Skip to main content

Cardale Jones Endorses Ezekiel Elliott For Heisman

A closeup of Cardale Jones warming up for an Ohio State football game.

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 19: Quarterback Cardale Jones #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes warms up before the game against the Northern Illinois Huskies at Ohio Stadium on September 19, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Andrew Weber/Getty Images)

This won't surprise you, but Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones has a horse in the Heisman Trophy race. Jones, who has helped lead the Buckeyes to an undefeated season in 2015, is officially endorsing his teammate, running back Ezekiel Elliott, for the award. Jones used a Nissan advertisement to make it known.

">@NissanUSA #HeismanHouse finalist. https://t.co/zu3Rr23PJH

— Cardale Jones (@CJ12_) November 8, 2015

On the season, Zeke has rushed for 1,244 yards and 14 touchdowns. While he's certainly in the running, he's facing stiff competition from Leonard Fournette, Derrick Henry, Trevone Boykin and others. How he finishes down the stretch will go a long way in determining whether he'll actually win the award.