The 2012 Heisman Trophy finalists have been announced, and anyone expecting a Big Ten flavor to the proceedings is going to be disappointed. Despite being a top-five player in many people’s eyes this season, Braxton Miller will not be taking part in the Heisman festivities at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York.
Here’s the word straight from ESPN’s College GameDay Twitter account:
Announcing the 2012 Heisman Trophy finalists: Collin Klein, Johnny Manziel, and Manti Te’o.May the best stud win.— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) December 3, 2012
Stud? Must we call these guys studs? Ugh. Anyway.
Now, look. It was a pretty well-known fact that Miller wasn’t going to win the Heisman long before Monday’s announcement. Klein and Manziel started to outpace him in overall statistics, and we’re not going to sit here and act like Miller had a better case for the trophy than either of those two.
That said, unless Miller’s support nationwide is so bad that he won’t even make the…
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