Griffin wins Baylor's first Heisman Trophy
December 10th, 2011
08:57 PM ET

Griffin wins Baylor's first Heisman Trophy

Baylor University quarterback Robert Griffin III has won the 2011 Heisman Trophy.

Griffin bested a field of finalists that included Wisconsin running back Montee Ball, Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, Louisiana State cornerback Tyrann Mathieu and Alabama running back Trent Richardson. The award was announced Saturday night in New York.

The award, which honors the most outstanding player in college football, is voted on by hundreds of media members and past winners.

Griffin has passed for 3,998 yards this year and accounted for 45 touchdowns (36 passing, nine rushing). Griffin is the first Baylor player to receive the Heisman Trophy.

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  1. honey badger fan

    Rkarp....right on, brother!!!!!

    December 10, 2011 at 9:35 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Ninja Food

    Breaking news. This is extremely sad. I used to watch football like you that I took an arrow to the knee.

    December 10, 2011 at 9:39 pm | Report abuse |
  3. s kel

    LOL george I like sports , but I totally agree with you on this.

    December 10, 2011 at 10:13 pm | Report abuse |
  4. F1

    Who? Who is this guy? Oh well

    December 10, 2011 at 10:27 pm | Report abuse |
  5. the elder one

    haha arrow to the knee. Kudos. Wasnt expecting to see that. Only fans of the genre will understand it.

    December 10, 2011 at 10:57 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Big Game James

    Breaking news. Hmmmm. Doesn't that mean news that just happened and is important to a large mass of people. My computer has these things called links. It's real crazy but you put the little arrow over the topic you'd like to read like news, sports, politics, etc. They actually give you other things to choose to read.Wow golly gee!!

    December 10, 2011 at 11:02 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Big Game James

    RGIII congrats. Two years in a row. Somewhere in Alabama a Keystone Light hit the trailer wall!!

    December 10, 2011 at 11:07 pm | Report abuse |
  8. gung hoe

    Well here ya go.Some good news and all you fools know what to do is complaine!geez rg3 deserves our congratulations .How would you like to be any of the griffin family and get on here and read what you post,patehetic.If you didnt like the story simple dont read it.Oh 23mins later is another thread maybe thats news to you

    December 11, 2011 at 4:06 am | Report abuse |
  9. F1

    How about the green bay packers 12- 0

    December 11, 2011 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Ancient Texan

    Great, he is very impressive and fun to watch. (unless it's watching him destroying my Red Raiders).

    December 11, 2011 at 12:49 pm | Report abuse |
  11. gung hoe

    @F1 Hate to blow your grand illusion but the black and silver will be leaving the pack black and blue and wishin they were playing the vikes

    December 11, 2011 at 1:29 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Ish333

    No way. Trent Richardson should have won. Hey if he's so good how come Baylor lost lost 3 games.

    December 11, 2011 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
  13. tif31

    ?

    December 12, 2011 at 12:29 am | Report abuse |
  14. carpal tunnel syndrom

    You know therefore considerably in relation to this matter, made me personally believe it from a lot of various angles. Its like men and women don't seem to be involved until it's something to accomplish with Lady gaga! Your own stuffs excellent. At all times deal with it up!

    June 14, 2012 at 12:47 am | Report abuse |
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