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USC's sixth Heisman a 'heavy' achievement

Updated: December 13, 2004, 2:35 PM ET
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- With 19 former Heisman Trophy winners lined up across the stage behind him, and another winner two seats to his left, Matt Leinart heard his name called and dropped his head.

"My legs were weak. My heart was beating 20 beats a second," the USC quarterback said of winning the 70th Heisman Memorial Trophy. "It was probably one of the greatest feelings I've had in my entire life."

Teammate Reggie Bush, sitting to Leinart's right, threw his left arm across his quarterback's ...

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