Special Sub-Topic: Heisman Runners-up
|In one of the closest races in Heisman history, what Quarterback lost by only 76 points in the 2000 Heisman voting?|
Josh Heupel. Oklahoma quarterback Josh Heupel lost to Chris Weinke in the 2000 Heisman balloting, but ended up beating him in the 2001 Orange Bowl.
|Which 1978 Heisman trophy winner finished second in the voting the following year?|
Billy Sims. Billy Sims won the 1978 Heisman, but in 1979 Charles White kept Sims from being the second two-time winner in history.
|Michigan's Charles Woodson was the first defensive player to win the Heisman. In 1980, however, Pittsburgh's Hugh Green came within a couple hundred points to earning that distinction. What position did Green play?|
Linebacker. Green came close but lost to South Carolina's George Rogers.
|Ty Detmer was the first BYU winner in 1990. Several other BYU QB's finished in the top 4 of the balloting. Which of the following was a runner-up?|
Steve Young. Of these four, only Steve Young finished 2nd. The three others finished 3rd, Bosco twice.
|The year before Archie Griffin won his first Heisman trophy, he finished second to Penn State's John Cappelletti?|
f. A Buckeye finished 2nd in the voting that year, but it wasn't Griffin. Offensive Tackle John Hicks took the runner-up spot.
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