Analyst Releases New Heisman Top 5 After Week 3

first_img Judging by the responses to this tweet, Burrow being No. 1 is generating some controversy. He has lit up Georgia Southern, Texas and Northwestern State, completing 83.3 % of his passes for 1,122 yards and 11 touchdowns in three games.As good as Burrow has been though, Tua might be even better through three games. He produced a record-setting 444-yard, five touchdown performance against South Carolina on Saturday and has 12 touchdowns against no interceptions so far.Hurts has produced 1,253 total yards and 13 total touchdowns in his first three games with the Sooners. He is vying to be Oklahoma’s third-straight Heisman Trophy winner.There’s a lot of football left to be played this season. The Heisman race is shaping up to be a fun one. LSU quarterback Joe Burrow warms up before the Fiesta Bowl.GLENDALE, ARIZONA – JANUARY 01: Quarterback Joe Burrow #9 of the LSU Tigers warms up before the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl between LSU and Central Florida at State Farm Stadium on January 01, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)Going into the season, Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa was regarded as the possible Heisman Trophy favorite. However, one analyst thinks another SEC quarterback is currently the front-runner.This morning, CBS Sports’ Barrett Sallee released his Heisman top five after Week 3. Topping his list is LSU’s Joe Burrow.Tagovailoa is second, while his former teammate, Oklahoma’s Jalen Hurts, is third. Ohio State’s Justin Fields and Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor round out Sallee’s top five.My Heisman Top 5 right now:1. Joe Burrow2. Tua Tagovailoa3. Jalen Hurts4. Justin Fields5. Jonathan Taylor— Barrett Sallee (@BarrettSallee) September 15, 2019last_img read more