Tebow, Three Others Vie for Heisman

McFadden, Brennan and Daniel hope to beat out Florida QB for top football honor
By Doug Sweeney,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 5, 2007 10:44 PM CST
Arkansas running back Darren McFadden scores a touchdown as he slips away from LSU safety Danny McCray (44) in the first half of their football game in Baton Rouge, La., Friday, Nov. 23, 2007. Arkansas...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – Florida’s sophomore quarterback Tim Tebow may be the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy but he will face stiff competition from Arkansas running back Darren McFadden, who was last year’s runner-up. Also vying for college football’s top individual prize are Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel and Hawaii signal-caller Colt Brennan. “I think anyone could win it,” said Brennan, reports the AP.

Tebow may become the first underclassman to win the Heisman. He presents the voters with a strong reason to make him the first non-junior or senior to win the award; he threw for 29 touchdowns and ran for another 22. "He has done things that no one else in college football has been able to do,” said Florida coach Urban Meyer.