Gator haters or not; Heisman Trophy voters shouldn’t be able to leave someone off. Voter fatigue is inexcusable within the citizenry, but within this award process it is simply political and should not be allowed.
Some Heisman Voters Just Hate Gators, Says Tebow
No third-place finisher in the trophy’s history ever received more first-place votes.
Tebow, however, also received the most third-place votes, and, here’s the tell-tale explanation, 154 voters left the Florida quarterback off their ballots.
Tebow finished 151 points behind the winner. That means had the 154 voters ranked him at least third, Tebow would have won by three points.