Updated: October 17, 2017, 6:13 AM ET

ESPN Experts' Poll

Oct. 17, 2017
Name Position School Year 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Saquon Barkley RB Penn State Jr. 8 4 0 0 0 56
Bryce Love RB Stanford Jr. 4 6 2 0 0 50
Baker Mayfield QB Oklahoma Sr. 0 2 8 1 0 34
Mason Rudolph QB Oklahoma State Sr. 0 0 1 2 5 12
Jonathan Taylor RB Wisconsin Fr. 0 0 0 4 0 8
Lamar Jackson QB Louisville Jr. 0 0 0 2 2 6
Minkah Fitzpatrick DB Alabama Jr. 0 0 1 1 0 5
J.T. Barrett QB Ohio State Sr. 0 0 0 2 0 4
Bradley Chubb DE NC State Sr. 0 0 0 0 2 2
Will Grier QB West Virginia Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1
Rashaad Penny RB San Diego State Sr. 0 0 0 0 1 1
Nic Shimonek QB Texas Tech Sr. 0 0 0 0 1 1

ESPN experts: Andrea Adelson, Joel Anderson, Edward Aschoff, Kyle Bonagura, David M. Hale, Chris Low, Ivan Maisel, Dan Murphy, Adam Rittenberg, Mark Schlabach, Mitch Sherman and Jake Trotter

Tracking the Candidates

Oct. 17, 2017
Barkley and Penn State had the week off, but he remains on top of the Heisman Watch list. A daunting three-game stretch of Michigan, Ohio State and Michigan State is up next.
WEEK 8 VS. MICHIGAN
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
10827.2
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
35317.71
2017 SEASON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
75786.5
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
3244814.03
Love leads the nation in rushing yards (1,387) and yards per game (198.14) and leads the Pac-12 in touchdowns.
WEEK 7 VS. OREGON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
14728.6
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
000.00
2017 SEASON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
13871110.3
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
4194.80
Mayfield prevailed over his rival, Texas, one more time in his senior year in dramatic fashion, once again showing his leadership means as much to his teams as his stats.
WEEK 8 AT KANSAS STATE
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
4102178.093.6
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
6927.7
2017 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
234719273.891.9
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
17033.5
Rudolph contributed 470 yards to a school-record 747 yards of offense and accounted for four touchdowns.
WEEK 8 AT TEXAS
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
2820065.859.9
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
-140-2.0
2017 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
265019466.586.9
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
5761.7
The past two weeks, Taylor has runs of 67 and 75 yards and is averaging 8.5 yards a carry.
WEEK 8 VS. MARYLAND
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
12615.7
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
12424.00
2017 SEASON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
1112117.5
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
24120.50

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