Heisman Trophy

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron, left, and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney shake hands after a news conference for the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in New Orleans. Clemson is scheduled to play LSU on Monday. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip).
January 12, 2020 - 1:41 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney has this drill down. The Sunday before the College Football Playoff championship game a news conference is held with the head coaches. They compliment each other's team and talk about focus and preparation. After, they shake hands and pose for...
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Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson looks to throw against the Cleveland Browns during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
January 08, 2020 - 6:34 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The top prize for individual excellence in college football is the Heisman Trophy. For the first time in the Super Bowl era, five winners of that prestigious keepsake are expected to suit up in the same game, each in pursuit of the NFL's most coveted team award — the Vince...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma cornerback Parnell Motley, left, and quarterback Jalen Hurts, right, celebrate with fans following an NCAA college football game against Baylor, in Waco, Texas. Motley and Hurts were selected to The Associated Press All-Big 12 Conference team, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)
December 27, 2019 - 4:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Burrow needed a year under his belt, along with a coaching change and a new wide-open offense, to really find his way at LSU. Jalen Hurts didn't have even that long to adjust, which makes his lone season at Oklahoma even more remarkable. Now, two transfer quarterbacks who left an...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow (9) scrambles during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, in Baton Rouge, La. LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is The Associated Press college football player of the year in a landslide vote. Burrow, who has led the top-ranked Tigers to an unbeaten season and their first College Football Playoff appearance, received 50 of 53 first-place votes from AP Top 25 poll voters and a total of 156 points. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
December 24, 2019 - 8:51 am
The four College Football Playoff teams rank in the top five nationally in points per game and yards per game. For defenses to determine who wins this championship, there might be a turnover here, a sack there and a couple of clutch red-zone stops. Coaches who faced each team say there are several...
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July 15, 2019; Birmingham, AL, USA; LSU Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow speaks to the media during SEC Media Days at the Hyatt Regency-Birmingham.
December 20, 2019 - 3:45 pm
While we've all enjoyed watching LSU quarterback Joe Burrow perform his mastery on the field, he's also been a college student, working toward a degree from Louisiana State University like the other 25,000 people enrolled there. Well, that quest has been completed. Six days after receiving the...
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Joe Burrow Heisman Trophy
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December 19, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Joe Burrow’s Heisman Trophy acceptance speech put a major spotlight on the issue of hunger in Southeast Ohio and now the impact is also being felt in Baton Rouge. President and CEO of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank Mike Manning says Burrow bringing awareness to the issue and making it relatable...
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Joe Burrow Heisman Trophy
Associated Press
December 16, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Joe Burrow's Heisman Trophy acceptance speech has inspired people to give to a charity in his Ohio hometown. A social-media effort started Sunday morning has collected more than $100,000 in donations to a food pantry in his hometown of Athens in southeastern Ohio. The effort started on Facebook on...
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Joe Burrow and the Heisman Trophy
December 16, 2019 - 10:19 am
Considering the stoic demeanor quarterback Joe Burrow throughout LSU’s undefeated season, the deep emotion that was part of his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech in New York City was a bit of a surprise. Being surprised by Joe Burrow’s emotion last night is not a criticism, but the contrast of that...
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Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray (1) greets Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield after an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals won 38-24. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
December 15, 2019 - 6:26 pm
The Latest on Week 15 in the NFL (all times EST): 7:25 p.m. Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray got the best of a much-anticipated showdown with Cleveland quarterback Baker Mayfield. Murray can thank Kenyan Drake, who scored four touchdowns in Arizona's 38-24 win over the Browns. Murray threw for 219...
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The Heisman Trophy appears on display during a news conference before the Heisman Trophy ceremony, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason Szenes)
December 15, 2019 - 9:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The 2020 Heisman Trophy race will start with a couple of clear front-runners and plenty of room for other stars to emerge, the way LSU's Joe Burrow did this year. Six contenders for 2020, ranked from most likely to least. Justin Fields, QB, Ohio State The only Heisman finalist...
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