Will Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch win the Heisman Trophy?
Probably not, it's been earmarked for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston since week one.
Tuesday night on a frigid night in Dekalb, Illinois Lynch had another record setting performance against Western Michigan making one last impression on the Heisman Trophy voters.
Lynch broke his own NCAA record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 327 yards on 27 carries. He set the record October 19th against Central Michigan with 316 yards.
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Oh by the way Northern Illinois finished the regular season 12-0 and kept alive the nations best conference winning streak of 25 games defeating Western Michigan 33-14.
"I think Jordan Lynch is the best college player in football, I really believe that." Western Michigan head coach P.J. Fleck said. "He's an elite player. From watching him live and just being around him, I really believe that, and I think that's what the Heisman Trophy is all about - finding the best player in the country and finding the best player that makes everyone around him better. I don't know what else to say about him but I will end it with that he deserves to be in New York City. "
"It was fun," Lynch said. "It was hard to throw the ball in those conditions, and good thing we have a good running game."
One might say Lynch was the running game for the Huskies. The game was played in 17 degree temperatures and a light snow fall.
While Jameis Winston appears to be the odds on favorite for the Heisman Trophy Jordan Lynch and Boston College running back Andre Williams have had some superhuman performances in November.
Lynch has more game to campaign for the Heisman next week in the MAC Championship Game.
Williams has one last shot to make a lasting impression Saturday as Boston College takes on Syracuse.