1990 Winner: Ty Detmer, BYU Backup QB on five teams in 10 seasons. Runner-up: Raghib Ismail, Notre Dame Has become serviceable NFL wideout.
1932 Winner: Gino Torretta, Miami 16 career pass attempts. Runner-up: Marshall Faulk, San Diego State Five-time Pro Bowler; 2000 league MVP.
1995 Winner: Eddie George, Ohio State At least 1,200 rushing yards in each of first five seasons. Runner-up: Tommie Frazier, Nebraska Pro career thwarted because of blood clots in his legs.
1997 Winner: Charles Woodson, Michigan Has been to Pro Bowl in all three NFL seasons. Runner-up: Peyton Manning, Tennessee Two-time Pro Bowler is second quickest to 15,000 passing yards.