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Storm
09-07-2010, 10:44 AM
ha, funny thread title.

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/early-lead/2010/09/report_reggie_bush_will_be_str.html




Report: Reggie Bush will be stripped of Heisman Trophy

The Heisman Trophy Trust reportedly will strip 2005 winner Reggie Bush of the award by the end of the month and name no winner for that season, according to a Yahoo report.

Bush would be the first athlete in the 75-year history of the award to be stripped of the honor.

Citing two sources close to the Heisman trust, Charles Robinson writes that the group's investigation is nearly closed and it is likely to agree with the NCAA finding that Bush was ineligible during the 2005 season. Sources said Bush met with Heisman representatives last month in New York.

The NCAA ruled in June that Bush, now a running back with the New Orleans Saints, accepted cash, gifts and other benefits in violation of NCAA rules while playing at the University of Southern California. He was ruled retroactively ineligible for part of the 2004 season and all of 2005. USC was ordered to remove references to Bush from its sporting venues and promotional materials and delete his numbers from game stats. In July, the university returned its copy of the Heisman to the trust.

Vince Young, who finished a distant second to Bush in Heisman voting, has said he would not want the trust to give him the award.

I'm surprised VY would turn it down. Seems like the kind of thing he would accept and then take it to a club and dance shirtless with it.

Dollar Theater
09-07-2010, 10:47 AM
VY should have won it anyway.

Cuz
09-07-2010, 12:47 PM
I blame Donald Rumsfeld.

DBS
09-07-2010, 01:22 PM
i blame obama

Storm
09-07-2010, 04:40 PM
UPDATE (3:30 ET) - Heisman spokesman Tim Henning told the LA Times, "The Heisman Trophy Trust has yet to make a decision, and until such time they do we have no further comment."

UPDATE (NOON ET)- ESPN's Chris Fowler just called into SportsCenter to claim that the Yahoo! report "is completely false." We will continue to update this story as it develops.

how dare ESPN accuse another source of jumping the gun on information.......LOL

SkyAntoine
09-07-2010, 04:45 PM
OT...
Did anyone see the Gameday sign on Saturday for Mosoli?

"Masoli for Heistman!!"

georgiaguy31015
09-07-2010, 06:02 PM
It appears the gun may have been jumped. Apparently the group that decides on whether or not to strip Bush has said that there is no time table on when a decision will be reached.

socalwildcat
09-08-2010, 10:42 PM
On local Los Angeles ESPN, the guess is Bush won't give up the trophy. The NYAC will have to sue for it. Strange, OJ Simpson, convicted of double murder, could have kept his except it was sold to off to satisfy the Goldman civil judgment

georgiaguy31015
09-08-2010, 10:45 PM
On local Los Angeles ESPN, the guess is Bush won't give up the trophy. The NYAC will have to sue for it. Strange, OJ Simpson, convicted of double murder, could have kept his except it was sold to off to satisfy the Goldman civil judgment

OJ was never convicted. He lost a civil suit but that's not being convicted.

skydogj
09-09-2010, 01:10 AM
OJ was never convicted. He lost a civil suit but that's not being convicted.

what GG said

msudawgs1964
09-09-2010, 02:22 AM
On local Los Angeles ESPN, the guess is Bush won't give up the trophy. The NYAC will have to sue for it. Strange, OJ Simpson, convicted of double murder, could have kept his except it was sold to off to satisfy the Goldman civil judgment

yeah but OJ was never found by the NCAA to have accepted money, gifts, bling, whatever you want to call it while playing..thus there is no reason for him to have to return his. The Heisman Trust won't get into moral or ethical issues involving previous winners off the field after their college days are done and they should not. What OJ did off the field 20 plus years later should have no bearing...if so then:

Billy Cannon will need to return his as well.

OJ was never convicted but by the court of public opinion but even if he had been convicted that should not preclude him losing his Heisman. Bush is not losing if for any reason but that he accepted money as a college player, thus was found ineligible as said college player so he cannot be the best college player if the NCAA don't recognize him as such in that time frame.

Cuz
09-09-2010, 06:51 AM
Lost a Heisman and Kim Kardashian all in the same year. I guess his dog leaves next.

Just Some Hog Dude
09-09-2010, 07:53 AM
Give it to McFadden then.

Storm
09-09-2010, 09:13 AM
that would be a joke

BergeLSU
09-09-2010, 04:52 PM
The irony of it all is that California hates Bush, and Louisiana loves him now.

LSUTigers1404
09-11-2010, 02:04 AM
Lost a Heisman and Kim Kardashian all in the same year. I guess his dog leaves next.

Yea, but he won a Super Bowl. So all is good. Who Dat! :cheers: