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Heisman Trust has 'no definitive timetable' on Reggie Bush trophy issue

July 21, 2010 | 12:03 pm

Reggie_400 USC already has decided to return its copy of Reggie Bush's Heisman Trophy, but no decision has been made on whether Bush himself will be forced to give up the trophy he won in 2005. 

Heisman Trust Chairman William Dockery said Wednesday the board "will be considering the issues raised" before making a decision.

Allegations that Bush received improper benefits while playing for the Trojans led to NCAA sanctions against USC, which included vacating all football wins, including football bowl games, from the 2004 and 2005 seasons.

Dockery said in a statement that "due to the complex issues involved and the Trust's desire to reach an appropriate decision, no definitive timetable has been established."

-- Chuck Schilken

Left photo: USC's Reggie Bush reacts after fumbling in the second quarter against Texas in the Rose Bowl in January 2006. Credit: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times.

Right photo: USC's copy of Reggie Bush's Heisman Trophy at Heritage Hall. Credit: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times