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Bama Goes Back-to-Back

December 13, 2021 Bama Goes Back-to-Back

By: Carlos Alvarez

Alabama QB Bryce Young Wins 2021 Heisman Trophy

The quarterback of the nation’s No. 1 team took home the most prestigious award in college football. Alabama sophomore QB Bryce Young won the Heisman Trophy Saturday night in New York. Young saved his best performance for last when the Crimson Tide rolled then-No. 1 Georgia in the SEC title game, putting the dagger in the Heisman race. He led the Crimson Tide to a 12-1 record, the SEC title and the No. 1 overall spot in the College Football Playoff.


Bama Back-to-Back: Young becomes the second straight Alabama player to win the Heisman, following WR DeVonta Smith in 2020. They’re just the sixth team to go back-to-back. Young is also the fourth player to win the award in the Alabama history. Surprisingly, he’s the first Crimson Tide quarterback to ever win it.


Bryce Young’s 2021 Stats

4,322 yards, 43 TDs, 4 INTs, 3 Rushing TDs, 67.9% Comp.


2021 Heisman Trophy Voting

1. QB Bryce Young (ALA): 2,311 Points

2. DE Aidan Hutchinson (MICH): 954 Points

3. QB Kenny Pickett (PITT): 631 Points

4. QB C.J. Stroud (OSU): 399 Points


Watch: Bryce Young’s Full Heisman Trophy Speech


Additional Storylines

The Ringer: Inside Bryce Young’s Pursuit of Excellence

NY Times: Bryce Young, Alabama’s Sophomore Star, Wins the Heisman Trophy


Photo: Bryan Bedder / Getty Images