NEW YORK — Bryce Young didn’t simply satisfy the guideline set by the star quarterbacks who went before him at Alabama, he surpassed it and gave the Crimson Tide an uncommon Heisman one after the other.
Youthful turned into the main Tide quarterback to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, making Alabama the fifth school with successive victors of school football’s most esteemed player of the year grant.
This is stunning, said Young, wearing all dark with a shimmering precious stone chain around his neck, as he began his acknowledgment discourse.
He expressed gratitude toward his dad, Craig, for being his closest companion, his mom, Julie, for “continually having me covered, and his hostile line for securing me.
Youthful got 684 ahead of everyone else votes and 2,311 focuses to effortlessly surpass Michigan protective end Aidan Hutchinson (78, 954), who turned into the third cautious player to be Heisman second place and first since Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o in 2012.
A year after previous colleague DeVonta Smith won the Heisman, Young got 83% of complete focuses accessible, the seventh most elevated among 87 victors. He was named on 90% of all voting forms, additionally the seventh most elevated in Heisman history.
Youthful has passed for 4,322 yards and 43 scores this season, driving No 1 Alabama to a Southeastern Conference title and a spot in the College Football Playoff. The protecting public top dog Crimson Tide will play No. 4 Cincinnati on Dec. 31 in the Cotton Bowl.
Youthful is Alabama’s fourth Heisman champ, all over the most recent 13 years under mentor Nick Saban. Just four schools have won more: Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Southern California each have won seven.
Different schools to have Heisman champs in sequential years are Yale (1936-37), Army (1945-46), Southern California (2004-05) — however Reggie Bush’s 2005 triumph was subsequently emptied — and Oklahoma 2017-18.