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  Heisman.com - Heisman Trophy
As the tradition of the Heisman Memorial Trophy grows with each passing year, the life of the man memorialized by the award fades into the annals of history.
Heisman coached at Clemson from 1900 through 1903 and then went to Georgia Tech in 1904 for a long stay.
Heisman returned to his alma mater, Penn, in 1920, was at Washington and Jefferson in 1923 and concluded his coaching with a three-year stay at Rice.
www.heisman.com /history/john-heisman.html   (983 words)

  
 Jostens Sports
On December 9, 2006 in New York City, the Heisman Trophy was presented for the 72nd time to the most outstanding college football player in the country.
The trophy is cast in bronze and is universally known as the most prestigious award in college football.
The trophy itself is a classic sculpture of a skater stopping quickly, sending ice shavings flying, his stick and skates forming a three-point base.
www.jostens.com /sports/trophies.asp   (515 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - 2001 Heisman Trophy
Nebraska's Eric Crouch won the 2001 Heisman Trophy.
In one of the closest votes in history, Nebraska's Eric Crouch won the 67th Heisman Trophy on Saturday.
Crouch, who rushed for 61 career touchdowns, edged out Florida's Rex Grossman for the award.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /football/college/2001/heisman   (89 words)

  
 Earl Campbell - Heisman Trophy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The winner of the award is chosen from all college football players that year and is voted on by sports writers and former winners of the trophy after the season is over.
This award is the most coveted award in college football and is known as the Heisman Trophy.
That year was the first year the Heisman Trophy Award was presented in the style of the Academy Awards.
www.earlcampbell.com /heisman_trophy/index.html   (610 words)

  
 UM-OSU, Heisman trophy winners
The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award is presented each year by the Downtown Athletic Club of New York City to the Outstanding Football Player of the United States.
Heisman served as Director of Athletics at the DAC from 1928-1936.
The first primarily defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy, Woodson was a force to be reckoned with on both sides of the ball, making amazingly acrobatic interceptions and spectacular receptions.
www.umich.edu /~bhl/bhl/exhibits/umosu/heisman.htm   (832 words)

  
 Matt Leinart Wins 2004 Heisman Trophy Award :: Leinart becomes the sixth Trojan in history to win the award.
In 2002, Carson Palmer won the Heisman as a senior with the Trojans.
The junior is USC's sixth Heisman winner, tying the Trojans with Ohio State for second-most behind Notre Dame's seven.
Peterson, the freshman tailback, was second, White was third, Utah quarterback Alex Smith was fourth and Leinart's teammate Reggie Bush was fifth in the voting.
usctrojans.cstv.com /sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/121104aaa.html   (471 words)

  
 ADVISORY/Photo Opportunity for Saturday, Nov. 16, 2002; The Actual 2002 Heisman Trophy At the Oregon Vs. Washington Game
Suzuki, the "presenting" sponsor of the 2002 Heisman Trophy, has teamed up with ESPN the Magazine to bring the "The Heisman Tour Presented by Suzuki and ESPN the Magazine," to 10 game markets.
Visitors to the free exhibit can see, touch and have their picture taken with the actual 2002 Heisman Trophy before the Dec. 14 awards ceremony at the Downtown Athletic Club.
(ASMC) is the first-ever "presenting" sponsor of the Heisman Memorial Trophy by its Automotive, Motorcycle and Marine divisions.
www.theautochannel.com /news/2002/11/14/150507.html   (468 words)

  
 Vote Heisman Sweepstakes - presented by Nissan USA
As the presenting sponsor for the Heisman, Nissan gets to cast one official vote for the winner of the Heisman Trophy.
Heisman Trophy Winners are determined by votes from 924 electors representing sportswriters and broadcasters.
The road to the Heisman is one tough, long haul.
www.nissanusa.com /heisman/index.html?intcmp=heisman.promo.homepage.p3   (234 words)

  
 The Man behind the Heisman Trophy - Football
Who will win the Heisman trophy is the question on everyone's mind.
John Heisman was born October 25, 1869 in Cleveland Ohio.
Heisman made his mark in college football at Georgia Tech.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art38274.asp   (296 words)

  
 Lighten up - Heisman Trophy Sporting News, The - Find Articles
Because the Heisman, stripped down to its meaningful core, is really the football equivalent of Miss America's crown, or a television Emmy, or maybe a People's Choice Award.
And the Heisman is not a lottery grand prize, although a sports agent tries to parlay it into extra bucks at every turn if his client wins.
The Heisman is supposed to be a celebration of college football, pure and simple.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1208/is_n23_v218/ai_15962158   (847 words)

