Watson Finishes Second in Heisman Trophy

Clemson, S.C. (CAC)—Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson finished second to Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson in the Heisman Trophy balloting released Saturday night by the Heisman Trust in New York City.   It marked the second consecutive year the Tiger signal caller finished in the top three of the voting of over 900 media from around the nation. Watson finished with 1524 points…

Heisman Trophy: The statistical case for the finalists

A linebacker is among the 2016 Heisman Trophy finalists, but a running back is not. That is among the storylines heading into Saturday’s ceremony (8 p.m. ET, ESPN/WatchESPN). Record-setting season for Louisville’s Jackson Lamar Jackson passed for 3,390 yards and 30 touchdowns with nine interceptions. The sophomore was valuable running the ball, too, accumulating 1,538 yards and 21 touchdowns on…

Watson Named Heisman Finalist for Second Time

Clemson, S.C. (CAC)— Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson has been named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy for the second consecutive year.  He is the first player from any school named a Heisman finalist in consecutive years since Johnny Manziel of Texas A&M in 2012 and 2013.  Watson is the first ACC player to be a two-time Heisman Finalist as well….