In more proof that you can, in fact, bet on anything related to the world of sports, the online sports book Bovada.lv has installed Wisconsin Badgers running back Melvin Gordon as a 16/1 shot to win the Heisman Trophy in 2014.
Other highly regarded candidates include Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller, who has the best odds of any player in the Big Ten Conference at 15/2; Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty at 12/1; while both UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley and Georgia running back Todd Gurley are listed at 14/1.
Oklahoma quarterback Trevor Knight is the only other player listed as a better than 20/1 shot. Knight is on the board at 18/1.
The highest ranked defensive player on the list is UCLA linebacker Myles Jack at 40/1.
Of the 29 players with listed odds, 16 are quarterbacks and 12 are running backs.
Gordon rushed for 1,609 yards and a Big Ten-best 7.8 yards per carry with 12 touchdowns in 2013.