Les Horvath

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Birthday
12, 1921
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Nov 14, 1995 (74)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
12, 1921
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Nov 14, 1995 (74)

About

Versatile football star for Ohio State, who won the 1944 Heisman Trophy, the first Buckeye to earn the award.

Before Fame

He played halfback, quarterback and defensive back for the Buckeyes, who went 9-0 in his Heisman-winning year.

Trivia

He spent several years playing pro football in Los Angeles and Cleveland before retiring to open his own dentistry practice.

Family Life

His son Phil Horvath played football for Northern Illinois University.

Associated With

Eddie George was another Ohio State player to win the Heisman trophy as college football's best player.