LoveTheKittens"Good for all those individuals, too bad football
is a team sport (with 3 teams on each side)."Not too surprising
that a Utah fan would fail to understand that national individual awards in
major college football are as much a team accomplishment as an individual
accomplishment.Do you honestly think any quarterback, no matter how
skilled, could be a serious Heisman candidate without having a great offensive
line to block for him and a great group of receivers to catch his passes?
@Christy BGood for all those individuals, too bad football is a team sport
(with 3 teams on each side).
Congrats to both of these players. Both are well deserving of the accolades.I love to watch Andy week in and week out. I am glad we don't have
to face KVN any more, he is an awesome LB and will do well in the NFL.Thank you Christy B for taking a nice story about well deserved national
attention being given to two classy, talented football players, and turning it
all about you and your Utah obsessed agenda.Go Utes!!All hail
Prince Phillips!!Keep up the good work KVN!
Congrats to both of these players! Both of them should have long NFL careers
should they choose to explore that opportunity, and should they avoid injury!I'm really not sure what the two publications that didnt have both
on the first team were thinking, but thats college football. Don't
understand how you can be perfect in FGs, PATs, as well as 2 for 2 on onside
kicks, and still not be first team, but that's just me using logic I guess.
Cool story. Good for them, they were great players. Don't remember ever
saying anything to try to discredit them or their accomplishments, like you did.
StGtoSLCAlex Smith finished 4th in Heisman voting and Lee Grosscup
finished 10th.In more than half a dozen seasons, BYU quarterbacks
finished higher in Heisman voting, including, of course, Ty Detmer, who won the
Heisman in 1990 and finished 3rd in 1991.Gary Shiede 8thGifford Nielsen 6thMarc Wilson 3rdJim McMahon 5th and 3rdSteve Young 2ndRobbie Bosco 3rd and 3rdTy Detmer 9th, 1st, and
3rdGary Shiede, Marc Wilson, Jim McMahon, Steve Young, Robbie Bosco,
Ty Detmer, and Steve Sarkisian all won Sammy Baugh Trophies (nation's best
passer)Jim McMahon, Steve Young, and Ty Detmer all won Davey
O'Brien Awards (created in 1981 to recognize the nation's best
Christy, Lee Grosscup and Alex Smith were both Heisman finalists.
Good luck KVN and Andy.Adding a Dick Butkus Award to BYU's long
list of national individual awards would be a fitting finish to KVN's BYU
career.King Louie is the only Ute ever to come close to winning a
national individual award for the Utes.
@Chris BI'd prefer to not have it come down to a last second
Our new King Louie! Way to go Andy!
Go Utes.The skier is going to kick a last second field goal one of
these games. Keep working hard guys! Proud of you.
Congrats to two great players.
From a died-in-the-wool Aggie, I have to say that Van Noy is the best college
linebacker I have ever seen. I watch to see where he is on every play. I sure
wish he had taken his chance to go pro after last season.