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Oregon QB Marcus Mariota Leads Latest ESPN Experts' Heisman Poll, Georgia RB Todd Gurley No. 2

The last four Heisman winners have been quarterbacks and if the 2014 college football season ended today, that streak would increase to five, according to ESPN. 

In the latest ESPN Experts' Heisman Poll, Oregon's Marcus Mariota holds the No. 1 spot. The redshirt junior quarterback has thrown for 808 yards and eight touchdowns this season while running for 156 yards and three touchdowns. The Ducks, ranked No. 3 in the latest Coaches Poll, are 3-0 this season. 

Last week, Georgia running back Todd Gurley sat atop the poll, though the junior running back's team lost this past Saturday to South Carolina. 

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The full poll:

  1. Marcus Mariota - 46 points
  2. Todd Gurley - 38 points
  3. Jameis Winston - 21 points
  4. Kenny Hill - 20 points
  5. Everett Golson - 7 points
  6. Amari Cooper - 6 points
  7. Ameer Abdullah - 4 points
  8. Taysom Hill - 4 points
  9. Bryce Petty - 3 points
  10. D.J. Foster - 1 point

Would the poll look any different if Gurley had been given the ball late in the fourth quarter of Georgia's game against South Carolina? An ill-fated passing attempt led to a missed field goal and a Gamecocks' victory. If Gurley had been given the ball, perhaps he would have scored a touchdown and given Mark Richt's squad the win. That would've looked pretty good for Gurley's Heisman hopes. 

This week, the player that seemingly has the most to gain is Winston, as Florida State hosts Clemson at 8 p.m. E.T. Saturday night. ESPN's "College GameDay" will be broadcasting live from FSU's campus. 

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