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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

LaMichael James

Heisman Finalist To Pass On NFL Draft, For Now

College football players usually are told that when their stock is high, they should leave for the NFL Draft. But Oregon running back, and Heisman Trophy finalist, LaMichael James is going against that conventional wisdom.

12/30/2010

Terrelle Pryor

NCAA Defends Its Rulings, Denies Favoritism

It seems as is if this year has been dominated by rulings made by league, and sport, officials on everything from rules to eligibility to personal conduct.

12/30/2010

Big Ten Divisions

What Went In To Division Names? Delany Explains

When the Big Ten announced they were adding Nebraska, the response was almost all positive. And when the Big Ten announced the names for the new divisions, the response was almost all negative.

12/15/2010

Cameron Newton

Bernstein: I’m Still Voting Newton For Heisman

Yes, I have a Heisman ballot. Go ahead and get your bewilderment out of the way, and make your comments about how little we talk college football on the show. We live in Chicago, goobers. […]

670 The Score–11/11/2010

Terrelle Pryor

Joe O’s College Pick Six: Does #1 Go Down Again?

By Joe Ostrowski– #1 Ohio St(6-0) @ #18 Wisconsin(5-1) – 6pm OSU favored by 3.5 Terrelle Pryor has shown us that he doesn’t need his legs to be effective. Last week, the Ohio St signal […]

670 The Score–10/14/2010