Heisman Trophy http://www.deseretnews.com/home/ Heisman Trophy en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Sun, 28 Dec 2014 00:00:01 MST Sun, 28 Dec 2014 07:28:16 MST Newspapers http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Doug Robinson: Gifford Nielsen knows how BYU quarterback Taysom Hill feels http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613149/Gifford-Nielsen-knows-how-BYU-quarterback-Taysom-Hill-feels.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613149/Gifford-Nielsen-knows-how-BYU-quarterback-Taysom-Hill-feels.html Gifford Nielsen, who was on the sideline when Taysom Hill was injured, immediately saw parallels with his own experience as a... Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:05:00 MDT Hazardous duty: Injuries have been a prominent part of playing quarterback at BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613113/Hazardous-duty-Injuries-have-been-a-prominent-part-of-playing-quarterback-at-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613113/Hazardous-duty-Injuries-have-been-a-prominent-part-of-playing-quarterback-at-BYU.html Taysom Hill's knee injury is another reminder that injuries come with the job of being a BYU quarterback. Since the LaVell... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 16:55:00 MDT The 2014 Heisman Trophy tracker, week 7: Unexpected results shake up the rankings http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613076/The-2014-Heisman-Trophy-tracker-week-7-Unexpected-results-shake-up-the-rankings.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865613076/The-2014-Heisman-Trophy-tracker-week-7-Unexpected-results-shake-up-the-rankings.html A look at the top candidates for the 2014 Heisman Trophy and how they have performed so far this season. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 13:25:00 MDT Mariota leads No. 12 Oregon's 42-30 rout of UCLA http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661067/Mariota-leads-No-12-Oregons-42-30-rout-of-UCLA.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765661067/Mariota-leads-No-12-Oregons-42-30-rout-of-UCLA.html One snap after Oregon's defense recovered Brett Hundley's fumble deep in UCLA territory, Marcus Mariota found an edge and... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 18:58:20 MDT Dick Harmon: BYU's chances at UCF hinge on defense, not Christian Stewart's rookie start http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612705/BYUs-chances-at-UCF-hinge-on-defense-not-Christian-Stewarts-rookie-start.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612705/BYUs-chances-at-UCF-hinge-on-defense-not-Christian-Stewarts-rookie-start.html The Cougars should generate enough offense to go on the road and defeat Central Florida, but their defense will have to play... Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:40:00 MDT Heisman Trophy tracker, week 6: Who took over the No. 1 spot? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612525/Heisman-Trophy-tracker-week-6-Who-took-over-the-No-1-spot.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612525/Heisman-Trophy-tracker-week-6-Who-took-over-the-No-1-spot.html A look at the players who are most worthy of the Heisman Trophy to this point in the season. Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:30:00 MDT Christian Stewart confident about role as BYU's new starting quarterback http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612427/Christian-Stewart-confident-about-role-as-BYUs-new-starting-quarterback.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612427/Christian-Stewart-confident-about-role-as-BYUs-new-starting-quarterback.html BYU’s new starting quarterback certainly isn’t lacking confidence. Senior Christian Stewart has taken over for... Sun, 05 Oct 2014 15:53:05 MDT Randy Hollis: Nobody but the Aggies and their most ardent fans believed they could beat BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612430/Nobody-but-the-Aggies-and-their-most-ardent-fans-believed-they-could-beat-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612430/Nobody-but-the-Aggies-and-their-most-ardent-fans-believed-they-could-beat-BYU.html Nobody in their right mind, except maybe the most ardent Aggie fans and that determined group of guys in Utah State's locker... Sat, 04 Oct 2014 17:30:16 MDT BYU quarterback Taysom Hill fractures left leg against Utah State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612387/BYU-quarterback-Taysom-Hill-fractures-left-leg-against-Utah-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612387/BYU-quarterback-Taysom-Hill-fractures-left-leg-against-Utah-State.html BYU star quarterback Taysom Hill leaves Friday's game against Utah State after suffering a left leg fracture. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 23:10:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Jim McMahon graciously accepts high honors from BYU administrators http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612389/Jim-McMahon-graciously-accepts-high-honors-from-BYU-administrators.