Heisman Trophy http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Heisman Trophy en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:05:49 MDT Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss NFL Draft 2014: Prospects ready to end long wait http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653215/NFL-Draft-2014-Prospects-ready-to-end-long-wait.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653215/NFL-Draft-2014-Prospects-ready-to-end-long-wait.html Jadeveon Clowney just wants it to be over already. Wed, 07 May 2014 21:05:00 MDT Utah State's Chuckie Keeton, BYU's Taysom Hill named to Heisman Trophy watch list http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602596/Utah-States-Chuckie-Keeton-BYUs-Taysom-Hill-named-to-Heisman-Trophy-watch-list.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602596/Utah-States-Chuckie-Keeton-BYUs-Taysom-Hill-named-to-Heisman-Trophy-watch-list.html A pair of quarterbacks from the Beehive State — Utah State senior Chuckie Keeton and BYU junior Taysom Hill —... Wed, 07 May 2014 10:10:00 MDT NFL teams are learning to wait — not inflate — draftable quarterbacks http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653103/NFL-teams-are-learning-to-wait-2-not-inflate-2-draftable-quarterbacks.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653103/NFL-teams-are-learning-to-wait-2-not-inflate-2-draftable-quarterbacks.html For the third time in the past 13 years a quarterback wasn’t the top overall pick in last year’s NFL Draft. Odds... Tue, 06 May 2014 11:37:06 MDT Jameis Winston reinstated on FSU baseball team http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653027/Jameis-Winston-reinstated-on-FSU-baseball-team.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765653027/Jameis-Winston-reinstated-on-FSU-baseball-team.html Jameis Winston was reinstated on the FSU baseball team Sunday after completing his community service obligations for... Sun, 04 May 2014 23:00:13 MDT Could Johnny Manziel be the next Steve Young? NFL experts and the former BYU football star weigh in http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602102/Could-Johnny-Manziel-be-the-next-Steve-Young-NFL-experts-and-the-former-BYU-football-star-weigh-in.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865602102/Could-Johnny-Manziel-be-the-next-Steve-Young-NFL-experts-and-the-former-BYU-football-star-weigh-in.html Former 49ers wide receiver Jerry Rice and NFL draft expert Mike Mayock have suggested that Johnny Manziel could be the next... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 13:50:00 MDT AggiesLinks: Chuckie Keeton cleared for action; USU coaches embark on road trip http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601802/AggiesLinks-Chuckie-Keeton-cleared-for-action-USU-coaches-embark-on-road-trip.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865601802/AggiesLinks-Chuckie-Keeton-cleared-for-action-USU-coaches-embark-on-road-trip.html Just seven months after suffering a devastating knee injury, Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton said he has been cleared... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:35:00 MDT Doug Robinson: Norm Chow didn't learn from LaVell Edwards' example http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600530/Norm-Chow-didnt-learn-from-LaVell-Edwards-example.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865600530/Norm-Chow-didnt-learn-from-LaVell-Edwards-example.html Former BYU offensive coordinator Norm Chow struggling as a head coach -- and kicking reporters out of spring practice because... Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:43:17 MDT Jadeveon Clowney believes he should be NFL's top pick http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651115/Jadeveon-Clowney-believes-he-should-be-NFLs-top-pick.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765651115/Jadeveon-Clowney-believes-he-should-be-NFLs-top-pick.html Jadeveon Clowney believes he's the NFL's No. 1 draft pick and says he took a big step toward that goal during South... Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:07:04 MDT Manziel wows elder Bush, others at pro day http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650680/Manziel-wows-elder-Bush-others-at-pro-day.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765650680/Manziel-wows-elder-Bush-others-at-pro-day.html Manziel threw about 65 passes to six receivers, including A&M teammate Mike Evans, who like Manziel is expected to a... Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:04:55 MDT Steve Sarkisian is off and running at USC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649577/Steve-Sarkisian-is-off-and-running-at-USC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765649577/Steve-Sarkisian-is-off-and-running-at-USC.html Tuesday saw 40-year-old Steve Sarkisian usher in a new era at USC by overseeing his first practice as the Trojans’ head... Wed, 12 Mar 2014 09:00:00 MDT Lawyer: FSU QB Jameis Winston volunteered DNA to police http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765642053/Lawyer-FSU-QB-Jameis-Winston-volunteered-DNA-to-police.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765642053/Lawyer-FSU-QB-Jameis-Winston-volunteered-DNA-to-police.html There was a lot of finger-pointing Thursday in the sexual assault investigation involving Florida State's Jameis Winston... Thu, 21 Nov 2013 22:59:35 MST Utah football: Utes battling adversity as season winds down http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590788/Utah-football-Utes-battling-adversity-as-season-winds-down.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590788/Utah-football-Utes-battling-adversity-as-season-winds-down.html Utah’s skid has now reached four games. Saturday’s 44-21 loss at sixth-ranked Oregon has literally knocked the... Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:45:23 MST Utah Utes football: Ducks not invincible, but have Utah's respect http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590582/Utah-Utes-football-Ducks-not-invincible-but-have-Utahs-respect.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590582/Utah-Utes-football-Ducks-not-invincible-but-have-Utahs-respect.html Utes set to face sixth-ranked Oregon Saturday in Eugene. Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:16:13 MST Former U., USU coach Andersen is a good fit at Wisconsin http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590198/Former-U-USU-coach-Andersen-is-a-good-fit-at-Wisconsin.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590198/Former-U-USU-coach-Andersen-is-a-good-fit-at-Wisconsin.html James Everett works at Mickey’s, a popular diner located across the street from Wisconsin’s Camp Randall Stadium.... Fri, 08 Nov 2013 16:00:00 MST Doug Robinson: NCAA wrong again in case of BYU cross-country runner stripped of eligibility for costume race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590194/NCAA-wrong-again-in-case-of-BYU-cross-country-runner-stripped-of-eligibility-for-costume-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865590194/NCAA-wrong-again-in-case-of-BYU-cross-country-runner-stripped-of-eligibility-for-costume-race.html The NCAA ruled that an All-American distance runner at BYU lose a season of eligibility because he ran a race against old men... Fri, 08 Nov 2013 15:00:00 MST College football: Oregon, Stanford will slug it out Thursday night http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641276/College-football-Oregon-Stanford-will-slug-it-out-Thursday-night.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641276/College-football-Oregon-Stanford-will-slug-it-out-Thursday-night.html Stanford hosts Oregon on Thursday night, and most anybody who cares about college football will be watching. Which goes to... Wed, 06 Nov 2013 23:38:36 MST No. 6 Stanford searching for ways to stop Mariota http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641143/No-6-Stanford-searching-for-ways-to-stop-Mariota.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765641143/No-6-Stanford-searching-for-ways-to-stop-Mariota.html Almost every week, Stanford coach David Shaw delegates a backup quarterback to the scout team in practice who can best... Mon, 04 Nov 2013 22:10:00 MST Dick Harmon: BYU legends offer support, praise for Cougar quarterback Taysom Hill http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589773/BYU-legends-offer-support-praise-for-Cougar-quarterback-Taysom-Hill.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589773/BYU-legends-offer-support-praise-for-Cougar-quarterback-Taysom-Hill.html Heading into a huge game at Wisconsin, upstart BYU quarterback Taysom Hill is gaining support and praise from some of his... Sat, 02 Nov 2013 18:58:10 MDT Utah State football: Aggies have a mediocre record but rank in the top 40 nationally in 26 statistical categories http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589395/Utah-State-football-Aggies-have-a-mediocre-record-but-rank-in-the-top-40-nationally-in-26.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865589395/Utah-State-football-Aggies-have-a-mediocre-record-but-rank-in-the-top-40-nationally-in-26.html In reality, the Wizard of Oz was a wizened man without much behind his appearance. The Utah State football team is similar.... Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:55:32 MDT College football outlook: BYU's up-tempo transformation beginning to yield results http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640770/College-football-outlook-BYUs-up-tempo-transformation-beginning-to-yield-results.