2011 Heisman Central

Exclusive coverage of the 77th Heisman Ceremony on location in New York City.

 

ROBERT GRIFFIN III WINS 77th 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.

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).

2011 Heisman Trophy Results

Name — 1st – 2nd – 3rd — Total Points

1. Robert Griffin III — 405 – 168 – 136 — 1,687 points

2. Andrew Luck — 247 – 250 – 166 — 1,407 points

3. Trent Richardson — 138  – 207 – 150 — 978 points

4. Montee Ball — 22 – 83 – 116 — 348 points

5. Tyrann Mathieu — 34 – 63 – 99 — 327 points

6. Matt Barkley — 11 – 33 – 54 — 153 points

7. Case Keenum — 10 – 20 – 53 — 123 points

8. Kellen Moore — 6 – 21 – 30 — 90 points

9. Russell Wilson — 4 – 12 – 16 — 52 points

10. LaMichael James — 5 – 12 – 9 — 48 points

Watch Robert Griffin III’s post Heisman press conference here:

HEISMAN PROJECTIONS

HP Straw Poll*
1. Robert Griffin III
2. Andrew Luck
3. Trent Richardson
4. Montee Ball
5. Tyrann Mathieu
6. Matt Barkley
7. Case Keenum

* — poll of 13 Heisman voters

HP’s Prediction
1. Robert Griffin III
2. Andrew Luck
3. Trent Richardson
4. Montee Ball
5. Tyrann Mathieu
6. Matt Barkley
7. Case Keenum
8. Russell Wilson
9. Brandon Weeden
10. LaMichael James
Actual Heisman Results
1. Robert Griffin III
2. Andrew Luck
3. Trent Richardson
4. Montee Ball
5. Tyrann Mathieu
6. Matt Barkley
7. Case Keenum
8. Kellen Moore
9. Russell Wilson
10. LaMichael James

Heisman Week News and Events

Monday: 

2011 Heisman Finalists Announced

Robert Griffin III Tops Final Heismanpundit.com Heisman Straw Poll

Tuesday – HP Calls the Race

Wednesday –

Thursday –

The Heisman Pundit talks finalists with Lannie Julias from Amerigo Chattin on Vimeo.

Friday –

Here is video of Friday’s pre-ceremony press conferences held at the Times Square Marriott:

The candidates each got to pose with the Heisman Trophy after the press conference:

Saturday –

Photos of Robert Griffin III from Saturday night:

Past Heisman Winners

Year Winner Pos. Class School
2010 Cam Newton QB Jr. Auburn
2009 Mark Ingram RB Soph. Alabama
2008 Sam Bradford QB Soph. Oklahoma
2007 Tim Tebow QB Soph. Florida
2006 Troy Smith QB Sr. Ohio State
2005 Reggie Bush RB Jr. Southern California
2004 Matt Leinart QB Jr. Southern California
2003 Jason White QB Jr. Oklahoma
2002 Carson Palmer QB Sr. Southern California
2001 Eric Crouch QB Sr. Nebraska
2000 Chris Weinke QB Sr. Florida State
1999 Ron Dayne RB Sr. Wisconsin
1998 Ricky Williams RB Sr. Texas
1997 Charles Woodson CB Jr. Michigan
1996 Danny Wuerffel QB Sr. Florida
1995 Eddie George RB Sr. Ohio State
1994 Rashaan Salaam RB Jr. Colorado
1993 Charlie Ward QB Sr. Florida State
1992 Gino Torretta QB Sr. Miami
1991 Desmond Howard WR Jr. Michigan
1990 Ty Detmer QB Jr. Brigham Young
1989 Andre Ware QB Jr. Houston
1988 Barry Sanders RB Jr. Oklahoma State
1987 Tim Brown WR Sr. Notre Dame
1986 Vinny Testaverde QB Sr. Miami
1985 Bo Jackson RB Sr. Auburn
1984 Doug Flutie QB Sr. Boston College
1983 Mike Rozier RB Sr. Nebraska
1982 Herschel Walker RB Jr. Georgia
1981 Marcus Allen RB Sr. Southern California
1980 George Rogers RB Sr. South Carolina
1979 Charles White RB Sr. Southern California
1978 Billy Sims RB Jr. Oklahoma
1977 Earl Campbell RB Sr. Texas
1976 Tony Dorset RB Sr. Pittsburgh
1975 Archie Griffin RB Sr. Ohio State
1974 Archie Griffin RB Jr. Ohio State
1973 John Cappelletti RB Sr. Penn State
1972 Johnny Rodgers FL Sr. Nebraska
1971 Pat Sullivan QB Sr. Auburn
1970 Jim Plunkett QB Sr. Stanford
1969 Steve Owens FB Sr. Oklahoma
1968 O.J. Simpson RB Sr. Southern California
1967 Gary Beban QB Sr. UCLA
1966 Steve Spurrier QB Sr. Florida
1965 Mike Garrett RB Sr. Southern California
1964 John Huarte QB Sr. Notre Dame
1963 Roger Staubach QB Jr. Navy
1962 Terry Baker QB Sr. Oregon State
1961 Ernie Davis RB Sr. Syracuse
1960 Joe Bellino HB Sr. Navy
1959 Billy Cannon HB Sr. Louisiana State
1958 Pete Dawkins HB Sr. Army
1957 John David Crow HB Sr. Texas A&M
1956 Paul Hornung QB Sr. Notre Dame
1955 Howard Cassady HB Sr. Ohio State
1954 Alan Ameche FB Sr. Wisconsin
1953 John Lattner HB Sr. Notre Dame
1952 Billy Vessels HB Sr. Oklahoma
1951 Dick Kazmaier HB Sr. Princeton
1950 Vic Janowicz HB Jr. Ohio State
1949 Leon Hart E Sr. Notre Dame
1948 Doak Walker HB Jr. Southern Methodist
1947 John Lujack QB Sr. Notre Dame
1946 Glenn Davis HB Sr. Army
1945 Doc Blanchard FB Jr. Army
1944 Les Horvath QB Sr. Ohio State
1943 Angelo Bertelli QB Sr. Notre Dame
1942 Frank Sinkwich HB Sr. Georgia
1941 Bruce Smith HB Sr. Minnesota
1940 Tom Harmon HB Sr. Michigan
1939 Nile Kinnick HB Sr. Iowa
1938 Davey O’Brien QB Sr. Texas Christian
1937 Clint Frank HB Sr. Yale
1936 Larry Kelley E Sr. Yale
1935 Jay Berwanger HB Sr. Chicago