3 Most Likely Georgia Heisman Trophy Candidates in 2020 College Football Season

Zamir White
Zamir White rushed for 408 yards on 78 carries for Georgia in the 2019 season. | Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

As with most seasons in Athens, the Georgia Bulldogs will head into 2020 with a crop of Heisman Trophy hopefuls. The 2020 Heisman Trophy ceremony seems a long way off, but that hasn't stopped the oddsmakers at FanDuel Sportsbook from evaluating the early field.

Given Georgia's recurring potential for success at a high level, it's possible for a Bulldog star to run away with the award. Keeping that in mind, here's a look at the four most likely Georgia players to win the 2020 Heisman by the odds.

3. Stetson Bennett,QB (+10000)

Stetson Bennett
Stetson Bennett is entering his redshirt junior season with the Bulldogs. | Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

Stetson Bennet is heading into his redshirt junior season after a limited 2019 campaign as the backup QB option to Jake Fromm and figures to play the same role in 2020, but we'll touch on that in a moment. He played in five games last year, but attempted only 27 passes for 260 yards, two TDs and one interception.

2. Zamir White, RB (+10000)

Zamir White
Zamir White had the best game of his career against Baylor in the Sugar Bowl, posting 92 rushing yards and 1 TD. | Sean Gardner/Getty Images

Zamir White came into Georgia in 2018 surrounded by sky-high expectations after 247Sports rated him as the No. 1 RB prospect and No. 9 overall recruit in the country. While, of course, seeing limited action behind talents like D'Andre Swift, White rushed for only 408 yards on 78 carries last season. With Swift headed to the NFL Draft and Brian Herrien graduated, it's time for White to step into the full responsibilities of Georgia's rushing attack in 2020.

1. Jamie Newman, QB (+1600)

Jamie Newman
Jamie Newman played QB for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons last season. | Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Jamie Newman is a new face in Athens after he announced his intention to leave Wake Forest and join Georgia as a graduate transfer on Jan. 11, 2020. Newman is eligible to play in the 2020-21 season, and by the looks of what he accomplished with the Demon Deacons last year, he most likely will be the starter, placing him in prime position to be Georgia's top Heisman candidate.

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