QB (Penn State) 25/1
Connor Cook (QB Michigan State) 25/1
Trevor Knight (QB Oklahoma) 25/1
Ameer Abdullah (RB Nebraska) 33/1
Cody Kessler QB (USC) 33/1
Derrick Henry (RB Alabama) 33/1
Duke Johnson (RB Miami) 33/1
Leonard Fournette RB (LSU) 33/1
Myles Jack (LB UCLA) 33/1
Dak Prescott (QB Mississippi State) 40/1
Karlos Williams (RB Florida State) 40/1
Rakeem Cato (QB Marshall) 40/1
Rashad Greene (WR Florida State) 40/1
Devin Gardner (QB (Michigan) 50/1
Javorius Allen RB (USC) 50/1
Sean Mannion (QB Oregon State) 50/1
Thomas Tyner RB (Oregon) 66/1
Matt Johnson (QB Bowling Green) 100/1
Mike Davis (RB South Carolina) 100/1
Taylor Kelly (QB Arizona State) 100/1

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With conference championships on tap around college football it's Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston who remains at the top of the odds to win the Heisman Trophy at the sportsbooks, ahead of Jordan Lynch, A.J. McCarron, and Braxton Miller.

The odds to win the Heisman Trophy at Bovada as of December 4 had Winston pegged as the big 1/8 favorite, with Northern Illinois' Lynch (7/2), Alabama's McCarron (15/1), and Ohio State's Miller (15/1) trailing him on that list. Boston College running back Andre Williams is now listed back at 33/1 odds, with Texas A&M quarterback - and defending winner - Johnny Manziel completely off the odds to win the trophy.

Odds to win the 2013 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Jameis Winston 1/8
Jordan Lynch 7/2
A.J. McCarron 15/1
Braxton Miller 15/1
Andre Williams 33/1

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Another month goes by and another talented quarterback jumps to the top of the Heisman Trophy odds lists. This time, it's Jameis Winston, the spectacular Florida State freshman who has moved into command of the top spot. But even that is tenous, according to Bovada which made him a prohibitive 1/4 favorite.

Even as that line was getting posted, controversy began to swirl around the Seminoles QB, as there was a sexual assault investigation underway.

Last year's winner Johnny Manziel is tied at 4/1 as the second betting choice with Alabama's A.J. McCarron. Bryce Petty is new to the list after leading Baylor to BCS consideration (he was a 12/1 longshot as of November 15).

Odds to win the 2013 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Jameis Winston (QB Florida State) 4/11
A.J. McCarron (QB Alabama) 4/1
Johnny Manziel (QB Texas A&M) 4/1
Bryce Petty (QB Baylor) 12/1

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Oregon QB Marcus Mariota, who leapfrogged several of his higher-profile colleagues to sit atop the Heisman Trophy odds list as of October 4, 2013, is no longer a consideration after some October struggles.

The Ducks pivot is currently 8/5 at Bovada with former favorites Teddy Bridgewater of Louisville and Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M the next betting choices. Mariota was third the last time we updated the odds to win the Heisman Trophy lines.

The Top 10 wagering choices are all quarterbacks, while Manziel looks to become just the second player to win twice.

Odds to win the 2013 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Marcus Mariota (QB Oregon) 8/5
Teddy Bridgewater (QB Louisville) 11/2
Johnny Manziel (QB Texas A&M) 15/2
A.J. McCarron (QB Alabama) 10/1
Tajh Boyd (QB Clemson) 10/1
Aaron Murray (QB Georgia) 12/1
Jameis Winston (QB Florida State) 12/1
Brett Hundley (QB UCLA) 18/1
Braxton Miller (QB Ohio State) 20/1
Blake Bell (QB Oklahoma) 25/1
De'Anthony Thomas (RB Oregon) 25/1
Lache Seastrunk (RB Baylor) 25/1
Todd Gurley (RB Georgia) 25/1
Kevin Hogan (QB Stanford) 25/1
Bryce Petty (QB Baylor) 25/1
T.J. Yeldon (RB Alabama) 33/1
Duke Johnson (RB Miami) 50/1
Jordan Lynch (QB Northern Illinois) 66/1
Ka'Deem Carey (RB Arizona) 100/1
Devin Gardner (QB Michigan) 100/1
Stephen Morris (QB Miami) 100/1
Sammy Watkins (WR Clemson) 100/1

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Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is sitting as the 4/1 favorite at the sportsbooks on the September 20 odds to win the Heisman Trophy this season, with Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel and Oregon's Marcus Mariota both pegged at 13/2 odds.

