Georgia running back Todd Gurley tries to get (Credit: AP / John Bazemore)

Georgia running back Todd Gurley tries to get past Tennessee defensive back Michael Williams during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Athens, Ga.

Heisman Trophy watch 2014

A look at the possible candidates for the 2014 Heisman Trophy. Check back here every week for updates.

1. TODD GURLEY, RB, Georgia, Junior

Todd Gurley?s season stats: 69 carries, 610 yards,
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Todd Gurley’s season stats: 69 carries, 610 yards, 6 TDs

Gurley cemented his spot atop the Heisman watch with a career-high 208 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries in No. 12 Georgia’s 35-32 win over Tennessee on Saturday. The junior was the most dominant player on the field, breaking tackles with ease and even throwing a few highlight-reel hurdles in the mix. LAST WEEK: 1

2. MARCUS MARIOTA, QB, Oregon, Junior

Marcus Mariota?s season stats: 71-96, 1,135 yards, 13
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Marcus Mariota’s season stats: 71-96, 1,135 yards, 13 TD; 33 carries, 214 yards, 3 TDs

Mariota and the No. 2 Ducks were off this week. They face Arizona on Thursday night. LAST WEEK: 2

3. JAMEIS WINSTON, QB, Florida State, Sophomore

Jameis Winston?s season stats: 73-105, 991 yards, 7
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Jameis Winston’s season stats: 73-105, 991 yards, 7 TDs, 4 INT

Winston came back from his one-game suspension and led the top-ranked Seminoles to a come-from-behind victory over North Carolina State on Saturday. The sophomore completed 26 of 38 passes for 365 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions as Florida State won, 56-41. LAST WEEK: 3

4. KENNY HILL, QB, Texas A&M, Sophomore

Kenny Hill?s season stats: 118-180, 1,745 yards, 17
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Kenny Hill’s season stats: 118-180, 1,745 yards, 17 TDs, 2 INT; 22 carries, 136 yards

Hill came up big late for the No. 6 Aggies on Saturday against Arkansas. The sophomore completed 21 of 41 passes for 386 yards, four touchdowns (three of which came in the fourth quarter and overtime) and an interception as Texas A&M won a 35-28 overtime thriller. LAST WEEK: 4

5. EVERETT GOLSON, QB, Notre Dame, Senior

Everett Golson season stats: 94-135, 1,142 yards, 11
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Everett Golson season stats: 94-135, 1,142 yards, 11 TDs, 2 INTs; 39 carries, 104 yards, 4 TDs

Golson had a record-setting game against Syracuse on Saturday night at MetLife Stadium. The senior completed a career-high 32 of his 39 passes, including a school-record 25 straight, in the No. 8 Fighting Irish’s 31-15 win. He also had 362 passing yards and four touchdowns, both career highs. However, Golson did fumble three times and threw his first two interceptions of the season, including one that was returned for a touchdown. LAST WEEK: 5

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6. AMEER ABDULLAH, RB, NEBRASKA, Senior

Ameer Abdullah?s season stats: 114 carries, 833 yards,
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Ameer Abdullah’s season stats: 114 carries, 833 yards, 8 TDs; 5 catches, 108 yards, 2 TD

Abdullah had his second straight 200-yard rushing game and third of the season on Saturday against Illinois. The senior had 208 yards and three scores on 22 carries in the No. 21 Cornhuskers’ 45-14 win. Abdullah is averaging 7.3 yards per carry this season. LAST WEEK: 6

7. BRETT HUNDLEY, QB, UCLA, Junior

Brett Hundley?s season stats: 75-104, 1,041 yards, 7
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Brett Hundley’s season stats: 75-104, 1,041 yards, 7 TDs, 1 INT; 37 carries, 146 yards, 2 TDs

Hundley bounced back in a big way Thursday night against No. 15 Arizona State. The junior threw for 355 yards and four touchdowns on 18-of-23 passing and also had eight carries for 72 yards and a touchdown in No. 12 UCLA’s 62-27 rout. The most impressive part: Hundley put up those numbers while still battling an elbow injury suffered two weeks ago. LAST WEEK: 9

8. AMARI COOPER, WR, Alabama, Junior

Amari Cooper?s season stats: 43 catches, 655 yards,
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Amari Cooper’s season stats: 43 catches, 655 yards, 5 TDs

Cooper and the No. 3 Crimson Tide were off. They face Ole Miss on Saturday. LAST WEEK: 7

9. MELVIN GORDON, RB, Wisconsin, Junior

Melvin Gordon?s season stats: 78 carries, 612 yards,
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Melvin Gordon’s season stats: 78 carries, 612 yards, 8 TDs; 5 catches, 27 yards, TD

Gordon is back on the watch list following a 32-carry, 181-yard, two-touchdown game against USF on Saturday. The junior has rebounded in a big way after a dismal Week 2 performance against LSU, running for 434 yards and seven touchdowns in the past two weeks. LAST WEEK: Unranked

10. TAYSOM HILL, QB, BYU, Junior

Taysom Hill?s season stats: 80-120, 876 yards, 6
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Taysom Hill’s season stats: 80-120, 876 yards, 6 TDs, 3 INT; 79 carries, 428 yards, 7 TDs

Hill and the No. 20 Cougars were off. They play Utah State on Friday. LAST WEEK: 8

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