Ingram wins Alabama its first Heisman Trophy

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AP: Ingram delivers Alabama its first Heisman

Tough-running Ingram completes Alabama’s trophy case, becoming 1st Tide player to win Heisman

Mark Ingram completed the trophy case at Alabama, delivering the first Heisman to a school that boasts one of the richest histories in college football.

The tough-running sophomore tailback won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night in the award’s closest vote. Next, he’ll try to lead the most storied program in the South to a national championship.

Ingram finished ahead of Toby Gerhart of Stanford.


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    Nothing to say but congratulations to a very deserving young man. He’s a great story of overcoming adversity, and he’s the embodiment of everything that’s great about college football. Saban pulled off a coup when he used the family connection to get that kid to Bama. Congrats again.

    P.S. Don’t think this means that I like any of you bammers in the slightest, or that I’m gonna start being nice in here. There’s your one annual compliment. Hook em horns.

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    Crimsonite from the planet Crimson in a galaxy far far away. FormerlyE.G. White

    That’s ok Julia. You’re entertainig. At least you have diversity. That’s more than can be said for Indy or Hippy. Way to rock Mark. History has been made and our lil’ yankee will forever have a special place at UA! RTR!

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    Ballplay Indian

    As a true Auburn fan, its not something that I like seeing Alabama do well at anything. Yes , even the Heisman race…But as I was watching Ingram being interveiwed during the awards ceremony I noticed that this was a very humble kid. Then when he won the thing I actually was glad he did. What a classy kid….Not an egeo in the slightest. Very appriciative and gracious…He represented you guys very well.

    Ro – (clearing throat) Rooo- (sounding like Fonzie trying to say I love you) Roooollll Tide Mark ingram……

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    Crimsonite from the planet Crimson in a galaxy far far away. FormerlyE.G. White

    Jesus Christ BPI, my cell phone just exploded! Thanks for nuthin’! RTR!

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    It was over due but could have not been handed to a more deserving and special young man.

    Way to go Mark!!!

    That my friends is the way to show respect for all you love on the big stage.

    It sux to be an aubarn tiger.

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