Special Sub-Topic: Colleges of Heisman Trophy Winners
|The first quarterback (Davey O'Brien) to win the award attended what university?|
Texas Christian University. Davey O'Brien won the award in 1938. He was the fourth player and the first quarterback to do so.
|Larry Kelley was the first "non-skill" position player to win the award. Which Ivy League school did he attend?|
Yale. Larry Kelley played end for the Bulldogs and won the award in 1936.
|Legendary half back Doak Walker won the award while playing for what college?|
Southern Methodist. The late Doak Walker, was one of former Texas running back Ricky Williams' inspirations.
|Andre Ware put up huge numbers while quarterbacking what school?|
Houston. Ware gave nearly 4,700 yards and 46 touchdowns for Houston.
|Fleet footed Mike Rozier was a thrill to watch in the early eighties. For whom did he play?|
Nebraska. His senior year he finished with 2,148 yards on 275 carries. That's 7.81 yards per carry.
|Pat Sullivan won the award in 1971 while playing for what Southeastern Conference team?|
Auburn. He beat out Ivy Leaguer Ed Marinaro, who would later go on to great acting heights on "Hill Street Blues"
|One of the greatest backs in history, Tony Dorsett attended what college?|
Pittsburgh. The Pitt Panthers won the National title that same year.
|Gino Toretta beat out Marshall Faulk to win the award. Where did he play?|
Miami. Marshall had a better NFL career.
|It was hard not to give the award to Ty Detmer, with the type of numbers he had his junior year. Where did he play?|
Brigham Young. 361/562 comp./att., and 5,188 yards and 41 touchdowns.
|Terry Baker was the quarterback at what Pacific Ten school?|
Oregon State. He was Oregon State's first recipient.
|Joe Bellino played for this team in the late 1950's. He won the award his senior year in 1960. Where did he play?|
Navy. Roger Staubach would win it three years later for the Academy.
|Rashaan Salaam would break the 2,000 yard mark while rushing for what team?|
Colorado. Salaam rushed for 2,055 yards for Colorado.
|Archie Griffin was the first two-time winner. For whom did he play?|
Ohio State. He actually had better numbers his junior year than he did his senior year.
|Steve Spurrier was the Heisman winner while playing quarterback where?|
Florida. He later went on to the San Francisco 49ers.
|Which of the following schools had more Heisman winners in the 20th century?|
Notre Dame. Notre Dame had 7 winners in the 20th century. Tim Brown was the last to win it in 1987.
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