Baylor Quarterback Robert Griffin III's Heisman Moment Vaults Him Back Into Race

If you look closely at this tracker, the last four headlining players have lost that week. Could be bad news for Baylor this weekend against Texas Tech.

1.Robert Griffin III, Baylor QB

If there's a better player in the nation than Griffin, I don't know who it is. He's got elite-sprinter speed, completes 73% of his passes against pretty good competition, and who can argue with his 33:5 touchdown to interception ratio? Last weekend, he cemented his candidacy for any doubters out there by tossing a 34-yard touchdown pass with eight seconds to play to beat Oklahoma.

2. Case Keenum, Houston QB

Yes, I know that Houston doesn't play anybody. But that's not Keenum's fault; I'm pretty sure he's not the one making drawing up contracts for the Cougar schedule. Houston does have a little bit of a test this weekend at an 8-3 Tulsa team. Keenum will look to improve his already-sick statistics: 73% completion, 38 touchdowns, 3 interceptions.

3. Andrew Luck, Stanford QB

In Indianapolis, a bumper sticker has recently popped up: "Suck for Luck." The Colts are not the only one that want the Stanford quarterback. His work last weekend in a win over Cal was adequate but not overwhelming, completing 20 of 30 passes for 257 yards, two touchdowns, and an interception. Luck certainly has a great opportunity this weekend, as his Stanford hosts Notre Dame in a prime time match-up.

4.Trent Richardson, Alabama QB

Richardson's recent numbers do not overwhelm me, and neither does his #2 Crimson Tide squad. But what Richardson does do is score touchdowns. He's averaging almost two of them a game. He'll need some Heisman moments this weekend against Auburn to really prove his worthiness.

5. Kellen Moore, Boise State QB

Moore has played his senior year the way he's been his whole career for the Broncos: smooth and steady. Last weekend in a good win over San Diego State, Moore completed 28 of 40 passes for 366 yards and four touchdowns. Boise State has two games remaining, starting with a decent Wyoming team this weekend.

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