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640770/College-football-outlook-BYUs-up-tempo-transformation-beginning-to-yield-results.html BYU had an up-tempo mentality before it had an up-tempo offense. Now, an offense that struggled against good competition last... Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:06:54 MDT Commentary: BYU's win over Houston reminder of the good old WAC days http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588936/Commentary-BYUs-win-over-Houston-reminder-of-the-good-old-WAC-days.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588936/Commentary-BYUs-win-over-Houston-reminder-of-the-good-old-WAC-days.html BYU's wild 47-46 win over Houston reminded us of the good old days of LaVell Edwards' high-powered offense back in the WAC. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 21:50:00 MDT Re-ranking the college football teams: Where do BYU, Utah and USU stand after week 8? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588843/Re-ranking-the-college-football-teams-Where-do-BYU-Utah-and-USU-stand-after-week-8.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588843/Re-ranking-the-college-football-teams-Where-do-BYU-Utah-and-USU-stand-after-week-8.html After big wins and losses this week, where do BYU, Utah and USU stand after week eight of the college football season? Tue, 22 Oct 2013 08:15:00 MDT USC-Notre Dame game hasn't lived up to rivalry http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640234/USC-Notre-Dame-game-hasnt-lived-up-to-rivalry.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640234/USC-Notre-Dame-game-hasnt-lived-up-to-rivalry.html The Southern California-Notre Dame rivalry is different than most. Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:00:00 MDT Texas A&M Aggies look for better defense against Auburn http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640235/Texas-AM-Aggies-look-for-better-defense-against-Auburn.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640235/Texas-AM-Aggies-look-for-better-defense-against-Auburn.html No. 7 Texas A&M's offense is rolling as usual this season behind another stellar season from Heisman Trophy winner Johnny... Fri, 18 Oct 2013 18:00:00 MDT NFL: Seahawks to face a stout Cardinals’ run defense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640088/NFL-Seahawks-to-face-a-stout-Cardinals7-run-defense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765640088/NFL-Seahawks-to-face-a-stout-Cardinals7-run-defense.html Pete Carroll long ago reached a stage where every game he coaches — such as Thursday night’s Seattle at Arizona... Wed, 16 Oct 2013 23:38:57 MDT Utah State football: Will the Aggies' school-record conference winning streak end? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588281/Utah-State-football-Will-the-Aggies-school-record-conference-winning-streak-end.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588281/Utah-State-football-Will-the-Aggies-school-record-conference-winning-streak-end.html It’s only appropriate to recall those baker’s dozen games before they start fleeing memories following a likely... Sat, 12 Oct 2013 13:15:00 MDT Ken Driggs: Taysom Hill is on track for rare BYU sophomore QB breakout year http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588156/Ken-Driggs-Taysom-Hill-is-on-track-for-rare-BYU-sophomore-QB-breakout-year.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588156/Ken-Driggs-Taysom-Hill-is-on-track-for-rare-BYU-sophomore-QB-breakout-year.html BYU quarterbacks have had a great legacy, but relatively few of them have had breakout seasons in their sophomore years. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:40:00 MDT Dick Harmon: State of Utah hosts 3 outstanding college football coaches Saturday http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588081/State-of-Utah-hosts-3-outstanding-college-football-coaches-Saturday.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588081/State-of-Utah-hosts-3-outstanding-college-football-coaches-Saturday.html In Boise State's Chris Petersen, Stanford's David Shaw and Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson, the Beehive State will play host... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 19:20:00 MDT BYU football: First-year defensive back Robertson Daniel impresses as a tackler http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588017/BYU-football-First-year-defensive-back-Robertson-Daniel-impresses-as-a-tackler.