ESPN: Geno Smith new No. 1 in Heisman Watch
For now, let's make it official: Geno Smith is the new Heisman frontrunner.
In our weekly ESPN Heisman Watch, Smith collected 12 of the 15 first-place votes, including mine.
That gave him a 22-point lead over second-place finisher De'Anthony Thomas, the Oregon running back.
Here's what we wrote about Smith in the Heisman Watch blurb: Smith kept himself in the Heisman race, finishing with five touchdowns and 411 yards on 34-of-39 passing in a 42-12 win over James Madison.