ERIC OLSON, The Associated Pres
The pool of candidates for the Heisman Trophy is a deep one. Derrick Henry, the winner from Alabama last year, has moved on to the NFL, but five of the next six players in the voting are back, led by runner-up Christian McCaffrey of Stanford.
Also returning are Clemson’s Deshaun Watson, Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield, LSU’s Leonard Fournette and Florida State’s Dalvin Cook. All of them, along with Ohio State’s J.T. Barnett and Georgia’s Nick Chubb (if fully recovered from his knee injury), are in the first wave of contenders for 2016.
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