Congratulations on winning the 2014 Heisman Trophy, and becoming the first Heisman trophy winner from the University of Oregon.
[Final Passage of his acceptance speech below.]
Two aspects of my life that I will never change. To the Polynesian community, I hope and pray that this is only the beginning. Young Poly athletes everywhere, you should take this as motivation, and dream big and strive for greatness.
Finally, Mom, Dad, Matt and the rest of my family, thank you. Thank you for sacrificing and providing me and Matt every opportunity we could have. Words can’t express how much you guys mean to me. I’m truly grateful to have you guys in my life.
Tradition has a scary mascot. Tradition wears three colors. Tradition practices at “half speed.” Tradition milks the clock. Tradition punts on fourth down. Tradition eats turkey on Thanksgiving. Tradition never changes.
Utah WR Kaelin Clay celebrated a little too early by dropping the ball before scoring and while he was celebrating with some teammates, Oregon picked up the ball and ran it back 99 yards for the touchdown. (x)