Baylor QB Robert Griffin III Wins Heisman; Top 10 Heisman Trophy Winners of All Time
To see all the winners by school check out a previous Sports List of the Day post: Schools with the Most Heisman Trophy Winners. For a year-by-year or alphabetical list of all the winners, go to the source: heisman.com.
Since all that’s been covered, here’s a twist…how about the Top 10 Heisman Trophy winners that made it big in the NFL. That’s today’s list below, courtesy the Christian Science Monitor.
|Doak Walker||1948||Southern Methodist Mustangs||Detroit Lions|
|Paul Hornung||1956||Notre Dame Fighting Irish||Green Bay Packers|
|Roger Staubach||1963||Navy Midshipmen||Dallas Cowboys|
|O.J. Simpson||1968||USC Trojans||Buffalo Bills, San Francisco 49ers|
|Jim Plunkett||1970||Stanford Cardinal||New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, Oakland/LA Raiders|
|Tony Dorsett||1976||Pittsburgh Panthers||Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos|
|Earl Campbell||1977||Texas Longhorns||Houston Oilers, New Orleans Saints|
|Marcus Allen||1981||USC Trojans||LA Raiders, Kansas City Chiefs|
|Doug Flutie||1984||Boston College Eagles||Chicago Bears, New England Patriots, Buffalo Bills, San Diego Chargers|
|Barry Sanders||1988||Oklahoma State Cowboys||Detroit Lions|