Updated: August 30, 2014, 2:27 PM ET

ESPN Experts' Poll

Aug. 14, 2014
Name Position School Year 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Marcus Mariota QB Oregon Jr. 6 4 0 0 0 46
Jameis Winston QB Florida State So. 4 5 0 1 0 42
Todd Gurley RB Georgia Jr. 0 0 4 2 1 17
Braxton Miller QB Ohio State Sr. 0 0 4 2 1 17
Brett Hundley QB UCLA Jr. 0 1 1 1 3 12
Bryce Petty QB Baylor Sr. 0 0 1 2 1 8
Melvin Gordon RB Wisconsin Jr. 0 0 0 2 2 6
Duke Johnson RB Miami (FL) Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1
T.J. Yeldon RB Alabama Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1

ESPN experts: Andrea Adelson, Edward Aschoff, Brian Bennett, Rece Davis, Travis Haney, Chris Low, Ivan Maisel, Ted Miller, Mark Schlabach and Jake Trotter.

Tracking the Candidates

Aug. 30, 2014
Mariota didn't have to play much in the Ducks' 62-13 thrashing of South Dakota. He completed 14 of 20 passes for 267 yards and three touchdowns, and he added 43 yards and another TD on the ground.
WEEK 1 VS. SOUTH DAKOTA
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
2673070.093.2
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
4317.2
2014 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
2673070.093.2
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
4317.2
Winston was 25-of-40 passing for 370 yards and a touchdown in the Seminoles' 37-31 victory over Oklahoma State, but he did throw two interceptions in the second quarter. He had a 28-yard touchdown run in the third quarter on a quarterback draw.
WEEK 1 AT OKLAHOMA STATE
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
3701262.585.8
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
911.8
2014 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
3701262.585.8
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
911.8
Gurley rushed for 198 yards and three touchdowns -- on runs of 23, 18 and 51 yards -- in the Bulldogs' 45-21 win over Clemson in Week 1. He added another touchdown on a dazzling 100-yard kickoff return.
WEEK 1 VS. CLEMSON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
198313.2
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
1-50.00
2014 SEASON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
198313.2
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
1-5-5.00
Miller recently had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder. He is out for the season.
2013 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
209424763.581.3
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
1068126.2
UCLA only scored one offensive touchdown in its win over Virginia, but that score came on a 6-yard Hundley run in the second half. Hundley was under heavy pressure all game and was sacked four times. He completed 20 of 33 passes for 242 yards but fumbled twice and had a hard time sustaining drives.
WEEK 1 AT VIRGINIA
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
2420060.664.4
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
3912.6
2014 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
2420060.664.4
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
3912.6

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