Special Sub-Topic: Heisman Trophy Winners
|What numbers did Larry Kelley and Clint Frank wear at Yale, when they
won their Heisman's in 1936 & 1937, respectively?
19 &14. Kelley won in 1936 as an end, and Frank won as a halfback. The first
teammates to win the Heisman.
|There has never been a Heisman winner from the University of Minnesota?|
False. Halfback Bruce Smith was the first to win the Heisman in 1941, and was presented the trophy while we were at war.
|Name the only Heisman winner that Bear Bryant coached?|
John David Crow. The halfback from Texas A&M won the trophy in 1957. It is amazing he
is the only one to win it with all the great backs 'The Bear' coached
|Who was the first junior to win the Heisman?|
Felix Blanchard. "Mr. Inside" won the award in 1945, the first Army player so honored.
|How many games did Army lose in 1945 and 1946, when Blanchard and Glenn Davis won the Heisman?|
0. They were 18-0-1 in those years. Davis was known as "Mr. Outside".
|How many wide receivers won the Heisman in the 20th century?|
2. Tim Brown of Notre Dame in 1987, and Desmond Howard in 1991.
|Earl Campbell won the Heisman Trophy in 1977?|
True. The "Tyler Rose" won the award as a Texas Longhorn running back.
|What was Bo Jackson's given name?|
Vincent Edward Jackson. He won in 1985 as a Auburn Tiger.
|How many Heisman winners were fullbacks in the 20th century?|
3. Blanchard-1945 (Army), Ameche-1954 (Wisconsin), Steve Owens Oklahoma).
|What school did Terry Baker play at, when he won the Heisman in 1962?|
Oregon State. The first Heisman winner from the West Coast.
|What number did Les Horvath wear, when he won the Heisman
22. The first Heisman winner from Ohio State.
|What Heisman winner won the award as a junior, and was 2nd as a senior?|
Billy Sims & Sims. As an Oklahoma Sooner running back, he won the trophy in 1978, and
finished behind Charles White of Southern Cal his senior year.
|Which of the following finished 3rd as a freshman, 2nd as a sophomore, and won the Heisman as a junior?|
Herschel Walker. He was the seventh junior to win the Heisman; if he stayed his senior
year, he could have been the second to win the trophy twice.
|Paul Hornung won the Heisman Trophy in 1956 as a halfback?|
False. He made his mark in the pros as a halfback, but he won the Heisman
as a quarterback for the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame.
|Tommy Harmon, who was the 1940 Heisman winner, had a son who was an All-American QB in college?|
True. Before becoming an actor, Mark Harmon was an All-American QB at UCLA
in the 1970s.
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