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NIU’s Jordan Lynch among six to make Heisman cut

Western Michigan v Northern Illinois

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Jordan Lynch will be heading to New York.

The Northern Illinois senior quarterback was named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy award Monday. He will join Auburn running back Tre Mason, Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and Boston College running back Andre Williams.

It’s the first time since 1994 that more than five finalists have been chosen to attend the Heisman’s presentation ceremony, which will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square.

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