Updated: August 30, 2014, 2:27 PM ET

ESPN Experts' Poll

Aug. 14, 2014
Name Position School Year 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Marcus Mariota QB Oregon Jr. 6 4 0 0 0 46
Jameis Winston QB Florida State So. 4 5 0 1 0 42
Todd Gurley RB Georgia Jr. 0 0 4 2 1 17
Braxton Miller QB Ohio State Sr. 0 0 4 2 1 17
Brett Hundley QB UCLA Jr. 0 1 1 1 3 12
Bryce Petty QB Baylor Sr. 0 0 1 2 1 8
Melvin Gordon RB Wisconsin Jr. 0 0 0 2 2 6
Duke Johnson RB Miami (FL) Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1
T.J. Yeldon RB Alabama Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1

ESPN experts: Andrea Adelson, Edward Aschoff, Brian Bennett, Rece Davis, Travis Haney, Chris Low, Ivan Maisel, Ted Miller, Mark Schlabach and Jake Trotter.

Tracking the Candidates

Aug. 30, 2014
Mariota, who has been named All-Pac-12 first-team quarterback in both seasons as starter, had 31 touchdown passes and just four interceptions in 2013. He completed 69.2 percent of his passes in a 30-7 beatdown of Texas in the Alamo Bowl.
2013 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
366531463.588.0
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
71597.4
Winston finished the 2013 season with 44 total touchdowns and 4,057 passing yards on his way to becoming the youngest Heisman Trophy winner in history. He led the undefeated Seminoles to a 34-31 come-from-behind win over Auburn in the BCS national championship game.
Gurley rushed for 198 yards and three touchdowns -- on runs of 23, 18 and 51 yards -- in the Bulldogs' 45-21 win over Clemson in Week 1. He added another touchdown on a dazzling 100-yard kickoff return.
WEEK 1 VS. CLEMSON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
198313.2
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
1-50.00
Miller injury recently had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder. He is out for the year.
2013 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
209424763.581.3
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
1068126.2
UCLA only scored one offensive touchdown in its win over Virginia, but that score came on a 6-yard Hundley run in the second half. Hundley was under heavy pressure all game and was sacked four times. He completed 20 of 33 passes for 242 yards but fumbled twice and had a hard time sustaining drives.
WEEK 1 AT VIRGINIA
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
2420060.643.2
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
3912.6

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