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Todd Gurley is Heisman favorite in latest odds

  • 4:00 pm Thursday, September 11th, 2014 by Andy Johnston

The money is now on Todd Gurley to win the Heisman Trophy.

Of course, there’s nearly three months of the season to be played and votes aren’t due until December, so take that for what it’s worth.

Still, Georgia’s unstoppable running back rumbled to the top of the pack and is now the favorite — at 5-1 — to win this year’s Heisman Trophy, according to sportsbook Bovada.

There’s been a lot of movement at the top, with Gurley moving past Oregon QB Marcus Mariota, despite not playing last Saturday.

“The updated Heisman odds after Week 2 had Marcus Mariota as the [More]

College football TV viewing guide: Five games to watch

  • 9:37 am Friday, September 5th, 2014 by Andy Johnston

Good home cooking is in short supply on Saturday.

Most of the top teams around the Southeast will be stuffing their stats and running up scores against smaller FBS programs and various FCS teams on Fat Check Saturday.

Sam Houston State will receive $500,000 for playing LSU, Texas A&M is paying $325,000 to Lamar and defending national champ Florida State is cutting a check for $425,000 to The Citadel.

So cast your eyes to other areas of the country for today’s most competitive matchups.

No. 14 USC at No. 13 Stanford | 3:30 p.m. | ABC

This has become one of nation’s best rivalries, thanks [More]

Georgia’s Todd Gurley among Heisman favorites

  • 10:34 am Wednesday, June 18th, 2014 by Andy Johnston
Todd Gurley is the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy, according to Bovada. (AJC photo)

You can find odds on everything these days, even how long Kim Kardashian’s marriage to Kanye West will last.

So it’s no surprise that Heisman Trophy odds are already listed, nearly two months before the start of the season.

The favorite, according to Las Vegas sportsbook Bovada is the young man who walked away with the 25-pound bronze man last year — FSU QB Jameis Winston at 3-to-2.

Winston, who is a sophomore, could become the first player to repeat as Heisman winner since Ohio State RB Archie Griffin in 1974 and ’75, something that Johnny Manziel, [More]