Hot Topic On Finebaum: Heisman Trophy Race


The Heisman Trophy

Kragthorpe: BYU’s Ty Detmer balances LaVell Edwards’ legacy with practicality

Posted: June 24, 2017, 6:17 am
This is where it gets interesting: Ty Detmer, Edwards' Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback, now coordinates BYU's offense. For the first time since Edwards' passing offense took hold in 1973, BYU failed to pass for 300 yards against any FBS opponent in 2016.

Mike Weber's 2016 Season Reviewed and 2017 Outlook

Posted: June 24, 2017, 5:45 am
To put that into perspective, that is more than Eddie George’s Heisman season in 1995 and Archie Griffin’s 1975 Heisman campaign. Weber’s stats may not jump off the page when you look at last year — his first real season in the backfield for the ...

BYU football: Cougars ‘a lot more comfortable’ entering second year under Sitake

Posted: June 24, 2017, 3:35 am
"You feel settled in," the former Heisman Trophy winner said. "You know the timeline and what needs to get done." Starting quarterback Tanner Mangum, a rising junior, also is more at ease, relaxed and prepared to be a leader, he said. "We want this year to ...

Mountaineers face pivotal test in Week 11

Posted: June 24, 2017, 1:49 am
TCU’s top win came in 2005 when they upset Oklahoma, 17-10, the Sooners coming off a national championship but replacing Heisman Trophy winner Jason White and 10 NFL draft picks. We have reached the time of year when bowl games are coming into focus and ...

Tim Tebow Gets Epically Trolled

Posted: June 24, 2017, 12:31 am
Tebow, the former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback-turned-designated hitter, has reportedly sold out every stadium he’s visited. It was no different in Charleston. My companion and I arrived 80 minutes before the first pitch on Friday, and the lines at ...

Georgia releases new hype clip claiming they're 'RBU'

Posted: June 23, 2017, 11:38 pm
Georgia believes they are THE Running Back University, and they have a strong case with Heisman winners Garrison Hearst and Frank Sinkwich donning Bulldogs jerseys. They have also had Charley Trippi, Todd Gurley, and possibly the greatest college ...

Oklahoma State has the best offense in the country for 2017, but can it win the Big 12?

Posted: June 23, 2017, 11:31 pm
The bleep-talkin' is what makes the Bedlam series special. It's also what makes the following -- for some -- so hard to swallow: Forget a Heisman finalist and back-to-back conference titles residing down the road, Oklahoma State just might have the best ...

BYU aims to craft a balanced offense in 2017

Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:14 pm
A high-flying and high-scoring offense is BYU’s legacy. Offensive coordinator Ty Detmer added to it as a Heisman Trophy winning quarterback. Detmer, however, isn’t about to swing the pendulum from a steady diet of running to a binge of pass plays.

Brother of late gridiron great Burrell recalls generosity, work ethic

Posted: June 23, 2017, 10:13 pm
After spending time as a Comet, Burrell went on to play football for the University of Illinois, where he was a two-time All-American and finished fourth in the Heisman Trophy voting in 1959. After suiting up for the Illini, Burrell was selected in both ...

Samford quarterback Devlin Hodges invited to Manning Passing Academy

Posted: June 23, 2017, 9:19 pm
Hodges joins other leading college quarterbacks including Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts, 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson, Wyoming's Josh Allen and USC's Sam Darnold. The Samford QB will join the other college quarterbacks in serving as camp ...

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