POSTED: Monday, December 5, 2011 - 7:33pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 5, 2011 - 9:42pm
NBC NEWS — Just released today by ESPN, Tyrann Mathieu is now a finalist for the Heisman Trophy, college football's highest honor.
The sophomore has had an incredible season with the Tigers with 2 interceptions, 71 tackles and two punt returns for touchdowns.
Mathieu joins Andrew Luck from Stanford, Trent Richardson of Alabama, Baylor's quarterback Robert Griffin III, and Wisconsin running back Montee Ball.
The Heisman ceremony is this Saturday in New York.