Let’s face it. The Heisman Trophy doesn’t necessarily go to the best player in the country. Instead it usually goes to the player who has the best advertising campaign. While stats are important they really aren’t everything anymore. Voters want to know what your team’s record is and even where they would be without you playing. In other words it is becoming more of a popularity contest for the most valuable player on one of the best teams in the country instead of an award for the actual best player in the country.
Sam Bradford’s stats are eye popping but in today's football it won't be enough.
“We actually haven’t had to do very much,” said Kenny Mossman,
Earlier this week Bob Stoops cited
Tim Tebow broke that mold last season and Sam Bradford should be on his way to setting the trend this year. Tebow had the jump pass last year that everyone saw over and over again which no doubt was on voters minds. This year