Florida State running back Cam Akers burst onto the scene as a freshman, running for 1,025 and 7 touchdowns. He served as a lifeline for a Seminoles offense that desperately needed one.
If that unit improves under first-year head coach Willie Taggart, Akers’ numbers should soar. The rising sophomore is the top-rated ACC player in BetOnline.ag’s Heisman Trophy odds. Take a look at the full list:
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Granted, the premier ACC talent lies on defense this year, but Akers has star potential. If Florida State can surprise some people in 2018, he could enter the Heisman conversation.