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  • TUESDAY, 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 …

  • TUESDAY, 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.

  • SATURDAY, 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.

  • SATURDAY, 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. …

  • MONDAY, 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.

  • SATURDAY, 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 …

  • FRIDAY, 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 …

  • MONDAY, 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.

  • FRIDAY, 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 …

  • FRIDAY, 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. …

  • SUNDAY, 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 …

  • SATURDAY, 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 …

  • SATURDAY, 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 …

  • TUESDAY, 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 …

  • FRIDAY, 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 …

  • SUNDAY, 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, …

  • SUNDAY, 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 …

  • SATURDAY, 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 …

  • TUESDAY, 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. …

  • TUESDAY, 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 …

  • SUNDAY, 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 …

  • SATURDAY, 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. …

  • TUESDAY, 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 …

  • TUESDAY, 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.

  • TUESDAY, 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 …

  • SUNDAY, 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 …

  • SUNDAY, DEC. 12, 2010

    Newton seizes Heisman

    NEW YORK – Auburn’s Cam Newton won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night the same way he played all season – running away from the competition. The prohibitive favorite, Newton, …

  • SATURDAY, DEC. 11, 2010

    Newton is whole show

    NEW YORK – Cam Newton and the other finalists for the Heisman Trophy strolled into the room together, posed for a couple of photos with the big bronze statue, then …

  • FRIDAY, DEC. 10, 2010

    Newton’s father won’t attend Heisman Trophy ceremony

    The father of Auburn quarterback Cam Newton said Thursday he will not attend the Heisman Trophy award ceremony because his presence might “rob Cam and the event of a sacred …

  • THURSDAY, DEC. 9, 2010, 6:16 P.M.

    Newton’s father won’t attend Heisman ceremony

    The father of Auburn quarterback Cam Newton said Thursday he will not attend the Heisman Trophy award ceremony because his presence might “rob Cam and the event of a sacred …



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