Heisman Trophy

The 19-year-old college football player was awarded the 82nd Heisman Trophy for an outstanding sophomore season with the Cardinals.

Rashaan Salaam, a star football player at the University of Colorado and former Chicago Bears running back, won the Heisman Trophy in 1994.

Have you ever wondered how many black Heisman winners there were? Well the NewsOne Team searched the web and couldn’t find a list. So we made one for you! Officially, there are 27. Unofficially, there are 28. (Reggie Bush of USC forfeited his 2005 trophy in 2010) Eight Heisman trophies went to black players in […]

NEW YORK — Cam Newton thanked his mother, then his father. And then he paused to compose himself.

NEW YORK – Mark Ingram dabbed his eyes, took a deep breath and tried to steady himself. All set, he accepted the Heisman that completes Alabama’s trophy case. The tough-running tailback turned tearful after winning the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night in the closest vote in the award’s 75-year history. Next, he’ll try to lead […]