As well, the updated Heisman Trophy odds at Bovada list Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston at 7/1, and Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller at 8/1. Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron sits at 10/1 on those college football props. Here's a look at the complete odds to win the Heisman Trophy right now:

Odds to win the 2013 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Teddy Bridgewater (QB Louisville) 4/1
Johnny Manziel (QB Texas A&M) 13/2
Marcus Mariota (QB Oregon) 13/2
Jameis Winston (QB Florida State) 7/1
Braxton Miller (QB Ohio State) 8/1
A.J. McCarron (QB Alabama) 10/1
De'Anthony Thomas (RB Oregon) 10/1
Tajh Boyd (QB Clemson) 10/1
Devin Gardner (QB Michigan) 14/1
Aaron Murray (QB Georgia) 16/1
T.J. Yeldon (RB Alabama) 16/1
Jadeveon Clowney (DE South Carolina) 20/1
Lache Seastrunk (RB Baylor) 25/1
Todd Gurley (RB Georgia) 25/1
Duke Johnson (RB Miami) 33/1
Ka'Deem Carey (RB Arizona) 33/1
Brett Hundley (QB UCLA) 40/1
Kevin Hogan (QB Stanford) 40/1
Sammy Watkins (WR Clemson) 50/1
Stephen Morris (QB Miami) 50/1
Taylor Martinez (QB Nebraska) 50/1
Ameer Abdullah (RB Nebraska) 66/1
Jordan Lynch (QB Northern Illinois) 66/1
Stefon Diggs (WR Maryland) 66/1
Marquis Lee (WR USC) 100/1

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Johnny Manziel’s odds of winning a second straight Heisman Trophy have plummeted and stellar freshman Jameis Winston's have skyrocketed.

Manziel, Texas A&M’s explosive dual-threat quarterback, came out of nowhere to win the Heisman last season and was the favorite to repeat this season at most sportsbooks offering odds on college football’s most prestigious honor. Manziel was 9/2 to win the Heisman in July, but has now dropped all the way back to 12/1 at Bovada.

The NCAA was reportedly investigating whether or not Manziel took money in exchange for autographing memorabilia, a violation that could cost the Aggies quarterback his eligibility. Multiple autograph brokers have said they paid Manziel money for his signature, but Manziel has continued to practice with the Aggies as the starter.

But the NCAA gave him a 30-minute suspension and Manziel is back in the mix.

However, FSU's Winston had a dynamic debut at Pitt and leapt from 33-1 to 10-1 overnight at Bovada.

If you believe that Manziel might skate, taking a stab at him at 12/1 could be a good investment.  And some people apparently do. Kevin Bradley, oddsmaker for Bovada, says bettors have taken some shots at Manziel at his higher odds.

But if you believe there’s too much smoke, it might be time to fire on one of the other candidates. Bradley adds that Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller has received the most wagers.

Miller sits atop the current Heisman odds at 5/1, followed by South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney (7/1), and Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (15/2).

Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron is 10/1 and is definitely worth a look, since the Crimson Tide are expected to make a run at an unprecedented third straight BCS National Championship.

Odds to win the 2013 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Teddy Bridgewater 5/1
Braxton Miller 13/2
Johnny Manziel 15/2
Marcus Mariota 8/1
Tajh Boyd 8/1
Duke Johnson 10/1
Jameis Winson 10/1
A.J. McCarron 12/1
De'Anthony Thomas 15/1
Jadeveon Clowney 15/1
T.J. Yeldon 15/1
Todd Gurley 15/1
Stephen Morris 20/1
Aaron Murray 25/1
Devin Gardner 25/1
Lache Seastruck 25/1
Sammy Watkins 25/1
Kevin Hogan 33/1
Marquis Lee 33/1
Taylr Hernandez 40/1
Ameer Addulla 50/1
Brett Hundle 50/1
Jordan Lynch 50/1
Stephon Diggs 50/1
Jeff Driskel 66/1
Ka'Deem Carey 66/1

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Johnny Manziel's frustration-filled tweet about being ready to get out of College Station seems to have impacted his odds to win a second straight Heisman Trophy.

Bovada has Manziel listed at 9/2 (+450), slightly higher odds than a month ago when the Texas A&M QB was sitting as a 17/4 (+425) favorite.

Manziel seems to find his way into the headlines for the wrong reasons all too often. It will be interesting to see if he's able to keep his emotions in check on the field, especially since SEC defensive coordinators have had a full offseason to watch film on the crafty Aggies quarterback. That's something they didn't have last season, Manziel's first as a redshirt freshman.

The signs seem to point to a sophomore slump for Manziel. That adds to the value of other Heisman contenders, who aren't facing quite the hype and pressure of Manziel.

