WATCH: CFB analyst calls Heisman Trophy 'kinda trash' for not honoring Clemson QBs


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Lawrence had his Heisman-worthy moments as a Tiger.
Lawrence had his Heisman-worthy moments as a Tiger.

Clemson has had generational QBs come through lately who won college football's ultimate prize.

The game's top individual award, the Heisman Trophy? Not so much.

FOX Sports' RJ Young argued this week that the longtime gridiron centerpiece honor is, well, "kinda trash."

Young's prime examples of the award not going to college football's best player in a season? Trevor Lawrence and Deshaun Watson.

Young lays out his top candidates to miss out on the Heisman below:

Lawrence went 34-2 as a starter with a national title and three ACC crowns in his time with the Tigers, tying Watson for the highest finish in the Heisman vote at Clemson in second and also notching an All-American honor in 2020. He exited with Clemson records in career winning percentage (.944), pass efficiency rating (164.3), yards per passing attempt (8.87) and tied for the most wins against Top 25 opponents (nine).

Watson left Clemson first in Clemson history in career completion percentage (.674), passing efficiency (157.5) and total offense per game (318.3) and third in ACC history in total offense (12,094).

Watson was a two-time winner of the Manning Award for the nation's top quarterback, which is awarded after the postseason, while Lawrence was a three-time finalist for the honor.

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ZeeGantt®
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allinallorangeallthetime52®
spacer Deshaun should have won it over Henry, but I have no problem
CM Shack
spacer I know these awards votes do not overlap
Knuck®
spacer Deshaun was on a far superior team to Lamar though, we
CM Shack
spacer Derrick Henry was on a far superior team...
Knuck®
spacer We SHOULD have beaten Derrick Henry's team, there was a FAR
CM Shack
spacer I think the point he was trying to make is that
GeeVille Tiger®
spacer At some point, the voters began to equate the best player(s)
Knuck®
spacer Lousiville was a 4 loss team. The last player to win the
civil engr®
spacer i would not have minded if Macaffrey won it that year, he was
longtallsam®
spacer You know, I could have lived with that too***
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spacer yeah, of course they were***
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spacer I’ve never heard of this guy but I couldn’t agree more
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