2020 Early Heisman Early Odds: Best Value Candidate No. 2
QB Justin Fields, Ohio State 4/1
September 12th at Oregon.
When trying to figure out who the top Heisman candidates really are – especially when it comes to analyzing this several months in advance – check the boxes.
Will Fields have massive stats? Absolutely.
Will he split the Heisman consideration on his own team like he did last year? Not likely.
Does he have the name recognition on a team that’s almost certain to be in the College Football Playoff race? Yup.
And will he have that one shot to take this race and run away with it by himself? If he’s awesome in Eugene in an early September win for the Buckeyes, it’ll be his for the taking.
He’ll still have games at Penn State and Michigan State, and he’ll still have to get by Michigan, but at 4/1, he’s the safest pick on the board, except for …