Mississippi State Players Top the Saturday Blitz Heisman Watch for Week 10

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Nov 1, 2014; Morgantown, WV, USA; TCU Horned Frogs quarterback Trevone Boykin (2) celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the during the third quarter against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Milan Puskar Stadium. TCU Horned Frogs defeated West Virginia Mountaineers 31-30. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

4. Trevone Boykin, Junior Quarterback, TCU Horned Frogs

Last Game: 12-for-30 (40%), 166 Yards; 9 Carries for 49 Yards; 2 Total TD’s, 1 INT (Defeated West Virginia Mountaineers 31-30)

2014 Season: 180-of-316 (57%), 2,472 Passing Yards; 94 Carries for 423 Yards; 26 Total TD’s, 4 INT’s

Yes, we know that Marcus Mariota has better numbers than Trevone Boykin across the board. I guess it’s important for us to say that we really don’t care. And this past weekend showed why.

Boykin, who showed he could pad stats with 7 touchdowns the week before, had an awful game Saturday against West Virginia. His numbers were bad enough that Oregon fans probably would say Mariota deserves to be ahead of him. But Boykin, unlike Mariota, showed what he can do in the clutch when the moment is the biggest.

And that made all the difference.

Down 30-21 late in the game, Boykin led the Horned Frogs back, and that included a great drive at the end to set up the game-winning field goal. Despite all the bad weather, the wind, and simply just a terrible environment for an offense to play in, Boykin came through when it mattered most. If he keeps doing that, we will have to move him up this list.