Posts Tagged Heisman Trophy

Playoff participants stack AP All-America team

In this Nov. 29, 2014, file photo, Florida State tight end Nick O'Leary (35) catches a pass in the end zone for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida in Tallahassee, Fla. The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team. Florida State leads the way with three first-team All-Americans: tight end Nick O’Leary, guard Tre Jackson and kicker Roberto Aguayo, who is an All-American for the second straight season. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.

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Oregon QB Marcus Mariota wins Heisman Trophy

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota poses for photographers after being awarded the Heisman Trophy, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Mariota wrote it all down, every word of his Heisman Trophy acceptance speech. It was a good thing, too, because getting through it might have been tougher than sprinting away from a linebacker or tossing a touchdown pass for Oregon’s understated star.

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Scandal-free Heisman ceremony focused on football

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon, left, and Alabama receiver Amari Cooper, both Heisman Trophy finalist, laugh as they poses with the trophy at a press conference, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in New York. The award is to be presented Saturday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

NEW YORK (AP) — It was just two guys talking football and posing for pictures with a big bronze trophy.

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Oregon QB Mariota big winner at awards show

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota arrives at the College Football Awards presentation, Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014, at in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Marcus Mariota put up nearly flawless numbers this season in leading Oregon to a spot in the first College Football Playoff.

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