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Sorry Bryce Love, but it doesn't look like you're getting much love from the books in the Heisman odds after that Week 1 clunker against San Diego State. 


So who's the new darling in the race for college football's most prestigious award? The same guy that didn't even come into Saturday as a confirmed starter at quarterback for Alabama. 

It's not hard to tell there was a drastic shakeup toward the top after Week 1 debuts headlined by Love's massive drop from tied for the favorite at +650 to fourth at +1400. Wisconsin's Jonathon Taylor also saw a slight dip, but only to +850 from +650. 


As for the biggest risers, Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa flew up the board from +1100 to the new favorite at +240. His new odds are better than both Taylor and Love's odds as the pre-season favorites. 

Week 1 was a great showing for quarterbacks across the board. West Virginia's Will Grier cut his opening odds in half, dropping from +2200 to +1100 after tossing for 429 yards and five touchdowns against Tennessee. 


Last, but certainly not least, UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton's 346 yards and five touchdowns catapulted him from +5000 into a tie for the sixth-best odds of any player in the country at +2200. Milton was the biggest riser in sheer odds at the top by a mile. 


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