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ESPN: Mariota tops Pac-12 in Heisman Watch

ESPN.com's initial "Heisman Watch" poll has been published, and Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota leads four Pac-12 players who made the list.

Mariota ranked fifth, behind South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel -- the 2012 winner, you might have heard -- and Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron.

The other Pac-12 players on the list are: USC receiver Marqise Lee (eighth), Oregon running back/receiver De'Anthony Thomas (11th) and UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley (13th).

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