The 86th Annual Heisman Trophy Ceremony Will Air January, 5th
New York- The Heisman Trophy Ceremony will be held virtually January, 5th at 7 PM, ET.
With the rise of COVID-19 cases, the Heisman Trophy Ceremony will move from December to the start of January and will be virtual. Chris Fowler, Tom Rinaldi, and Maria Taylor will be hosting the ceremony from ESPN's head quarters in Bristol, Connecticut.
"Although college football may look and feel a lot different, there is no shortage of incredible talent on the gridiron this year. One thing the pandemic cannot change is the spirit of a true winner and we are eager to again celebrate that winner on the annual Heisman Trophy Ceremony,” stated Mike Comerford, president of the Heisman Trophy Trust. “We are also excited to extend our partnership with ESPN, the leading multinational sports entertainment brand, and look forward to continuing our long-standing relationship with them.”
All Heisman finalists will appear via satellite from either their homes or schools. In addition, several Heisman Trophy winners will appear virtually. The voting deadline is December. 21.