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Trevor Lawrence leads ACC in early 2019 Heisman Trophy Odds

It’s February so you know that means it’s time to talk…Heisman? Sure, you knew that! Well, in case you didn’t (raises hand), here’s a look at the early odds to win the 2019 Heisman Trophy. Near the top of the list, you will find several ACC names — led by intramural basketball star Trevor Lawrence.

 

  • Trevor Lawrence, Clemson, QB (3-1)
    • 2018 Stats: 259-of-397 (65.2%) for 3,280 yards, 30 touchdowns, 4 interceptions
  • AJ Dillon, Boston College, RB (40-1)
    • 2018 Stats: 10 games, 227 carries, rushing 1,108 yards (4.9 per carry), 10 touchdowns
  • Travis Etienne, Clemson, QB (40-1)
    • 2018 Stats: 204 carries, rushing 1,658 yards (8.1 per carry), 24 touchdowns
  • Justyn Ross, Clemson, WR (50-1)
    • 2018 Stats: 46 receptions, 1,000 yards (21.7 per catch), 9 touchdowns
  • Tee Higgins, Clemson, WR (100-1)
    • 2018 Stats: 59 receptions, 936 yards (15.9 per catch) 12 touchdowns
  • David Summers, Syracuse, QB (100-1)

 

Quick Thoughts

  • This award has become so QB-centric it’s kind of hilarious. But it makes sense, too; that is the sport’s glamour position, and as the game becomes more spread and fast-paced it allows for some bonkers numbers.
  • So, um, yeah…that Clemson offense is going to be pretty good next season, huh?
  • AJ Dillon: Can he stay healthy? His ankle injury in the win over Temple last season may have been somewhat unlucky; however, Boston College has leaned on him heavily over the course of two seasons now, too. As a freshman in 2017, he ranked third in the FBS with 300 carries; in his sophomore season Dillon carried the ball 227 times — second most in the ACC despite playing 10 games. For his career, Dillon averages just under 23 carries per game.