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Heisman Watch: Give it to the old man

Bowl Championship Series

Updated: November 19, 2000, 2:21 AM ET
By Mike Diegnan | BCSfootball.com

Two of the front-runners for the Heisman Trophy returned to school this season in order to help their teams win championships. Chris Weinke came back to Florida State because he wanted to help the Seminoles repeat as national champions. Drew Brees stayed at Purdue one more season to help the Boilermakers win the Big Ten and head to the Rose Bowl. Both have accomplished their goals.

The third front-runner, Josh Heupel, wasn't much of a contender before this season.

Brees is unlikely ...

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