  
 Heisman Trophy Winners
The Heisman Memorial Trophy is college football’s highest honor given to the most outstanding college football player of each season.
Alan Ameche, one of seven Italian Americans to win the trophy, was posthu-mously honored at the dinner on his 50th Heisman Trophy anniversary.
Born in West Springfield MA in June 1921, Angelo Bertelli, Notre Dame quarterback, was named an All-American and Heisman Trophy winner in 1943.
www.lagazzettaitaliana.com /heisman.asp   (788 words)

  
 Heisman Trophy | Technorati Blog
The Arkansas running back, runner up in the 2006 Heisman Trophy voting to Ohio State's Troy Smith, entered this season as the favorite to win it.
Heisman Talk: Tebow Shouldn’t win Over McFadden, But He Will
On September 16 I wrote, “If Florida runs the table and wins the SEC crown, Tim Tebow will be the Heisman Trophy winner.” It turns out that the Gators will not need to accomplish anything for Tebow to win the Heisman.
blog.technorati.ro /heisman-trophy   (388 words)

  
 Deadspin, Sports News without Access, Favor, or Discretion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Heisman show also is serving tonight as a lead-in to "Ali Rap," which I think ESPN might mention once or twice during the broadcast.
Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Matt Leinart and USC women's basketball player Brynn Cameron of Newbury Park are expecting a baby boy in November, according to sources.
Not only are you a defending Heisman Trophy winner, and not only is the entire Los Angeles metro area at your beck and call, but you're also redefining the term "student-athlete:" Leinart is taking just one class this year.
www.deadspin.com /sports/heisman-trophy   (5227 words)

  
 The Heisman in TIME - TIME Magazine
The winner of the 71st annual Heisman Trophy, awarded to the "most outstanding college football player in the United States," will be announced on December 10, concluding another six months of passing, punditry, and politicking.
Though the Heisman is the most prestigious individual award in sports, its winners often graduate to the least illustrious careers in professional football.
But the Heisman's popularity would fade if every Bush ran like O.J. in the pros, if the third leading 2005 Heisman candidate, Texas quarterback Vince Young, was surely the next Michael Vick (third place in 1999, behind the immortal Ron Dayne and Joe Hamilton).
www.time.com /time/2005/heisman/heisman_in_time.html   (626 words)

  
 The Heisman Trophy Curse
Moving on, the latter part of the Heisman Trophy curse is as follows: if you win the Heisman Trophy and you are on a team who will play for the national championship, you are going to lose the game.
Since the BCS was implemented in 1998, Heisman Trophy winners have played in 3 of the 6 games, all of them being quarterbacks (Jason White, Eric Crouch, and Chris Weinke), and all 3 of their teams lost in the championship by more than a touchdown.
We got to speak with a Heisman Trophy winner, who chose not to reveal his identity, and he said that he would have turned down the award if he had know the extent to which the trophy would ruin his life.
students.ou.edu /L/Derek.W.Looper-1/3043mythfolklore/story1.html   (858 words)

  
 Heisman Trophy
It would have been tough to pick who was going to win the Heisman that year, even on the morning of the presentation, as the voting was one of the closest ever.
Drew Stanton, Michigan St In the 1st half of 2005, you had to consider Stanton a Heisman candidate, as he was #1 in the NCAA in pass efficiency and had a 14-3 ratio.
He was a Heisman contender prior to 2005 yet struggled in Meyer’s offense but is now in the 2nd year of the system.
www.ncsports.com /articles/heismantrophy.html   (1242 words)

  
 Borges: Heisman Trophy? Let's wait until next year - - MSNBC.com
They have been handing out the Heisman Trophy since 1935, including during World War II, so it is probably asking too much to expect the Downtown Athletic Club to refrain from handing out the hardware this year.
This is not yet the Pizza Hut-Doritos-GE-Ben-and-Jerry's Heisman Trophy, but it still is an award around which a lot of money swirls.
That word is "special.'' One would think the same should apply to the winner of the Heisman Trophy, but often it has not, and this appears to be one of those years.
msnbc.msn.com /id/3681487   (1275 words)

