Stories tagged: heisman trophy
Wed., Jan. 8, 2020
The top prize for individual excellence in college football is the Heisman Trophy. For the first time in the Super Bowl era, five winners of that prestigious keepsake are expected …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 14, 2019
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow won the Heisman Trophy in a record landslide vote, becoming the first Tigers’ player to take home college football’s most prestigious award in 60 years
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019
Representatives of the Oakland Athletics and Major League Baseball met Sunday with Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray, a day before the Oklahoma quarterback’s deadline to enter the NFL draft, a …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
The fourth-ranked Sooners play the top-ranked Crimson Tide in the Orange Bowl semifinal Dec. 29 in the seventh bowl matchup of Heisman winner and runner-up, and first since second-place finisher …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018
The fifth-year graduate transfer became the eighth player in WSU history to finish in the top-10 of the Heisman voting when the final numbers were released Saturday evening, shortly after …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018
Heisman Trophy finalists Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama, Kyler Murray of Oklahoma and Dwayne Haskins of Ohio State were on Wall Street to ring the closing bell at the New York …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray was a first-round Major League Baseball draft pick this summer who easily could have dropped football altogether. Instead, he successfully replaced Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray and Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy, ensuring a quarterback will win the award for the 16th time in …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
Despite turning heads in his first and only season as the Cougars’ quarterback, Gardner Minshew missed out an opportunity to become the school’s second Heisman Trophy finalist – and first …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2018
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa has really had that one Heisman moment this season. He was hurt and not quite himself in the Southeastern Conference championship game. The quarterback was sidelined …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018
Analysis: Handicapping Gardner Minshew’s chances of becoming Washington State’s first Heisman Trophy finalist since 1997
Between a snow layer that smothered the field at Martin Stadium for the better part of three quarters and a Washington defense that smothered the Cougars’ offense for all four, …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2018
Washington State launched the marketing campaign on Thursday with the ‘MinshewForHeisman’ Twitter account.
Sun., May 20, 2018
Billy Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman for LSU in 1959 with memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, has died. He was 80.
UPDATED: Sat., May 19, 2018
Johnny Manziel is heading to the Canadian Football League, the latest move for the Heisman Trophy winner whose NFL career was a bust with the Cleveland Browns.
Sun., Jan. 21, 2018
The Heisman Trophy won by San Diegan Rashaan Salaam in 1994 was sold Saturday for $399,608 in an online auction by SCP Auctions, the Laguna Niguel company announced Sunday.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Heisman Trophy, completing a climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players in the history of college football.
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017
Just like last year, Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson is a Heisman Trophy finalist. Unlike last year, Jackson is not expected to win. Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is the favorite to …
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017
Bryce Love ran out of Christian McCaffrey’s shadow the same way he sprinted away from opposing defenses – with breathtaking speed that has carried him to New York as a …
Tue., Dec. 5, 2017
Part of Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield embraces being the bad guy. He has blazed a winding, record-setting trail littered with emotional outbursts, apologies and awards. And he has done it …
Mon., Dec. 4, 2017
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield made Heisman Trophy history just by being selected as a finalist.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
Ty Detmer is no longer the offensive coordinator at BYU. The school announced Monday that the 1990 Heisman Trophy winner “has been relieved” of the offensive coordinator role after two …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016
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 quarterback Deshaun Watson believes he is the best player in the country no matter what the Heisman Trophy voters say.
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016
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
Together, Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook were nearly unstoppable for Oklahoma.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016
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
Lamar Jackson tends to steer clear of the mall these days.
Sat., Aug. 6, 2016
A handful of familiar faces could make this a Heisman race for the ages.
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016
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
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.