Found December 10, 2011 on BCS Know How:
Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III, who helped lead the Bears to a 9-3 record in 2011 and an Alamo Bowl bid, has be named the recipient of the 2011 Heisman Trophy. Griffin started the season by playing on an almost inconceivable level. Through his first three games, the junior quarterback had more touchdown passes than incompletions. In the middle of the season, however, Griffin’s name dropped off many Heisman watch lists, but the Baylor signal caller continued to rack up stats. A heroic last-second drive to beat Oklahoma late in the season re-energized his Heisman campaign, and an electric victory over Texas in the season’s final weekend was enough to get Griffin the support he needed to claim the trophy. Griffin finished the season with 3,998 passing yards and 36 touchdown passes against just six interceptions. He also ran for nine more touchdowns throughout the season, including two scores each in victories over Texas Tech and the Longhorns. Griffin topped the likes of sea...
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