Heisman watch: Laviska Shenault belongs in the mix

Colorado wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr., right, pulls in a pass for a touchdown as Arizona State defensive back Chase Lucas covers in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Boulder, Colo. Colorado won 28-21. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) CODZ123
Colorado wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr., right, pulls in a pass for a touchdown as Arizona State defensive back Chase Lucas covers in the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Boulder, Colo. Colorado won 28-21. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) CODZ123
Published October 12

5. Colorado WR Laviska Shenault: Leads the nation with 141.6 receiving yards per game for one of the season's biggest surprises.

4. Houston DT Ed Oliver: Future top-five pick was unblockable in primetime last week against Tulsa.

3. Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray: The Red River loss hurts, but he still ranks third nationally with 11.15 yards every time he throws or runs the ball.

2. Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins: Leads the nation with 25 touchdown passes and should torch a decent Minnesota pass defense for more.

1. Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa: A sprained knee might be the only thing to slow him down.

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