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  • 11:22 PM ET  12.08
Tim TebowHe runs. He passes. He makes history. Florida's Tim Tebow became the first sophomore to ever win the Heisman Trophy during Saturday's presentation.

Tebow beat two-time runner-up Darren McFadden of Arkansas by 254 points, while Hawaii's Colt Brennan was third and Missouri's Chase Daniel finished fourth.

Tebow, who accounted for 51 touchdowns, was the first major college player to run for 20 TDs and pass for 20 in the same season, received 462 first-place votes. He is the third Florida player to win, following Danny Wuerffel in 1996 and Steve Spurrier in 1966.

Does Tebow's win signal a shift in the 73-year-old trophy's voting or was Saturday simply an aberration? So many underclassmen have been denied a place in the exclusive fraternity in the past (Herschel Walker, Rex Grossman, Adrian Peterson) but could Tebow's breakthrough finally mean we'll never have to worry about those age vs. achievement debates that have haunted past Heimsan votes (i.e. Eric Crouch vs. Grossman in 2001)?

What's your take: What does Tebow's win mean to the future of the Heisman and what will it mean for Tebow? How many Heismans will he win? Will or can he ever live up the expectations that will undoubtedly follow him as a Heisman winner, something that put possibly unfair pressure on Oklahoma's Jason White and USC's Matt Leinart?

 
May 20, 2012  05:49 PM ET

Heisman QBs usually suck, this is no different. Yes, because of former Detroit Lion's quarterback Joey Harrington I am not jaded.

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