  
 Big12.Net --- 1998 Heisman Trophy
Ricky Williams ran away with it all -- the rushing records, the recognition and finally, overwhelmingly, the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night.
NEW YORK -- When Charles Woodson's name was called as the surprise winner of the Heisman Trophy last year, he dropped to his knees and closed his eyes.
The winner of the Heisman Trophy is revealed on Saturday, but Texas running back Ricky Williams got a jump on the competition tonight when he won the Maxwell Award as college football's best player.
www.big12.net /heisman/index.shtml   (366 words)

  
 NCAA Awards & Trophies Quizzes and NCAA Awards & Trophies Trivia -- FunTrivia
Match the Heisman Trophy winner with the college where he won the award.
An overview trivia quiz on the history of the Heisman Trophy.
The Heisman Trophy award was first given out in 1936, presented by the Downtown Athletic Club.
www.funtrivia.com /dir/4459.html   (496 words)

  
 The Heisman Trophy - Ongoing Exhibition - Balboa Park Calendar of Events
The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award named after former college football player and coach John W. Heisman is considered the most prestigious award in college football.
The San Diego Hall of Champions is pleasd to exhibit the Heisman generously loaned by Rashaan Salaam-- one of four San Diegans to win the Heisman Trophy.
Other San Diego Heisman winners were Marcus Allen, Ricky Williams, and Reggie Bush.
www.balboapark.org /calendar/detail.php?EventID=608   (87 words)

  
 Southern Cal's Bush wins Heisman Trophy
The elusive Southern California running back moved into the elite fraternity of Heisman Trophy winners with a landslide victory over second-place Vince Young of Texas and Trojans teammate Matt Leinart.
Leinart, who receives a vote as a Heisman winner, said he put Bush-Young one-two on his ballot and left the third spot blank.
However, it was clear that Young would use the Heisman slight as motivation to play his best game of the year in Pasadena.
www.statesman.com /horns/content/sports/stories/longhorns/12/11heisman.html?imw=Y   (937 words)

  
 The Seattle Times: College Sports: Bush secures Heisman Trophy
Saturday night, Bush again left the competition far behind and became the 71st winner of the Heisman Trophy, college football's most prestigious individual honor, in one of the largest runaway victories in history.
Bush won the Heisman by sweeping all six regions and securing the largest percentage (87.9) of first-place votes in history.
Leinart said Bush fit "the perfect description of a Heisman Trophy winner" and praised his teammate's humble nature and work ethic.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/collegesports/2002677074_heisman11.html   (637 words)

  
 cbs2.com - USC's Reggie Bush Wins Heisman Trophy
Southern California's incomparable junior tailback won the Heisman Trophy as college football's best player in a landslide Saturday night over Texas quarterback Vince Young and USC quarterback Matt Leinart, last year's winner.
USC now has produced seven Heisman winners, matching the record held by Notre Dame, and an unprecedented three in four years, starting with quarterback Carson Palmer in 2002.
Left to right, Heisman trophy candidates: Matt Leinart, University of Southern California's quarterback, Vince Young, Texas' quarterback, and Reggie Bush, University of Southern California's tailback.
cbs2.com /topstories/local_story_344215508.html   (795 words)

  
 Heisman Trophy odds by Pinnacle Sportsbook
Although a single game is yet to be played, leading Internet sportsbook PinnacleSports.com today entered the Heisman debate by announcing its’ pre-season odds on who will capture college football’s most celebrated award this season.
Although there is an abundance of worthy candidates that deserve consideration for the award, the reigning Heisman Trophy winner appears to have the inside edge to become only the second two-time winner in NCAA history.
“The fact that the Heisman Trophy has been awarded to a quarterback in each of the past five seasons indicates that the voters have a penchant for signal callers above all other positions,” said Simon Noble of PinnacleSports.com.
www.bettorsworld.com /pinnacle/heisman-trophy.htm   (629 words)

  
 GoPSUsports.com - Official Home of Penn State Athletics
Southern California tailback Reggie Bush won the award and was followed by quarterbacks Vince Young of Texas, Matt Leinart or USC and Brady Quinn of Notre Dame in the voting.
Robinson is the second Nittany Lion to finish among the top five in Heisman Trophy voting in the past four seasons, joining tailback Larry Johnson who finished third in 2002.
Robinson is the 10th Nittany Lion to finish in the top five in Heisman voting and 17th to finish among the top 10.
www.gopsusports.com /pressreleases/pressrelease.cfm?anncid=9181   (476 words)

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