Candidacy

WHAT MAKES DEREK CARR A HEISMAN CANDIDATE?
Comparing Derek Carr’s regular season numbers with the last five Heisman-winning quarterbacks.

Quarterback (Year)
Games
Cmp.
Att.
Pct.
Yards
TD
INT
Yds/Gm
Wins
Derek Carr (2013) 12 424 605 .701 4,866 48 7 405.5 11
Johnny Manziel (2012) 12 273 400 .683 3,419 24 8 284.9 10
Robert Griffin III (2011) 12 267 369 .724 3,998 36 6 333.1 9
Cam Newton (2010) 13 165 246 .671 2,589 28 6 199.2 13
Sam Bradford (2008) 13 302 442 .683 4,464 48 6 343.4 12
Tim Tebow (2007) 12 217 317 .684 3,132 29 6 .684 9
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