Heisman Trophy

Alabama wide receiver John Metchie III, left, congratulates wide receiver DeVonta Smith, after Smith scored a touchdown against Ohio State during the first half of an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game, Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
January 11, 2021 - 10:26 pm
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The celebration was at once familiar and unique. The confetti cannons sent a crimson and white shower into the air and Alabama players ran to the sideline to grab their championship hats and T-shirts. It’s a rite of passage if you have played for the Crimson Tide under...
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Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) gains yardage after a catch in the first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Notre Dame in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
January 05, 2021 - 11:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On an Alabama team stacked with stars, DeVonta Smith emerged as the best player in college football while playing a position that rarely gets that kind of recognition. Smith became the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy in 29 seasons Tuesday night, breaking the monopoly...
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Ohio State head coach Ryan Day, from left, quarterback Justin Fields and linebacker Tuf Borland hold up the trophy after the team's win against Clemson in the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, in New Orleans. Ohio State won 49-28. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 04, 2021 - 3:15 pm
Alabama breezed through the regular season and college football's semifinals, surviving a solitary scare in the Southeastern Conference championship game to reach its expected destination. Ohio State wasn't exactly a shoo-in with its abbreviated schedule but resoundingly proved it belonged in the...
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Alabama players celebrate their 31-14 win against Notre Dame in the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Jan. 1, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)
January 02, 2021 - 8:38 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — When Ohio State upset Alabama in the semifinals of the first College Football Playoff on the way to the Buckeyes' last national title, it seemed like the start of budding postseason rivalry between the two traditional powers. Instead, Clemson became the Crimson Tide's...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2020, file photo, Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith (6) and quarterback Mac Jones (10) celebrate a touchdown pass during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Smith and Jones have been named finalists for the Heisman Trophy. The Heisman will be awarded Jan. 5 during a virtual ceremony as the pandemic forced the cancellation of the usual trip to New York that for the presentation that usually comes with being a finalist. (Gary Cosby Jr./The Tuscaloosa News via AP, File)
December 24, 2020 - 5:19 pm
Alabama teammates Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith along with Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and Florida’s Kyle Trask have been named finalists for the Heisman Trophy. The Heisman will be awarded Jan. 5 during a virtual ceremony. The coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the usual trip to New York...
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Florida quarterback Kyle Trask (11) is congratulated by fans as he leaves the field after the team's win over Arkansas in an NCAA college football game in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP)
November 14, 2020 - 8:38 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Trask has gone from Heisman hopeful to Heisman Trophy front-runner in two months, much of it coming in the last two weeks. Trask threw for 356 yards and six touchdowns, extending his school record for consecutive games with at least four TDs to six, and No. 6 Florida...
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Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, right, looks for an open receiver as Rutgers defensive back Avery Young defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
November 14, 2020 - 9:26 am
The Heisman Trophy will be presented Jan. 5, but without the usual ceremony held in New York City, and the finalists will be revealed on Christmas Eve. The reworked Heisman schedule was revealed Saturday on ESPN. The deadline for Heisman voters to submit their ballots is now Dec. 21, two days after...
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FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2019 file photo, Southern California head coach Clay Helton, left, smiles at quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) after a 52-35 win over UCLA in an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles. BOth Helton and now-sophomore Slovis will return in November. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
November 06, 2020 - 12:43 am
The final major college football conference to begin its season gets going Saturday. The Pac-12 kicks off at noon ET (9 a.m. PT) with Arizona State at No. 20 Southern California. Instead of Pac-12 after dark it’s Pac-12 for lunch. The Trojans are the favorites in the South Division, with each...
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FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, file photo, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow throws a pass against Clemson during the second half of the NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in New Orleans. The Cincinnati Bengals chose Burrow with the first pick in the NFL draft Thursday, April. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
April 23, 2020 - 7:39 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow's next challenge is daunting: return to his home state and resurrect the woebegone Bengals. Given what he's accomplished, he's not lacking in confidence. Cincinnati took the Heisman Trophy winner first overall in the NFL draft Thursday night, a move expected by everyone...
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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 - 11:41 am
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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