Heisman Watch 2013: Week 9 top performers

Dec 10, 2011; New York, NY, USA; A detail view of the Heisman Trophy during a press conference before the announcement of the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner at the Marriott Marquis in downtown New York City. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports

After another wild Saturday of college football action, there are once again some shake ups at the top of the polls and some Heisman Trophy contenders that once again rose to the occasion. We all know who the favorites in the Heisman Trophy race are, but were some dark horses able to emerge from the shadows? That is what we are here to answer.

Who were the top performers from Week 9 of the college football season? Here is a look:

Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon – 21 of 28 for 230 yards, 1 TD, 0 interceptions, 18 rush yards

Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State – 16 of 26 of 292 yards, 3 TDs, 1 interception

Johnny Manziel, QB, Texas A&M – 25 of 35, 305 yards, 4 TDs, 1 interception, 11 rush yards

A.J. McCarron, QB, Alabama – 19 of 27 for 275 yards, 2 TDs, 0 interceptions

Bryce Petty, QB, Baylor – 20 of 32 for 430 yards, 3 TDs, 0 interceptions, 22 rush yards, 1 TD

Jordan Lynch, QB, Northern Illinois – 16 of 20 for 223 yards, 4 TDs, 0 interceptions, 99 rush yards, 1 TD, 1 receiving TD

Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Louisville – 25 of 29 for 344 yards, 3 TDs, 0 interceptions

Tajh Boyd, QB, Clemson – 28 of 41 for 304 yards, 1 TD, 1 interception, 24 rush yards, 1 TD

Who would you give your Heisman vote to if you had the opportunity? Sound off in the comments section below.

Topics: Alabama Crimson Tide, Baylor Bears, Clemson Tigers, Florida State Seminoles, Football, Heisman Trophy, Louisville Cardinals, Northern Illinois Huskies, Oregon Ducks, Texas A&M Aggies

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