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Heisman comparisons already starting for Etienne, Hubbard

It is only the second week of the college football season, but the Heisman Trophy talk has already begun.

On ESPN’s College Game Day Saturday morning, the comparison’s between Clemson running back Travis Etienne and Oklahoma State’s Chuba Hubbard began. Both are considered the top two running backs in college football this season.

Of the four major categories ESPN’s graphics team created from the 2019 season, Etienne was ahead of Hubbard in three of them, yards per rush, total touchdowns and percentage of rush yards of 10 or more.

Etienne averaged 136.