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Bleacher Report: LSU's Patrick Peterson Won't Win The Heisman and Here's Why

Defense Wins Championships, Offense Wins the Heisman Though there appear to be quite a few adages that speak to the importance of defense (and on last count there were the same number of defensive as offensive players on the field), the opportunities for a defensive player are not equal in Heisman Trophy voting.  To date (there may be several hybrids from the '40s and '50s who played both ways) there has only been one man, Charles Woodson, who has won college football's most prestigious award playing primarily on the defensive side of the ball.  The Michigan cornerback, however, also returned ...

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