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ESPN: Big 12 Heisman Watch: Week 8

As quickly as he was there, he was gone. Taylor Martinez was the only Big 12 player who's made my ballot the entire season, but the worst way to build Heisman buzz is to follow up your best game with one of your worst. He wasn't mistake-prone, but the Texas defense bottled him up and tackled well to keep him from breaking any lengthy runs. Facing Kansas State's defense is obviously different from playing Texas', but you'll be hard-pressed to find a Heisman candidate who's been benched, as Martinez was last week.

If he can put up a couple more ...

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