Monday December 9th, 2013

Despite a disappointing end to the season, Johnny Manziel will return to New York as a Heisman finalist. Despite a tough end to the regular season, Johnny Manziel will repeat as a Heisman finalist. (L.G. Patterson/AP)

On Monday ESPN announced the six Heisman Trophy finalists vying for college football's most prestigious award.

The 2013 Heisman Trophy finalists, in alphabetical order, are: Northern Illinois quarterback Jordan Lynch, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, Auburn running back Tre Mason, Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, Boston College running back Andre Williams and Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston.

According to Chris Huston of, six finalists will make their way to New York for only the second time in Heisman history and the first time since 1994. The winner of the 2013 Heisman Trophy will be announced Saturday at the Best Buy Theater in New York. The ceremony will be televised on ESPN starting at 8 p.m. ET.

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