Heisman Trophy

About

Highest honor awarded to the individual deemed the most outstanding college football player in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Football Bowl Subdivision. 

Trivia

The original award was called the DAC Trophy as created by New York City's Downtown Athletic Club in recognition of the best college player "east of the Mississippi River."

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Established
1935
Sport
Football
First Winner
Jay Berwanger
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Heisman Trophy Winners

1
Cam Newton, 32
2010
2
Lamar Jackson, 25
2016
3
Joe Burrow, 25
2019
4
Tim Tebow, 34
2007
5
Baker Mayfield, 26
2017
6
Derrick Henry, 28
2015
7
Bo Jackson, 59
1985
8
Kyler Murray, 24
2018
9
Reggie Bush, 36
2005 (vacated)
10
OJ Simpson, 74
1968
11
Barry Sanders, 53
1988
12
Johnny Manziel, 29
2012
13
Marcus Mariota, 28
2014
14
Robert Griffin III, 31
2011
15
Jameis Winston, 28
2013
16
DeVonta Smith, 23
2020
17
Carson Palmer, 42
2002
18
Mark Ingram Jr., 32
2009
19
Herschel Walker, 59
1982
20
Ricky Williams, 44
1998
21
Sam Bradford, 34
2008
22
Charles Woodson, 45
1997
23
Roger Staubach, 79
1963
24
Marcus Allen, 61
1981
25
Doug Flutie, 59
1984
26
Earl Campbell, 66
1977
27
Ernie Davis (1939-1963)
1961
28
Tony Dorsett, 67
1976
29
Leon Hart (1928-2002)
1949
30
Eddie George, 48
1995
31
Tim Brown, 55
1987
32
Matt Leinart, 38
2004
33
Charlie Ward, 51
1993
34
Archie Griffin, 67
1974, 1975
35
Steve Spurrier, 76
1966
36
Desmond Howard, 51
1991
37
Paul Hornung (1935-2020)
1956
38
Troy Smith, 37
2006
39
Doak Walker (1927-1998)
1948
40
Steve Owens, 74
1969
41
Tom Harmon (1919-1990)
1940
42
Jim Plunkett, 74
1970
43
Billy Sims, 66
1978
44
Pat Sullivan (1950-2019)
1971
45
Billy Cannon (1937-2018)
1959
46
Vinny Testaverde, 58
1986
47
Jay Berwanger (1914-2002)
1935
48
Frank Sinkwich (1920-1990)
1942

Heisman Trophy Popularity