Quinn Ewers Heisman Odds: Texas QB Dark Horse to Win Heisman Heading Into Week 2

Quinn Ewers Heisman Odds: Texas QB Dark Horse to Win Heisman Heading Into Week 2
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Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers has only started one collegiate game, but he's already among the early favorites to win the Heisman Trophy. According to DraftKings Sportsbook, Ewers currently holds +3500 odds to win the Heisman Trophy

Latest Quinn Ewers Odds to Win Heisman Trophy

Despite being a freshman, expectations couldn’t be higher for Quinn Ewers. The No. 1 overall prospect for the 2021 recruiting cycle, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings, Ewers stands nearly 6-foot-3 and weighs 210 pounds. And he looked the part in his collegiate debut. 

Playing against the UL Monroe Warhawks, Ewers led the Longhorns to a massive 52-10 victory in Week 1. Ewers was efficient enough, completing 16-of-24 passes for 225 yards with 2 touchdowns to 1 interception in his debut. 

He's currently tied for the 10th-best Heisman odds in the country, alongside more established names like DJ Uiagalelei and Tyler Van Dyke. But Ewers will have a chance to make a real name for himself in Week 2 when his Texas Longhorns face off with the top-ranked team in the country, the Alabama Crimson Tide. Here's a look at the rest of the top Heisman contenders this season:

Bryce Young, QB, Alabama+300
CJ Stroud, QB, Ohio State+350
Caleb Williams, QB, USC+600
Stetson Bennett, QB, Georgia+1800
Will Anderson, LB, Alabama+2000
Anthony Richardson, QB, Florida+2200
Bijan Robinson, RB, Texas+2800
Jahmyr Gibbs, RB, Alabama+3000
Dillon Gabriel, QB, Oklahoma+3000
Tyler Van Dyke, QB, Miami (Fl.)+3500
DJ Uiagalelei, QB, Clemson+3500
⭐️ Quinn Ewers, QB, Texas+3500
Hendon Hooker, QB, Tennessee+4000
TreVeyon Henderson, RB, Ohio State+4000
Haynes King, QB, Texas A&M+5000
Jaxon Smith-Njigba, WR, Ohio State+5000
Braelon Allen, RB, Wisconsin+5000
Spencer Rattler, QB, South Carolina+6000
Will Levis, QB, Kentucky+6000
Will Rogers, QB, Mississippi State+6000

EDITOR'S NOTE: Texas sports betting is currently prohibited so there are no sports betting apps legally offering odds on the Heisman Trophy. Odds from DraftKings Sportsbook, which is available in other states, were used for this article.

Ewers has a Texas-sized mullet and a huge arm. With the capability of making every throw, head coach Steve Sarkisian hopes to bring big plays to the Texas offense. The Longhorns are looking to bounce back from a 5-7 season.

Quinn Ewers will have a nice corps of weapons around him this season in Austin. Wide receiver Xavier Worthy narrowly missed hitting the 1,000-yard mark receiving as a freshman last season. When healthy, running back Bijan Robinson is one of the best in the country. In addition to being a stellar runner, Robinson is a more-than-capable receiver out of the backfield and will be a nice check-down option for Ewers to have.

A number of transfer quarterbacks have won the Heisman Trophy in recent years. The last one to do it in his first season at a new school was Auburn’s Cam Newton in 2010. Texas has two prior Heisman winners – Earl Campbell and Ricky Williams – but has never had a quarterback win the award. Vine Young finished second to Reggie Bush in 2005.

Quinn Ewers Transfer

The No. 1 overall prospect for the 2021 recruiting cycle, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings, Ewers spent one season at Ohio State and played just two snaps. He stands nearly 6-foot-3 and weighs 210 pounds. 

📸 Apr. 23, 2022; Texas quarterback Quinn Ewers (3) throws a pass during Texas's annual spring football game at Royal Memorial Stadium in Austin Mandatory Credit: Aaron E. Martinez-AMERICAN STATESMAN-USA TODAY Sports


Quinn Ewers Ohio State

In 2021, Ewers spent the season learning from CJ Stroud at Ohio State; he can now take that knowledge and tutelage back to his home state of Texas as he tries to lead the Longhorns back to Big 12 supremacy before the school joins the SEC.

Quinn Ewers Texas Tech

Before Ewers settled on Austin, he flirted with another Texas school in Texas Tech. Texas Tech has been one of the most prolific passing teams in the Big 12 for about 25 years but it’s rare for such highly touted prospects to come to Lubbock. The Red Raiders have recently started making NIL waves. 

Quinn Ewers Texas

Ewers was highly sought by Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian. Most expect that Ewers will start for the Longhorns in 2022 but don’t be surprised if internal competition makes it less than a slam dunk in the years to come. Texas has also landed the top overall prospect for 2023 in Arch Manning.

Things to Know About Quinn Ewers

Although an Ohio State signee out of high school, Quinn Ewers is the first Composite No. 1 overall player to land at Texas since Vince Young in 2002. 

Originally slated to be the top overall prospect for the 2022 class, Ewers reclassified and was still the top overall prospect for 2021. Ewers initially committed to Texas as a high school prospect before flipping to the Buckeyes. 

Quinn Ewers NIL

Quinn Ewers turned heads with the NIL deal that will allow his mullet to flap in the wind going down the highway. The driver of an Aston Martin is hoping to be the driver of the Texas offense in 2022. 

Who Are Quinn Ewers’ Parents?

Quinn Ewers’ parents are Curtis and Kristen Ewers. Curtis Ewers works in the gas and oil industry while Kristen Ewers serves as a public school teacher. 

Where Did Quinn Ewers Go to High School?

Ewers attended Carroll Senior High School in Southlake, Texas. In addition to quarterback, Ewers also played baseball. 

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Mike Ferguson is a college football betting analyst for BetTexas.com. Mike spends his days browsing the latest lines for all the top college football betting markets to find storylines curated specifically for sports bettors in Texas. From time-to-time Mike will also turn his attention to NFL, NBA, MLB or NHL betting lines that Texas sports bettors might be interested in but college football odds are Mike's expertise.

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