unable to retrieve full-text contentThe preseason front-runner for the Heisman Trophy last season was easy. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel won it as a freshman the year before, so there was little reason to pick against him. Florida State’s Jameis Winston won it as a freshman last season while leading the Seminoles to the national title, so, again, no sense in looking elsewhere. Manziel couldn’t come through with another Heisman last season and there has only been one repeat winner – Archie Griffin in 1974 and 1975 – in the 78-year history of college football’s most prestigious award.
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