Reggie Bush Officially Gives Up Heisman Trophy

Reggie Bush released a statement on the New Orleans Saints website confirming today that he is giving up his 2005 Heisman Trophy.

Reggie Bush in 2006: He did nothing wrong

One of the greatest honors of my life was winning the Heisman Trophy in 2005. For me, it was a dream come true.

But I know that the Heisman is not mine alone. Far from it. I know that my victory was made possible by the discipline and hard work of my teammates, the steady guidance of my coaches, the inspiration of the fans, and the unconditional love of my family and friends. And I know that any young man fortunate enough to win the Heisman enters into a family of sorts. Each individual carries the legacy of the award and each one is entrusted with its good name.

It is for these reasons that I have made the difficult decision to forfeit my title as Heisman winner of 2005. The persistent media speculation regarding allegations dating back to my years at USC has been both painful and distracting. In no way should the storm around these allegations reflect in any way on the dignity of this award, nor on any other institutions or individuals. Nor should it distract from outstanding performances and hard-earned achievements either in the past, present or future. Read more…

On Bush Heisman, Opinions Are Like Kardashians

Delightful piece of journalism by PEOPLE magazine last week, as everyone’s fave brain candy dispenser polled Kim Kardashian on USC’s decision to throw the Trojan belongings of her ex-beau Reggie Bush onto the 110 Freeway.

Kim Kardashian Beach Bikini - She's Dating Miles Austin

Reggie worked hard for that Heisman and deserves it. He earned it! I really don’t think it’s fair to give it back.”

On second thought, there’s probably no better person to ask about the departure of a Bush trophy than Kardashian.