Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 5/17/12
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The Heisman Trophy is supposed to serve as recognition of the best player in college football; the single greatest indicator of the best that the college game has to offer. The award is annually given to a player who separated himself from the rest of the pack by demonstrating superior skills and leadership while commanding a team that is usually tops in the country. But with so many Heisman winners’ success not transferring over to the professional level, it’s got people scratching their heads and wondering if there is some sort of curse that is associated with the prestigious award. The most recent Heisman recipient was Baylor’s spectacular quarterback, Robert Griffin. You can rest assured that all eyes will be on him as people eagerly tune in to see if Griffin will be the latest victim of the Heisman Curse. There are those naysayers that shrug the Heisman Curse off as just another bit of sports nonsense such as the Curse of the Billy Goat or the Madden Curse. But they’re wrong; ...
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