Ohio State's Stroud feels slighted going into Rose Bowl
Despite not throwing a pass in a college football game coming into the season, Ohio State's C.J. Stroud had directed the nation's most prolific offense and was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy by the end of it. Stroud agreed that Alabama's Bryce Young was the best player this year, but he isn't happy about finishing fourth behind Young, Michigan's Aidan Hutchinson and Pittsburgh's Kenny Pickett in the Heisman voting.news.yahoo.com
Alabama’s Bryce Young Becomes First Quarterback in Team History to Win the Heisman
The Alabama quarterback became the fifth sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy, college football’s most outstanding player award. Young, 20, also becomes the first Crimson Tide quarterback to win the Heisman, and it marks the second consecutive year an Alabama player has won the award. Bryce is the 8th African American quarterback to win the award. Since 2010, 6 of the 10 quarterbacks selected to win the Heisman are African American. “The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) profoundly congratulates Bryce Young, the African American star quarterback of the University of Alabama, for winning the Heisman Trophy,” NNPA President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., stated.thewestsidegazette.com
Here’s Every Black Heisman Trophy Winner In NCAA History
Written By NewsOne Staff(Source NewsOne):Have you ever wondered how many Black Heisman trophy winners there are? USC has produced the most Black Heisman trophy winners with five, all of whom were running backs. 1961: Ernie Davis, Running Back -SyracuseThe first African American Heisman Trophy winner in 1961, Davis paved the way for a generation of black Heisman hopefuls to come. 2011: Robert Griffin III, QuarterbackBaylorThe quarterback from Baylor won the Heisman trophy on December 10th, 2011, becoming the school’s first winner ever. 2016: Lamar Jackson, QuarterbackUniversity of LouisvilleJackson made history when he became the youngest person ever to receive the Heisman Trophy.thewestsidegazette.com
Alabama annihilation: Crimson Tide steamroll Hurricanes 44-13 in first game of season
From the first whistle of the game to the last, the Miami Hurricanes never stood a chance against the Goliath-like Alabama Crimson Tide. Young had only thrown nine passes in his career prior to the game today after he spent last season backing up Mac Jones. Redshirt junior tight end Cameron Latu, who came into the game with very little game experience as well, torched Miami’s defense with two touchdowns. “I feel like we tackled like it was an opener and not like we’ve been practicing,” redshirt senior defensive end Zach McCloud said. Miami was without their defensive leader for most of the game after redshirt senior cornerback Bubba Bolden, redshirt senior cornerback, a team captain, was ejected from the game in the first quarter after he was called for targeting.themiamihurricane.com
Live Blog: No. 14 Miami vs No. 1 Alabama
The Miami Hurricanes face the University of Alabama at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Follow along with our live scoring summary and analysis below:First quarter (12:07): Miami 0, Alabama 7: John Metchie III catches a 37-yard touchdown pass from Bryce Young.themiamihurricane.com
After a bounce-back 2020 campaign, the Hurricanes look to take college football by storm this fall
The Miami Hurricanes have been far from perfect since head coach Manny Diaz took over after the 2018 season. Below is a breakdown of this year’s schedule for the Hurricanes as they look to gain momentum after a bounce-back 2020 season. With an aggressive defensive line and experienced secondary, the Miami defense should be able to rattle whoever gets the starting nod. In the game, Miami had 12 penalties totaling 101 yards of field possession, which left them trailing all game long. For the Wolfpack offense, quarterback Devin Leary is a redshirt junior entering his first year as a definite starter.themiamihurricane.com
Playmakers wanted: Defending champ Alabama replacing stars
Saban and Alabama opened spring practice Friday, March 19, 2021l with an immediate goal. For now, they need to find replacements for three of college football's top offensive weapons. Patterson, File)Nick Saban and Alabama opened spring practice Friday with an immediate goal. He also didn't get a spring practice last year because of the pandemic. The Crimson Tide holds its spring game on April 17 and opens the regular season against Miami on Sept. 4 in Atlanta.
Alabama follows up title by finalizing star-studded class
The recruiting class that Alabama finalized Wednesday has the highest rating in the history of the 247Sports Composite team rankings, which go back to 2010. Steve Wilfong, the director of recruiting for 247Sports, notes this celebrated Alabama class arrives as most of the Tide’s decorated 2017 class departs. Ad“You’re replacing one of the best recruiting classes ever for what they accomplished with maybe the best recruiting class on paper coming in,” Wiltfong said. While plenty of SEC teams joined Alabama in signing impressive classes, Ohio State stood out from its Big Ten foes. All three were quarterbacks, with Bryce Young enrolling at Alabama, DJ Uiagalelei selecting Clemson and CJ Stroud selecting Ohio State.
Roll redemption: No. 3 Alabama aims to restore dominance
3 Crimson Tide received that programs equivalent of a humbling last season, if an 11-2 record can qualify as such. Alabama failed to make the College Football Playoffs for the first time thanks largely to a 48-45, regular season-ending loss to rival Auburn. Making matters worse, that followed a 2018 season that ended with national championship game thrashing at the hands of Clemson. Speculation abounded that highly recruited freshman Bryce Young might push Jones for the starting job before COVID-19 canceled spring practice. Harris emerged as Alabamas latest star runner last season, gaining 1,224 yards and scoring 20 combined touchdowns rushing and receiving.