Heisman Trophy

Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Everett Golson Goes Head-To-Head With Jameis Winston

There is no disputing which game deserves the Heisman spotlight game this week. Notre Dame and Florida State will offer the biggest stage for a pair of Heisman Trophy candidates.

CBS Chicago–10/16/2014

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Bernstein: In Jameis Winston Case, Silliness Hides Seriousness

There’s so much controversy surrounding Winston that we forget what’s most important.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2014

STARKVILLE, MS - OCTOBER 04: Dak Prescott #15 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs runs for yards against the Texas A&M Aggies during the fourth quarter of a game at Davis Wade Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Starkville, Mississippi. Mississippi State won the game 48-31. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Mississippi State’s Dak Prescott Is More Than Tim Tebow 2.0

As the season has seen the rise of Mississippi State football, quarterback Dak Prescott has emerged on the scene as one of college football’s best. Is Prescott the best player in college football?

10/09/2014

LINCOLN, NE - SEPTEMPER 27: Running back Ameer Abdullah #8 of the Nebraska Cornhuskers runs past defensive lineman Jihad Ward #17 and defensive back Earnest Thomas III #9 of the Illinois Fighting Illini during their game at Memorial Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Why Michigan State Should Fear Ameer Abdullah Of Nebraska

Nebraska has three Heisman winners in its storied football history. Running back Ameer Abdullah has a shot to become the school’s fourth.

10/02/2014

TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 20: Amari Cooper #9 of the Alabama Crimson Tide pulls in this touchdown reception against Vernon Hargreaves III #1 of the Florida Gators at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 20, 2014 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Can Alabama’s Amari Cooper End Heisman Drought For Receivers?

History suggests it will be difficult for Cooper to break the wide receiver drought.

CBS Chicago–09/24/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 30: Jameis Winston #5 of the Florida State Seminoles passes against the Oklahoma State Cowboys in the first half of the Advocare Cowboys Classic at AT&T Stadium on August 30, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Jameis Winston’s Repeat Bid Against History

As long as Florida State remains in the College Football Playoff conversation, Jameis Winston will be given plenty of opportunities to create his next Heisman moment.

09/19/2014

Quarterback Marcus Mariota #8 of the Oregon Ducks warms up before the game against the Michigan State Spartans at Autzen Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: QB Marcus Mariota Hopes To End Oregon’s Heisman Drought

There have been some worthy candidates since the Ducks became recognized as a national power in the sport, but quarterback Marcus Mariota may have the best chance to finally end that Heisman drought in Eugene.

09/11/2014

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Heisman Watch: Kenny Hill Thrilled But It Is A Long Season

If you did not know his name before Thursday, you undoubtedly know it now. Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill put on quite the show in his debut as the starting quarterback in the post-Johnny Manziel […]

09/04/2014

TALLAHASSEE, FL - APRIL 12: Jameis Winston #5 of the Garnet team reacts to a pass against the Gold team during Florida State's Garnet and Gold spring game at Doak Campbell Stadium on April 12, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida.

Heisman Watch: College Football’s Top Contenders And Sleepers

College football’s top players compete for the Heisman Trophy. Here are the contenders as well as a few sleepers.

08/28/2014

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Let’s Be Fair To Bears, Jordan Lynch

In evaluating Jordan Lynch, we need to forget his uplifting, local story.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2014

Jameis Winston, quarterback of the Florida State Seminoles, hoist the trophy during a press conference after the 2013 Heisman Trophy Presentation at the Marriott Marquis on December 14, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Winston Takes Heisman Over NIU’s Lynch, Four Other Candidates

The Florida State quarterback became the second straight freshman to win the Heisman on Saturday night, earning college football’s most prestigious individual award with a performance so spectacular and dominant that even a criminal investigation couldn’t derail his candidacy.

12/14/2013

Jordan Lynch. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Baffoe: A Heisman Snub Won’t Define Lynch

That trophy doesn’t change Lynch’s fantastic stats or his team’s accomplishments, the latter of which I’m fairly confident hold more importance to a guy like Lynch.

670 The Score–12/06/2013

Johnny Manziel. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Manziel Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Charge

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel pleaded guilty Monday to a misdemeanor stemming from a 2012 bar fight near campus, closing a case that had dogged his Heisman Trophy-winning season.

670 The Score–07/15/2013

Johnny Manziel. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Texas A&M’s Manziel Beats Out Notre Dame’s Te’o For Heisman

Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has won the Heisman Trophy, becoming the first freshman to win college football’s most prized individual award.

12/08/2012

Robert Griffin III. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Heisman Winner RG3 Declares For NFL Draft

Griffin made it official Wednesday, announcing that he would skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft after a record-breaking college career.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Wisconsin running back Montee Ball attempts to leap over Oregon defenders in the 2012 Rose Bowl Game. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Wisconsin’s Ball Returning For Senior Season

Wisconsin running back Montee Ball, this year’s Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year, announced Thursday in a press conference that he will return for his senior season.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Heisman Trophy. (Credit: Getty Images)

The Heisman Horseman: Who Should Win

Many of the Heisman previews I’ve read in years past have analogized the finalists to contestants in a beauty contest.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2011

Montee Ball. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Muller: Heisman Trophy Means Nothing Anymore

The Heisman Trophy, one of the few post season awards that I actually used to have respect for, is about to fall into the same pit of college football ridiculousness.

12/09/2011

Rashaan Salaam

Former Bear Rashaan Salaam Sells Off Heisman Ring

Former Bears running back and Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam has sold his Heisman ring for $8,140, an auction house says.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Cam Newton

Museum Returns Heisman Trophy To Reggie Bush’s Family

A San Diego museum has returned the Reggie Bush’s Heisman trophy to his family, even though Bush has been found ineligible for the trophy he received.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2011

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