Heisman Trophy finalists Alabama receiver Amari Cooper, left, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon, center, and Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota pose with the trophy during a news conference prior to the announcement of the winner, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in New York.
Heisman Trophy finalists Alabama receiver Amari Cooper, left, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon, center, and Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota pose with the trophy during a news conference prior to the announcement of the winner, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in New York. Julio Cortez Associated Press
Heisman Trophy finalists Alabama receiver Amari Cooper, left, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon, center, and Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota pose with the trophy during a news conference prior to the announcement of the winner, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, in New York. Julio Cortez Associated Press