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Expert Poll: Week 2 Heisman Trophy Voting

Marcus Mariota takes the lead after his showing in Eugene.
Expert Poll: Week 2 Heisman Trophy Voting

Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy.

 

Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-place vote getting five points and each last-place vote getting one point.

 

The Panel:

 

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Texas Tech Unveils New Throwback Uniforms for Matchup Against Arkansas

The Red Raiders will wear these in Week 3.
Texas Tech Unveils New Throwback Uniforms for Matchup Against Arkansas

Texas Tech plans to turn back the clock when Arkansas visits Lubbock on Saturday.

The Red Raiders will wear throwback uniforms in Week 3, and the overall look for Saturday is pretty sharp. The design is similar to the uniforms and helmets Texas Tech had when coach Kliff Kingsbury was playing quarterback for Mike Leach.

Check out Texas Tech’s throwback uniforms below and visit the :

10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 2

Here are the stats to know from Week 2.
10 Amazing College Football Stats from Week 2

Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture for a team or particular game.

 

BYU QB Taysom Hill Hurdles Texas Defender on Rushing TD

Hill hurdled a Texas defender for a TD.
BYU QB Taysom Hill Hurdles Texas Defender on Rushing TD

BYU easily handled Texas 41-7 on Saturday night. Quarterback Taysom Hill was the catalyst for the Cougars’ victory, throwing for 181 yards on 18 completions and rushing for 99 yards and three scores on 24 attempts.

 

Hill’s dual-threat ability gave the Texas defense fits last year, so his performance on Saturday night wasn’t a surprise.

 

Hill made one of the weekend’s top players by hurdling a defender on a touchdown run in the second half.

 

 

Big 12 Week 2 Preview and Predictions

Athlon Sports previews Week 2 of the Big 12 season.
Big 12 2014 Week 2 Preview and Predictions

Most of the Big 12 went about its business in Week 1.

 

All of the title contenders, with the exception of Texas Tech, won easily and looked good doing it. Unfortunately for Texas, however, their victory was far more costly than the rest of the Big 12 as the Longhorns lost two key offensive weapons.

 

Now, as most of the league looks to win easy (and possibly boring) games against overmatched competition, it’s those same Horns who have to battle in the biggest game of the weekend.

 

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