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Alabama Holds Off McCoy-Less Texas

Texas rallies without QB, but Crimson Tide wins 37-21

(Newser) - Top-ranked Alabama rolled out to a big lead after No. 2 Texas lost star quarterback Colt McCoy on its first offensive series, and the Crimson Tide held off a furious second-half rally in a 37-21 victory that won the school its 13th national college football championship. McCoy, a Heisman Trophy... More »

Texas Win Would Be Hollywood Ending, But ...

... Alabama's just a better team

(Newser) - With the Bowl Championship Series title game set for Thursday night at the Rose Bowl, a Hollywood ending is called for—meaning, Chris Dufresne writes, a Texas victory. After all, it was 4 years ago on that very field that Vince Young showed a young Colt McCoy how to win... More »

Alabama's Ingram Wins Heisman

Running back is the first Crimson Tide player to get honor

(Newser) - Mark Ingram completed the trophy case at Alabama, delivering the first Heisman to a school that boasts one of the richest histories in college football. The tough-running sophomore tailback turned tearful after winning the Heisman Trophy tonight in the closest vote in the award's 75-year history. He finished 28 points... More »

Alabama's Ingram Will Win Heisman

Site that's picked past 7 winners tabs Tide RB

(Newser) - Many observers believe Alabama running back Mark Ingram is going to be this year’s Heisman Trophy winner as college football’s top player—and a blog that’s correctly predicted the past seven recipients is one of them. Stiff Arm Trophy has Ingram nosing out Stanford running back Toby... More »

This Year's Heisman Finalists

Joined on ballot by Tebow, McCoy, Gerhart, and defender Suh

(Newser) - Five finalists will compete for the coveted Heisman Trophy this year, the AP notes, the largest ballot for college football's crowning achievement since 2004. They are:
  • Mark Ingram, Alabama: The running back appears to be the favorite as his team is No. 1 in the standings. If he pulls it
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Inside the Heisman Arms Race

How the three candidates shake out

(Newser) - Each was a dominant performer who steered his team into title contention and, for the first time since 2001, each is a quarterback. So how will voters pick between Tim Tebow, Sam Bradford, and Colt McCoy, this year’s Heisman contenders? The winner will be announced tonight, and no clear... More »

Tebow Up for 2nd Heisman

Florida quarterback could become only second ever with two trophies

(Newser) - Reigning Heisman trophy winner Tim Tebow is among the finalists for college football's most prestigious award, putting the Florida quarterback on track to become only the second player in history to win two Heisman trophies. Texas quarterback Colt McCoy and Oklahoma's Sam Bradford are also in the running for the... More »

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