Derrick Henry #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide (Credit: Getty Images / Kevin C. Cox)

Derrick Henry #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs off the field after their 29-13 win over the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium on Nov. 28, 2015 in Auburn, Ala.

Heisman Trophy watch 2015

The Heisman Trophy race is coming down to the wire with one week left until the voting concludes. Here is a look at the current contenders for the 2015 Heisman, given annually to college football's most outstanding player.

1. DERRICK HENRY, Junior, RB, Alabama

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Derrick Henry turned in yet another Heisman-worthy performance in the Iron Bowl. The junior had 46 carries for 271 yards -- his fourth 200-yard outing in the last six games -- and a touchdown in the Crimson Tide's 29-13 win over Auburn. Henry also set Alabama's single-season rushing record in the process -- he now has 295 carries for 1,797 yards and 22 touchdowns as Alabama prepares for the SEC Championship against Florida. TRENDING: Unchanged

2. DESHAUN WATSON, Sophomore, QB, Clemson

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Deshaun Watson showed off his dual-threat capabilities against South Carolina on Saturday. The sophomore went 20-for-27 for 279 yards and a touchdown while adding 114 rushing yards and three more scores on 21 carries in the Tigers' 37-32 win. Watson is 261-for-371 for 3,223 yards, 27 touchdowns and 10 interceptions and has 139 carries for 756 yards and nine scores. Clemson puts its No. 1 ranking on the line Saturday in the ACC title game against North Carolina. TRENDING: Unchanged

3. CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY, Sophomore, RB, Stanford

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It's not often a player can be mentioned in the same breath as Barry Sanders, but Christian McCaffrey can do just that after Saturday's win over Notre Dame. The sophomore joined Sanders and Antonio Andrews as the only players in college football history with 3,000 all-purpose yards in a season. McCaffrey finished the regular season with 3,035 all-purpose yards (1,640 rush, 435 receiving, 922 kick return, 38 punt return) after amassing 228 against the Fighting Irish, though his streak of 100-yard rushing games was snapped at nine after rushing for only 94 yards. McCaffrey has one more chance to impress voters when Stanford plays USC in the Pac-12 title game on Saturday night. TRENDING: Unchanged



4. BAKER MAYFIELD, Junior, QB, Oklahoma

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Baker Mayfield was able to rebound from a concussion against Baylor to lead Oklahoma to the Big 12 title and a likely College Football Playoff spot. The junior went 17-for-25 for 180 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions and had 11 carries for 77 yards and a touchdown in the Sooners' 58-23 win over Oklahoma State. Mayfield is 243-for-354 this season with 3,389 yards, 35 TDs and five INTs along with 131 carries for 420 yards and seven touchdowns. With the Sooners waiting on the results of the final College Football Playoff rankings due out Dec. 6, Mayfield won't play again before the Dec. 7 Heisman voting deadline. TRENDING: Up

5. DALVIN COOK, Sophomore, RB, Florida State

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Dalvin Cook came up big late in Florida State's 27-2 win over Florida. The sophomore had 183 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries, with 150 of those yards and both scores coming in the fourth quarter. He has 211 carries for 1,658 yards and 18 TDs despite missing nearly two full games with a hamstring injury. Cook won't have another chance to state his Heisman case before votes are due Dec. 7. TRENDING: Unchanged

6. EZEKIEL ELLIOTT, Junior, RB, Ohio State

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Urban Meyer must have heard Ezekiel Elliott loud and clear. A week after Elliott vented to reporters about Ohio State's play-calling in a loss to Michigan State, the sophomore had 30 carries for 214 yards and two touchdowns as the Buckeyes routed Michigan, 42-13. Elliott has 262 carries for 1,672 yards and 19 touchdowns on the season, but Ohio State won't play again until after the Heisman voting deadline. TRENDING: Up


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Leonard Fournette managed to finish the regular season on a positive note, rushing tor 159 yards and a touchdown on 32 carries in LSU's 19-7 win over Texas A&M. The sophomore's early season tear still is firmly in the rearview mirror, but he does have 271 carries for 1,741 yards and 18 touchdowns. LSU won't play again until after the Heisman voting deadline. TRENDING: Unchanged

8. KEENAN REYNOLDS, Senior, QB, Navy

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Navy won't be playing for a conference title, but Keenan Reynolds still had a record-setting day against Houston. The senior tied Montee Ball's career FBS record with 83 total touchdowns, going 13-for-16 for 312 yards -- his first career 300-yard passing game -- with one touchdown and an interception in the 52-31 loss. He also had 19 carries for 84 yards and a score as Navy managed just 147 yards on the ground. Reynolds is 46-for-84 for 964 yards, six touchdowns and an interception and has 220 carries for 1,093 yards and 19 touchdowns. Navy plays Army on Dec. 12. TRENDING: Down



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