The closest races in Heisman Trophy history

As national television, the internet, and social media increases the visibility of college football’s greatest players, it seems likely that Heisman races moving forward will continue to be won by a consensus selection among voters. But it wasn't always that way. Join as we examine the five closest Heisman Trophy races in college football history.

The race is over; Joe Burrow has earned the Heisman Trophy

While there is still plenty of drama remaining in the college football season, the suspense over who will receive the Heisman Trophy is certainly over.

Joe Burrow has stranglehold on Heisman race

Joe Burrow has been exceptional all season long, and in Tuscaloosa on Saturday he further proved his merit as the greatest player of the 2019 season.

LSU vs. Alabama could determine Heisman Trophy winner

For maybe the first time in modern college football history, the top 5 favorites to win the Heisman trophy all spent the week watching from the couch. With Alabama, LSU, Ohio State, and Oklahoma all having bye weeks, all of our front-runners were left without an opportunity to further impress voters. With nobody playing, one might think that the odds for all the contenders would remain stagnant, but that has not been the case.

Burrow stays ahead of Hurts in Heisman odds as OU falls

If there was ever any doubt that the Heisman trophy is awarded to the best player on one of the most successful teams, one need only look at the stat lines for Week 9’s games. Going into the weekend, LSU QB Joe Burrow was a deserving favorite at +175, with Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts nipping at his heels at +180. Both quarterbacks have performed fantastically this season and were undefeated heading into Saturday.

Once 200-1, LSU’s Joe Burrow now favored to win Heisman Trophy

For the first time in 60 years, LSU has a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate. Regardless of how the rest of the season plays out, congratulations are owed to quarterback Joe Burrow for ascending to the top of the odds board for college football's premier individual award.

Burrow boosts Heisman odds with sensational game against Florida

Quarterback Joe Burrow already had perhaps the game of the year, when he led LSU to victory on the road against Texas in Week 2, but Saturday’s matchup against Florida further cemented the incredible season he is having.

Who can challenge Tua Tagovailoa for the Heisman Trophy?

With so many players dropping out of the Heisman Trophy picture, who else other than Tua Tagovailoa has really stepped up and exhibited Heisman-quality play?

Former Alabama teammates now top two favorites for Heisman

The 2019 Heisman Trophy race has turned into quite a human-interest story. Through five weeks of football, the two favorites are Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts.

Heisman odds update: Is Trevor Lawrence already out of the race?

Is it too early to declare the preseason Heisman favorite, Trevor Lawrence, out of the race? That might seem a bit premature, but bettors and fans are realizing Clemson is so dominant that Lawrence doesn't need to excel through this cakewalk of a regular season.