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Eyes on a prize: Heisman and Rhodes

Shouldn't we cheer a Rhodes Scholar as much as the next Heisman Trophy winner?

Originally Published: December 9, 2010
By Carl Ehrlich | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's note: Carl Ehrlich was the captain of the 2009 Harvard football team.

Leading up to Saturday night's Heisman Trophy ceremony in New York City, the story around the presumed winner, Auburn's Cam Newton, feels a bit odd. Rather than the award Newton is likely to receive, the American media is more consumed with what his father, Cecil, is rumored to have already received. Six voters announced earlier that they didn't cast their ballots for Cam because of the investigation into ...

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