Garry Marshall

AP Heisman Watch: Jackson leads field; Watson, Ward chasing

After one month there is only one question when it comes to the Heisman Trophy: Can anybody catch Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson in the race to college football's most prestigious player of the year award?

With enough games in the books and a clear picture of the field emerging, the AP begins its Heisman Watch with Jackson holding a commanding lead.

The AP polled seven of its sports writers who regularly cover college football. None are official Heisman voters because AP prohibits its reporters from voting for awards.

Each submitted a top three and points were handed out in the same manner that they are for the actual Heisman vote. Three for a first-place, two...