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By David Brandt
AP Sports Writer 

Early Heisman hopefuls include several established stars


August 7, 2016

A handful of familiar faces could make this a Heisman race for the ages.

Four, count 'em, four of the top six finishers from last year's Heisman Trophy voting are back for another season. Clemson's prolific quarterback Deshaun Watson is among them, along with a trio of stars that includes Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield and LSU running back Leonard Fournette.

The scrutiny and hype for the foursome will be intense from day one. Watson says it comes with the territory of being one of the nation's top players.

"That's some...

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