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1987 - Vinny Testaverde
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1987 - Vinny Testaverde

QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Miami)

Miami transformed into "The U" in the late 1980's with Jimmy Johnson as head coach and Testaverde as starting quarterback. A Heisman trophy-winning season propelled him into the NFL, despite a crushing loss to Penn State in the 1987 Fiesta Bowl, a game in which Testaverde lobbed five interceptions. The definition of a journeyman quarterback, Testaverde played more than 20 seasons on seven teams.

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