Considering WVU in Heisman Trophy voting

When the 78th Heisman Memorial Trophy is handed out Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square, there’s a solid chance – like the first 77 – a player from West Virginia University’s name will not be on it.

Unlike a lot of years, the Mountaineers do have a few players who deserve to be in the discussion. But they also have five losses.

While the award is not necessarily designated to go to the best player on the best team, history suggests voters don’t generally consider a lot of the best players from average teams. Notre Dame’s Paul Hornung remains the only Heisman winner to play for a losing team.

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