Justin Tucker kicked his sixth field goal of the game, a 61 yarder with 38 seconds left, as the Baltimore Ravens beat the Detroit Lions 18-16 Monday night. The victory gave the Ravens the lead for the AFC’s second wild card playoff spot.
Robert Griffin III beat out preseason favorite Andrew Luck for the Heisman Trophy.
About the outcome of the Heisman Trophy race or what NFL franchise might select him with the No. 1 overall pick perhaps? No, Luck has other priorities at the moment.
Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Trent Richardson, Tyrann Mathieu and Montee Ball are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy.
With a week to wait to learn the program’s postseason fate and the announcement of the Heisman Trophy finalists, Stanford’s David Shaw is playing more politics than football at the moment.
Andrew Luck cemented his status atop Stanford’s record books, made his final case for the Heisman Trophy and put the program in position for a second straight BCS bowl.
The Cardinal still have a chance to make a BCS bowl and keep alive their faint hopes for a Pac-12 title, and the Golden Bears could wreck Stanford’s season and move into a more marquee postseason game.
All those wondering what might change after Stanford’s offseason coaching shakeup were given an emphatic answer Saturday.
He knows there will be a ton of pressure and pageantry that will follow him next fall as the presumptive Heisman Trophy favorite, a year after being the runner-up to Cam Newton for college football’s most prestigious award.
The major storyline of spring practice is finding replacements for three starters on the offensive line. There are also open position battles at linebacker, defensive line, cornerback and backup quarterback.