LSU QB Joe Burrow wins Heisman Trophy in historic fashion

Tunnel completed with 2,608 complete points. He won by 1,846 points, which is the biggest margin in Heisman Trophy history. He do with 93.8 percent of the possible points, which is the highest possible in Heisman history. Tunnel received 90.7 percent of first-place ballots, the greatest percent of first-place enact Heisman history. His name got on 95.5 percent of tallies, also one of the most in the history of the Heisman.

He took some time to thank his colleagues, specifically the big people in advance on the offensive line and also the large receivers that carried in all those catches. However, he conserved the most effective for last in the unique words he had for head trainer Ed Orgeron.

“You have no idea what you imply to my family members. You recognize I really did not bet 3 years and you took an opportunity on me, not understanding if I can play or otherwise and also I am permanently thankful for you,” a teary Burrow specified.

“I said thanks to everybody that I wanted to give thanks to, except I failed to remember … I named every person on the crime except Clyde [Edwards-Helaire] I forgot Clyde. So Clyde, I’m mosting likely to get to out to you, man but I’m sorry. You recognize just how much you suggest to me,” Burrow claimed.

Burrow has led the Tigers to a 13-0 record as well as SEC champion this season. He has actually thrown for 4,715 yards as well as 48 goals. Both are LSU and also SEC single-season documents. He additionally leads the country in touchdown passes this season. He has actually finished 77.9 percent of his passes this year, which is the most effective in the nation too.

“13-0 is all that matters to me. These honors behave and also I really assume they’re team honors. I believe the reason that I’m up right here is because we’re 13-0 as well as I have wonderful gamers and great trainers around me,” Burrow added.

The 6-foot-4, 216-pound Athens, Ohio local has additionally won the Maxwell, Davey O’Brien, Walter Camp Player of the Year, and Johnny Unitas Golden Arm honors. He was named the AP University Football Gamer of the Year, SEC Offensive Player of the Year, AP All-SEC Offensive Gamer of the Year, and also was the MVP of the SEC championship video game versus Georgia.