Robert Griffin III wins Heisman, LSU's Mathieu finishes fifth
POSTED: Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 8:46pm
UPDATED: Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 8:50pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) - — There's a first time for everything. Saturday night it was a Baylor Bear winning the Heisman trophy as quarterback Robert Griffin III took home college football’s most prestigious award. Griffin received 1,687 points, including 405 first-place votes.
LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu finished fifth in the voting.
Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck finished second for the second year in a row. Alabama running back Trent Richardson was third with 138 first-place votes and 978 points. Wisconsin running back Montee Ball (348 points) was fourth and LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu (327) was fifth.