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    Quote Originally Posted by Log Mountain Boy
    Jackson only has 112 yards recieving on the year. He only had 28 yards this past week.
    He does have a punt return and an end and around TD, but I just don't see him in the Heisman race unless he turns it up a notch and puts up some better numbers.
    Hence the term "dark horse" candidate...he's an electrifying player.

    Suppose during the season he makes 2 or 3 game changing plays with punt returns that propel's Cal to victory or flat out wins a game for them, and then tops it off with a lights out performance that leads them to a win over USC in the national spotlight and puts them in the BCS Title game...

    ...while I admit it's not likely, I also don't think it's impossible. Again, it would be similar to Charles Woodson who made several clutch plays for Michigan that were huge keys to them winning some games and he did it in big games and big spots. That's why he won the heisman, plain and simple. Nobody actually thought he was better than Peyton Manning, surely? I think Jackson fits the Woodson prototype, although playing for Cal is a decided disadvantage as opposed to playing for Michigan.
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    Talk about a wide open Heisman year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 5wide
    Hence the term "dark horse" candidate...he's an electrifying player.

    Suppose during the season he makes 2 or 3 game changing plays with punt returns that propel's Cal to victory or flat out wins a game for them, and then tops it off with a lights out performance that leads them to a win over USC in the national spotlight and puts them in the BCS Title game...

    ...while I admit it's not likely, I also don't think it's impossible. Again, it would be similar to Charles Woodson who made several clutch plays for Michigan that were huge keys to them winning some games and he did it in big games and big spots. That's why he won the heisman, plain and simple. Nobody actually thought he was better than Peyton Manning, surely? I think Jackson fits the Woodson prototype, although playing for Cal is a decided disadvantage as opposed to playing for Michigan.

    I would have to put Woodson and Brohm ahead of him at this point though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Log Mountain Boy
    I would have to put Woodson and Brohm ahead of him at this point though.
    I think there's a better chance of things playing out well for Jackson than UK or U of L doing well enough to give their QB's a realistic chance. At this point, I'd agree...I just don't think UK will stay undefeated or that U of L will finish with one loss. I figure they'll lose at West Virginia which will give Brohm two head-to-head losses against other heisman competitors.

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