College Football Awards: Heisman Trophy Winners


Below is a list of past winners of the Heisman Tropy, which is given to the nation's most outstanding player in college football and is presented by the Downtown Athletic Club in New York City.

Heisman Winners: By Year | Alphabetical | Underclassmen

YearPlayer, SchoolPos.ClassPoints
2014Marcus Mariota, OregonQBJr.2534
2013Jameis Winston, Florida StateQBFr.2205
2012Johnny Manziel, Texas A&MQBFr.2029
2011Robert Griffin III, BaylorQBJr.1687
2010Cam Newton, AuburnQBJr.2263
2009Mark Ingram Jr., AlabamaRBSo.1304
2008Sam Bradford, OklahomaQBSo.1726
2007Tim Tebow, FloridaQBSo.1957
2006Troy Smith, Ohio StateQBSr.2540
2005** Reggie Bush, USCRBJr.2541
2004Matt Leinart, USCQBJr.1325
2003Jason White, OklahomaQBJr.1481
2002Carson Palmer, USCQBSr.1328
2001Eric Crouch, NebraskaQBSr.770
2000Chris Weinke, Florida StateQBSr.1628
1999Ron Dayne, WisconsinRBSr.2042
1998Ricky Williams, TexasRBSr.2355
1997Charles Woodson, MichiganCBJr.1815
1996Danny Wuerffel, FloridaQBSr.1363
1995Eddie George, Ohio StateRBSr.1460
1994Rashaan Salaam, ColoradoRBJr.1743
1993Charlie Ward, Florida StateQBSr.2310
1992Gino Torretta, Miami (FL)QBSr.1400
1991Desmond Howard, MichiganWRJr.2077
1990Ty Detmer, BYUQBJr.1482
1989Andre Ware, HoustonQBJr.1073
1988Barry Sanders, Oklahoma StateRBJr.1878
1987Tim Brown, Notre DameWRSr.1442
1986Vinny Testaverde, Miami (FL)QBSr.2213
1985Bo Jackson, AuburnRBSr.1509
1984Doug Flutie, Boston CollegeQBSr.2240
1983Mike Rozier, NebraskaRBSr.1801
1982Herschel Walker, GeorgiaRBJr.1926
1981Marcus Allen, USCRBSr.1797
1980George Rogers, South CarolinaRBSr.1128
1979Charles White, USCRBSr.1695
1978Billy Sims, OklahomaRBJr.827
1977Earl Campbell, TexasRBSr.1547
1976Tony Dorsett, PittsburghRBSr.2357
1975Archie Griffin, Ohio StateRBSr.1800
1974Archie Griffin, Ohio StateRBJr.1920
1973John Cappelletti, Penn StateRBSr.1057
1972Johnny Rodgers, NebraskaRBSr.1310
1971Pat Sullivan, AuburnQBSr.1597
1970Jim Plunkett, StanfordQBSr.2229
1969Steve Owens, OklahomaFBSr.1488
1968O.J. Simpson, USCRBSr.2853
1967Gary Beban, UCLAQBSr.1968
1966Steve Spurrier, FloridaQBSr.1679
1965Mike Garrett, USCRBSr.926
1964John Huarte, Notre DameQBSr.1026
1963Roger Staubach, NavyQBJr.1860
1962Terry Baker, Oregon StateQBSr.707
1961Ernie Davis, SyracuseRBSr.824
1960Joe Bellino, NavyRBSr.1793
1959Billy Cannon, LSURBSr.1929
1958Pete Dawkins, ArmyRBSr.1394
1957John David Crow, Texas A&MRBSr.1183
1956Paul Hornung, Notre DameQBSr.1066
1955Howard Cassady, Ohio StateRBSr.2219
1954Alan Ameche, WisconsinFBSr.1068
1953John Lattner, Notre DameRBSr.1850
1952Billy Vessels, OklahomaRBSr.525
1951Dick Kazmaier, PrincetonRBSr.1777
1950Vic Janowicz, Ohio StateRBJr.633
1949Leon Hart, Notre DameESr.995
1948Doak Walker, SMURBJr.778
1947John Lujack, Notre DameQBSr.742
1946Glenn Davis, ArmyRBSr.792
1945Doc Blanchard, ArmyFBJr.860
1944Les Horvath, Ohio StateQBSr.412
1943Angelo Bertelli, Notre DameQBSr.648
1942Frank Sinkwich, GeorgiaRBSr.1059
1941Bruce Smith, MinnesotaRBSr.554
1940Tom Harmon, MichiganRBSr.1303
1939Nile Kinnick, IowaRBSr.651
1938Davey O'Brien, TCUQBSr.519
1937Clint Frank, YaleQBSr.524
1936Larry Kelley, YaleENDSr.219
1935Jay Berwanger, ChicagoRBSr.84

** Although USC's Reggie Bush was named the 2005 Heisman Trophy winner, the award was vacated.