(The Spread) – Is Arkansas Razorbacks quarterback Tyler Wilson a darkhorse for the 2012 Heisman Trophy? Let’s take a look at his odds.
Oddsmakers currently list Wilson as a 33/1 long shot to win the 2012 Heisman Trophy. USC quarterback Matt Barkley is the favorite at 11/4, while Wisconsin running back Montee Ball is 6/1 and both Denard Robinson of Michigan and Landry Jones of Oklahoma are 8/1. Geno Smith of West Virginia is 17/2, Aaron Murray of Georgia is 15/1 and Marcus Lattimore of South Carolina is 18/1.
How many total passing yards will Wilson throw for this season? The over/under is currently sitting at 3,400 yards, with the over carrying odds of -105 and the under carrying odds of -135. The over/under total for number of total passing touchdowns for Wilson is 23.5, with the over odds sitting at -105 and the under odds sitting at -135.
Out of this trio of SEC quarterbacks, who will have more passing yards between Wilson, A.J. McCarron of Alabama and Aaron Murray of Georgia? Wilson is the favorite at -150 while Murray is +120 and McCarron is +200.
And out of that same group, who will have more passing touchdowns? Wilson is -115, Murray has EVEN odds and McCarron is +175. In 2011 Wilson threw for 3,638 yards while completing 63.2 percent of his passes. He also tossed 24 touchdowns and only threw six interceptions all season.