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612389/Jim-McMahon-graciously-accepts-high-honors-from-BYU-administrators.html It took decades, but BYU and Jim McMahon made it official Friday. He is in the school's Hall of Fame and his jersey is retired. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 23:05:00 MDT Rodney Smith: Jameis Winston's one game suspension is insufficient http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612327/Jameis-Winstons-one-game-suspension-is-insufficient.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612327/Jameis-Winstons-one-game-suspension-is-insufficient.html Despite the fact that an NFL scouting report of Jameis Winston today reads like a police rap sheet, FSU and the NCAA are... Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:49:33 MDT Arizona stuns No. 2 Oregon for 2nd straight year, 31-24 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660576/Arizona-stuns-No-2-Oregon-for-2nd-straight-year-31-24.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765660576/Arizona-stuns-No-2-Oregon-for-2nd-straight-year-31-24.html Scooby Wright was just focused on stopping Marcus Mariota. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 11:31:03 MDT Hill and the return of McMahon, royal blue highlight USU's visit to No. 18 BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612226/Hill-and-the-return-of-McMahon-royal-blue-highlight-USUs-visit-to-No-18-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612226/Hill-and-the-return-of-McMahon-royal-blue-highlight-USUs-visit-to-No-18-BYU.html It has all the trappings of a memorable night at LaVell Edwards Stadium. No. 18 BYU will be sporting its throwback royal blue... Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:30:00 MDT Guest commentary: Cougar scoring blasts highlight season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612163/Guest-commentary-Cougar-scoring-blasts-highlight-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612163/Guest-commentary-Cougar-scoring-blasts-highlight-season.html The four-game Cougar football season has been unusually productive, with an emphasis on the unusual. In the first three... Wed, 01 Oct 2014 23:45:00 MDT Doug Robinson: Making sense of retired jerseys and hall induction http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612075/Making-sense-of-retired-jerseys-and-hall-induction.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612075/Making-sense-of-retired-jerseys-and-hall-induction.html Jim McMahon gets his jersey retired on Friday night, 33 years after he threw his last pass for BYU, but what about the others... Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:40:00 MDT Honoring a legend: BYU star quarterback Jim McMahon provided Cougars with plenty of memories http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612110/Honoring-a-legend-BYU-star-quarterback-Jim-McMahon-provided-Cougars-with-plenty-of-memories.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612110/Honoring-a-legend-BYU-star-quarterback-Jim-McMahon-provided-Cougars-with-plenty-of-memories.html BYU quarterback Jim McMahon will have his jersey retired three decades after starring for the Cougars. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:15:00 MDT Heisman Trophy tracker, week 5: Ranking the top 20 candidates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612049/Heisman-Trophy-tracker-week-5-Ranking-the-top-20-candidates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865612049/Heisman-Trophy-tracker-week-5-Ranking-the-top-20-candidates.html A look at the leading candidates for the 2014 Heisman Trophy to this point in the football season. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:43:28 MDT Dick Harmon: NFL's Goodell seeks out Ty Detmer, Texas' Charlie Strong http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611994/NFLs-Goodell-seeks-out-Ty-Detmer-Texas-Charlie-Strong.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611994/NFLs-Goodell-seeks-out-Ty-Detmer-Texas-Charlie-Strong.html With public relations issues plaguing the NFL over domestic violence issues and league policies and discipline, Commissioner... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:05:00 MDT Sunday Morning QB: Stars and stats from Utah's heartbreaking loss to Washington State http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611941/Sunday-Morning-QB-Stars-and-stats-from-Utahs-heartbreaking-loss-to-Washington-State.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611941/Sunday-Morning-QB-Stars-and-stats-from-Utahs-heartbreaking-loss-to-Washington-State.html The Utes didn’t start Pac-12 play the way they had hoped, suffering a heartbreaking 28-27 home loss to Washington State... Sun, 28 Sep 2014 09:30:00 MDT BYU football notebook: Mitchell Juergens emerges as contributor on offense http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611895/BYU-football-notebook-Mitchell-Juergens-emerges-as-contributor-on-offense.