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Close Calls
The closest margins for the Heisman Trophy:
Year  Winner  Runner-up   Voting  Margin 
1985  Bo Jackson
Auburn University 
Chuck Long
University of Iowa 
1509-1464  45 
1961  Ernie Davis
Syracuse University 
Bob Ferguson
Ohio State University 
824-771  53 
1953  John Lattner
University of Notre Dame 
Paul Giel
University of Minnesota 
1850-1794  56 
2001  Eric Crouch
University of Nebraska 
Rex Grossman
University of Florida 
770-708  62 
1989  Andre Ware
University of Houston 
Anthony Thompson
Indiana University 
1073-1003  70 
1956  Paul Hornung
University of Notre Dame 
John Majors
University of Tennessee 
1066-994  72 
1964  John Huarte
University of Notre Dame 
Jerry Rhome
University of Tulsa 
1026-952  74 
1978  Billy Sims
Oklahoma University 
Chuck Fusina
Penn State University 
827-750  74 
1962  Terry Baker
Oregon State University 
Jerry Stovall
Louisana State University 
707-618  89 
Note: Jay Berwanger (Chicago) defeated Monk Meyer (Army) by 55 votes in 1935 but vote totals of 84-29 were considerably smaller.
 
 


 
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