Heisman Odds

Who will make it to New York as a Heisman finalist?

by John Ewing • August 16, 2017

We know who the favorites are to win the Heisman but which players will be invited to New York as a finalist? There are at least three finalists invited in a given year, since 1982 the most common total of invitees has been five. What do players need to do to get an invite? Looking […]

The Heisman is a Bad Bet

by John Ewing • August 15, 2017

Sam Darnold, Baker Mayfield and Lamar Jackson are the favorites to win the 2017 Heisman Trophy. There are over 40 star players with odds representing many of the marquee programs in the nation. Your alma mater might even have a candidate. While tempting, the Heisman is a bad bet. Since 2009, there have been 81 […]

Don’t Bet the Heisman

by John Ewing • August 17, 2016

Deshaun Watson, Christian McCaffrey and Leonard Fournette are the preseason favorites to win the Heisman Trophy. Recent history suggests they won’t be a Heisman finalist, let alone the actual winner. In the last five years, there have been 48 players that began the season with +2000 or better odds to win the Heisman per SportsOddsHistory. […]