Vince Young Turned Down Reggie Bush’s Heisman Trophy in 2010
The 2005 Heisman Trophy battle was essentially a three-way race between Texas quarterback Vince Young and USC’s Reggie Bush and Matt Leinart. In the end, Bush won the Heisman, Young finished second in the balloting, and Leinart came in a relatively distant third. Fittingly, the trio met on the field in the 2006 Rose Bowl to conclude the season and crown a national champion, a game that the Trojans led 38–33 until the final seconds of the game. (Let’s go ahead and watch what happened on fourth and 5 one more time, in case you’ve forgotten how it ended.) Bush earned the Heisman, Young earned the National Championship, and both players went on to enjoy NFL careers that were alternatingly spectacular and disappointing. By the…View Original Post
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