Tal­ented QBs Tago­v­ailoa, Hask­ins lead

Orlando Sentinel - - SPORTS WEEKEND - By Matt Murschel

Tua Tago­v­ailoa and Dwayne Hask­ins con­tinue to set the pace dur­ing the Heis­man Tro­phy race. Check out our lat­est Heis­man Watch: first quar­ter­back in Big Ten his­tory to have three games with at least five touch­downs passes. Hask­ins is 15 touch­down passes shy of break­ing Drew Brees’ sin­gle-sea­son mark of 39 touch­down passes. The chal­lenge he’ll face this week is a Min­nesota team that’s only al­lowed eight touch­down passes all sea­son.

vs. Min­nesota, To­day game with at least 300 pass­ing yards and the ninth time he’s thrown for at least four touch­downs. Grier is one of just four quar­ter­backs to have at least 20 touch­down passes this sea­son. He’ll get a big test on the road against a chal­leng­ing Iowa State team. at Iowa State, To­day vic­tory over SMU last week. The ju­nior passed for 278 yards and two touch­downs, ex­tend­ing his streak of games with at least one touch­down pass to 19. His 20 to­tal touch­downs are ahead of his pace from last sea­son. The Knights hit the road for the first time since Aug. 30 and face a Mem­phis team that’s al­lowed just seven touch­down passes so far this sea­son.

at Mem­phis, To­day

RO­GE­LIO V. SO­LIS/AP

Alabama quar­ter­back Tua Tago­v­ailoa con­tin­ues to set the pace in the bat­tle for the Heis­man Tro­phy.

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