Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has taken over the lead in the latest USA Today Heisman Poll, which surveys 29 Heisman voters from around the country.
Winston grabbed 19 first place votes and 72 total points to move comfortably ahead of defending Heisman winner Johnny Manziel, who notched seven first-place votes and 49 total points.
Previous front runner Marcus Mariota of Oregon was knocked from his perch atop the race after his team lost to Stanford. Mariota grabbed one first-place vote and totaled 21 point to finish third.
Breaking down the ballots (three points are awarded for a first-place vote, two for second and one for third):
1. QB Jameis Winston, Florida State: 19-6-3 = 72
2. QB Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M: 7-11-6 = 49
3. QB Marcus Mariota, Oregon: 1-5-8 = 21
4. QB AJ McCarron, Alabama: 1-4-9 = 20
5. QB Bryce Petty, Baylor: 1-3-3 = 12