This year's run for the Heisman Trophy is going to come down to a photo finish. It's anyone's guess at this point as to who is going to walk away with the hardware when all is said and done.
The experts at ESPN have spent the whole season analyzing and evaluating the frontrunners, and on Monday night, they finally voted on their picks after the three finalists were revealed. The competition is just as close as advertised, but their blue ribbon panel has Oklahoma's Kyler Murray barely edging out Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa for the trophy.
A new No. 1!— ESPN CollegeFootball (@ESPNCFB) December 4, 2018
Our experts are giving Kyler Murray the slight edge for the Heisman. pic.twitter.com/cMfItuGTcY
The race is effectively a toss-up. It's a shame that the voting has to be done well before these two QBs play each other in the College Football Playoff, as it would certainly add a level of intrigue to the already captivating competition.
Dwayne Haskins has also had a phenomenal season for Ohio State, but is expected to finish in a distant third. It's no disrespect to him, but the other QBs on this list have accomplished far more this season.
We have a new Heisman favorite pic.twitter.com/uqKYk9Pzbh— B/R Betting (@br_betting) December 3, 2018
If Murray does manage to win the award, it would give the