The first week of the Heisman Trophy race is in the books, and there were many great performances that gave players a leg up on the nation's best player award that will be handed out in December at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square.
Below is the stats of the top 15 players listed in the initial SB Nation New York Heisman Trophy rankings, and a few other honorable mentions that may get others into the race.
Top 15 (in order)
Robert Woods, USC, WR: six receptions for 42 receiving yards and two TDs.
Montee Ball, Wisconson Badgers, RB: 120 rushing yards on 32 carries and one TD in a 26-21 victory over Northern Iowa.
De'Anthony Thomas, Oregon, RB: 64 rushing yards on three three carries and 55 receiver yards on four catches in a 34-27 victory over Arkansas State.
Tajh Boyd, Clemeson Tigers, QB: 24-of-35 for 208 passing yards with one INT and TD , and 58 rushing yards on 19 attempts in a 26-19 victory over Auburn.
Geno Smith, West Virginia, QB: 32-of-36 for 323 passing yards and four TDs, and 65 rushing yards on eight carries and a TD in a 69-34 victory over Marshall.
Tavon Austin, WVU, WR: 53 receiving yards on 10 catches and one TD, and 66 rushing yards on three attempts in 69-34 victory over Marshall.
Taylor Martinez, Nebraska Cornhuskers, QB: 26-of-34 for 354 passing yards and five TDs in 49-20 victory over Southern Miss.