Columnists at nearly every media outlet took the predictable route of saying what a bad guy Bush was while blindly ignoring the reality that college football is simply a game full of cheaters. Bush and USC just happened to get caught.
There's probably not a Heisman winner in the past 20 years who wasn't a recipient of a $100 handshake from a booster. Most took more, a lot more.
Nonetheless, the Heisman has embarked on a course of purity. Good luck with that. Bush is the first to hand over the trophy, but he won't be the last.
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