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AP Source: Oakland A’s make pitch for Kyler Murray

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, 10:31 p.m.

Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray edges Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa for Heisman Trophy

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, 10:38 p.m.

Washington State’s Gardner Minshew finishes fifth in Heisman Trophy voting

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, 5:53 p.m.

Heisman Trophy: Stock soared for 1st-time starting QBs

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 …


Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray’s 2-sport persistence pays off

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, 10:12 p.m.

Heisman trio: Tua Tagovailoa, Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins

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, 9:12 p.m.

Gardner Minshew misses out on chance to become second Washington State Heisman finalist

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 …


Tua Tagovailoa produces everything but singular Heisman moment

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, 11:25 p.m.

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, …


Gardner Minshew for Heisman? Washington State sure thinks so

Washington State launched the marketing campaign on Thursday with the ‘MinshewForHeisman’ Twitter account.


1959 Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at age 80

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, 4:14 p.m.

Former Heisman winner Johnny Manziel signs with CFL’s Hamilton Tiger-Cats

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.


Rashaan Salaam’s Heisman sells for nearly $400,000; mom believes it was stolen

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, 6:34 p.m.

Walk-on to Heisman: Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield wins in landslide

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.


Chill: Lamar Jackson returns to NYC as relaxed Heisman finalist

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 …


Heisman watch: Bryce Love escapes Christian McCaffrey’s shadow to become Heisman finalist

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 …


Heisman watch: Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield won’t change, despite critics

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 …


Baker Mayfield, Lamar Jackson, Bryce Love are Heisman Trophy finalists

Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield made Heisman Trophy history just by being selected as a finalist.


Heisman winner Ty Detmer out as BYU offensive coordinator

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 …


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 …


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.


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.


Sooner teammates rare pair of Heisman Trophy finalists

Together, Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook were nearly unstoppable for Oklahoma.


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 …


AP Heisman Watch: Lamar Jackson avoids spotlight off the field

Lamar Jackson tends to steer clear of the mall these days.


Early Heisman hopefuls include several established stars

A handful of familiar faces could make this a Heisman race for the ages.


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. …


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.


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 …


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 …