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Everyone Said Same Thing About The Heisman Trophy Race On Saturday

The Heisman Trophy sitting on a podium ahead of the award's 2017 announcement

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 09: The Heisman Trophy is displayed at a press conference for the 2017 Heisman Trophy Presentation on December 9, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

After some unbelievable statistical performances it's safe to say the Heisman race is down to two players: C.J. Stroud and Bryce Young.

ESPN's Adam Rittenberg agrees, tweeting his thoughts.

"Heisman is likely a two-man race now: Stroud vs. Young," the college football writer tweeted. The two first-year starters went off on Saturday. Stroud opened things up with an unbelievable 432 yard effort that included six touchdowns and just three incompletions. Ohio State jumped out to a 49-0 lead at halftime and finished with a 56-7 statement win over Michigan State.

Not to be outdone, Alabama's Bryce Young responded with 31-40 for 561 yards and five touchdowns (and counting) on the way to what will be a big SEC West win over the No. 21 Arkansas Razorbacks.

Both QB's put up Heisman-caliber numbers in their conference wins this weekend. It's going to be a great race down the stretch.

Stroud and the Buckeyes take on No. 6 Michigan in college football's biggest and best rivalry next Saturday. Bryce Young and the Crimson Tide finish out the season in the Iron Bowl with a game against in-state rival Auburn.

It'll be an epic battle in the SEC championship game when Young faces the Georgia Bulldogs vaunted defense in Atlanta.

If this Saturday foreshadows what we can expect down the stretch, we're in for an amazing Heisman race.