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611895/BYU-football-notebook-Mitchell-Juergens-emerges-as-contributor-on-offense.html To many observers, the emergence of wide receiver Mitchell Juergens has been a pleasant surprise. But Juergens isn’t... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 16:25:00 MDT Peavler: Even with a few thorns, BYU football fans should smell the roses after 4-0 start http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611631/Peavler-Even-with-a-few-thorns-BYU-football-fans-should-smell-the-roses-after-4-0-start.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611631/Peavler-Even-with-a-few-thorns-BYU-football-fans-should-smell-the-roses-after-4-0-start.html While there have been plenty of thorns, BYU's 4-0 start to the 2014 season has been rosy. The Cougars are undefeated in their... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 11:50:00 MDT BYU off to rare 4-0 start, but how will Cougars finish? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611597/BYU-off-to-rare-4-0-start-but-how-will-Cougars-finish.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611597/BYU-off-to-rare-4-0-start-but-how-will-Cougars-finish.html In the 90 years of BYU’s football history, the Cougars have opened a season 4-0 just eight times. This is one of those... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:40:00 MDT Heisman Trophy tracker, week 4: Ranking the top 20 candidates http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611455/Heisman-Trophy-tracker-week-4-Ranking-the-top-20-candidates.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611455/Heisman-Trophy-tracker-week-4-Ranking-the-top-20-candidates.html Ranking the best candidates for the Heisman Trophy to this point in the season. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:45:00 MDT Pac-12 conference is off to strong start in 2014 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611552/Pac-12-conference-is-off-to-strong-start-in-2014.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611552/Pac-12-conference-is-off-to-strong-start-in-2014.html The Pac-12 conference is off to a strong start for the 2014 football season with a 29-4 non-conference record with five teams... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:45:00 MDT Utah State pressing pause ahead of BYU game next week http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611542/Utah-State-pressing-pause-ahead-of-BYU-game-next-week.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611542/Utah-State-pressing-pause-ahead-of-BYU-game-next-week.html Plenty of things have Utah State coach Matt Wells hitting the pause button as the Aggies prepare to play No. 20 BYU in Provo... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:50:00 MDT Dick Harmon: Knuckleheads with Heismans hurting image of trophy http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611530/Knuckleheads-with-Heismans-hurting-image-of-trophy.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611530/Knuckleheads-with-Heismans-hurting-image-of-trophy.html The Heisman Trophy, college football's most coveted individual prize, has hatched tremendous ambassadors for the game since... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:05:00 MDT Florida State suspends Winston for entire game http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659943/Florida-State-suspends-Winston-for-entire-game.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659943/Florida-State-suspends-Winston-for-entire-game.html Florida State has suspended Jameis Winston for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday, interim President Garnett S.... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:02:07 MDT BYU confirms Jim McMahon will be inducted into school's Athletic Hall of Fame, have jersey retired http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611202/BYU-confirms-Jim-McMahon-will-be-inducted-into-schools-Athletic-Hall-of-Fame-have-jersey-retired.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611202/BYU-confirms-Jim-McMahon-will-be-inducted-into-schools-Athletic-Hall-of-Fame-have-jersey-retired.html Twenty-three years after McMahon completed his eligibility, BYU announced Thursday that it will retire McMahon’s No. 9... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:28:35 MDT Utes focused on Wolverines, not Michigan's tradition http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611145/Utes-focused-on-Wolverines-not-Michigans-tradition.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611145/Utes-focused-on-Wolverines-not-Michigans-tradition.html Saturday's game at the Big House isn't about the past but the present for Utah. