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Heisman Trophy Winners

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See a complete list of Heisman Trophy Winners. The 2016 Heisman Trophy winner is the Sophomore quarterback from Louisville,Lamar Jackson.


Fast Facts:
– The Heisman Trophy is awarded yearly to the most outstanding College Football player in the United States.
– Since it’s inception in 1935, the Heisman Trophy has been awarded 77 times.
– The trophy which is one of the most sought-after awards in American collegiate athletics, is named after John W. Heisman who was known as an athlete and inventive football genius.

Heisman Trophy Winners

YearNameSchoolPositionClass
2016Lamar JacksonLouisvilleQuarterbackSophomore
2015Derrick HenryAlabama Crimson TideRunning backJunior
2014Marcus MariotaOregonQuarterbackJunior
2013Jameis WinstonFlorida StateQuarterbackFrsh
2012Johnny ManzielTexas A&MQuarterbackFrsh
2011Robert Griffin IIIBaylor UniversityQuarterbackJr.
2010Cam NewtonAuburnQuarterbackJr.
2009Mark IngramAlabamaRunning backSop
2008Sam BradfordOklahomaQuarterbackSop
2007Tim TebowFloridaQuarterbackSop
2006Troy SmithOhio StateQuarterbackSr.
2004Matt LeinartUSCQuarterbackJr.
2003Jason WhiteOklahomaQuarterbackJr.
2002Carson PalmerUSCQuarterbackSr.
2001Eric CrouchNebraskaQuarterbackSr.
2000Chris WeinkeFlorida StateQuarterbackSr.
1999Ron DayneWisconsinRunning backSr.
1998Ricky WilliamsTexasRunning backSr.
1997Charles WoodsonMichiganCornerback/Punt returnerJr.
1996Danny WuerffelFloridaQuarterbackSr.
1995Eddie GeorgeOhio StateRunning backSr.
1994Rashaan SalaamColoradoRunning backJr.
1993Charlie WardFlorida StateQuarterbackSr.
1992Gino TorrettaMiami (Fla)QuarterbackSr.
1991Desmond HowardMichiganWide receiverJr.
1990Ty DetmerBrigham YoungQuarterbackJr.
1989Andre WareHoustonQuarterbackJr.
1988Barry SandersOklahoma StateRunning backJr.
1987Tim BrownNotre DameWide receiverSr.
1986Vinny TestaverdeMiami (Fla)QuarterbackSr.
1985Bo JacksonAuburnRunning backSr.
1984Doug FlutieBoston CollegeQuarterbackSr.
1983Mike RozierNebraskaRunning backSr.
1982Herschel WalkerGeorgiaRunning backJr.
1981Marcus AllenUSCRunning backSr.
1980George RogersSouth CarolinaRunning backSr.
1979Charles WhiteUSCRunning backSr.
1978Billy SimsOklahomaRunning backJr.
1977Earl CampbellTexasRunning backSr.
1976Tony DorsettPittsburghRunning backSr.
1975Archie GriffinOhio StateRunning backSr.
1974Archie GriffinOhio StateRunning backJr.
1973John CappellettiPenn StateRunning backSr.
1972Johnny RodgersNebraskaRunning backSr.
1971Pat SullivanAuburnQuarterbackSr.
1970Jim PlunkettStanfordQuarterbackSr.
1969Steve OwensOklahomaFullbackSr.
1968O.J. SimpsonUSCRunning backSr.
1967Gary BebanUCLAQuarterbackSr.
1966Steve SpurrierFloridaQuarterbackSr.
1965Mike GarrettUSCRunning backSr.
1964John HuarteNotre DameQuarterbackSr.
1963Roger StaubachNavyQuarterbackJr.
1962Terry BakerOregon StateQuarterbackSr.
1961Ernie DavisSyracuseRunning backSr.
1960Joe BellinoNavyRunning backSr.
1959Billy CannonLouisiana StateRunning backSr.
1958Pete DawkinsArmyRunning backSr.
1957John David CrowTexas A&MRunning backSr.
1956Paul HornungNotre DameQuarterbackSr.
1955Howard CassadyOhio StateRunning backSr.
1954Alan AmecheWisconsinFullbackSr.
1953John LattnerNotre DameRunning backSr.
1952Billy VesselsOklahomaRunning backSr.
1951Dick KazmaierPrincetonRunning backSr.
1950Vic JanowiczOhio StateRunning backJr.
1949Leon HartNotre DameENDSr.
1948Doak WalkerSouthern MethodistRunning backJr.
1947John LujackNotre DameQuarterbackSr.
1946Glenn DavisArmyRunning backSr.
1945Doc BlanchardArmyFullbackJr.
1944Les HorvathOhio StateQuarterbackSr.
1943Angelo BertelliNotre DameQuarterbackSr.
1942Frank SinkwichGeorgiaRunning backSr.
1941Bruce SmithMinnesotaRunning backSr.
1940Tom HarmonMichiganRunning backSr.
1939Nile KinnickIowaRunning backSr.
1938Davey O’BrienTCUQuarterbackSr.
1937Clint FrankYaleQuarterbackSr.
1936Larry KelleyYaleENDSr.
1935Jay BerwangerChicagoRunning backSr.

 

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