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  • Heisman repeat won't be easy for Jameis Winston

    August 13, 2014 2:53 AM

    TALLAHASSEE, FL - Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved - win the Heisman Trophy in consecutive years. Twenty-three underclassmen have won the award, but Ohio State running back Archie Griffin was the only one to capture it twice. Griffin... more »
  • Heisman winning RBs Salaam, Williams up for Hall

    March 6, 2014 2:34 PM

    DALLAS - Heisman Trophy winning running backs Rashaan Salaam of Colorado and Ricky Williams of Texas are among the stars making their first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year. Some of the other notable first-timers are Iowa State running back Troy Davis, a two-time Heisman... more »
  • Heisman: Winston, McCarron, Manziel, among 6 finalists

    December 9, 2013 6:29 PM

    NEW YORK - 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. Six finalists invited to Saturday's ceremony in New York are the most since 1994. Winston is the... more »
  • Heisman winner Rodgers receives pardon for holdup

    November 14, 2013 2:44 PM

    LINCOLN, Neb.- Johnny Rodgers, the Heisman Trophy winner for Nebraska in 1972, has been granted a pardon for his role in the holdup of a Lincoln gas station in 1970. The Nebraska Pardons Board voted 3-0 on Thursday to pardon the 62-year-old Rodgers. Rodgers has said he's long regretted what... more »
  • Paul Dietzel remembered by coaches, players Play Video

    September 24, 2013 6:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Paul Dietzel was the first coach to bring a national title and a Heisman trophy winner to Baton Rouge. In fact, he was the first LSU coach to propose white jerseys, the "Chinese Bandits," and night games in Tiger Stadium. Dietzel would eventually go to... more »
  • #7 Texas A&M mum about Manziel

    August 27, 2013 2:15 PM

    COLLEGE STATION, Tx. - Will Johnny Manziel play on Saturday when No. 7 Texas A&M opens the season at Rice amid allegations that he received payment for autographs? It was the only thing anyone really wanted to talk about on Tuesday when the Aggies addressed the media. The topic, however,... more »
  • Saints RB Ingram eyes big jump in Year 3

    July 29, 2013 11:26 AM

    METAIRIE - Mark Ingram says he's not concerned about making his third season the first one in which he lives up to his Heisman hype. He does, however, intend to be a much greater factor in New Orleans' offense. Hampered by injuries for much of his first two NFL seasons,... more »
  • Heisman finalists: Manziel, Te'o and Klein

    December 3, 2012 5:24 PM

    NEW YORK - Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o and Kansas quarterback Collin Klein are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Manziel is the favorite to win college football's most famous player of the award when it is presented Saturday night in New York. He would... more »
  • Scandal clouds Newton's Heisman chances

    November 10, 2010 6:32 PM

    Cam Newton was on his way to winning the Heisman Trophy - until about a week ago. Now the Auburn quarterback is facing allegations that he and his family sought money for him to play at Mississippi State and that he cheated on his school work while a student at... more »
  • Reggie Bush forfeiting his Heisman

    September 14, 2010 3:58 PM

    Reggie Bush says he is forfeiting his Heisman Trophy. The New Orleans Saints running back released a statement Tuesday saying he would give back the award that he won in 2005 while he was at Southern California. It's the first time college football's top award was returned by a recipient.... more »
  • Bush could have Heisman taken away

    September 7, 2010 12:53 PM

    For the first time, a Heisman award winner could have that honor taken from them. Rivals.com is reporting that Reggie Bush of the New Orleans Saints will likely be stripped of his award after a series of investigations by the Heisman Trophy Trust and the NCAA into major violations by... more »
  • USC cuts ties to Bush and will return Heisman

    July 20, 2010 5:31 PM

    Despite Reggie Bush's former legendary status at USC, the Trojans' athletic department will cut ties with their former running back and return his Heisman hardware. USC president-elect Max Nikias annoucned in a letter Tuesday that they will return Bush's Hesisman trophy and remove all jerseys and murals that recognize... more »
  • Ingram wins Heisman

    December 12, 2009 8:09 PM

    University of Alabama sophomore running back Mark Ingram has won the Heisman Trophy. It's the first Heisman for the Crimson Tide, who will play the University of Texas for college football's national championship more »

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