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There are few certainties in life. Death. Taxes. Funny giggles anytime Charlie Weis shows up on your TV screen. But for college fans there was one additional certainty most all could agree on: Robert Griffin was the best player in college football during the 2011 season. And he proved it Saturday evening, by winning the 77th annual Heisman Trophy. He took home the award in front of the four other finalists in New York, Stanford’s Andrew Luck, Wisconsin’s Montee Ball, Alabama’s Trent Richardson and LSU’s “Honey Badger” Tyrann Mathieu. In a year where college football had many good players, but few great stars, Griffin stood above the rest. Simply put, he was spectacular. He was mesmerizing. And at times, he was just plain overwhelming, both to the defenses who tried to stop him, and the fans lucky enough to watch him every Saturday. He finished the season completing 72 percent of his 369 pass attempts for just under 4,000 yards, with 36 touchdowns and six interceptions. He averaged...
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