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Heisman Grid: The Showdown In Arizona

Widely seen as the front-runners for the Heisman trophy, Cam Newton and LaMichael James will meet in the BCS title game. Click here for our full player value and buzz rankings of the top college football players in America.Read the rest of this entry » SportsGrid

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Six Heisman Trophy Voters Boycott Cam Newton

Six Heisman Trophy voters noted today that not only will they not be placing Cam Newton at the top of their ballots - the Auburn quarterback won’t be on their ballots at all. (Five non-votes and one abstention.) Mike Bianchi of the ORLANDO SENTINEL and longtime college football writer Michael Bradley cited Newton’s off the field issues as it pertains to the “integrity” clause in the Heisman Trust’s mission statement. Excerpt from Bianchi’s blog post detailing his decision: That’s right, it says the pursuit of excellence with “INTEGRITY.”  And, yet, here we have Cam Newton, a player who left the University of Florida amid allegations of academic fraud and after he was found with a stolen laptop computer and threw it out the window when police arrived; a player whose recruitment is [...]

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