SideLines: Maybe Heisman chances are all in the name
“I may have just talked to the best college football player in the country.”
I wrote that 10 years ago after attending Northern Illinois University’s football media day. I was talking about a big running back named Michael “The Burner” Turner.
Turner, then a senior, was coming off a remarkable season in which he finished second in the nation in rushing with 1,915 yards. Hopes were high that he might have a shot at winning the Heisman Trophy, something no NIU player has ever done.
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