Not long before Notre Dame played Michigan State last fall, word spread that Fighting Irish linebacker Manti Te’o had lost his grandmother and girlfriend within hours of each other. Te’o’s grandmother did indeed die. His girlfriend, Lennay Kekua, never existed.
So which of the three finalists for the Heisman Trophy really has been college football’s best player this season? Check back with the Oklahoma Sooners after the Cotton Bowl and they could offer an educated opinion.
The Texas A&M quarterback became the first freshman to be voted The Associated Press Player of the Year in college football on Tuesday.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel seemed to have more energy when he arrived at a midtown Manhattan hotel with his fellow Heisman Trophy finalist.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel, Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy.
Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o are among the five finalists for the Walter Camp player of the year award.