The Hobey vs. the Heisman

Updated: October 16, 2006, 10:13 AM ET
By Terry Frei | Special to ESPN.com

The Heisman Trophy is college football's Hobey Baker Award.

Both pieces of hardware are earmarked for the top players in the U.S. college game, meaning it would be futile to try to sneak in votes for star quarterback Benoit Groulx of the top-rated Laval University Rouge et Or.

In football, the U.S. media chart and follow the Heisman race with absurd detail and passion, acting as if the opening week of the college football season is the New Hampshire primary, with someone ...

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