ESPN's Heisman Watch article is a weekly look at some of the best candidates for the award given to the best player in college football. 10 ESPN experts rank their top choices from first to fifth.
In this week's feature, Luke Falk got a point.
Now, in reality, this doesn't mean much. It means that one of the 10 people put Luke Falk in his 5th spot. Will he move higher than the 9th place person in the poll? Considering he's the only player from an unranked team to appear, it's highly unlikely.
Does he deserve to be seriously considered (even in a highly unofficial ESPN poll)? Now that's a different question.
Falk has put up unreal numbers in his (very short) career. He's ready to break every record in the book and he's played in 13 games. With 3 awards, he's won 3 times as many offensive player of the week awards as anyone else in the conference. He leads the nation in passing yards, completions and attempts. He's 2nd in touchdowns and 5th in completion percentage.
He won't win the award (this season). He won't come close to the top of ESPN's poll (this season). But it's nice that someone is recognizing the remarkable work coming from WSU's signal caller this season.
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