Mike Davis among 3 SEC backs on early Heisman list

GoGamecocks staff reportsJanuary 29, 2014 

South Carolina running back Mike Davis (28)


South Carolina running back Mike Davis is listed at 15-1 in the early odds for the 2014 Heisman Trophy.

He is among three SEC running backs listed in the Bavada odds. The others are Alabama’s T.J. Yeldon at 15-2 and Georgia’s Todd Gurley at 12-1.

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is favored to repeat as the Heisman winner at 2-1 odds. Two other returning quarterbacks who were prominent Heisman candidates this past season follow him. Ohio State’s Braxton Miller and Oregon’s Marcus Mariota are listed at 4-1.

Other top quarterbacks listed include Baylor’s Bryce Petty (15-2), UCLA’s Brett Hundley (12-1), and Michigan State’s Connor Cook (12-1).

Among others listed in the odds are Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson, who is from Myrtle Beach, at 25-1.

The only other SEC player listed is Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott at 40-1.

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