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Shedeur Sanders among four Pac-12 quarterbacks vying for 2023 Heisman Trophy

Shedeur Sanders joins Caleb Williams, Michael Penix Jr., and Bo Nix as Pac-12 quarterbacks in top 10 of FanDuel's Heisman Trophy odds.

BOULDER, Colorado — It's been an extremely impressive first two games of the season for coach Deion Sanders and the Colorado Buffaloes, and the performance of his son, quarterback Shedeur Sanders, has been a big reason why.

Sanders completed nearly 81% of his passes for 510 yards and four touchdowns in a jaw-dropping Week 1 victory over a ranked TCU squad, and he backed that up with a 73.8% completion rate, 393 passing yards, and a pair of touchdowns in Week 2 against Nebraska.

The Pac-12 was already littered with high end quarterback talent, but Sanders has proven he is not only in that conversation - he's near the top.

"Realistically I think he's a top five quarterback in college football right now," Locked on Buffs host Kevin Borba said on a recent episode. "That's not just me [covering] Colorado, that's me watching this team and seeing 'yeah Shedeur can really play.'"

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Borba is far from the only believer in Sanders after his electric start to the season.

 FanDuel's updated Heisman Trophy odds now have Sanders as one of four Pac-12 quarterback among the top 10 best odds, alongside Oregon's Bo Nix, Washington's Michael Penix Jr., and the reigning winner Caleb Williams at USC.

Below is a list of the odds for each of the top 10, updated after Week 2 action:

10. Dillon Gabriel, QB, Oklahoma (+3000)

9. Shedeur Sanders, QB, Colorado (+3000)

8. Drew Allar, QB, Penn State (+2500)

7. Sam Hartman, QB, Notre Dame (+2200)

6. Bo Nix, QB, Oregon (+2200)

5. J.J. McCarthy, QB, Michigan (+2000)

4. Jordan Travis, QB, Florida State (+1000)

3. Michael Penix Jr., QB, Washington (+850)

2. Quinn Ewers, QB, Texas (+750)

1. Caleb Williams, QB, USC (+400)

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