Browsing Heisman Trophy

Schools With the Most Heisman Trophy Winners

Posted on 14 Dec, 2014, by in Featured, NFL

The 2014 Heisman Trophy winner is Marcus Mariota, the first one Oregon have ever produced (although he’s actually from Hawai’i). There are other programs that have seen one of their players lift the trophy quite a lot of times, especially USC, Notre Dame and Ohio State, proud to present the only two time winner, Archie Griffin. More

Heisman Trophy – Marcus Mariota Will Beat Amari Cooper & Melvin Gordon for the Award

Posted on 9 Dec, 2014, by in NFL

It takes something very special for a Heisman winner to be something other than a quarterback. Marcus Mariota was great enough this season for Oregon to win the award, which is what’s going to happen when the winner is announced, leaving the other two finalists, Amari Cooper of Alabama and Melvin Gordon from Wisconsin, slightly disappointed. More

Oregon Ducks – Marcus Mariota Not Giving Up on the Heisman Trophy

Posted on 25 Oct, 2014, by in NFL

Playing in what definitely will be his final season in College Football, Marcus Mariota wants it all: Leading Oregon into the playoffs and maybe winning a national championship, and also putting himself in a better position to win the Heisman Trohpy, with his chances greatly improved after a record breaking performance in a 59-41 victory on the road against California. More

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The Heisman Winning Quarterback Playoff Curse

Posted on 12 Jan, 2014, by in Featured

It’s not exactly a secret that winning the Heisman trophy doesn’t promise success in the NFL. However, recent history of quarterbacks that have won the award and started in NFL playoff games like Tim Tebow, Robert Griffin III and Carson Palmer teaches us that there might be some sort of curse involved, which doesn’t bode well for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. More

Florida State Seminoles – Even Without Jameis Winston, Still Very Strong

Posted on 3 Dec, 2013, by in NFL

It’s hard to measure, statistically, just how important one player is to a team. Jameis Winston is a big reason why Florida State are the number one team in the country, one win away from reaching the BCS national championship game. However, even without his touchdowns as a passer or running them in, it would still be a very good season for the Seminoles. More

Texas A&M Aggies – Johnny Manziel Back on the Road to the Heisman

Posted on 22 Sep, 2013, by in NFL

Voters get bored quickly and don’t often give Heisman trophies to the same player more than once. In fact, Archie Griffin is the only one to get it twice, back-to-back. Johnny Manziel might not be leading Texas A&M to a national championship, but there’s no reason to ignore he’s the best player in College Football. More

Georgia Bulldogs – Todd Gurley is the Best Running Back in the Nation

Posted on 11 Sep, 2013, by in NFL

Even without the playmakers they had on defense from last season, the Georgia Bulldogs look like the best team in the SEC East, with plenty of credit going to the premier running back in the nation, Todd Gurley, who seems to be getting stronger and harder to stop with every week that goes by. More

Florida State Seminoles – Jameis Winston Facing Impossible Expectations

Posted on 11 Sep, 2013, by in NFL

When your debut in College Football is as close to perfect as can get, it’s only natural that people expect the world of you. Jameis Winston might be the next best thing in the quickly changing landscape of the sport, but the Florida State Seminoles know it’s not always going to be this good. More

Heisman-Winning Quarterbacks Don’t Last in the NFL for Very Long

Posted on 1 Sep, 2013, by in Featured

With Tim Tebow getting cut, the realization that winning the Heisman trophy doesn’t guarantee NFL success, especially for quarterbacks, becomes stronger and stronger, as four of the last seven quarterbacks to win the award are now out of the NFL. More

Johnny Manziel, the Best Freshamn in College Football History

Posted on 9 Dec, 2012, by in NFL

It began with simply Johnny Manziel. It evolved into Johnny football, as Texas A&M found life in the SEC quite comfortable and exciting with their phenom quarterback. After becoming the first freshman to ever win the Heisman trophy, the nickname can probably evolve into Johnny Heisman. More