It’s one of the most gripping rites of spring. The switch to daylight saving time? Nope. The onset of seasonal allergies? Nah.

We’re talking March Madness, the NCAA’s college basketball tournament. It’s a glorious couple of weeks during which almost everyone – except maybe your great aunt – becomes an expert on college basketball. Across the country, millions of people will participate in March Madness office pools, filling out brackets and laying down cash. And according to outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., employees’ monitoring of their bracket’s progress will contribute to an estimated $2.3 billion in lost productivity during the tournament.

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ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 29: Sam Darnold runs from Tyquan Lewis of the Ohio State Buckeyes (Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Sam Darnold recently declared himself for the 2018 NFL draft. The University of Southern California quarterback is coming off a rough Cotton Bowl defeat at the hands of the Ohio State University. However, he's an incredibly talented player; many have suggested he's likely to go number one overall (to the Cleveland Browns).

Darnold's draft presence has many girls in Cleveland (and other NFL cities with top five picks) wondering about his relationship status. So, does Sam Darnold have a girlfriend? Or is the future NFL QB both draft-eligible and an eligible bachelor?

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 16: The Heisman Trophy sits on a table during a college football game. (Andy Lewis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The finalists for college football's coveted Heisman trophy have been announced! The winner of the 2017 award will be either Lamar Jackson (quarterback, St. Louis), Baker Mayfield (quarterback, Oklahoma) or Bryce Love (running back, Stanford). The 2017 awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, December 9th at 6:00 pm and broadcast on ESPN. The prestigious accolade, of course, is given to the most outstanding NCAA football player each year. So each year, many casual sports fans may quietly ask themselves: who is the Heisman Trophy named after?

To find the answer, we need to look all the way back to 1935.

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