Category: Heisman Trophy

Johnny Football Discusses How Life Has Changed and Folks Making Money Off of Him

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

In a year, Johnny Manziel has gone from someone most of the country had never heard of to a Heisman Trophy winner who is snapping photos with seemingly every celebrity on the planet. It's been a wild ride, and it's not going anywhere. Johnny Manziel joined 790 The Ticket in Miami ...

Manti Te’o: If You Had Told Me I’d be Playing for a National Championship and Be a Heisman Contender, I Would Say You’re Crazy”

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

When Manti Te'o decided to return for his senior season at Notre Dame, it was because he wanted to make some priceless memories. That doesn't mean he was expecting all this. Te'o could become just the second primarily defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy and could finish with a ...

Even Johnny Manziel Himself is Surprised By His Own Success this Season

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

We've heard plenty about Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel this season, we just haven't heard much from the man himself. After spending the year not being allowed to do media interviews, that ban was lifted last week, giving the redshirt freshman the chance to talk about his fantastic season. If ...

Oregon’s Kenjon Barner Barrels His Way Into The Heisman Trophy Race

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Kenjon Barner didn't realize just what kind of night he had put up until someone told him after his Oregon Ducks beat USC on Saturday night. The Ducks' running back rushed into the record books with an Oregon record 321 rushing yards and a Pac-12 tying five rushing touchdowns. Kenjon Barner ...

Collin Klein Emerges As Front-Runner In The Heisman Trophy Race

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

For most of the early part of the season, it looked like West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith might be the run-away winner of the Heisman Trophy. Two weeks, and two Mountaineers losses, later, the new front-runner is Collin Klein, who dismantled that West Virginia team on Saturday, accounting for seven ...

Matt Barkley Hopes To Lead USC to the Title Game After Watching Monday’s “Boring” Championship

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

With one simple word in one quick tweet on Monday night, USC quarterback Matt Barkley seemed to sum up the first half of the BCS national championship game in the same way that everyone else that was watching it. Barkley very simply tweeted the word, "Bored." You couldn't help but wonder ...

Tyrann Mathieu Doesn’t Like His Chances to Win the Heisman Trophy

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Of the five finalists for the Heisman Trophy, Tyrann Mathieu might be the biggest surprise. Even he says he thought people wrote him off when he was suspended for a game earlier in the season.  But Mathieu simply continued to make big play after big play, most recently against the ...

Cam Newton Isn’t Surprised By His Success, But Also Feels He’s Failed In Some Ways

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

By all accounts, Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton is having a much better season than anyone really predicted for the No. 1 overall pick. Most thought he wasn't ready to step right in to a starting gig, and that he'd struggle if he were thrust into action from Day ...

Kellen Moore on Boise State’s National Championship Chances: “One thing we quickly realize right now is that it’s out of our control.”

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

Despite not playing this past weekend, the Boise State Broncos slipped in the Bowl Championship Series standings. The Broncos are off to a 7-0 start, and have made it look relatively easy in the process. As Georgia, who Boise State beat in the season opener, continues to win, it's been ...

Trent Richardson Runs His Way Into the Thick of the Heisman Trophy Race

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

This past week was seemingly all about high-profile running backs taking big hits to their Heisman Trophy chances. Both Oregon's LaMichael James and South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore have seen injuries set them back or eliminate them from the race. However, one running back used a big week to ensure that ...