Reggie Bush forfeits 2005 Heisman Trophy

FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2010, file photo, New Orleans Saints player Reggie Bush watching from the sidelines during the first quarter of their preseason NFL football game at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. Bush said Tuesday, Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010, that he is forfeiting his Heisman Trophy. ( (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File))

September 14, 2010 5:38:39 PM PDT
Reggie Bush took the unprecedented step of giving back his Heisman Trophy on Tuesday, saying the scandal over improper benefits while he was a star running back at Southern California should not stain "the dignity of this award."