Updated: September 18, 2017, 1:42 PM ET

ESPN Experts' Poll

Sept. 19, 2017
Name Position School Year 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th Total
Baker Mayfield QB Oklahoma Sr. 11 1 0 0 0 59
Saquon Barkley RB Penn State Jr. 1 2 7 1 1 37
Mason Rudolph QB Oklahoma State Sr. 0 5 4 2 0 36
Lamar Jackson QB Louisville Jr. 0 2 1 2 2 17
Sam Darnold QB USC Soph. 0 2 0 2 2 14
Rashaad Penny RB San Diego State Sr. 0 0 0 2 3 7
Josh Rosen QB UCLA Jr. 0 0 0 1 2 4
Royce Freeman RB Oregon Sr. 0 0 0 1 0 2
Ed Oliver DT Houston Soph. 0 0 0 1 0 2
Nick Fitzgerald QB Mississippi State Jr. 0 0 0 0 1 1
Dante Pettis WR Washington Sr. 0 0 0 0 1 1

ESPN experts: Andrea Adelson, Joel Anderson, Edward Aschoff, Kyle Bonagura, David M. Hale, Chris Low, Ivan Maisel, Dan Murphy, Adam Rittenberg, Mark Schlabach, Mitch Sherman and Jake Trotter

Tracking the Candidates

Sept. 19, 2017
After last week's statement performance against Ohio State, Mayfield was steady against Tulane with four touchdown passes, including a pretty 82-yarder off play-action.
WEEK 3 VS. TULANE
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
3314063.095.2
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
000.0
2017 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
104610076.894.4
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
-130-1.0
Most of the game coverage focused on Barkley's quarterback, Trace McSorley, who had a big day through the air. But Barkley also racked up nearly 200 yards from scrimmage and caught an 85-yard touchdown pass from McSorley.
WEEK 3 VS. GEORGIA STATE
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
4704.7
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
414235.51
2017 SEASON
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
30738.1
 
RECEIVING
RECYDSYPRTD
1124121.92
In only two-and-a-half quarters of work against Pitt, Rudolph threw five touchdown passes and led the Cowboys to paydirt on every drive of the first half. He was named Big 12 Player of the Week for his efforts.
WEEK 3 AT PITTSBURGH
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
4975171.996.6
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
-30-3.0
2017 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
113511172.392.7
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
1822.3
Jackson had a frustrating outing against Clemson. He completed only 50 percent of his passes and was sacked four times.
WEEK 3 VS. CLEMSON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
3173150.061.9
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
6403.8
2017 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
10888159.878.9
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
30335.3
5
QB | USC
Next Game: 9/23 at CAL
In a tight contest, Darnold was cool and calm under pressure, leading USC on a late game-tying drive to force overtime. But he did throw two interceptions, including a pick-six.
WEEK 3 VS. TEXAS
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
3973257.164.2
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
-120-2.0
2017 SEASON
PASSING
YDSTDINTCMP%QBR
10027666.776.9
 
RUSHING
YDSTDYPC
-141-1.1

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