Heisman Trophy

Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts (1) gets past Kansas safety Jeremiah McCullough (12) as he runs the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
October 10, 2019 - 12:01 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — It might not be all that important to them at the moment, but Heisman Trophy positioning will also be at stake Saturday when Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger face off at the Cotton Bowl. Hurts has been impressive since transferring from...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 1998, file photo, Texas tailback Ricky Williams poses with the Heisman trophy at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York. Brian Hobbs remembers getting a call in 2014 to let him know retired football star Ricky Williams was interested in selling his Heisman Trophy. Hobbs is now selling the trophy as part of his collection of Williams memorabilia being offered by Heritage Auctions’ Fall Sports Memorabilia Collectibles offerings. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett, File)
September 30, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Brian Hobbs remembers getting a call in 2014 to let him know Ricky Williams was interested in selling his Heisman Trophy. An avid sports memorabilia collector, Hobbs drove from his home in Tallahassee, Florida, to meet Williams in Austin, Texas, where the former Longhorns star was finishing the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2019, file photo, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger (11) looks to throw against Rice during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Houston. While Oklahoma appears to have another serious Heisman contender with Big 12 newcomer and dual-threat graduate transfer Jalen Hurts, the Longhorns have one of the eight underclassmen starting quarterbacks in the league. Texas junior Sam Ehlinger is off to a record-setting pace that could also get him in that Heisman conversation. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
September 26, 2019 - 1:33 pm
The Big 12 has long been a quarterback's league. It has six Heisman Trophy winners in the last 18 seasons, and Oklahoma could produce its third in a row this year. While graduate transfer Jalen Hurts has a Sooners quarterback in the Heisman conversation again, the Big 12 also has a deep group of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2004, file photo, Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, Heisman Trophy winner from Ohio State in 1955, autographs a Hula Bowl T-shirt for a fan in Kaanapali, Hawaii. Cassady, a Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL running back, died early Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Tampa, Fla., Jerry Emig, the Ohio State associate athletic director said. He was 85. Cassady played both football and baseball at Ohio State in the early 1950s, winning the Heisman Trophy in 1955. He also played 10 seasons in the NFL, mostly with the Detroit, and got the nickname "Hopalong" from local sports writers after the black-hatted Western star of the 1950s. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
September 20, 2019 - 8:35 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner at Ohio State and running back for the Detroit Lions, died Friday. He was 85. He died in Tampa, Florida, his longtime home, the university said. "We've lost not only a legendary Buckeye, but also a wonderful person in...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2014, file photo, the Heisman Trophy is displayed at a press conference in New York. Winning a Heisman Trophy takes a great season and a great story. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, presented by Regions Bank, Heisman historian Chris Huston joins AP’s Ralph D. Russo to talk about how schools have gone about promoting their players for the sport’s most prestigious award.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
August 28, 2019 - 10:27 am
Winning a Heisman Trophy takes a great season and a great story. On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, presented by Regions Bank, Heisman historian Chris Huston joins AP's Ralph D. Russo to talk about how schools have gone about promoting their players for the sport's most prestigious...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019, file photo, Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa scrambles during the first half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson in Santa Clara, Calif. Tagovailoa has been studying men from the Bible, like Joseph, Moses and David. The Alabama quarterback can draw from their successes and failures and the fact that they each had some of both. Now, Tagovailoa has, too, after an almost too-good-to-be-true start to his college career. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
August 23, 2019 - 4:07 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa has been studying men from the Bible, incluiding Joseph, Moses and David. The Alabama quarterback believes he can draw from their successes and failures and the fact that they each had some of both. Tagovailoa can relate to their experiences after an almost...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2019, file photo, Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm throws a pass during the team's first scheduled NCAA college football practice in Athens, Ga. Georgia fully expects to contend for a national championship. Now, the Bulldogs have to show they can finish the job after coming tantalizingly close the last two seasons. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
August 12, 2019 - 9:48 am
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia begins another season with the highest of expectations. None of that will matter if the Bulldogs don't finish stronger. Coach Kirby Smart has quickly built a powerhouse between the hedges, guiding his team to the national championship game two seasons ago and a shot at...
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Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley speaks on the first day of Big 12 Conference NCAA college football media days Monday, July 15, 2019, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/David Kent)
July 15, 2019 - 5:14 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lincoln Riley has already won consecutive Big 12 titles and been to the College Football Playoff twice with different Heisman Trophy-winning quarterbacks in his two seasons as Oklahoma's head coach. The Sooners, with yet another transfer quarterback, are the preseason...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2001, file photo, Nebraska quarterback Eric Crouch rolls out to pass during the third quarter against Colorado in a Big-12 NCAA college football game in Boulder, Colo. A glance at the list of candidates eligible for selection to the College Football Hall of Fame is likely to produce the following reaction: How is that guy not in yet? Heisman Trophy winners Rashaan Salaam, Carson Palmer and Crouch are still waiting. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
June 03, 2019 - 11:46 pm
A glance at the list of candidates eligible for selection to the College Football Hall of Fame is likely to produce the following reaction: How is that guy not in yet? Heisman Trophy winners Rashaan Salaam, Carson Palmer and Eric Crouch are still waiting. The late Jerome Brown, an anchor on some of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2001, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Josh Heupelis carried off the field by his teammates after defeating Florida State 13-2 in the Orange Bowl in Miami. Heupel, who was the Heisman Trophy runner-up for Oklahoma in 2000, and former North Carolina pass-rushing star Julius Peppers are among 12 players making their first appearance of the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year.(Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via AP, File)
June 03, 2019 - 10:54 am
Josh Heupel, who was the Heisman Trophy runner-up for Oklahoma in 2000, and former North Carolina pass-rushing star Julius Peppers are among 12 players making their first appearance of the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year. The National Football Foundation emailed ballots Monday to its...
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