Welcome to SB Nation Reacts, a survey of fans across the NCAA. Each week, we send out questions to the most plugged in Missouri Tigers fans, and fans across the country. Sign up here to join Reacts. NOTE: This poll was conducted prior to this Saturday’s games.
Even though Mizzou was suddenly sidelined thanks to Vanderbilt needing to call off the game this past weekend, Mizzou fans were still riding their SBNation Reacts high and voted with gusto. Beating LSU caused the confidence to soar through the roof.
After taking a dip following the Tennessee loss, confidence jumped to a season high. This week, a full 100 percent of fans said they believe the team is headed in the right direction, up from 79 percent a week before. So I think we can at least guess there’s at least 21% of voters who believe the question is related to this season alone versus the program direction overall.
Nationally, it appears college football fans expect a very similar end to the season as most of the last five years.
When asked in the Reacts survey to pick between Clemson and Alabama or the rest of the field for who would win the National Championship, nearly two-thirds of fans across the country are siding with the two most consistently dominant teams over the last five years.
Similarly, the Tigers and Crimson Tide populate many of the top spots in the Heisman race. Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence ran away with the top spot, earning 43 percent of the vote. His teammate Travis Etienne tallied the next most votes with 17 percent, the only two players in double digits.
Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, Alabama running back Najee Harris and Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard round out the top five.
Despite the runaway vote, Lawrence’s dominance over the field has actually diminished. When asked the same question before the start of the season, the Tigers QB was at 70 percent.
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