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    Suh named AP player of the year

    Ndamukong Suh of Nebraska Cornhuskers is first defender named AP College Football Player of the Year - ESPN He is the first defensive player to ever be named AP player of the year.



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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    That award is evidently more legitimate than the Heisman.



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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    How can you win AP player of the year but not the heisman?
    I have lost all respect for the heisman.



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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    That award is evidently more legitimate than the Heisman.
    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    How can you win AP player of the year but not the heisman?
    I have lost all respect for the heisman.
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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    It's a joke that Suh was fourth place in the Heisman. I thought for sure he would be top two.



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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    Quote Originally Posted by phipsiclones View Post
    It's a joke that Suh was fourth place in the Heisman. I thought for sure he would be top two.

    Not pretty enough?



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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    Quote Originally Posted by bostinelosd View Post
    Not pretty enough?
    Must not have been.



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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    Heisman seems to be a popularity contest in alot of cases. Unfortunate, but appears to be near truth.



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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    check out the voting :
    Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska 26
    Toby Gerhart, RB, Stanford 20
    Mark Ingram, RB, Alabama 6
    Colt McCoy, QB, Texas 6
    Tim Tebow, QB, Florida 1

    That is about how I would have placed the Heisman



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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    All you got to do to win the heisman is either be the quarterback or running back of one of the top 2 teams in the country.



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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    Congrats to Suh, he definitely deserves this.



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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    I think one of the main problems with the Heisman is the voting date. Voting shouldn't be allowed to take place until after all regular-season games have concluded.

    Even though everyone in the conference knew about him, Suh didn't have the major groundswell of support by national media until after the Big XII title game. And it seems like many of the voters had already submitted their ballots before that monster performance.

    Would he have won if the vote was held later? Who knows, but it would have been closer.


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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year


    The following season stats for defensive lines, submitted for your examination.
    Line #1

    98 Tkl, 23.5 TFL, 9.5 Sk, 20 QBH, 5 PBU, 0 Int, 1 FF, 3 Blk
    Line #2

    112 Tkl, 33 TFL, 14 Sk, 48 QBH, 5 PBU, 0 Int, 1 FF, 0 Blk
    Line #3

    116 Tkl, 25.5 TFL, 15.5 Sk, 10 QBH, 7 PBU, 0 Int, 2 FF, 0 Blk
    Line #4

    82 Tkl, 23 TFL, 12 Sk, 24 QBH, 10 PBU, 1 Int, 1 FF, 3 Blk

    Line #1 = Alabama.
    Line #2 = Florida.
    Line #3 = Texas.
    Line #4 = Ndamukong Suh. By himself.





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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

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    Re: Suh named AP player of the year

    There were only two legitimate Heisman candidates, Suh and Gerhart. If either of them would have won it, I would have been satisfied. The other three finalists were far from deserving. The only thing they had going for them was they played for three of the top teams in the country.



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