Now we get the case of Newton, with scandal brewing, to some degree, before the vote. So now what? Do we vote — well, me, not you; I don’t vote — for a player who might later be found driving down Reggie Bush Boulevard? Do we vote for Boise State’s Kellen Moore, since Idaho is not on the tour for player agents of blue-chip recruits? Do we declare Newton too stained and leave him off the ballot, then wait for the finding of wrongdoing that might never come?
Welcome to the latest Heisman mess.