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Dak Prescott of the Mississippi State Bulldogs runs (Credit: Getty Images / Andy Lyons)

Dak Prescott of the Mississippi State Bulldogs runs with the ball during the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on Oct. 25, 2014 in Lexington, Ky.

Heisman Trophy watch 2014

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

1. DAK PRESCOTT, QB, Mississippi State, Junior

Dak Prescott?s season stats: 114-189, 1,694 yards, 15
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Dak Prescott’s season stats: 114-189, 1,694 yards, 15 TDs, 5 INTs; 124 carries, 664 yards, 10 TDs

Prescott stays atop the watch list, but his lead is shrinking after an up-and-down game against Kentucky. The junior went 18-of-33 for 216 yards, a touchdown and an interception and had 18 carries for 88 yards and two scores in No. 1 Mississippi State’s 45-31 win. However, he also fumbled twice. LAST WEEK: 1

2. MARCUS MARIOTA, QB, Oregon, Junior

Marcus Mariota?s season stats: 150-218, 2,283 yards, 24
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Marcus Mariota’s season stats: 150-218, 2,283 yards, 24 TDs, 1 INT; 622 carries, 325 yards, 5 TDs

Mariota completed 18 of 30 passes for 326 yards, five touchdowns and an interception (his first of the season) as No. 5 Oregon routed Cal, 59-41. The junior also carried the ball six times for 36 yards. LAST WEEK: 2

3. MELVIN GORDON, RB, Wisconsin, Junior

Melvin Gordon?s season stats: 154 carries, 1,168 yards,
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Melvin Gordon’s season stats: 154 carries, 1,168 yards, 16 TDs; 8 catches, 39 yards, TD

Gordon ran for 122 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries as Wisconsin upended Maryland, 52-7. It was his fifth straight game with 100 or more yards on the ground. LAST WEEK: 4

4. EVERETT GOLSON, QB, Notre Dame, Senior

Everett Golson?s season stats: 166-268, 1,996 yards, 19
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Everett Golson’s season stats: 166-268, 1,996 yards, 19 TDs, 6 INTs; 69 carries, 242 yards, 4 TDs

Golson and No. 6 Notre Dame were off last Saturday. They play at Navy on Nov. 1. LAST WEEK: 3

5. JAMEIS WINSTON, QB, Florida State, Sophomore

Jameis Winston?s season stats: 149-211, 1,878 yards, 13
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Jameis Winston’s season stats: 149-211, 1,878 yards, 13 TDs, 6 INTs; 27 carries, 47 yards, 2 TDs

Winston and No. 2 Florida State were off last Saturday. They play at Louisville on Friday night. LAST WEEK: 6

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6. AMARI COOPER, WR, Alabama, Junior

Amari Cooper?s season stats: 71 catches, 1,132 yards,
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Amari Cooper’s season stats: 71 catches, 1,132 yards, 9 TDs

Cooper returns to the watch list after a monster game against Tennessee. The junior caught nine passes for 224 yards and two touchdowns as No. 3 Alabama beat the Vols, 34-20. He has 17 catches for 364 yards and four touchdowns in the two games since his two-catch, 22-yard dud against top-ranked Mississippi State. LAST WEEK: Unranked

DROPPED OUT

Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace falls off the
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Ole Miss QB Bo Wallace falls off the list after a clunker against LSU. The senior went just 14-of-33 for 176 yards, a touchdown and an interception at the end of the game as then-No. 3 Ole Miss lost its first game of the season, 10-7. He also was stopped on a fourth-and-1 sneak attempt with 1:44 remaining at the LSU 47-yard line.

OUTSIDE LOOKING IN

Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska (pictured) Kevin White, WR,
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Ameer Abdullah, RB, Nebraska (pictured)

Kevin White, WR, West Virginia

Trevone Boykin, QB, TCU

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