There’s A Clear Heisman Trophy Favorite After Week 1

first_imgTua Tagovailoa of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up prior to the game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium.AUBURN, AL – NOVEMBER 25: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up prior to the game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)The Heisman Trophy winner is never won in September. There’s a reason the phrase “September Heisman” exists, after all. There have been a bunch of players to dominate the season’s first month, appearing to be in line for the sport’s most-prestigious trophy, only to falter in the season’s final months.However, Vegas’ odds for the 2018 Heisman Trophy have revealed a clear favorite after Week 1.Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is a 3/1 favorite to win the award after the season’s opening weekend.Tagovailoa looked great in the Crimson Tide’s blowout win over Louisville. Nick Saban named him the starter at QB for Week 2 on Monday.Here are the full odds:Will Grier, McKenzie Milton make biggest jumps in new Heisman odds via @LVSuperBookTagovailoa 3/1Grier 6/1McSorley 10/1Love, Milton, Taylor 12/1Anderson, Murray 20/1Fromm, Herbert, Tate 25/1Haskins, Lock, Stidham, Wimbush 30/1Daniels, Harris, Lawrence 40/1Browning 50/1— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) September 4, 2018Kyler Murray at 20/1 seems like a decent bet based on his Week 1 showing. Oklahoma seems primed for another College Football Playoff run, too.Who would you bet on right now?last_img