Heisman Watch 2018: Week 9 offers chance to overtake Tua Tagovailoa

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2018 Stats: 224 of 315, 2801 yds, 30 TD, 5 INT, 1 Rush. TD
Next Game: vs Nebraska (Nov. 3) 

It was a long night for Ohio State and Dwayne Haskins against Purdue last week. It’s almost unimaginable to think a quarterback could throw for 470 yards and two touchdowns – in a loss to an unranked team – on 73…that’s SEVENTY-THREE…pass attempts.

Haskins is still one of the best quarterbacks in the nation, but like Kyler Murray a few weeks ago, he was unable to weave some magic to bring his team back. While most of the blame will go to the Ohio State defense, Haskins’ pick-six late in the 4th quarter was the final blow for the Buckeyes.

Everyone in Columbus will have a week to heal and take a few deep breaths. How Haskins responds against Nebraska next week will go a long way to determining if he gets an invite to New York for the Heisman presentation.