By Zac Ellis
December 13, 2013

Florida State's Jameis Winston Jameis Winston got 65 percent of the first place votes in SI's People's Heisman poll. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

After a dominant redshirt freshman campaign, Jameis Winston appears poised to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night. Florida State's quarterback is already the runaway winner in America's eyes.

Readers cast more than 380,000 votes over the past week to help Winston capture the top spot in's annual People's Heisman poll. Winston earned 789,641 total points, nearly 525,000 more than the runner-up, Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron. The votes were tabulated using the traditional Heisman voting formula, which awards three points to first place, two to second and one to third.

Many college football pundits are predicting that Winston will win the Heisman on Saturday in a lopsided vote. If the results of the People's Heisman voting are any indication, that's likely to happen. Winston received 253,177 (65.35 percent) of the available 387,418 first place votes, more than three times the number received by McCarron, who finished second with 68,302 first place votes. Auburn running back Tre Mason got the third-most first place votes with 57,709.

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That Winston will win the Heisman is almost a certainty, but it's anyone's guess as to how the race behind the Seminoles star will shake out. That held true in the People's vote, too, where McCarron finished ahead of Mason by just 744 second place votes.

There was a major drop-off after the top three players in the People's Heisman poll. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, last season's winner, finished fourth, with a total of 21,140 points and only 2,266 first place votes.

The results:

1. Jameis Winston (Florida State)

First place votes: 253,177

Second place votes: 11,171

Third place votes: 7,768

Total points: 789,641

2. AJ McCarron (Alabama)

First place votes: 68,302

Second place votes: 21,084

Third place votes: 18,090

Total points: 265,164

3. Tre Mason (Auburn)

First place votes: 57,709

Second place votes: 20,340

Third place votes: 17,691

Total points: 231,498

4. Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M)

First place votes: 2,266

Second place votes: 4,137

Third place votes: 6,068

Total points: 21,140

5. Jordan Lynch (Northern Illinois)

First place votes: 1,889

Second place votes: 2,397

Third place votes: 3,541

Total points: 14,002

6. Andre Williams (Boston College)

First place votes: 1,334

Second place votes: 2,892

Third place votes: 3,893

Total points: 13,679

7. Bryce Petty (Baylor)

First place votes: 804

Second place votes: 1,201

Third place votes: 2,295

Total points: 7,109

8. Other

First place votes: 692

Second place votes: 1,025

Third place votes: 1,585

-Total points: 5,711

9. Marcus Mariota (Oregon)

First place votes: 665

Second place votes: 822

Third place votes: 1,620

Total points: 5,259

10. Derek Carr (Fresno State)

First place votes: 359

Second place votes: 824

Third place votes: 1,371

Total points: 4,096

11. Aaron Donald (Pittsburgh)

First place votes: 221

Second place votes: 657

Third place votes: 819

Total points: 2,796

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