It had to happen sooner or later. On a day when Geno Smith and West Virginia's offense struggled, the defense did not offer any support. The Mountaineers gave up 35 first-half points in a 49-14 loss at Texas Tech. Smith finished with 275 yards passing and a touchdown. A chance for immediate redemption comes Saturday with Kansas State's visit.
There is a newcomer to our experts' Heisman Watch standings as Texas A&M freshman QB Johnny Manziel earned a spot on the list. Manziel threw for 395 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 181 yards and three scores. How does his performance rate among weekly candidates like Braxton Miller or Manti Te'o? Below are all the players who received two or more votes from the experts. Click on the photos to submit your rankings!
2012 Heisman Horse Race, Week 7: Johnny Manziel is coming for you, Geno - SBNation.com - The SB Nation list has some unique names highlighted by Seth Doege, Damien Williams and Quinton Patton
Geno Smith is still your race leader, but in two straight weeks, he has failed to build any further distance from the rest of the field.
Make the call... who would is your choice for Heisman right now?