Latest Heisman Trophy News

Hubbard leads No. 25 Oklahoma St. past Kansas 31-13

Nov. 16, 2019 4:57 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy broke away from his usual approach to postseason awards and lobbied for Chuba Hubbard to be a Heisman Trophy finalist. Hubbard, the nation’s leading rusher, ran for 122 yards and two touchdowns, and No. 25 Oklahoma State rolled past Kansas...

1 vs 2: LSU-Alabama is big, but loser still could make CFP

Nov. 8, 2019 9:41 AM EST

All eyes are on LSU-Alabama this week. It's the first matchup of Nos. 1 and 2 teams in The Associated Press Top 25 since the Tigers and Crimson Tide met in 2011. LSU and Alabama are 2-3 behind Ohio State, and ahead of Penn State, in the first College Football Playoff rankings released this week. The stakes in...

LSU-Alabama holds high stakes for QBs in Heisman contention

Nov. 7, 2019 6:30 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Another high stakes tilt between LSU and Alabama could once again prove pivotal in Heisman Trophy voting. While the winner of the game will have an inside track to the College Football Playoff, the matchup also features top Heisman hopefuls at the same position for the second time...

LSU, Alabama loaded with playmaking wide receivers

Nov. 7, 2019 1:06 AM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Forget the Heisman, maybe quarterbacks Joe Burrow and Tua Tagovailoa can settle the question of who has the better wide receivers. No. 1 LSU's Burrow and No. 2 Alabama's Tagovailoa both could make a strong case going into Saturday's game. It's Jerry Jeudy vs. Justin Jefferson....

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Heisman Chase, upset Saturday in Big 12

Oct. 27, 2019 3:16 AM EDT

A pure defensive player, a guy who does nothing but play defense, has never won the Heisman Trophy. Charles Woodson was the closest thing in 1997, but he moonlighted as a receiver and was a dynamic kick returner for Michigan. If it has not happened in 82 years, it probably never will. Especially with college...

Ricky Williams' Heisman sells for auction-record $504,000

Oct. 18, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

The Heisman Trophy won by Ricky Wiliams in 1998 at Texas was sold at auction for $504,000, setting a record for college football's most recognizable award. The winning bid for the trophy in Heritage Auctions' Fall Sports Memorabilia Collectibles offerings exceeded the previous auction record for a Heisman set...

No. 16 Wolverines' visit to No. 7 Penn State tops schedule

Oct. 18, 2019 3:07 AM EDT

Michigan came into the season a trendy pick to win the Big Ten East. It's not even November and the No. 16 Wolverines must beat No. 7 Penn State as a road underdog on Saturday night to keep control of their destiny. That 35-14 loss at Wisconsin last month dropped fifth-year coach Jim Harbaugh to 1-6 on the road...

Hurts vs Ehlinger also has some Heisman positioning in play

Oct. 10, 2019 3:01 PM EDT

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 Alabama,...

No. 21 Oklahoma St heads to Texas Tech for Big 12 shootout

Oct. 4, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy gets a hard time from some of his quarterback buddies because he loves it when the Cowboys are running the ball. The 21st-ranked Cowboys (4-1, 1-1 Big 12) go into their game Saturday at Texas Tech with Division I rushing leader Chuba Hubbard and are...

Ricky Williams' 1998 Heisman Trophy up for sale at auction

Sep. 30, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

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 undergraduate...