December 10, 2002 |
Iowa quarterback Brad Banks on Monday was selected college player of the year by Associated Press. Banks received 24 votes, three more than USC quarterback Carson Palmer. Banks led Iowa (11-1) to an Orange Bowl berth against USC. * Kentucky Coach Guy Morriss resigned and, according to a source, will be introduced Wednesday as coach at Baylor.... Maine linebacker Stephen Cooper is being investigated for possession of steroids after police found 1,000 pills during a traffic stop last month....
December 8, 2002
Key statistics of the leading candidates (in alphabetical order) for the Heisman Trophy. The winner will be announced Saturday at the Yale Club of New York City: BRAD BANKS, Iowa Quarterback, Senior (6-1, 200) Led the nation in passing efficiency with a 166.1 rating. Passed for 2,369 yards and 25 touchdowns with only four interceptions. Rushed for 387 yards and five touchdowns.
September 28, 1997
RUSHING *--* Player, Team No. Yds. TD RICKY WILLIAMS, Texas 28 249 5 MICHAEL PERRY, Rice 22 211 2 AMOS ZEREOUE, W. Virginia 25 206 2 RON DAYNE, Wisconsin 34 202 2 TAVIAN BANKS, Iowa 25 191 2 DE'MOND PARKER, Oklahoma 25 191 1 CECIL COLLINS, LSU 20 179 1 *--* PASSING *--* Player, Team Att. Comp. Yds. TD TIM CROWLEY, C. Mich. 48 25 412 2 TIM RATTAY, La. Tech 63 36 393 1 CORY SAUTER, Minnesota 35 23 368 3 DAMEYUNE CRAIG, Auburn 40 27 360 2 TIM COUCH, Kentucky 59 33 348 2 C.
April 25, 2003 |
TOP REMAINING QUARTERBACK PROSPECTS *--* Player School Ht Wt Comment (project ed round) Byron Leftwich Marshall 6-5 241 Tough, bright, fearless , will do whatever it takes to win. (1) Kyle Boller California 6-3 234 Possesse s prototyp e size and mechanic s combined with a major league arm. (1) Rex Grossman Florida 6-0 217 Cocksure and tough, his decision making will test a coach's patience . (2) Dave Ragone Louisville 6-3 249 Rugged leader excelled despite the Cardinal s' woeful offensiv e line.
November 15, 2002 |
For more than six decades, college football's immortal award has been accompanied by an eternal question. Exactly who is that little bronze guy stiff-arming, anyway? For 21 years, it has appeared to be the West Coast. This fall, it definitely is Carson Palmer. The leader in the Heisman Trophy race should be college football's hottest quarterback directing one of its hottest teams through the sport's toughest schedule. But Eastern bias is shoving him to the sidelines.
September 8, 1988 |
The nation's commercial banks enjoyed their most profitable six months on record through June this year despite continuing losses in Texas, the government said Wednesday. "You could hardly ask . . . for better," said L. William Seidman, chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. Commercial banks earned $10.5 billion in the first and second quarters this year, topping the $9.