Whether with his legs or his arm, KJ Jefferson continues to find a way to lead Arkansas to victory. In an unexpectedly tight game last week, Jefferson led the Razorbacks from a shocking 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to Missouri State, led by former Arkansas head coach Bobby Petrino. Jefferson accounted for 425 total yards, including a career-high 385 passing, and three total touchdowns in the 38-27 victory.
Latest KJ Jefferson Heisman Odds
Following three games of action, KJ Jefferson Heisman odds are currently +7000. Currently, Jefferson is tied with four other players with the 19th-best odds.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Arkansas sports betting is currently available at BetSaracen and Betly Arkansas. Major national sportsbooks don't offer wagering in Arkansas. Odds from DraftKings Sportsbook, which is available in other states, were used for this article.
What You Need to Know About KJ Jefferson's Heisman Run
After beginning the year with +6000 odds to win the Heisman, Jefferson now sits at +7000. Quietly one of the best dual-threat quarterbacks in America, more eyes are likely to be on Jefferson when the Razorbacks face bigger-name opponents, including Texas A&M and Alabama over the next two weeks.
Although performances against Missouri State aren’t likely to catch the eye on many Heisman voters, Jefferson did put up 425 total yards his last time out. For the season, Jefferson has already accounted for nine total touchdowns and just one interception.
Known for his athleticism, Jefferson surprised many with his passing ability last season and is doing so again in 2022. Through three weeks of action, the Arkansas signal caller ranks second in the SEC in yards per attempt and third in the conference in completion percentage, touchdown passes and passer rating. He also ranks in the top 15 in the SEC in rushing yards and fifth in rushing touchdowns.
For Jefferson to make a serious run at the Heisman Trophy, he’ll need to shine against the likes of Texas A&M, Alabama, BYU, and Ole Miss. If he does that and Arkansas can make an SEC title run, nothing is out of the realm of possibility.
KJ Jefferson Heisman Odds FAQs
Arkansas quarterback KJ Jefferson is currently listed at +7000 to win the 2022 Heisman Trophy. Jefferson's odds were trending in the right direction but team's poor performance against Missouri State halted that progress.
Arkansas does not currently offer legal sports betting but anyone over the age of 21 can place a bet on Heisman odds as long as they are in a state with regulated sports betting like New York, Arizona or Virginia.