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Old 05-04-2012, 08:28 AM   #21
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The biggest Heisman snub I can recall is Charles Woodson winning it over Peyton Manning.
College Manning didn't deserve the Heisman. He folded anytime UF brought pressure.

UT won a championship without manning
UM won a championship with woodson
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:32 AM   #22
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What would he have done for us if Heisman was still coaching.....man oh man...
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:32 AM   #23
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Regardless of when, Tech men don't have whatever extra element is required to win the Heisman. Ron Dayne won a career award over Joe. A freaking Ohio State QB won it over Calvin... We aren't enough of a football factory to give a guy enough of a bounce or whatever that "it-thing" is that pushes them over the top.

Stealing back Hamilton's Heisman from Dayne would be the only felony I would actively support and participate in.
And Baylor is?
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And Baylor is?
Was thinking the same thing.
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:43 AM   #25
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College Manning didn't deserve the Heisman. He folded anytime UF brought pressure.

UT won a championship without manning
UM won a championship with woodson
So the criteria is winning a championship? Manning folded against UF but was still the best QB in college football. He almost single-handedly won an SEC championship. Woodson was a CB.

If you believe JoeHam should have won over Dayne, then there is no reason to believe Manning shouldn't have won over Woodson.
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Old 05-04-2012, 09:48 AM   #26
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mediocre salary
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mediocre salary
Yeah...I'm sending him a few bucks for gas money...I'm also gonna start sending him care packages...poor guy...
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Old 05-04-2012, 10:24 AM   #28
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Off topic, but Joe Hamilton should've won the Heisman. He was one of the most dominant players I've ever seen. Stupid career awards bias.
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i thought there was no guaranteed money in the NFL?
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i thought there was no guaranteed money in the NFL?
The signing bonus is it. It also makes it difficult to cut him in year 1 or 2 because the salary cap gets hit in that year with the remaining pro-rated signing bonus.
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