first_imgDede Westbrook of the Oklahoma Sooners, Deshaun Watson of the Clemson Tigers, Jabrill Peppers of the Michigan Wolverines, Baker Mayfield of the Oklahoma Sooners and Lamar Jackson of the Louisville Cardinals pose for a photo with the Heisman trophy during a press conference prior to the 2016 Heisman Trophy Presentation.NEW YORK, NY – DECEMBER 10: (L-R) Dede Westbrook of the Oklahoma Sooners, Deshaun Watson of the Clemson Tigers, Jabrill Peppers of the Michigan Wolverines, Baker Mayfield of the Oklahoma Sooners and Lamar Jackson of the Louisville Cardinals pose for a photo with the Heisman trophy during a press conference prior to the 2016 Heisman Trophy Presentation at the Marriott Marquis on December 10, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)There was a major shakeup in the Heisman Trophy race this past weekend.As leading candidate Tua Tagovailoa was struggling, Kyler Murray was dominant for his team – and the results have trickled from the field to the Heisman voting.ESPN’s new 2018 Heisman Watch Experts poll has Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray edging out Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa by 46-44 points. Murray had six first-place votes, while Tagovailoa had four.Murray and Tagovailoa were over 15 points ahead of third-place ranked QB Dwayne Haskins of Ohio State, which seems to indicate the Heisman trophy voting is now a two-horse race.Led by Kyler Murray, Oklahoma secured a comeback win over Texas in the Big 12 Championship Game, while Tagovailoa was bailed out by Jalen Hurts to beat Georgia in the SEC Championship Game after suffering an injury.Murray finished his game 25-34 for 379 yards and three TDs.Tagovailoa, on the other hand, went 10-25 for 164 yards and a TD with two INTs.ESPN’s full Heisman Trophy top four heading into Saturday’s ceremony is:Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray – 44 pointsAlabama QB Tua Tagovailoa – 42 pointsOhio State QB Dwayne Haskins – 29 pointsWest Virginia QB Will Grier – 16 pointsYou can view the full voting here.last_img