Spencer Rattler Heisman Odds: South Carolina QB Dark Horse to Win Heisman

Spencer Rattler Heisman Odds: South Carolina QB Dark Horse to Win Heisman
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South Carolina quarterback Spencer Rattler has been a popular Heisman Trophy candidate in the past, but has yet to remain in the race late in the season. Heading into his 2nd season at South Carolina, Spencer Rattler is among the long list of potential Heisman winners in college football. Although South Carolina or North Carolina sports betting isn't yet available, we took a look at the latest odds.

Spencer Rattler Heisman Odds: April 2023

Spencer Rattler has been a common name in the college football season the past few seasons, and this will continue in 2023. Here are latest Spencer Rattler odds to win the Heisman Trophy.

Caleb Williams, QB, USC+400
Drake Maye, QB, North Carolina+1000
Bo Nix, QB, Oregon+1200
Jordan Travis, QB, Florida State+1200
Michael Penix, Jr., RB, Washington+1200
⭐️ Spencer Rattler, QB, South Carolina+4000

Despite having what some would consider a sophomore slump in 2021, Rattler was still effective. Although his yards per attempt numbers, touchdown-to-interception ratio and passer rating decreased, Rattler completed nearly 75% of his pass attempts. Had he had enough passes to qualify, that would have led the nation.

While completion percentage isn’t always the best indicator of a quarterback’s effectiveness, Rattler did average 7.9 yards per attempt. That would have ranked somewhere in the middle of the pack in the Big 12.

More regarded as a passer than a rusher, Rattler does have nine career rushing touchdowns to his name. Although he did so only once last season – in the opener against Tulane – Rattler has hit the 300-yard passing mark five times in his career. He’s also 5-0 in his career as a starter against ranked opponents. 

2023 Spencer Rattler NFL Draft First Overall Odds

Spencer Rattler has +2000 odds to be selected first overall in the 2023 NFL Draft, according to DraftKings Sportsbook,

CJ Stroud, Quarterback+200
Bryce Young, Quarterback+225
Will Anderson, Linebacker+330
Paris Johnson, O-Lineman+1000
Jaxon Smith-Njigba, Wide Receiver+1500
Phil Jurkovec, Quarterback+1500
Will Levis, Quarterback+1500
Tyler Van Dyke, Quarterback+1800
⭐️ Spencer Rattler, Quarterback+2000
Anthony Richardson, Quarterback+2500

At 6-foot-1 and 215 pounds, Rattler has the body, arm, and athleticism to go high in the NFL Draft. Transitioning to the SEC will allow Rattler to show what he can accomplish against top-tier competition. 

Things to Know About Spencer Rattler

As a redshirt freshman in 2020, Rattler took home numerous recognitions, including being named National Freshman of the Year by CBS Sports. A first-team All-Big 12 selection and a Freshman All-American, Rattler was a member of the conference’s All-Academic team and a semifinalist for the Davey O’Brien Award, which annually goes to the nation’s top quarterback. 

📸 Oct 10, 2021: Oklahoma's Spencer Rattler reacts after throwing a touchdown against Texas Tech. Syndication The Oklahoman Mandatory Credit: Bryan Terry - USA TODAY NETWORK

 

Spencer Rattler Transfer

After three seasons with Oklahoma and one with South Carolina, Spencer Rattler still has one year of eligibility remaining.

Who Are Spencer Rattler’s Parents?

Spencer Rattler’s parents are Mike and Susan Rattler. Mike Rattler works in the automobile industry while Susan Rattler teaches elementary school.

Where Did Spencer Rattler Go to High School?

Spencer Rattler played high school football at Pinnacle High School in Phoenix. Arizona. As a 2019 prospect, Rattler ranked as the No. 11 overall recruit in the country and the top pro-style quarterback, according to the 247Sports Composite rankings.

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Prior to taking a collegiate snap, Rattler was among three young quarterbacks to be featured on the Netflix show “QB1: Beyond the Lights.” Lance LeGendre and Nik Scalzo were also highlighted on the program. 

Spencer Rattler FAQs

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Mike Ferguson is a college football betting analyst for BetCarolina.com. Mike spends his days browsing the latest lines for all the top college football betting markets to find storylines curated specifically for sports bettors in NC. From time-to-time Mike will also turn his attention to NFL, NBA, MLB or NHL betting lines that North Carolina sports bettors might be interested in but college football odds are Mike's expertise.

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