Saturday, December 13, 2014

Marcus Mariota: 2014 Heisman Trophy Winner

(pro-tip: Mariota's the tall dude on the right.)

NEW YORK  Alabama's Amari Cooper fell short in the Heisman Trophy voting as Marcus Mariota became Oregon's first winner.
It was the second-largest margin of victory in Heisman history. Cooper did the best in the south as he received the second-most votes (256) behind Mariota's 426. The Oregon quarterback won all five regions and Cooper was third in all but the south.
Jameis Winston, the 2013 winner, was sixth in the 2014 voting with 51 total points. Trevone Boykin was the fourth followed by Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett.
Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott was among the midseason contenders, but the Bulldog passers finished eighth eighth 42 points. Arizona linebacker Schooby Wright was the only defensive player in the top 10 with an eighth-place finish. 
Here's a look at the full voting for the 80th Heisman Trophy from the 929 ballots counted:
Name ............... 1st ... 2nd ... 3rd ...Total
1. Marcus Mariota 788 ... 74 ... 22 ... 2,534
2. Melvin Gordon 37 .... 432 ... 275 ...1,250
3. Amari Cooper  49 ... 280 ....316 ....1,023
4. Trevone Boykin 7 ....45.... 104 ....218
5. J.T. Barrett 0 ... 19 ... 40 ... 78
6. Jameis Winston 4 ... 10 ...19 .. 51
7. Tevin Coleman 2 ... 8 ... 22 ... 44
8. Dak Prescott 2 ... 4 ... 13 ... 21
9. Scooby Wright 0 ... 4 ... 13 ... 21
10. Bryce Petty 1 ... 3 ... 4 ... 13 


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