Award Winners Heisman Trophy Winners List

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List of Heisman Trophy winners from every year the award has been given out. All Heisman Trophy winners are listed below in order of popularity, but can be sorted by any column. People who won the Heisman Trophy award are listed along with photos for every Heisman Trophy winner that has a picture associated with their name online. You can click on the name of the Heisman Trophy award recipients to get more information about each. People who won the Heisman Trophy are usually listed by year, but on this list you've got a complete list of Heisman Trophy winners from all years. If this proves to not be a full list of Heisman Trophy winners, you can help make it so by adding to this one. This list includes the most memorable and well-known Heisman Trophy winners of all time. Anybody who won the Heisman Trophy usually has a picture associated with their name, so all the Heisman Trophy-winning people are listed here with photos when available. This list spans the history of the Heisman Trophy, so most of the famous Heisman Trophy winners are here and can be a good starting point for making a list of your favorites. This list answers the question "who are all the people who have ever won Heisman Trophy?" If you're looking for all the nominees, you can click the links above the title of this page to the Listopedia page where you'll find a directory of award nominees, as well as the rest of the award winners lists we have. You can use the items in this factual list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. List is made up of items like Tim Tebow and Bo Jackson. (77 items)

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Alan Ameche is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Alan Ameche Lino Dante "Alan" Ameche, nicknamed "The Iron Horse", or simply "The Horse", was an American football player who played six seasons with the Baltimore Colts in the ...more

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Andre Ware is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Andre Ware Andre Ware is an American sports analyst and commentator and a former American football player. He was the 1989 Heisman Trophy winner as a quarterback for the University of Houston. In the 1990 ...more

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Angelo Bertelli is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Angelo Bertelli Angelo Bortolo Bertelli was an American football player. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1943 playing as a quarterback for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

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Archie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Archie Griffin Archie Mason Griffin is a former American football running back. Griffin played seven seasons in the NFL with the Cincinnati Bengals. He is college football's only two-time Heisman Trophy ...more

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Barry Sanders is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Barry Sanders Barry Sanders is a former American football running back who spent his entire professional career with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. A member of both the college and ...more

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Billy Cannon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Billy Cannon William Abb "Billy" Cannon is an All-American, 1959 Heisman Trophy winner and 2008 inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and ...more

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Billy Sims is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Billy Sims Billy Ray Sims is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for five seasons during the 1980s. Sims played college ...more

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Billy Vessels is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Billy Vessels Billy Vessels was a gridiron football player. He played college football at the University of Oklahoma and won the Heisman Trophy in 1952. Vessels went on to play professional football with the ...more

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Bo Jackson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Bo Jackson Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson is a retired American baseball and football player. He is the only athlete to be named an All-Star in two major American sports. He was named the greatest ...more

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Bruce Smith is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Bruce Smith Bruce Smith was an american football player.

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Cam Newton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Cam Newton Cameron Jerrell "Cam" Newton is an American football quarterback for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League. He played college football for the Auburn Tigers in Alabama ...more

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Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Carson Palmer Carson Hilton Palmer is an American football quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Southern California and won ...more

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Charles White is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Charles White Charles Raymond White is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for nine seasons during the 1980s. He played college ...more

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Charles Woodson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Charles Woodson Charles Woodson is an American football free safety for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Michigan, and led the Michigan ...more

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Charlie Ward is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Charlie Ward Charlie Ward, Jr. is a retired American professional NBA basketball player, college football Heisman Trophy winner, Davey O'Brien Award winner and a Major League Baseball draftee. Despite his ...more

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Chris Weinke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Chris Weinke Christopher Jon Weinke is the current Quarterbacks coach for the St. Louis Rams of the National Football League. Weinke is a former professional American football and baseball player. After ...more

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Clint Frank is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Clint Frank Clinton E. Frank was an American football player and advertising executive. He played halfback for Yale University. In 1954, he founded the Clinton E. Frank, Inc. advertising agency.

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Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Danny Wuerffel Daniel Wuerffel is an American former college and professional football quarterback who won the 1996 Heisman Trophy and the 1996 national football championship while playing college football for ...more

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Davey O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Davey O'Brien Robert David "Davey' O'Brien was an American football quarterback. He played college football at Texas Christian University and professionally in the National Football League with the ...more

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Desmond Howard is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Desmond Howard Desmond Kevin Howard is a former NFL wide receiver, punt returner and kickoff returner and currently a college football analyst for ESPN. He played football for the University of Michigan from ...more

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Dick Kazmaier is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Dick Kazmaier Richard William Kazmaier, Jr. was an American football player for Princeton University from 1949 through 1951 and winner of the 1951 Heisman Trophy.

