Corey Clement Heisman Odds
MADISON, WI (TheSpread) – Filling in for one of the great running backs in school history, will Corey Clement add to the history of strong backs at Wisconsin this season?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Clement is listed with 33/1 odds to win the Heisman Trophy in 2015. Currently, Ezekiel Elliott of Ohio State and Trevone Boykin of TCU are co-favorites at 7/1 while Nick Chubb of Georgia has 8/1 odds.
Wisconsin has always been a strong team on the ground, including finishing fourth in the nation at 320.1 yards per game last season. Melvin Gordon rushed for 2,587 yards and 29 touchdowns in an incredible season while Clement backed him up and rushed for 949 yards and nine touchdowns on 147 carries.
Clement is entering his third season with Wisconsin. This will be the first season he has been a featured back for the team. In his first year of 2013, Clement rushed for 547 yards on 67 carries, an average of 8.2 yards per carry. He also had seven touchdowns. Last season, Clement averaged 6.5 yards per carry and also had 14 receptions for 119 yards and two scores.