Heisman Rankings 2018: Top 20 Heisman Trophy candidates

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Over the past two college football season, Missouri quarterback Drew Lock has established himself as one of the more prolific passers in the game. Heading into his final season with the Tigers, Lock will be one of the best in the game once again and could be headed towards a Heisman Trophy-winning season.

Lock’s career at Missouri started with him on the bench, but it was not long before he was inserted into the starting lineup. Thanks to an injury, Lock started eight games that first season on campus, and set the stage for what has been an incredible career up to this point.

In 2016, Lock led the SEC in passing yards, but it was nothing compared to the show he put on for the fans during last season. All Lock did was throw for nearly 4,000 yards for the 7-6 Tigers, while leading them to their first bowl game since 2014, before he even stepped foot on campus at Missouri.

In addition to the massive amount of yards he put up, Lock also set the SEC’s single-season record for touchdown passes, as he racked up 44 TDs through his 13 starts. That mark also led the entire FBS, and through his last two seasons, he has 67 touchdowns, which would be the career mark at many other FBS schools.

Lock is headed towards the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft, as he has that kind of arm talent to be a standout player on Sundays. Missouri is going to have a rough time navigating the SEC once again this season, but Lock is a lock to dominate with the passing game throughout.