He has compiled one of the largest individual seasons of Ohio State Football History, and now he is Dwayne Haskin's…
He has compiled one of the largest individual seasons of Ohio State Football History, and now he is Dwayne Haskin’s finalist for the Heisman Trophy.
Heisman Trust announced Monday evening that Haskins, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray were the three finalists for the 2018 prize.
The Heisman Trophy presentation will fly at ESPN at 8 o’clock on Saturday, December 8th.
Haskins is the first Buckeye to be named finalist since Troy Smith 2006
Smith won the award of Arkansas driving back Darren McFadden and Notre Dame quarterback Brady Quinn, and still has the record for the highest amount of possible points on a Heisman poll .
Haskins has rewritten both Ohio State and Big Ten record books this season.
He threw himself for 499 meters and five touchdowns in the Big Ten DC match win over Northwestern. Both put Championship Game records.
He also celebrated a touchdown late in the game by hitting the iconic Heisman bag.
The total surrender on Saturday also broke Haskin’s own OSU single-game record, which had stood at 470 in the loss at Purdue.
He also broke the Big Tens ensemble record for total offensive (4 702), exceeding Michigan’s Denard Robinson (4.272) early in the match.
Haskins already has conference passes for passing laps (4,580) and passes touchdowns (47) during a season.
He already owns almost all
Heisman will be awarded on Saturday night in New York.
If he wins the prize, Haskins should join Les Horvath, Vic Janowicz, Hopalong Cassady, Archie Griffin, Eddie George and Troy Smith as Buckeyes who have taken home Heismanen.
He would also be the fifth player who won No. 7 and win. The other:
John Huarte, QB, Notre Dame, 1964
Pat Sullivan, QB, Auburn, 1971
Danny Wuerffel, QB, Florida, 1996
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