All Cam Newton did week in and week out was perform at a level no other player in the country was able to reach.
Newton and James were named finalists for the Heisman Trophy on Monday, and will be joined by Stanford’s Andrew Luck and Kellen Moore of Boise State for Saturday’s announcement in Times Square.
Cam Newton left nothing to chance. He ran and passed the Auburn Tigers to a shot at the national championship they were denied six years ago, and he might as well start working on that Heisman pose, too.
The Ducks finally take over the top spot in my rankings thanks to their unblemished record, impressive play, and Boise State – and in particular Kyle Brotzman – choking.
Cam Newton threw for three touchdowns and ran for another, leading No. 2 Auburn back from a 24-point deficit Friday for a stunning 28-27 victory over No. 9 Alabama that kept the Tigers on course for a shot at the national championship.
Wisconsin (9-1): The Badgers showed no mercy in their 83-20 thrashing of Indiana. People don’t like the fact that they so aggressive in the fourth quarter, scoring 24 points – but the NCAA brought this on themselves.
LSU twice rallied from second-half deficits and once again coach Les Miles employed a little trickery on fourth down, allowing the No. 12 Tigers to beat fifth-ranked Alabama 24-21 on Saturday.
Andy Dalton passed for a career-high 355 yards and three touchdowns and No. 4 TCU looked every bit like a team worthy of busting into the BCS championship game with a 47-7 demolition of No. 6 Utah on Saturday.
Oregon and Auburn swapped spots atop the BCS standings and Boise State was passed again, this time by TCU.