XN Sports Heisman Watch: Mariota On Top, Gurley Out Of Top 5

Marcus Mariota

Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon – Gordon ranks fourth in the country in rushing yards with 1,168 yards and has 16 rushing TDs, good for third in the country in seven games. He is second in the nation in rushing yards per game (166.9) and has one TD reception this season. With five more games to play, including Saturday at Rutgers, Gordon has a great shot at a 2,000-yard season.

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