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865588017/BYU-football-First-year-defensive-back-Robertson-Daniel-impresses-as-a-tackler.html BYU junior Robertson Daniel's natural position is safety. But Daniel has been playing as the Cougars’ starting field... Wed, 09 Oct 2013 01:19:27 MDT Utah State football: Keeton out for the season with knee injury http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587785/Utah-State-football-Keeton-out-for-the-season-with-knee-injury.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587785/Utah-State-football-Keeton-out-for-the-season-with-knee-injury.html Utah State not only lost a tough in-state rivalry game to BYU on Friday night but also found out Saturday that quarterback... Sat, 05 Oct 2013 19:25:00 MDT Commentary: Is Chuckie Keeton's present Taysom Hill's future? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587447/Commentary-Is-Chuckie-Keetons-present-Taysom-Hills-future.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587447/Commentary-Is-Chuckie-Keetons-present-Taysom-Hills-future.html With Taysom Hill as a sophomore and Chuckie Keeton as a junior, will Hill progress to be like Keeton by the time he graduates? Tue, 01 Oct 2013 13:50:00 MDT Today's TCU Horned Frogs: Tomorrow's USU Aggies? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587193/Todays-TCU-Horned-Frogs-Tomorrows-USU-Aggies.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587193/Todays-TCU-Horned-Frogs-Tomorrows-USU-Aggies.html The high level of play of the 2000 TCU and 2012 USU football teams — both of which had a banner sack game —... Thu, 26 Sep 2013 23:05:00 MDT Utah State football: Aggies get back into Mountain West play, face San Jose State Friday night http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587165/Utah-State-football-Aggies-get-back-into-Mountain-West-play-face-San-Jose-State-Friday-night.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587165/Utah-State-football-Aggies-get-back-into-Mountain-West-play-face-San-Jose-State-Friday-night.html The Utah State football team gets back into Mountain West Conference play with a Friday night game at San Jose State. Thu, 26 Sep 2013 17:35:00 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU needs to focus on craft of quarterbacking http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587084/BYU-needs-to-focus-on-craft-of-quarterbacking.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865587084/BYU-needs-to-focus-on-craft-of-quarterbacking.html The craft of quarterbacking and the teaching of this lofty art is sorely needed by inheritors of the brand at BYU. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 16:30:00 MDT Re-ranking the college football teams: Where do BYU, Utah and USU stand after Week 4? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586930/Re-ranking-the-college-football-teams-Where-do-BYU-Utah-and-USU-stand-after-Week-4.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586930/Re-ranking-the-college-football-teams-Where-do-BYU-Utah-and-USU-stand-after-Week-4.html Every week, Paul Myerberg, a writer for USA Today Sports, re-ranks all the college football teams. So where does BYU, Utah... Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:50:00 MDT USU quarterback Chuckie Keeton draws comparison to Russell Wilson, faces big opportunity vs. USC http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586831/USU-quarterback-Chuckie-Keeton-draws-comparison-to-Russell-Wilson-faces-big-opportunity-vs-USC.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865586831/USU-quarterback-Chuckie-Keeton-draws-comparison-to-Russell-Wilson-faces-big-opportunity-vs-USC.html Earlier this week, USC coach Lane Kiffin compared Utah State junior quarterback Chuckie Keeton to second-year Seattle... Fri, 20 Sep 2013 17:50:00 MDT Tebow cut by Patriots, plans to keep playing http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636869/Tebow-cut-by-Patriots-plans-to-keep-playing.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636869/Tebow-cut-by-Patriots-plans-to-keep-playing.html A Heisman Trophy, a riveting playoff game, an international following. Sat, 31 Aug 2013 16:15:00 MDT Column: Manziel's punishment beyond laughable http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636846/Column-Manziels-punishment-beyond-laughable.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636846/Column-Manziels-punishment-beyond-laughable.html Don't blink, or you may miss Johnny Football's suspension. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 20:00:04 MDT Utah State football: Matt Wells takes responsibility for 'total team loss' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585518/Utah-State-football-Matt-Wells-takes-responsibility-for-total-team-loss.