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller (13/2) is the second choice. The Buckeyes' schedule sets up nicely for the dual-threat quarterback to rack-up Heisman-like numbers and put Ohio State in contention for a national championship.

Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron and Crimson Tide running back T.J. Yeldon are also receiving respect from oddsmakers. McCarron and Yeldon are both listed at 9/1. The Crimson Tide are looking for an unprecedented third straight national title. If they do it, either McCarron or Yeldon will certainly be in the mix for the Heisman. 

Odds to win the 2013 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Johnny Manziel 9/2
Braxton Miller 13/2
A.J. McCarron 9/1
T.J. Yeldon 9/1
Aaron Murray 12/1
Teddy Bridgewater 12/1
De'Anthony Thomas 14/1
Duke Johnson 14/1
Jadeveon Clowney 14/1
Marquis Lee 14/1
Macus Mariota 16/1
Tajh Boyd 16/1
Taylor Martinex 18/1
Lache Seastrunk 20/1
Ameer Abdulla 25/1
Brett Hundley 25/1
Spehen Morris 25/1
Devin Gardner 30/1
Blake Bell 40/1
Jeff Driskel 40/1
Ka'Deem Carey 40/1
Stefon Diggs 40/1

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Archie Griffin is the only player to ever win the Heisman Trophy twice but Johnny Manziel is favored to become the second.

Oddsmakers refreshed their 2013 Heisman Trophy odds and the Texas A&M pivot, who became the first redshirt freshman to ever win the award, is favored at roughly 4-1.

Griffin did it in 1974-1975 with Ohio State and, ironically, a Buckeye player is the second betting choice this season. QB Braxton Miller is 13-2, just behind Manziel's 17-4 (according to Bovada). A.J. McCarron of Alabama and Aaron Murray of Georgia are the next choices.

Odds to win the 2013 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Johnny Manziel (QB Texas A&M) 17/4
Braxton Miller (QB Ohio State) 13/2
A.J. McCarron (QB Alabama) 9/1
Aaron Murray (QB Georgia) 12/1
Marquis Lee (WR USC) 12/1
T.J. Yeldon (RB Alabama) 12/1
Teddy Bridgewater (QB Louisville) 12/1
De’Anthony Thomas (RB Oregon) 14/1
Duke Johnson (RB Miami) 14/1
Jadeveon Clowney (DE South Carolina) 14/1
Marcus Mariota (QB Oregon) 16/1
Tajh Boyd (QB Clemson) 16/1
Taylor Martinez (QB Nebraska) 18/1
Lache Seastrunk (RB Baylor) 20/1
Ameer Abdullah (RB Nebraska) 25/1
Brett Hundley (QB UCLA) 25/1
Stephen Morris (QB Miami) 25/1
Devin Gardner (QB Michigan) 33/1
Blake Bell (QB Oklahoma) 40/1
Jeff Driskel (QB Florida) 40/1
Ka’Deem Carey (RB Arizona) 40/1
Stefon Diggs (WR Maryland) 40/1

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Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M is now the huge favorite at the sportsbooks on the odds to win the Heisman Trophy this season as his Aggies team prepares to take on the Oklahoma Sooners in the Cotton Bowl on January 4.

Manziel is at 1/10 on the latest Heisman Trophy odds at Bovada, putting him well ahead of his fellow finalists on that list - Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o (7/2) and Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein (20/1).

Johnny Football threw for 3,419 yards for Texas A&M this season with 24 touchdown strikes and eight interceptions. Manziel also rushed for a team-high 1,181 yards and 19 more touchdowns. His quarterback rating for the season sits at 155.8.

Klein has posted a QB rating of 156.1 this season for Kansas State with 2,490 passing yards, 15 touchdown strikes, and seven interceptions. Klein also ran for 890 yards and 22 more TDs, and his Wildcats will play in the Fiesta Bowl against Oregon on January 3.

Te'o helped the Fighting Irish's defense allow a nation-low 10.3 points per game this season en route to the top spot in the BCS rankings. Notre Dame will take on Alabama in the BCS Championship Game on January 7.

Odds to win the 2012 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Johnny Manziel (QB Texas A&M) 1/10
Manti Te'o (LB Notre Dame) 7/2
Collin Klein (QB Kansas State) 20/1

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Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel wasn't even on the radar of the Heisman Trophy betting odds earlier this season, but a stellar campaign highlighted by an upset win over then-No. 1 Alabama has Johnny Football as the favorite to win that trophy.

The updated odds to win the Heisman Trophy at Bovada have Manziel listed as the 2/5 favorite, and he enters Saturday's game against Missouri with 3,047 passing yards to go along with 1,114 rushing yards on the season. Manziel has tossed 21 touchdown strikes this season, and has rushed for 17 scores; he'd be the first freshman to ever win the Heisman Trophy.

Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein is then the second-favorite at 5/2 on the odds to win the Heisman Trophy. Klein has thrown for 2,306 yards and 14 touchdowns this season, while running for 787 yards and 20 scores. Notre Dame linebacker Mante T'eo sits third at 4/1 on the Heisman Trophy odds at Bovada, and he's been a big reason for the success of the top-ranked Fighting Irish's stalwart defense this season. The last defensive player to win the Heisman was CB/PR Charles Woodson of Michigan back in 1997.

Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller has longer 20/1 odds to win the Heisman Trophy; he's passed for 1,850 yards and 14 touchdowns and rushed for 1,214 yards and 13 scores on the season.

Odds to win the 2012 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Johnny Manziel (QB Texas A&M) 2/5
Collin Klein (QB Kansas State) 5/2
Mante T’eo (LB Notre Dame) 4/1
Braxton Miller (QB Ohio State) 20/1

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Four of the top five positions in early Heisman Trophy betting odds are locked down by quarterbacks, not surprising since 10 of the past 12 winners have been pivots. If you scrub Reggie Bush's name off the list for his vacated award, it's 10 of 11.

Matt Barkley had led the way at most online shops, but he tumbled from the top spot with USC's loss to Stanford. Geno Smith was the new Heisman Trophy favorite as of September 21 (odds courtesy of Bovada).

Odds to win the 2012 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Geno Smith (QB West Virginia) 5/2
Matt Barkley (QB USC) 9/2
De'Anthony Thomas (RB Oregon) 15/2
Braxton Miller (QB Ohio State) 15/1
Collin Klein (QB Kansas State) 15/1
E.J. Manuel (QB Florida State) 15/1
Landry Jones (QB Oklahoma) 15/1
Le'Veon Bell (RB Michigan State) 15/1
Aaron Murray (QB Georgia) 20/1
Denard Robinson (QB Michigan) 20/1
Marcus Lattimore (RB South Carolina) 20/1
Tajh Boyd (QB Clemson) 20/1
A.J. McCarron (QB Alabama) 25/1
Montee Ball (RB Wisconsin) 30/1
Taylor Martinez (QB Nebraska) 30/1

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With Robert Griffin III declaring for the 2012 NFL draft, the water cooler banter about who will win the 2012 Heisman Trophy award amped up a bit this week.

As always, online sportsbooks such as Bovada were there with Heisman odds to fuel the debate.

Not surprisingly, QBs dominate the top of the betting board with seven of the top nine selections. USC pivot Matt Barkley gets the early nod as Heisman betting frontrunner as he checks in at 7/2 odds.

Behind him, RB Montee Ball who had a record-setting year at Wisconsin, sits at 5/1 odds. Fellow Big Ten star Denard Robinson, the ever-improving QB at Michigan, is also 5/1 at Bovada.

Another Big Ten QB, Nebraska’s Taylor Martinez, is 20/1.

The next highest bets are Landry Jones in Oklahoma at 13/2 and QB Geno Smith from West Virginia at 7/1. A.J. McCarron, who just led Alabama to the national college football title, is 15/1, and South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore is 10/1.

Bovada also posted odds on who will go second overall in the draft, as the consensus has Andrew Luck going first. Matt Kalil is slightly favored over Justin Blackmon so far.

Odds to win the 2012 Heisman Trophy from Bovada:

Matt Barkley (QB USC) 7/2
Montee Ball (RB Wisconsin) 5/1
Denard Robinson (QB Michigan) 5/1
Landry Jones (QB Oklahoma) 13/2
Geno Smith (QB West Virginia) 7/1
Marcus Lattimore (RB South Carolina) 10/1
A.J. McCarron (QB Alabama) 15/1
Tajh Boyd (QB Clemson) 20/1
Taylor Martinez (QB Nebraska) 20/1
De'Anthony Thomas (RB Oregon) 25/1
Rex Burkhead (RB Nebraska) 25/1
Robert Woods (WR USC) 35/1
Tyler Wilson (QB Arkansas) 35/1
Aaron Murray (QB Georgia) 35/1
Sammy Watkins (WR Clemson) 40/1
Keith Price (QB Washington) 50/1
Tyrann Mathieu (CB LSU) 50/1
Giovani Bernard (RB North Carolina) 55/1
Isaiah Crowell (RB Georgia) 60/1
James Franklin (QB Missouri) 75/1
Kenny Stills (WR Oklahoma) 75/1
Malcolm Brown (RB Texas) 75/1
Henry Josey (RB Missouri) 80/1