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3 December 2002

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua – (Press Release)-- With the NCAA football regular season coming to a close this weekend, the race to win the Heisman Trophy remains completely wide-open. As many of the pre-season favorites have fallen off the radar screen, an impressive group of players have risen to the occasion and are likely candidates to win the award. Realizing that the Heisman race has become a hotly debated topic, has released updated odds on who will be crowned the nation's best collegiate player.

A leading offshore gaming company for over 10 years, has generated individual odds for the six candidates that will most likely battle it out for the award. has listed Larry Johnson, Penn State's dominant running back who became the ninth player in Division I-A history to gain over 2,000 yards in a season, and Ken Dorsey, Miami's signal caller who has not lost a game in over two seasons, as co-favorites to win the Heisman at 2/1 odds. The other players that figure into this season's Heisman race include Brad Banks (5/2), Willis McGahee (7/2), Carson Palmer (5/1), and Byron Leftwich (15/2).

"This has been a tremendous season of NCAA football with high-profile players having terrific seasons and putting up remarkable statistics, leaving the Heisman Trophy award in the hands of the voters," said Buck Churchill, chief bet manager of "We have made Johnson and Dorsey the co-favorites because not only have they had exceptional seasons, but they've also had extensive media exposure which will help their campaigns. Although Johnson and Dorsey are favored, by no means is this race settled -- voters could easily split votes on the six top candidates, which could make this one of the closest votes in Heisman history." has also created odds on any other player winning college football's highest honor, which customers may wager on at 15/1 odds.

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