Senior Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o is second in voting for the Heisman Trophy, according to a USA TODAY Sports Media Group survey of its 37 Heisman electors.
Te'o leads the number one college football team in the country, according to the Associated Press Top 25 Poll and the BCS Standings, with a 12-0 record on the season.
Notre Dame is guaranteed a spot in the BCS title game.
Te'o has 103 tackles on the season with seven interceptions.
Te'o trails in the Heisman race, according to the USA TODAY survey, to Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel.
The public can vote for the Heisman Trophy winner here.
|1||Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M||3,419 passing yards, 24 TDs; 1,181 rushing yards, 19 TDs||22||9||6||90|
|2||Manti Te'o, Notre Dame||103 tackles, 7 interceptions||13||16||3||74|
|3||Collin Klein, Kansas State||2,306 passing yards, 14 TDs; 787 rushing yards, 20 TDs||2||7||12||32|
|4||Braxton Miller, Ohio State||2,039 passing yards, 15 TDs; 1,271 rushing yards, 13 TDs||0||4||9||17|
|5||Marqise Lee, Southern Cal||1,680 receiving yards, 14 TDs||0||0||4||4|
|6||Jordan Lynch, No. Illinois||2,750 passing yards, 23 TDs; 1,611 rushing yards, 16 TDs||0||1||0||2|