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:15:00 MDT BYU's Hill has come a long way since loss at Virginia http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611087/BYUs-Hill-has-come-a-long-way-since-loss-at-Virginia.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611087/BYUs-Hill-has-come-a-long-way-since-loss-at-Virginia.html After BYU quarterback Taysom Hill trudged off the field at water-logged Scott Stadium in Charlottesville a little more than a... Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:35:00 MDT Heisman Trophy tracker: Week 3, injuries shake up race http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611031/Heisman-Trophy-tracker-Week-3-injuries-shake-up-race.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865611031/Heisman-Trophy-tracker-Week-3-injuries-shake-up-race.html A look at the players who have the best shot to take home the 2014 Heisman Trophy. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:15:00 MDT BYU off to first 3-0 start in 6 seasons, but Cougars not satisfied http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610895/BYU-off-to-first-3-0-start-in-6-seasons-but-Cougars-not-satisfied.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610895/BYU-off-to-first-3-0-start-in-6-seasons-but-Cougars-not-satisfied.html With its 33-25 victory over Houston last Thursday, No. 25 BYU has opened with a 3-0 record for just the second time in 10... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:29:25 MDT AAC commish: BYU is a 'power' team http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610772/AAC-commish-BYU-is-a-power-team.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610772/AAC-commish-BYU-is-a-power-team.html AAC Commissioner Mike Aresco says it makes "no sense" that people don't consider BYU a "power conference." Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:15:00 MDT For No. 25 BYU, every week is a 'one-game season' http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610645/For-No-25-BYU-every-week-is-a-one-game-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610645/For-No-25-BYU-every-week-is-a-one-game-season.html It’s a one-game season. That’s No. 25 BYU’s mantra, and, just days after a dominating 41-7 victory at... Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:45:23 MDT The 2014 Heisman Trophy tracker, week two http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610456/The-2014-Heisman-Trophy-tracker-week-two.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610456/The-2014-Heisman-Trophy-tracker-week-two.html A look at the players who have separated themselves in the early season in the race for the Heisman Trophy. Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:50:00 MDT In case you missed it: Manziel sits, flags fly in Week 1 of the NFL season http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659341/In-case-you-missed-it-Manziel-sits-flags-fly-in-Week-1-of-the-NFL-season.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659341/In-case-you-missed-it-Manziel-sits-flags-fly-in-Week-1-of-the-NFL-season.html Unlike in recent years — think Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III, Cam Newton or Matthew Stafford — quarterbacks... Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:25:00 MDT Suisham's winner lifts Steelers over Browns 30-27 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659329/Suishams-winner-lifts-Steelers-over-Browns-30-27.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659329/Suishams-winner-lifts-Steelers-over-Browns-30-27.html Shaun Suisham drilled a 41-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 30-27 victory over the... Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:29:31 MDT Dick Harmon: Taysom Hill's leap of faith ignites BYU blowout over Texas http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610432/Taysom-Hills-leap-of-faith-ignites-BYU-blowout-over-Texas.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610432/Taysom-Hills-leap-of-faith-ignites-BYU-blowout-over-Texas.html The Texas Longhorns were gunning for Taysom Hill, but the BYU junior calmly ran for three touchdowns Saturday night, his... Sat, 06 Sep 2014 22:30:00 MDT Behind the Scenes: Checking in with Utah State football http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610169/Behind-the-Scenes-Checking-in-with-Utah-State-football.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610169/Behind-the-Scenes-Checking-in-with-Utah-State-football.html Take a behind-the-scenes peak at the days leading up to Utah State University's football season-opener against the Volunteers... Wed, 03 Sep 2014 18:55:22 MDT Texas looking to slow down BYU quarterback Hill this time http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610162/Texas-looking-to-slow-down-BYU-quarterback-Hill-this-time.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865610162/Texas-looking-to-slow-down-BYU-quarterback-Hill-this-time.html No doubt the Eyes of Texas are fixed on BYU quarterback Taysom Hill. It seems everyone in the Lone Star State knows all about... Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:40:00 MDT The 2014 Heisman Trophy tracker: Week 1 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609997/The-2014-Heisman-Trophy-tracker-Week-1.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609997/The-2014-Heisman-Trophy-tracker-Week-1.html A look at how the top Heisman Trophy candidates for 2014 fared during the opening week of the season. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:08:17 MDT Vols defense wants to build on its early momentum http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659012/Vols-defense-wants-to-build-on-its-early-momentum.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765659012/Vols-defense-wants-to-build-on-its-early-momentum.html Tennessee is accustomed to kicking off the year with a dominant defensive performance. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:02:09 MDT USU football: Aggies geared up to take on the Vols http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609925/USU-football-Aggies-geared-up-to-take-on-the-Vols.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609925/USU-football-Aggies-geared-up-to-take-on-the-Vols.html Although Tennessee is young and inexperienced, it will have a sold-out Neyland Stadium on its side Sunday night Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:25:00 MDT Aggies' Heisman watch could begin with win in SEC country http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609893/Aggies-Heisman-watch-could-begin-with-win-in-SEC-country.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609893/Aggies-Heisman-watch-could-begin-with-win-in-SEC-country.html The Utah State University Chuckie Keeton Heisman Trophy watch could begin with a win deep in SEC country against the... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:56:21 MDT Dick Harmon: It's Taysom Hill time on the Eastern Seaboard. Is he ready? http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609715/Its-Taysom-Hill-time-on-the-Eastern-Seaboard-Is-he-ready.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609715/Its-Taysom-Hill-time-on-the-Eastern-Seaboard-Is-he-ready.html There are a lot of opportunities for BYU junior Taysom Hill to have some iconic moments this year, and he has plenty of... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:45:00 MDT USU Football: Chuckie Keeton pegged as Heisman winner by national pundit http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609689/USU-Football-Chuckie-Keeton-pegged-as-Heisman-winner-by-national-pundit.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609689/USU-Football-Chuckie-Keeton-pegged-as-Heisman-winner-by-national-pundit.html One Grantland.com writer pegs Chuckie Keeton as the Heisman winner and USA Today thinks that Matt Wells might not be in Logan... Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:00:00 MDT Ranking the best season by a quarterback in BYU history http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609484/Ranking-the-best-season-by-a-quarterback-in-BYU-history.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609484/Ranking-the-best-season-by-a-quarterback-in-BYU-history.html A look at who had the best season as a signal caller in BYU history. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:00:00 MDT Utah State football: 'It's the most exciting, best time ever to be an Aggie,' Wells says http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609469/Utah-State-football-Its-the-most-exciting-best-time-ever-to-be-an-Aggie-Wells-says.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865609469/Utah-State-football-Its-the-most-exciting-best-time-ever-to-be-an-Aggie-Wells-says.html Utah State's resurgent football program, with a total of 20 victories and two bowl game victories over the past two seasons,... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 09:55:00 MDT An early look at the preseason Heisman hopefuls http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607664/An-early-look-at-the-preseason-Heisman-hopefuls.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607664/An-early-look-at-the-preseason-Heisman-hopefuls.html A look at the most likely candidates for the 2014 Heisman Trophy and how they performed a season ago to earn consideration. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:50:00 MDT Back for an encore: Taysom Hill working to be more of a 'complete quarterback' for BYU http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607652/Back-for-an-encore-Taysom-Hill-working-to-be-more-of-a-complete-quarterback-for-BYU.html http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865607652/Back-for-an-encore-Taysom-Hill-working-to-be-more-of-a-complete-quarterback-for-BYU.html As well as BYU quarterback Taysom Hill played at times last season — rushing for more than 1,344 yards and throwing for... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:55:00 MDT