Tag Archives: Heisman trophy

  • This Day In Sports History (December 9th) — Eddie George

    This Day In Sports History (December 9th) — Eddie George

    It was on this day in 1995 that Ohio State University running back Eddie George was named as the Heisman Trophy winner.  George beat out future NFL stars Peyton Manning, Keyshawn Johnson and Warrick Dunn to take home the award. In his first couple of seasons at Ohio State, George battled fumbling issues, which led […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 3rd) — Barry Sanders

    This Day In Sports History (December 3rd) — Barry Sanders

    It was on this day in 1988 that Oklahoma State running back Barry Sanders was named the Hesiman trophy winner.  Sanders beat out Rodney Peete and future Hall-of-Famer Troy Aikman, who finished second and third in the voting, respectively. Barry Sanders’ 1988 college football season is considered by many to be one of the greatest […]

  • Johnny Manziel Has a Really Hot Girlfriend (Gallery)

    Johnny Manziel Has a Really Hot Girlfriend (Gallery)

    Imagine you’re the biggest football star in the state of Texas, where football is like religion, sex, and politics all wrapped up into one. Oh, and you just became the first Freshman ever to win the Heisman Trophy. Kids would get your face and nickname shaved into the back of their heads, and you’d pretty […]

  • 9 Other Freshman Who Could Have Won the Heisman Trophy (But Didn’t)

    9 Other Freshman Who Could Have Won the Heisman Trophy (But Didn’t)

    On Saturday night, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman Trophy in the 78-year history of the award. Why did it take so long? Well, there are a couple reasons. For one, freshman only became eligible to play varsity NCAA football in 1972, which meant before that there weren’t […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 7th) – Bo Jackson

    This Day In Sports History (December 7th) – Bo Jackson

    It was on this day in 1985 that Auburn University running back Bo Jackson was named as the Heisman Trophy recipient.  Jackson narrowly beat out Iowa quarterback Chuck Long to take home the prestigious award. Bo Jackson is most remembered for being a great two-sport athlete, excelling in baseball and football, as he was named […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Robert Griffin III’s Superman Socks

    Picture Of The Day: Robert Griffin III’s Superman Socks

    Entering the 2011 NCAA Football season, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III was hardly considered a contender to win the Heisman Trophy.  But a Superman-like performance that saw him pass for 3998 yards and 36 touchdowns, rush for another 644 yards and 9 touchdowns, and lead the Baylor Bears to an impressive 9-3 season not only […]

  • Denis Leary’s Thoughts On The Reggie Bush Heisman Ruling

    Denis Leary’s Thoughts On The Reggie Bush Heisman Ruling

    I have always thought of Denis Leary as one of the brighter, more insightful celebrities out there.  And I have to hand it to him on this Tweet.  He does make one hell of a point. Just to clarify, O.J. Simpson was awarded the Heisman Trophy in 1968.  Since then he has been acquitted of […]

  • Sooners Sam Bradford Will Return To Oklahoma

    Sooners Sam Bradford Will Return To Oklahoma

    Total Pro Sports – Is it possible that again this upcoming season we see a rematch of the BCS National Championship game? After leading the Oklahoma Sooners to a National Championship game this year and winning a Heisman trophy, quarterback Sam Bradford has decided to return for his junior season. Bradford led the Oklahoma Sooners to […]

  • Let’s Try For 3, Tebow To Return For Senior Season

    Let’s Try For 3, Tebow To Return For Senior Season

    Total Pro Sports – Tim Tebow made the anticipated announcement that he will return for his senior season and attempt to win his third National Championship.  Tebow made the announcement at the championship celebration when he was ready to walk off the stage but turned back and said, Oh, by the way, let’s do it […]

  • Billy Sims ‘BOOOOMMER SOOOONNER’

    Billy Sims ‘BOOOOMMER SOOOONNER’

    Total Pro Sports – If anyone missed this past Saturdays Heisman Trophy presentation, Sam Bradford from the Oklahoma Sooners won.  But if you missed the actual presentation, you have to watch the replay.  If you thought a fan was screaming “Boooomer Sooonner” you were wrong, it was Billy Sims. Billy Sims played for the Oklahoma Sooners and […]

  • Wearing A Cast Guarantees You The Heisman

    Wearing A Cast Guarantees You The Heisman

    Total Pro Sports – For the past 2 years any candidate nominated for the Heisman Trophy and wearing a cast on one of their arms, have gone on to win the Heisman. Believe it or not, Florida Gators Tim Tebow won the Heisman Trophy as a sophomore wearing a Gators shaded blue cast on his […]

  • Sam Bradford Wins The Heisman Trophy

    Sam Bradford Wins The Heisman Trophy

    Total Pro Sports – The 2008 Heisman Trophy goes to the Oklahoma Sooners Quarterback, Sam Bradford. Sam Bradford lead his Sooners team to the highest scoring college football team in history and to this years BCS national championship game.  Sam Bradford received a total of 1726 points, Colt McCoy was a close second receiving 1604 […]

  • The Heisman Trophy Winner Is…

    The Heisman Trophy Winner Is…

    Total Pro Sports – The race for the Heisman Trophy has finally come to an end.  It has really become a three legged race between three deserving quarterbacks. The last 7 of 8 Heisman winners have played the quarterback position, however, an interesting stat that arose was in the games following the award ceremony these […]