Stories tagged: Heisman Trophy
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Coroner: Heisman winner Rashaan Salaam’s death was a suicide
Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam killed himself after struggling with depression, an autopsy report confirmed Thursday, but investigators will never know whether the one-time running back suffered chronic head trauma …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016
Clemson QB Watson says he’s best no matter what voters say
Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson believes he is the best player in the country no matter what the Heisman Trophy voters say.
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
Louisville’s Lamar Jackson wins Heisman Trophy
Lamar Jackson is the first Louisville player to win the Heisman Trophy, beating out preseason favorite Deshaun Watson of Clemson despite some late-season struggles.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 9:22 p.m.
Sooner teammates rare pair of Heisman Trophy finalists
Together, Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook were nearly unstoppable for Oklahoma.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 5:08 p.m.
AP HEISMAN WATCH: Lamar Jackson of Louisville leads; race for 2nd is crowded
Even if Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson wins the Heisman Trophy in a landslide vote, there may still be a slew of finalists at the award presentation in New York on …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 11:09 a.m.
AP Heisman Watch: Lamar Jackson avoids spotlight off the field
Lamar Jackson tends to steer clear of the mall these days.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
Early Heisman hopefuls include several established stars
A handful of familiar faces could make this a Heisman race for the ages.
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
Heisman winner John Lattner dies at 83
John Lattner, the 1953 Heisman Trophy winner who helped lead Notre Dame to a 9-0-1 record and a No. 2 ranking in Frank Leahy’s final year as coach, has died. …
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend lost hearing after attack, affidavit claims
Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend says in an affidavit that he hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation that she lost hearing in one ear.
Sat., Dec. 12, 2015, 8:38 p.m.
Roll Henry! Alabama’s super-sized running back wins Heisman
NEW YORK – Hand it to Derrick Henry. Alabama’s bulldozer of tailback with the super-sized workload won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night after carrying the Crimson Tide offense for …
Fri., Dec. 11, 2015, 9:52 p.m.
Crowded Heisman field for 2016 starts with Watson, McCaffrey
Even before the Heisman Trophy is handed out Saturday night, it is tempting to look ahead to 2016 and what could be a doozy of a race for college football’s …
Mon., Dec. 7, 2015, 4:04 p.m.
Heisman Trophy finalists: Henry, Watson, McCaffrey
Alabama running back Derrick Henry, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson and Stanford’s Christian McCaffrey are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy.
Fri., Oct. 2, 2015
How’s your Heisman pose?
In addition to the homecoming game between Whitworth and George Fox, fans who attend Saturday’s 1 p.m. tilt at the Pine Bowl will get a firsthand look at the famous …
Fri., June 19, 2015
Texas A&M’s first Heisman Trophy winner Crow passes away
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – John David Crow, the bruising running back who won the 1957 Heisman Trophy with Texas A&M before a Pro Bowl career in the NFL, has died. …
Sun., Dec. 14, 2014
Oregon QB Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy
NEW YORK – Marcus Mariota, the prototypical 21st-century quarterback, took an old-fashioned approach to become Oregon’s first Heisman Trophy winner. The Ducks’ understated star won the Heisman on Saturday night …
Sat., Dec. 13, 2014
Scandal-free Heisman ceremony focused on football
NEW YORK – It was just two guys talking football and posing for pictures with a big bronze trophy. The day before the Heisman Trophy presentation, Wisconsin running back Melvin …
Sat., Dec. 13, 2014
Marcus Mariota poised to add Heisman to his trophy collection
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota has dreamed of his Heisman Trophy moment since his days as a youth-league football player in Hawaii. But he always saw himself wearing a different uniform …
Tue., Dec. 9, 2014
Marcus Mariota, Amari Cooper, Melvin Gordon are Heisman Trophy finalists
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Alabama receiver Amari Cooper and record-breaking Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Mariota is considered the clear front-runner to win …
Fri., Aug. 15, 2014
Odds don’t favor Winston winning a second Heisman Trophy
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved — win the Heisman Trophy twice. Twenty-three underclassmen have won …
Sun., June 15, 2014
Herschel Walker speaks out about mental illness
ATHENS, Ga. – Six years ago, University of Georgia football legend Herschel Walker revealed he had been dealing for years, including during his playing days as a UGA running back, …
Sun., Dec. 15, 2013
More famous Jameis: Winston wins Heisman Trophy
NEW YORK – Jameis Winston left voters no choice but to give him the Heisman Trophy. And like every other Florida State victory this season, it was a blowout. The …
Sat., Dec. 14, 2013
Winston appears unfazed at Heisman press conference
NEW YORK – Jameis Winston smiled and laughed, posing for pictures with the other Heisman Trophy finalists and the big bronze statue that he is expected to take home. And …
Tue., Dec. 10, 2013
Six Heisman finalists
Florida State’s Jameis Winston, Northern Illinois’ Jordan Lynch, Texas A&M’s Johnny Manziel, Alabama’s AJ McCarron, Auburn’s Tre Mason and Boston College’s Andre Williams are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. …
Tue., Nov. 26, 2013
Bad week for Heisman frontrunners
Clarity makes things easier this late in the college football season. But when it comes to the Heisman Trophy race, confusion is what we have. The weekend may have been …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2012
Manziel is first freshman to win Heisman Trophy
NEW YORK – He’s Johnny Best in Football now – and a freshman, at that. Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first newcomer to win the Heisman Trophy, taking …
Sat., Dec. 8, 2012
Te’o and Manziel hit Manhattan with Heisman hopes
NEW YORK – Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o was looking forward to a break after a five-city-in-five-days tour, during which he has become the most decorated player in college football. …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012
3 get Heisman invites
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. The three players invited to attend the …
Tue., Nov. 27, 2012
Pitch for ‘Johnny Football’
Johnny Football finally got a chance to speak Monday. This was it, our first opportunity to hear from the quarterback himself why he feels he should win the Heisman Trophy.
Tue., Sept. 25, 2012
Heisman ‘best of show’
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher said Monday that the Heisman Trophy is a popularity contest for “show dogs” with the winner now usually the best player on which team voters …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2011
Baylor quarterback Griffin wins Heisman Trophy
NEW YORK – Robert Griffin III beat out preseason favorite Andrew Luck for the Heisman Trophy, dazzling voters with his ability to throw, run and lead Big 12 doormat Baylor …