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National Heisman love for Badgers, Wilson

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National Heisman love for Badgers, Wilson

CREATED Oct 4, 2011

Through five games this season, which college football player has established himself as a Heisman Trophy front runner? Wisconsin Badgers QB Russell Wilson's name has been bantered around as a Heisman candidate since his arrival in Madison. But after five games, Wilson is being looked at as a front runner.

ESPN took a look at some other candidates and compared their stats to that of Wilson, who has lead the Badgers to their lofty number-4 ranking in the AP top 25 poll.

Is it possible that the state of Wisconsin could have baseball's MVP, college football's Heisman Trophy winner, and the NFL's MVP all in the same season? You better believe it is.

Here's a look at the column.