Updated: September 2, 2014, 3:35 PM ET

ESPN Experts' Poll

Sept. 2, 2014
Name Position School Year 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Todd Gurley RB Georgia Jr. 8 2 0 0 0 48
Marcus Mariota QB Oregon So. 2 3 3 2 0 35
Jameis Winston QB Florida State So. 0 2 3 3 1 24
Kenny Hill QB Texas A&M So. 0 3 1 2 1 20
Ameer Abdullah RB Nebraska Sr. 0 0 2 2 2 12
Cody Kessler QB USC Jr. 0 0 1 0 0 3
Bryce Petty QB Baylor Sr. 0 0 0 1 1 3
Everett Golson QB Notre Dame Sr. 0 0 0 0 2 2
Brett Hundley QB UCLA Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1
Eric Kendricks LB UCLA Sr. 0 0 0 0 1 1
T.J. Yeldon RB Alabama Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1

ESPN experts: Andrea Adelson, Edward Aschoff, Brian Bennett, Rece Davis, Travis Haney, Chris Low, Ivan Maisel, Ted Miller, Mark Schlabach and Jake Trotter.

Tracking the Candidates

Sept. 2, 2014
Gurley rushed for 198 yards and three touchdowns -- on runs of 23, 18 and 51 yards -- in the Bulldogs' 45-21 win over Clemson in Week 1. He added another touchdown on a dazzling 100-yard kickoff return.
WEEK 1 VS. CLEMSON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
198313.2
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
1-50.00
2014 SEASON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
198313.2
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
1-5-5.00
Mariota didn't have to play much in the Ducks' 62-13 thrashing of South Dakota. He completed 14 of 20 passes for 267 yards and three touchdowns, and he added 43 yards and another TD on the ground.
WEEK 1 VS. SOUTH DAKOTA
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
2673070.093.2
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
4317.2
2014 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
2673070.093.2
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
4317.2
Winston was 25-of-40 passing for 370 yards and a touchdown in the Seminoles' 37-31 victory over Oklahoma State, but he did throw two interceptions in the second quarter. He had a 28-yard touchdown run in the third quarter on a quarterback draw.
WEEK 1 AT OKLAHOMA STATE
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
3701262.585.8
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
911.8
2014 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
3701262.585.8
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
911.8
With Texas A&M facing its first game without Johnny Manziel, all Hill did was throw for 511 yards and three touchdowns in a 52-28 win at No. 9 South Carolina. Hill broke Manziel's record for passing yards in a game, and his 44 completions were the most in school history.
WEEK 1 AT SOUTH CAROLINA
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
5113073.394.8
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
500.7
2014 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
5113073.394.8
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
500.7
Despite not playing in the fourth quarter, Abdullah rushed for a career-high 232 yards -- including a 47-yard touchdown scamper -- in the Cornhuskers' 55-7 beatdown of Florida Atlantic. He also had a 9-yard reception.
WEEK 1 VS. FLORIDA ATLANTIC
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
232111.0
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
199.00
2014 SEASON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
232111.0
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
199.00

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