(The Spread) – Could dynamic receiver Sammy Watkins of Clemson surprise and compete for this year’s Heisman Trophy?
Watkins is a 40/1 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, respectively. West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith is 9/1 to win this year’s Heisman.
How many total receiving yards will Watkins have for Clemson this season? The over/under has been set at 1,090, with the over carrying odds of –115 and the under has odds of –125. The over/under for number of receiving touchdowns Watkins will have is 12.5, with the over sitting at –105 odds and the under carrying –135 odds.
Out of these ACC receivers, which one will have the most recicing yards this season? Watkins is favored at +175, while teammate DeAndre Hopkins has the next best odds at +200. North Carolina wideout Erik Highsmith is +245 and Miami receiver Phillip Dorsett is +360. Rodney Smith of Florida State is the long shot at +400.
Out of that same group, which receiver will have the most receiving touchdowns? Watkins is again favored at +150, while Hopkins is +190 and Highsmith is +210. Dorsett is +450 and Smith is once again the long shot at +550.