It's Official: Breaking Down the Five Heisman Candidates

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It's Official: Breaking Down the Five Heisman Candidates

The ballots have been cast, the decision has been made and all we know is that there are five finalists this year for the Heisman trophy. And we all have to wait until Saturday to find out who has won the prestigious award for the 2009 football season.

So why is there a picture of Charles Woodson instead of Sam Bradford on the cover of this article?

Simple.

For the first time in recent history, it seems that a defensive player has a legitimate shot at winning the Heisman trophy.

Five student-athletes are being invited to New York for the Heisman Trophy presentation ceremony, and one that got shafted is the highlight of this article.

So who are the candidates? Why were they invited and who got shafted?

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