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Each week during the year, we'd wrap up the weekend looking at the Champs and Chumps from the action. With the 2011 regular season coming to a close, here's a look at the "Champs" from the 2011 College Fantasy Football season - the players who lived up to their preseason hype and posted great stats.
For a look at this season's Chumps, click here.
1. Case Keenum, Houston- While Keenum may not have finished out the season the way people expected with his disappointing performance in the C-USA championship game, the senior QB still justified his ranking as the top option at the position. Keenum finished the season with a whopping 45:5 touchdown to interception ratio and over 5,000 yards passing. That made his fantasy owners very happy, as he was most likely taken No. 1 overall.
2. Robert Griffin III, Baylor- We knew RG3 was good, as we had him rated the No. 2 overall QB in the preseason power rankings on CFG. We just didn’t...
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Wisconsin running back Montee Ball was considered a darkhorse all along to win the Heisman Trophy, so perhaps the end result shouldn't come as much of a surprise.On Saturday night, Ball finished fourth in the Heisman voting, behind Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, who won the Heisman, Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck and Alabama running back Trent Richardson.Ball received...
Oregon Ducks football bloger Travis Koehler weighs in with his analysis and opinion of the 2012 Rose Bowl game. A couple of 11-2 teams square off in the Rose Bowl when the Pac-12 Champion Ducks take on the champions of the Big Ten, the Wisconsin Badgers. LaMichael James and Darron Thoma vs. Montee Ball. We've got your Wisconsin vs. Oregon Point Spread analysis, and expert picks...
Compared to the rest of the Wisconsin-related sports news this weekend the buzz around the Badgers was pretty quiet.
Ball 4th in Heisman Voting
I'm sure you know by now that Baylor's Robert Griffin III won the Heisman Trophy Saturday night. Montee Ball placed a distant 4th. While in NY, Ball did a very candid interview with All Media NY where he said he and the Big Ten...
He finished with 22 first-place votes and 348 total points, over 1,200 points behind Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, but Wisconsin junior running back Montee Ball didn't care whether he won or loss. To him, getting recognized for his achievement was more than enough.
[Editor's note: in this segment, Andrew Coppens and the writers at wisco.com offer their answers to burning questions Duck fans want to know about their Rose Bowl opponent and their fans. Part two of a series.]
1. DSH: The Badgers and Ducks are a little similar in their histories. Both have emerged as Top 25 programs in the '90s and 2000s under quality coaches, but neither...
[Editor's note: with the Ducks facing Wisconsin in just two weeks, The Duck Stops Here entered a semi-friendly exchange of emails with our counterparts at wiscobadgers.com, the first in a series where we'll break down the game and introduce the opponent and their traditions.
Thanks to Andrew Coppens and the writers at wisco for participating in this fan interactive experiment...
On Saturday, Robert Griffin III was awarded the 2011 Heisman Trophy. RG3, the electric junior quarterback from Baylor had a great season this year, throwing nearly 4000 yards and 36 TDs. Not only was he great this season, but has been consistent throughout his college career, throwing for over 10,000 yards and 77 TDs.
Here's a list of five players who will most likely be in...
Much like the NFL draft or the NBA draft, the Heisman Trophy ceremony puts young players on a big stage. Though fans are most eager to see who will snag the coveted trophy, all eyes are also on the fashion. And when it comes to college football’s most prestigious honor, the candidates want to dress the part.
The final 2011 Heisman standings were as follows: #1 Robert Griffin III...