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There is no Heisman hype for the Big 12 Conference this season, even with some impressive performances.Dede Westbrook is having the best stretch of games ever by an Oklahoma receiver. DOnta Foreman is doing things this season at Texas to evoke reminders of Earl Campbell and Ricky Williams , the Longhorns two Heisman Trophy-winning running backs.Still, the Big 12 isnt likely to have a player in New York next month for the Heisman, which would mark the fourth consecutive season without a representative.Maybe next year.While Westbrook wont get another Heisman chance since he is a senior, Foreman is among several underclassmen in the Big 12 that could be in the early conversations about a chance to strike the pose in 2017 -- if they dont leave school for early entry in the NFL draft.Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III was the last Heisman winner from the Big 12 in 2011. The last player to represent the league at the ceremony as a finalist was Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein in 2012.Some notable performances by Big 12 players that may garner a few Heisman votes this season, and some other players who could get future consideration:- Dede Westbrook, senior WR, Oklahoma. Since getting over lingering pulled leg muscle that hampered him throughout preseason practice and non-conference play, has 47 catches for 1,012 yards and 12 touchdowns in six Big 12 games for the ninth-ranked Sooners. Nine TDs by former junior college transfer are longer than 40 yards. The best previous six-game stretch by an Oklahoma receiver was 862 yards.Sure, we anticipated hed have a big impact, coach Bob Stoops said. He wasnt at full speed until about a month into the season.- DOnta Foreman, junior RB, Texas. Nations leading rusher with 181 yards per game and coming off career-best 341 yards at Texas Tech, most in a game for Texas since Ricky Williams during his Heisman season in 1998. Foremans 10 consecutive 100-yard games longest active streak in the nation, one off Earl Campbells school record of set during the 1977 season when he won Heisman.Hes played well and its taken off for him, Longhorns coach Charlie Strong said.- Baker Mayfield, junior QB, Oklahoma. Two non-conference losses took some attention off Mayfield early, but has 24 TD passes in Big 12 play -- OK, half are to Westbrook. His 2,912 yards passing and 31 TDs are on pace to exceed 3,700 yards and 36 TDs last season when leading Sooners to the College Football Playoff. Finished fourth in the Heisman voting last year, but didnt get an invite to New York ceremony.- Patrick Mahomes, junior QB, Texas Tech. Dual threat who is the national passing leader with 432 yards a game, 72 more a game than the second-best FBS passer. Has thrown for 3,886 yards with 31 TDs and eight interceptions.- Samaje Perine, junior RB, Oklahoma. After rushing for more than 3,000 yards and 37 TDs his first two seasons, was coming off a 214-yard game against Texas in October before an injury that sidelined him the last three games .- Mason Rudolph, junior QB, Oklahoma State. Only 11 yards shy of becoming only the second Cowboys QB with multiple 3,000-yard seasons. Has 22 touchdowns and four interceptions.- Some other potential future candidates: Texas freshman QB Shane Buechele; Oklahoma State freshman RB Justis Hill; Texas Tech sophomore WR Jonathan Giles; Oklahoma sophomore RB Joe Mixon; Baylor sophomore RB Terence Williams.- Big 12 and the Heisman: Five Heisman winners have come from the Big 12 in leagues 20-year history. Before Robert Griffin III, there were a pair of Oklahoma quarterbacks who won the trophy -- Sam Bradford in 2008 and Jason White in 2003. 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He received a one-game penalty last December for directing a gay slur at referee Bill Kennedy and also was suspended for a game during his short stint in Dallas after he had a heated exchange on the court with coach Rick Carlisle in February 2015.There was no public indication from the Bulls on what triggered Rondos suspension. Jerian Grant replaced Rondo in the starting lineup and had five points on 1-for-7 shooting in Chicagos 112-110 loss to Portland.Hes obviously very important with what we do in this building, coach Fred Hoiberg said of Rondo. Hes a guy that really gets us out and establishes the tempo for our team, especially in the fourth quarter. Hes important for what we do, but thats not the reason we lost the game.Rondo signed a $30 million, two-year deal with Chicago after averaging 11.9 points and an NBA-best 11.7 assists in 72 games with Sacramento last season. The four-time All-Star won the NBA title with Boston in 2008.He is expected to return Tuesday night in Detroit.Hell be ready to go, teammate Dwyane Wade said. Hell have fresh legs tomorrow. Whatever happened, the organization took care of it. Us as players, we support each other.dddddddddddd Its an emotional game and guys have emotional moments. They handled it the way they thought was best, and we move on.Rondo is averaging 8.2 points, 7.2 assists and 6.7 rebounds in 17 games with the Bulls. He had one of his worst games of the year Saturday night in Dallas, finishing with two points, two assists and five turnovers in 24 minutes in an ugly 107-82 loss.Im very confident in my relationship (with him), Hoiberg said. I had a great visit with Rajon yesterday, talked to him again this afternoon, and well look forward to seeing him on the plane tonight.Also Monday, forward Doug McDermott practiced with the Windy City Bulls after he was assigned to the D-League for conditioning. McDermott hasnt played since Nov. 11 due to a concussion.Hes going to go again tomorrow, Hoiberg said. Im sure hell have some soreness involved just in his body, again being the first time that hes had this type of workout. Hopefully he has another good day tomorrow and well see what happens with Thursday.Guard Michael Carter-Williams, who has been sidelined since Oct. 31 with a left wrist and left knee injury, also could head to the D-League soon. Hoiberg said he thinks Carter-Williams is going to be re-evaluated on Tuesday.---Jay Cohen can be reached at http://www.twitter.com/jcohenap Wholesale Jerseys  Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Authentic Jerseys From China Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys ' ' '


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