Is Nick Foles a Heisman candidate?

2011-09-07T09:53:00Z Is Nick Foles a Heisman candidate?By Patrick Finley Arizona Daily Star
September 07, 2011 9:53 am  • 

StiffArmTrophy.com, a web site that informally polls Heisman Trophy voters throughout the season, has Arizona Wildcats quarterback Nick Foles as one of its candidates.

In last week's preseason Heisman poll, Nick Foles finished No. 25 among voters. Stanford's Andrew Luck was the favorite, followed by Oregon running back LaMichael James.

A look at the numbers:

rank player weighted% votes

1 Stanford QB Andrew Luck 98% 65

2 Oregon RB LaMichael James 95% 64

3 Boise St QB Kellen Moore 89% 60

4 Alabama RB Trent Richardson 86% 58

5 Oklahoma QB Landry Jones 86% 59

6 South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore 83% 53

7 Michigan QB Denard Robinson 80% 53

8 Houston QB Case Keenum 75% 50

9 Oklahoma St WR Justin Blackmon 71% 48

10 USC QB Matt Barkley 51% 35

11 Baylor QB Robert Griffin III 47% 32

12 Wisconsin QB Russell Wilson 45% 28

13 Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez 44% 29

14 Michigan St QB Kirk Cousins 38% 24

15 Oklahoma WR Ryan Broyles 31% 21

16 Oregon QB Darron Thomas 30% 19

17 West Virginia QB Geno Smith 28% 17

18 Notre Dame WR Michael Floyd 26% 18

19 Nebraksa DT Jared Crick 26% 18

20 Northwestern QB Dan Persa 25% 17

21 South Carolina WR Alshon Jeffery 23% 14

22 Oklahoma St QB Brandon Weeden 21% 15

23 Auburn RB Michael Dyer 21% 13

24 Texas A&M QB Ryan Tannehill 19% 12

25 Arizona QB Nick Foles 16% 12

The Week 1 poll will be released later this week.

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