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HEISMAN ORIGINALS
Dan Greene
September 09, 2010
When These Dynamic Players Won the Trophy They Also Broke the Mold
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September 09, 2010

Heisman Originals

When These Dynamic Players Won the Trophy They Also Broke the Mold

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HE is one of only two linemen to get the award and one of two Heisman winners to also earn a consensus national title and go No. 1 in the NFL draft in the same school year. Hart won three titles with the Irish and was an All-Pro as a Detroit Lion.

ERNIE DAVIS

1961

HB, SYRACUSE

HISTORY was made when Davis became the first African-American winner. His story inspired the 2008 film The Express.

ARCHIE GRIFFIN

1975

HB, OHIO STATE

WITH his second consecutive Heisman, Griffin became (and remains) the only player to win it twice.

ALAN AMECHE

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