Close Heisman vote draws record TV audience

By: AP
By: AP

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - The closest vote in Heisman Trophy history
drew a record television audience for the announcement ceremony.

ESPN's telecast Saturday averaged a 4.1 rating, up 32 percent
from the previous high of 3.1 set the last two years and in 2002.

Alabama tailback Mark Ingram finished just 28 points ahead of
Stanford's Toby Gerhart.

A ratings point represents 923,000 households.