Scooby Wright Heisman Odds
TUCSON, AZ (TheSpread) – Only one defensive player has won the Heisman Trophy in its history, could Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright be the second to do it?
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, Wright is listed with 100/1 odds to win the 2015 Heisman Trophy. Trevone Boykin of TCU is the current favorite with 6/1 odds while Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott has 7/1 odds. Jeremy Johnson of Auburn and Nick Chubb of Georgia each have 10/1 odds.
Wright is entering his third season with Arizona. As a freshman, Wright started in 12 of 13 games and had 83 tackles with 9.5 tackles for loss and one interceptions. In the 2014 season, Wright was one of the best in the nation. He had a total of 163 tackles with 29 tackles for loss and 14 sacks. He also forced six fumbles.
Wright finished fourth in the nation in sacks in the 2014 season and he led the country in total tackles and forced fumbles. Of the 14 games he appeared in, Wright had double digit tackles in 10 of the games. He also recorded at least one sack in nine games. His top performance came against UCLA when he had a career-high 19 tackles and three sacks.