12/12/2012 08:30 am ET

Heisman 2013: Johnny Manziel, Braxton Miller, Marqise Lee Among Trophy Contenders

By Dave Miller, National Football Post

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel claimed the Heisman Trophy on Saturday evening in New York City after an often-breathtaking 2012 season.

We know that the Aggies dual-threat signal-caller will be back next year, but fellow finalists Manti Te'o of Notre Dame and Collin Klein of Kansas State will be moving on. Can Manziel pull an Archie Griffin and repeat as the Ohio State running back did in 1975 after claiming the award in '74?

Let’s take a look at some of the best-positioned candidates for the 2013 hardware besides Manziel, who makes this list because he will be the returning Heisman winner. We’ll start with two players from this year that I think have a very good chance to be invited to New York next season.

2013 Heisman Contenders

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