And that's a wrap-up

Newton puts up one more batch of big numbers with winner to be named Saturday in New York

December 06, 2010

Cam Newton, QB, Auburn

Buzz: With the Heisman Trophy his to lose, Newton put on a clinic in the SEC championship game, racking up 407 total yards and six touchdowns in Auburn's 56-17 victory over South Carolina. The victory assures the Tigers of a trip to Glendale, Ariz., and a matchup with Oregon for the BCS title. A finalist for the Davey O'Brien, Maxwell, Manning and Walter Camp awards, Newton could continue to add more hardware to his trophy case in the coming month.

LaMichael James, RB, Oregon

Buzz: Making his final case to voters, James had 28 carries for 134 yards and two touchdowns to lead Oregon to a 37-20 victory over rival Oregon State on Saturday. James is looking to become the first Oregon player to win the award and the school's first finalist since Joey Harrington in 2001.

Andrew Luck, QB, Stanford

Buzz: Luck completed the regular season last week with a 38-0 blowout against Oregon State. A finalist for the Davey O'Brien, Maxwell and Walter Camp awards, the junior has completed 70 percent of his passes for 3,051 yards and 28 TDs. He's also rushed for 438 yards and three scores, leading Stanford to an 11-1 record.

Kellen Moore, QB, Boise State

Buzz: Needing a big game to secure at least a trip to New York as a finalist for the Heisman, Moore led the Broncos to a 50-14 victory over Utah State on Saturday. The junior completed 70 percent of his 34 passes for 237 yards and three TDs. He's second in the country in passing efficiency (185.04) behind Newton.

Terrelle Pryor, QB, Ohio State

Buzz: Pryor finished the season with career highs in passing yards (2,551), completion percentage (65.8) and touchdowns (25), helping lead the Buckeyes to a share of their sixth straight Big Ten title. He's a finalist for the Manning Award.

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