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Doak Walker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Doak Walker Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. was an American football player. He played college football as a halfback at Southern Methodist University, where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1948. Walker then played ...more

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Doc Blanchard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Doc Blanchard Felix Anthony "Doc" Blanchard is best known as the college football player who became the first ever junior to win the Heisman Trophy, Maxwell Award and was the first ever football ...more

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Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Doug Flutie Douglas Richard Flutie is a former player of American and Canadian football who was a quarterback in the National Football League, Canadian Football League, and United States Football League. He ...more

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Earl Campbell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Earl Campbell Earl Christian Campbell, nicknamed The Tyler Rose, is a former professional American football running back. He, Paul Hornung, and O. J. Simpson are the only Heisman Trophy winners to have also ...more

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Eddie George is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Eddie George Edward Nathan George, Jr. is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for nine seasons. He played college football for ...more

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Eric Crouch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Eric Crouch Eric Eugene Crouch is a former American football quarterback. He also is a TV sports analyst and recreational equipment vendor. Crouch played college football for the University of Nebraska. In ...more

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Ernie Davis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Ernie Davis Ernest "Ernie" Davis was an American football halfback and the first African-American athlete to win the Heisman Trophy. Wearing number 44, Davis played college football for Syracuse ...more

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Frank Sinkwich is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Frank Sinkwich Frank Francis Sinkwich, Sr. won the 1942 Heisman Trophy as a player for the University of Georgia, making him the first recipient from the Southeastern Conference. In the course of a brief but ...more

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Gary Beban is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Gary Beban Gary Joseph Beban is a former American football player. Beban won the Heisman Trophy, and the Maxwell Award in 1967 while playing quarterback at the University of California, Los Angeles. He ...more

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George Rogers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
George Rogers George Washington Rogers is a former American college and professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League for seven seasons during the 1980s. Rogers played ...more

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Gino Torretta is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Gino Torretta Gino Louis Torretta is a former American college and professional football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League for five seasons. He played college football for the ...more

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Glenn Davis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Glenn Davis Glenn Woodward "Mr. Outside" Davis was an American college football player, famous in the 1940s. He played for the United States Military Academy at West Point from 1943 to 1946. He ...more

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Herschel Walker is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Herschel Walker Herschel Junior Walker is a former college and professional football player, bobsledder, sprinter and mixed martial artist. He played college football for the University of Georgia, earned ...more

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Howard Cassady is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Howard Cassady Howard Albert "Hopalong" Cassady is a former college and professional American football running back. He was the Heisman Trophy winner of 1955 and was inducted into the College ...more

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Jason White is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Jason White Jason White is an American former college football quarterback who played for the University of Oklahoma, was recognized as a unanimous All-American, and won the Heisman Trophy in 2003. White is ...more

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Jay Berwanger is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Jay Berwanger John Jacob "Jay" Berwanger was an American college football player born in Dubuque, Iowa. He was the first winner of the Downtown Athletic Club Trophy in 1935; the trophy is awarded ...more

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Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Jim Plunkett Jim Plunkett is a football player.

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Joe Bellino is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Joe Bellino Joseph Michael Bellino is a former American football halfback who won the Heisman Trophy in 1960 playing for the United States Naval Academy and later played in the American Football League for ...more

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John Cappelletti is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
John Cappelletti John Cappelletti is a former professional American football running back for the NFL's Los Angeles Rams and the San Diego Chargers. Prior to his professional career, he attended the Pennsylvania ...more

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John David Crow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
John David Crow John David Crow is a former American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He won the Heisman Trophy as a halfback at Texas A&M University in 1957. He was not one of ...more

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John Huarte is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
John Huarte John Gregory Huarte is a former American football quarterback. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame and won the Heisman Trophy in 1964. He then played professionally with a ...more

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Johnny Lattner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Johnny Lattner John Joseph "Johnny" Lattner is a former American football player. While playing college football for the University of Notre Dame, he won the Heisman Trophy in 1953. He also won the ...more

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Johnny Lujack is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Johnny Lujack John Christopher Lujack, Jr. is a former American football quarterback and 1947 Heisman Trophy winner. He played college football for the University of Notre Dame, and professionally for the ...more

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Johnny Manziel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Johnny Manziel Jonathan Paul Manziel, also known by his nickname "Johnny Football", is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was drafted by the ...more

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Johnny Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Johnny Rodgers Johnny Steven Rodgers is a former American college football player voted the University of Nebraska's "Player of the Century" and the winner of the 1972 Heisman Trophy.

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Larry Kelley is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Larry Kelley Lawrence Morgan "Larry" Kelley was an American football player born in Conneaut, Ohio. He played college football as an end at Yale University. While at Yale he was a member of Delta ...more

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Leon Hart is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Leon Hart Leon Joseph Hart was an American football end. He won the Heisman Trophy and the Maxwell Award while at the University of Notre Dame in 1949 and played in the National Football League for eight ...more

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Les Horvath is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Les Horvath Leslie "Les" Horvath was an American football quarterback and halfback who won the Heisman Trophy while playing for Ohio State University in 1944. Horvath was the first Ohio State ...more

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Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Heisman Trophy Winners List
Marcus Allen Marcus LeMarr Allen is a former American football running back and football analyst for CBS. As a professional, Allen ran for 12,243 yards and caught 587 passes for 5,412 yards during his career ...more