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585518/Utah-State-football-Matt-Wells-takes-responsibility-for-total-team-loss.html Thursday's season opener at Utah felt a whole lot more like Groundhog Day than opening night for the Utah State Aggies. USU... Thu, 29 Aug 2013 23:00:00 MDT Utah, USU football: Plenty of storylines surround Utah State Aggies' visit to Rice Eccles http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585403/Utah-USU-football-Plenty-of-storylines-surround-Utah-State-Aggies-visit-to-Rice-Eccles.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585403/Utah-USU-football-Plenty-of-storylines-surround-Utah-State-Aggies-visit-to-Rice-Eccles.html Utes, Aggies to kickoff the season Thursday night at Rice-Eccles Stadium. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 16:05:00 MDT Defense looking to propel BYU to another season-opening win http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585379/Defense-looking-to-propel-BYU-to-another-season-opening-win.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585379/Defense-looking-to-propel-BYU-to-another-season-opening-win.html It’s been seven years since BYU has lost a season-opener. The Cougars narrowly fell at Arizona, 16-13, in 2006, but... Wed, 28 Aug 2013 07:18:50 MDT Doug Robinson: Game of the week — Manziel v. NCAA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585345/Doug-Robinson-Game-of-the-week-2-Manziel-v-NCAA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865585345/Doug-Robinson-Game-of-the-week-2-Manziel-v-NCAA.html The Manziel case, combined with the O'Bannon lawsuit, could bring sweeping changes to the greedy, hypocritical NCAA and its... Tue, 27 Aug 2013 23:47:46 MDT Te'o out of walking boot; Chargers place 3 on IR http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636680/Teo-out-of-walking-boot-Chargers-place-3-on-IR.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636680/Teo-out-of-walking-boot-Chargers-place-3-on-IR.html Manti Te'o hopes he's given the boot to a walking boot he's worn on his sprained right foot since Aug. 9, the day after the... Tue, 27 Aug 2013 23:02:39 MDT Commentary: Independent BYU just needs wins to return to nation's elite http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584879/Commentary-Independent-BYU-just-needs-wins-to-return-to-nations-elite.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584879/Commentary-Independent-BYU-just-needs-wins-to-return-to-nations-elite.html As an independent, BYU is measured by wins, losses and the national polls. Gone are the days when BYU was measured by winning... Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:00:00 MDT Roll Tide! Alabama No. 1 in AP preseason poll http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636071/Roll-Tide-Alabama-No-1-in-AP-preseason-poll.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765636071/Roll-Tide-Alabama-No-1-in-AP-preseason-poll.html Alabama will begin this season the way it ended the last two — No. 1. Sat, 17 Aug 2013 16:00:00 MDT Are Van Noy and Keeton dark horse Heisman contenders? Sports Illustrated lays down the odds http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584842/Are-Van-Noy-and-Keeton-dark-horse-Heisman-contenders-Sports-Illustrated-lays-down-the-odds.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584842/Are-Van-Noy-and-Keeton-dark-horse-Heisman-contenders-Sports-Illustrated-lays-down-the-odds.html In its Aug. 19 print issue, Sports Illustrated predicted the odds for several players to make a Johnny Manziel-like rise to... Fri, 16 Aug 2013 23:20:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Johnny Football could take a lesson from BYU's Ty Detmer on how to sign autographs http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584815/Johnny-Football-could-take-a-lesson-from-BYUs-Ty-Detmer-on-how-to-sign-autographs.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865584815/Johnny-Football-could-take-a-lesson-from-BYUs-Ty-Detmer-on-how-to-sign-autographs.html Texas A&M Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel has found himself steeped in an NCAA investigation over whether he sold... Fri, 16 Aug 2013 17:50:54 MDT Kent State kicks off "comic strip" campaign for Heisman Trophy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635938/Kent-State-kicks-off-comic-strip-campaign-for-Heisman-Trophy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635938/Kent-State-kicks-off-comic-strip-campaign-for-Heisman-Trophy.html Dri Archer has cartoonish speed. The Road Runner might not be able to outrun Kent State's do-it-all running back. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 20:12:55 MDT Gerhart still lurks in Peterson's long shadow http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635885/Gerhart-still-lurks-in-Petersons-long-shadow.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765635885/Gerhart-still-lurks-in-Petersons-long-shadow.html Toby Gerhart is as good as new. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 21:00:00 MDT