This college football season will be a treat. Fans will get to watch the reigning Heisman Trophy winner, perhaps the most dominant and physically impressive defensive player of the last decade, a quarterback many assume will go first in the 2014 NFL Draft, and a two-time defending BCS National Champion that brings back both their starting quarterback and a running back who rushed for over 1,100 yards and 12 touchdowns a season ago. Log on to online sports book Bovada, though, and you won’t find any of them with the most favorable odds to lift up the bronze trophy in New York on December 14.
Instead of Jadaveon Clowney, Teddy Bridgewater, A.J. McCarron, T.J. Yeldon, or the embattled Johnny Manziel (I’m pretty sure at this point it’s a legal obligation to refer to him this way), it’s Ohio State third-year quarterback Braxton Miller leading the way with 11/2 odds to take home college football’s highest individual honor. [Read more...]