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Michigan’s Aidan Hutchinson Jumps to 6th in 2021 Heisman Trophy Odds After OSU Capture

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A dominant efficiency in a excessive-profile contention sport has skyrocketed Aidan Hutchinson’s making a wager odds for the Heisman Trophy. 

Per DraftKings Sportsbook, the Michigan defensive discontinue has the third-easiest odds to capture the award (+1500; wager $100 to capture $1,500) after recording three sacks in Saturday’s 42-27 victory over Ohio Deliver. 

Per Pro Soccer Center of attention’s Anthony Treash, DraftKings did now not fetch odds listed for Hutchinson sooner than the game in opposition to the Buckeyes. 

Hutchinson became as soon as essentially the most dominant defensive player on the sphere for both team Saturday. Two of his three sacks got right here on third down to close the Buckeyes from using. He moreover drew a keeping penalty on Ohio Deliver’s 2nd offensive possession of the third quarter. 

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Resulting from his three sacks Saturday, Hutchinson plight a brand unusual Wolverines chronicle for many sacks in a single season. 

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Per ESPN’s Todd McShay, some NFL teams were atomize up on Hutchinson and Oregon’s Kayvon Thibodeaux as the top likely defensive discontinue in the 2022 draft class coming into Saturday. 

Alabama quarterback Bryce Younger (-190) remains the heavy making a wager current to capture the Heisman. Ohio Deliver’s C.J. Stroud is currently 2nd (+180), even though that will perhaps maybe maybe commerce after losing to Michigan. 

Stroud’s stat line in the game became as soon as solid. He done 34-of-49 for 394 yards and two touchdowns. 

Hutchinson has replacement momentum to capture the award exact now, however he’s moreover facing an uphill fight.

Charles Woodson is the top likely defensive player in historical past to capture the Heisman Trophy when he did it in 1997. He had the added ideal thing about being a punt returner who moreover caught 11 passes for 231 yards with two touchdowns. 

Hutchinson could perhaps maybe maybe be the first protection-top likely player to capture essentially the most prestigious award in school soccer if he’s announced as the Heisman winner at the ceremony on Dec. 11.    

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