USC's Reggie Bush, Tebow make College Football Hall of Fame
Reggie Bush, whose Heisman Trophy victory for Southern California in 2005 was vacated because of NCAA violations, was among 18 players in the latest College Football Hall of Fame class announced Monday. The Heisman win remains vacated, saying it would only return the award if the NCAA reconsiders the penalties against Bush. While Bush is still not a Heisman winner in the official record books, he will be a Hall of Famer. The National Football Foundation, which runs the college hall, has be more lenient in recent years in regards to players and coaches who have been attached to NCAA scandals. ___Follow Ralph D. Russo at https://twitter.com/ralphDrussoAP and listen at http://www.appodcasts.com___AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/ap_top25Copyright 2023 The Associated Press.wftv.com
Reggie Bush wants his Heisman trophy and college stats restored after new NCAA policy: "I never cheated this game"
"It is my strong belief that I won the Heisman trophy 'solely' due to my hard work and dedication on the football field and it is also my firm belief that my records should be reinstated," Bush said in a statement.cbsnews.com
Reggie Bush among 1st-timers up for College Hall of Fame
Former Southern California star Reggie Bush, who had his Heisman Trophy victory in 2005 vacated for committing NCAA violations, is among the players making their first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File) (KEVORK DJANSEZIAN)Former Southern California star Reggie Bush, who had his Heisman Trophy victory in 2005 vacated for committing NCAA violations, is among the players making their first appearance on the College Football Hall of Fame ballot this year. Hall of Fame ballots go to more than 12,000 NFF members and current Hall of Famers. When the NCAA-imposed disassociation ended, it allowed USC to nominate Bush as a Hall of Fame candidate. Last year, Eric Dickerson, who played at SMU in the early 1980s, was finally elected to the College Football Hall of Fame.wftv.com
USC welcomes back Reggie Bush after 10-year NCAA ban
Bush and USC were penalized for him and his family receiving impermissible benefits while he was still in school. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)Southern California is welcoming back Heisman Trophy winner Reggie Bush to the school he helped win two national titles, ending a 10-year NCAA-mandated disassociation. Bush and USC were penalized for him and his family receiving impermissible benefits while he was still in school. The sanctions against USC were some of the harshest the NCAA has handed down in the last 20 years. Reg-gie!Throughout this process, one of the consistent themes that emerged from my discussions was how much Reggie Bush means to our former players, USC alumni and fans everywhere, said USC athletic director Mike Bohn, who took the job last fall.