Quantcast

Tuesday, September 02, 2014         

 Print   Email   Comment | View 22 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

Kelly: Te'o should get Heisman if Notre Dame wins

By Ferd Lewis

POSTED:
LAST UPDATED: 02:30 p.m. HST, Nov 18, 2012


SOUTH BEND, Ind. >> Notre Dame football coach Brian Kelly says linebacker Manti Te'o "should win  the Heisman Trophy provided we continue to win."

The unbeaten (11-0) Fighting Irish ascended to No. 1 in the major polls today, a day after beating Wake Forest 38-0 and the Laie native and team captain has been a big part of the effort.

At his weekly press conference Sunday, Kelly said, "The only thing I talk to him about (the Heisman) is that we have the hope that we'll be in New York together in a couple of weeks."

The Heisman Trophy announcement is scheduled for Dec. 8 in New York.

Kelly said, "I'll push for him, I think he (Te'o) should win the Heisman, but he's not really focused on that."

Heisman Trophy balloting begins this week as Fighting Irish finish the regular season Saturday at Southern California.

Only one primarily defensive player, Michigan defensive back Charles Woodson in 1997, has won the Heisman in its 77 years.






 Print   Email   Comment | View 22 Comments   Most Popular   Save   Post   Retweet

COMMENTS
(22)
You must be subscribed to participate in discussions


IN OTHER NEWS
Breaking News
Blogs