Lawrence, anticipated to be the No. 1 decide within the 2021 NFL draft ought to he go away Clemson early, joins two-time finalist and present Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (third in balloting in 2015, second in 2016) as the one Clemson gamers to be named a finalist because the Heisman Belief started formally recognizing finalists in 1982. Clemson has by no means had a Heisman winner.
That is the primary time Alabama has had a number of finalists and the second 12 months in a row that a number of finalists have come from the identical college; Ohio State’s Justin Fields and Chase Younger had been finalists in 2019.
Alabama’s earlier winners of the award are operating backs Mark Ingram (2009) and Derrick Henry (2015). General, Alabama has had 10 Heisman finalists, with eight of these coming below Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban.
Trask is the fifth Gator to be named a Heisman finalist, becoming a member of Emmitt Smith (1988), Danny Wuerffel (1995, 1996), Rex Grossman (2001) and Tim Tebow (2007, 2008, 2009). Florida has three winners of the award: Steve Spurrier in 1966, Wuerffel in 1996 and Tebow in 2007.
The remainder of the highest 10 finishers within the 2020 Heisman voting had been introduced Thursday, with Alabama’s Najee Harris in fifth, Iowa State’s Breece Corridor sixth, Fields from Ohio State seventh, BYU’s Zach Wilson eighth, Ian Guide of Notre Dame ninth and Florida’s Kyle Pitts in tenth.
Heisman Trophy ballots went to 927 electors: 56 dwelling Heisman winners, one total fan vote and 870 members of the media.