Heisman Trophy

NEW YORK | Oklahoma’s Murray edges Alabama’s Tagovailoa for Heisman

NEW YORK— Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray has won the Heisman Trophy, edging Alabama’s Tua Tagvailoa and setting up a College Football Playoff matchup of Heisman winner and runner-up. The fourth-ranked Sooners play the top-ranked Crimson Tide in the Orange Bowl semifinal Dec. 29 in the seventh bowl matchup of Heisman winner and runner-up, and first … Continue reading NEW YORK | Oklahoma’s Murray edges Alabama’s Tagovailoa for Heisman

ATLANTA  | The Latest: Tua wins Maxwell Award as top player over Kyler

ATLANTA  — The Latest on the college football awards show (all times local): 9:08 p.m. Tua Tagovailoa won his second major player of the year award, taking the Maxwell over fellow finalists Kyler Murray of Oklahoma and West Virginia quarterback Will Grier. Tagovailoa also won the Walter Camp player of the year. Earlier in the … Continue reading ATLANTA  | The Latest: Tua wins Maxwell Award as top player over Kyler

NEW YORK | Heisman 3: Tua Tagovailoa, Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins

NEW YORK— Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray and Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy, ensuring a quarterback will win the award for the 16th time in the last 19 years. The finalists were announced Monday, hours after the deadline for 928 voters, including former winners, to submit their ballots. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Heisman 3: Tua Tagovailoa, Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins

ARLINGTON, Texas | CFP hopeful No. 5 Oklahoma beats No. 9 Texas for Big 12

ARLINGTON, Texas — Kyler Murray had another Heisman Trophy-worthy performance, Oklahoma’s much-maligned defense made some big key plays and the fifth-ranked Sooners won yet another conference title. Now the 12-time Big 12 champions wait to find out if all that is good enough to get back into the College Football Playoff. “There’s no doubt we … Continue reading ARLINGTON, Texas | CFP hopeful No. 5 Oklahoma beats No. 9 Texas for Big 12

The Latest: Playoff hopefuls make case, selections are next

The Latest on college football’s championship Saturday (all times Eastern): Championship Saturday is over in college football. Bowl selection Sunday is coming up. Top-ranked Alabama, No. 2 Clemson and No. 3 Notre Dame are all expected to land berths in the four-team College Football Playoff when the field is announced on Sunday. The Crimson Tide … Continue reading The Latest: Playoff hopefuls make case, selections are next

The Latest: Hurts’ TD pass ties Georgia in SEC title game

The Latest on college football’s championship Saturday (all times Eastern): 7:30 p.m. This time Jalen Hurts came in to relieve Tua Tagovailoa to lead Alabama to a touchdown. Hurts hit Jerry Jeudy with a 10-yard pass as Alabama tied Georgia 28-28 in the SEC championship game in Atlanta. Tagovailoa had to leave the game with … Continue reading The Latest: Hurts’ TD pass ties Georgia in SEC title game

BALTIMORE | Ravens QB Lamar Jackson impressive at 1st NFL training camp

BALTIMORE— The Heisman Trophy that Lamar Jackson earned as a 19-year-old and the 119 touchdowns he produced at Louisville don’t carry any weight at his first NFL training camp. Just like all the other Baltimore Ravens rookies, Jackson has to prove he can make the transition to the pro game. And he’s totally fine with … Continue reading BALTIMORE | Ravens QB Lamar Jackson impressive at 1st NFL training camp