The long-awaited moment has arrived— the 89th Heisman Trophy Ceremony is finally here. Chris Fowler from ESPN will be hosting the show, marking ESPN’s 30th year hosting this prestigious event. Joining Fowler will be reporters Marty Smith and Holly Rowe, along with former Heisman winners Tim Tebow, Andre Ware, Desmond Howard, and Robert Griffin III.
Tonight, all eyes will be on the four finalists: Jayden Daniels (LSU), Bo Nix (Oregon), Michael Penix Jr. (Washington), and Marvin Harrison Jr. (Ohio). The voting has already concluded, leaving the players eagerly awaiting the outcome.
Wondering About the Timing of the Heisman Trophy Presentation Tonight?
- Date: December 9
- Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
- TV Broadcast: ESPN, fuboTV
- Location: New York
Now, Where is the Heisman Trophy Ceremony Being Held?
This marks the third consecutive year that the ceremony is taking place in The Appel Room. The Greek amphitheater, set against the backdrop of Manhattan and Central Park, provides a splendid view and ambiance for the audience.
Curious About the Heisman Trophy Favorite in 2023?
While all four finalists have showcased exceptional performances for their respective teams this season, LSU QB Jayden Daniels emerges as the frontrunner. Daniels leads the race with impressive stats, throwing for 3,812 passing yards, 40 touchdowns, and only three interceptions this year.
What sets him apart is not just his prowess in passing but also his exceptional running abilities. Jayden has recorded 1,134 rushing yards from 135 carries and ten touchdowns. ESPN ranks him as the No.1 quarterback with a score of 95.7. Despite his team missing the playoffs, Daniels has been named SEC Offensive Player of the Year and honored with the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm award.
Adding to his accolades, Daniels was declared the AP College Football Player of the Year on Dec. 7, strengthening his case as the favorite. FanDuel sportsbook also places Daniels as the favorite for the Heisman Trophy at -1500.
In terms of odds, Michael Penix Jr. is the second favorite at +1200, followed by Bo Nix at +2500.