Clayton placed on list of 25 Heisman candidates

LSU wide receiver Michael Clayton, who ranks third in the nation in receiving, has been listed among 25 candidates for the 2003 Heisman Trophy on Suzuki's VoteHeisman.com website.

As the presenting sponsor of the Heisman Trophy, American Suzuki Motor Corporation has the privilege of casting one official vote for the winner of the Heisman Trophy. Suzuki represents the voice of the people through VoteHeisman.com. The winner of the public's voting will then receive one vote in the official Heisman Trophy selection process.

 

Clayton, a native of Baton Rouge, has 23 catches for 423 yards and four touchdowns through three games this season. He is averaging 18.4 yards per reception and is netting 141 yards each game. Against Western Illinois last week, the 6-4, 200-pound Clayton set career highs with 11 receptions and 162 yards. His 7.67 receptions and 141 yards a game are tops in the SEC.

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