Heisman Trophy

SOUTH BEND, IN - OCTOBER 04: Everett Golson #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish passes against the Standford Cardinal at Notre Dame Stadium on October 4, 2014 in South Bend, Indiana. Notre Dame defeated Stanford 17-14. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Notre Dame’s Everett Golson Goes Head-To-Head With Reigning Heisman Winner, Jameis Winston

There is no disputing which game deserves the Heisman spotlight game this week. Notre Dame and Florida State will offer the biggest stage for a pair of Heisman Trophy candidates, Everett Golson of Notre Dame and the reigning Heisman Trophy winner from Florida State, Jameis Winston.

10/16/2014

The Kansas City Chiefs defense brings down running back Rashaan Salaam #21 of the San Francisco 49ers at Arrowhead Stadium on August 9, 2003 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. The 49ers defeated the Chiefs 24-6. (credit: Dave Kaup/Getty Images)

Heisman Winners Who Were Duds In The NFL

Some Heisman Trophy winners, who so splendidly mastered the collegiate system through their careers, have been unable to continue or live up to their high expectations. We take a look at some of these Heisman winners who never quite succeeded in the NFL.

10/14/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 04: Dak Prescott #15 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs runs for yards against the Texas A&M Aggies during the fourth quarter of a game at Davis Wade Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi State won the game 48-31. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott Is More Than Tim Tebow 2.0

As the season has seen the rise of Mississippi State football, quarterback Dak Prescott has emerged on the scene as one of college football’s best. Is Prescott the best player in college football?

10/09/2014

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMPER 27: Running back Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs past defensive lineman Jihad Ward #17 and defensive back Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Why Michigan State Should Fear Ameer Abdullah Of Nebraska

Nebraska has three Heisman Trophy winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth Heisman winner.

10/02/2014

TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 20: Amari Cooper #9 of the Alabama Crimson Tide pulls in this touchdown reception against Vernon Hargreaves III #1 of the Florida Gators at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 20, 2014 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Can Alabama’s Amari Cooper End Heisman Drought For Receivers?

Every season is different when it comes to the Heisman Trophy, but history suggests it will be very tough for Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper to have a legitimate shot at striking a pose in New York at the end of the season.

09/25/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 30: Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles passes against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the first half of the Advocare Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Jameis Winston’s Repeat Bid Against History

As long as Florida State remains in the College Football Playoff conversation, Jameis Winston will be given plenty of opportunities to create his next Heisman moment.

09/19/2014

Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks warms up before the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Autzen Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: QB Marcus Mariota Hopes To End Oregon’s Heisman Drought

There have been some worthy candidates since the Ducks became recognized as a national power in the sport, but quarterback Marcus Mariota may have the best chance to finally end that Heisman drought in Eugene.

09/11/2014

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Heisman Watch: Kenny Hill Thrilled But It Is A Long Season

If you did not know his name before Thursday, you undoubtedly know it now. Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill put on quite the show in his debut as the starting quarterback in the post-Johnny Manziel […]

09/04/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - APRIL 12: Jameis Winston #5 of the Garnet team reacts to a pass against the Gold team during Florida State's Garnet and Gold spring game at Doak Campbell Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.

Heisman Watch: College Football’s Top Contenders And Sleepers

College football’s top players compete for the Heisman Trophy. Here are the contenders as well as a few sleepers.

08/28/2014

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USC Ends Disappointing Season In Sun Bowl

A season that began with so much promise for Southern California will end Monday in a place few would have expected to see the Trojans this bowl season.

12/30/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12:  Quarterback Matt Barkley #7 of the USC Trojans calls signals against the Washington Huskies at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 12, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  USC won 40-17.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

USC QB Matt Barkley Doesn’t Regret Returning For His Senior Season

Not much about Matt Barkley’s senior season at Southern California has gone according to plan.

11/20/2012

Picture of USC quarterback Matt Barkley #7 taken at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on October 20, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Trojans Deflated After Loss To Arizona

Southern California came into the season with a Heisman Trophy front-runner, some of the most dynamic offensive players anywhere and its two-year postseason ban over.

10/28/2012

Running back Curtis McNeal #22 of the USC Trojans breaks away on a 73 yard touchdown run in the first quarter against the UCLA Bruins at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on November 26, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Trojans Building Hype Heading Into 2012 Season

The seats in Memorial Stadium were all but empty, the handful of observers dwarfed by the massive bowl. Clanging and ratcheting sounds from workers behind the east end zone echoed off the expanse of the stadium, at times drowning out the shouts of Southern Cal’s coaches and players below.

08/10/2012

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Memorabilia, Jewelry Stolen From OC Home Of Former NFL Player John Cappalletti

Authorities are investigating a break-in at the home of former NFL player John Cappelletti.

01/31/2012

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Heisman Trust: 2005 Will Have No Winner

The head of the Heisman Trophy Trust says the 2005 award will be vacated after Reggie Bush said he would give back his trophy.

09/15/2010

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