Robert Griffin III Wins the 2011 Heisman Trophy

Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III capped a brilliant junior season by winning the 77th Heisman Trophy at the annual Heisman presentation ceremony in New York City on Saturday night.

Griffin III  totaled 1,687 points and 405 first-place votes, winning 5 of 6 regions, beating out runner up Andrew Luck of Stanford, who had 1,407 points.

It’s the first Heisman Trophy won by a player from Baylor.

“This one isn’t just about me, it’s about the school and Baylor nation,” Griffin III said. “It will always belong to them, too.”

Trent Richardson of Alabama was third with 978 points, while Montee Ball of Wisconsin was fourth (348 points) and Tyrann Mathieu of LSU was fifth (327 points).

Stay tuned to Heismanpundit.com for more breakdown of the 77th Heisman trophy vote.

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