- Edward Aschoff, ESPN Staff Writer
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After this weekend, we're down a player on our Heisman Watch list, and another took a significant stumble.
We have a new No. 1 and our list is very quarterback heavy:
1. Aaron Murray, QB, Georgia: There has always been that stigma that Murray can't win the "big game." Well, he led Georgia to a pretty big one when the Bulldogs toppled Missouri 41-20 in Columbia, Mo. Sure, it wasn't a ranked team, but when it comes to the SEC race, this was a big win for Murray and the Dawgs. The junior passed for 242 yards and three touchdowns against the Tigers. On the season, Murray has passed for 500 yards and six touchdowns to one interception.
2. Tyler Bray, QB, Tennessee: Bray continues to dazzle with his arm. He leads the SEC with 643 yards and is tied for first with six touchdown passes. He's also completing 73.8 percent of his passes. On stats alone, Bray could easily be No. 1 on our list, but when you look at the competition he's played, he takes a little dip. A strong showing against Florida's defense this weekend could push him to the top of our list.
3. Marcus Lattimore, RB, South Carolina: Lattimore didn't have a great day against East Carolina. He rushed for just 40 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries, but the Gamecocks went to the air more and took some of the load off him. Lattimore still has a little rust to shake off, and has totaled 150 rushing yards and three touchdowns, but maintaining his health and stamina is key at this point. Still, he's going to need more production from here on out to move up.
4. Tyler Wilson, QB, Arkansas: The overtime loss to Louisiana-Monroe and the head injury he suffered in the process caused Wilson to fall. Before he left the game, he looked like his old self, passing for 196 yards with two touchdowns. Once he was out, Arkansas' offense had nothing going for itself. That just shows you how valuable Wilson is. What's unknown is when Wilson will return and how significant his injury is. For the season, Wilson has 563 passing yards and five touchdowns.
After this weekend, we're down a player on our Heisman Watch list, and another took a significant stumble.We have a new No. 1 and our list is very quarterback heavy:1.