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Awakening from Heisman hibernation

Bears have never been in trophy hunt, but Baylor's Robert Griffin III changing all that

Updated: September 29, 2011, 10:32 AM ET
By Jeff Miller | Special to ESPNDallas.com

Heisman Trophy campaigns come along at Baylor every once in ... well, this is the first.

And so before the sports publicity office began to tout junior quarterback Robert Griffin III this season, it sought the approval of understated Bears coach Art Briles.

To the SID's relief, Briles was all for it. He didn't believe the glare of the spotlight would blind his dual-threat star.

"Robert has always dealt with attention, being a quarterback and running track," Briles ...

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