Week 1 treated certain teams kindly, and others, well, not so kindly.

When it comes to the teams contending for national titles, that’s where you find your true Heisman Trophy candidates. Jonathan Taylor at Wisconsin, Trace McSorley at Penn State and Dwayne Haskins at Ohio State are all stars with the ball often in their hands at legitimate programs.

And in the most updated odds to win the Heisman Trophy this season — according to Westgate Las Vegas Superbook — all three of them are within the top 15 for having the best odds:

A few names will rise and a few will fall each and every week when it comes to Heisman Trophy favorites. But one thing is for sure. As long as Penn State, Wisconsin and Ohio State keep winning, those teams’ stars will have a chance at not just winning a national title, but a Heisman Trophy as well.

Week 1 stats:

  • Wisconsin RB Jonathan Taylor — 18 carries, 145 yards, 2 TD in 34-3 win over Western Kentucky
  • Penn State QB Trace McSorley — 21-of-36 for 230 yards, 1 TD. 12 carries, 53 yards, 2 TD in 45-38 win over Appalachian State
  • Ohio State QB Dwayne Haskins — 22-of-30 for 313 yards, 5 TD, 1 INT. 2 carries, 24 yards in 77-31 win over Oregon State