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Heisman Trophy Winners

1935-Present

Year

Name

Position

Grade

College

1st Pro Team
2016 Lamar Jackson QB Sophomore Louisville ?
2015 Derrick Henry RB Junior Alabama ?
2014 Marcus Mariota QB Junior Oregon Tennessee Titans
2013 Jameis Winston QB Freshman Florida State Tampa Bay Buccaneers
2012 Johnny Manziel QB Freshman Texas A&M Cleveland Browns
2011 Robert Griffin III QB Junior Baylor Washington Redskins
2010 Cam Newton QB Junior Auburn Carolina Panthers
2009 Mark Ingram RB Sophomore Alabama New Orleans Saints
2008 Sam Bradford QB Sophomore Oklahoma St. Louis Rams
2007 Tim Tebow QB Sophomore Florida  Denver Broncos
2006 Troy Smith QB Senior Ohio State Baltimore Ravens
2005 Reggie Bush * RB Junior USC New Orleans Saints
2004 Matt Leinart QB Junior USC Arizona Cardinals
2003 Jason White QB Junior Oklahoma None
2002 Carson Palmer QB Senior USC Cincinnati Bengals
2001 Eric Crouch QB Senior Nebraska St. Louis Rams

2000

  Chris Wenke

QB

Senior

Florida State

Carolina Panthers

1999

Ron Dayne

RB

Senior

Wisconsin

New York Giants

1998

Ricky Williams

RB

Senior

Texas

New Orleans Saints

1997

Charles Woodson

CB

Junior

Michigan

Oakland Raiders

1996

Danny Wuerffel

QB

Senior

Florida

New Orleans Saints

1995

Eddie George

TB

Senior

Ohio State

Houston Oilers

1994

Rashaan Salaam

RB

Junior

Colorado

Chicago Bears

1993

Charlie Ward

QB

Senior

Florida State

N.Y. Knicks (NBA)

1992

Gino Torretta

QB

Senior

Miami

Minnesota Vikings

1991

Desmond Howard

WR

Junior

Michigan

Oakland Raiders

1990

Ty Detmer

QB

Junior

Brigham Young

Green Bay Packers

1989

Andre Ware

QB

Junior

Houston

Detroit Lions

1988

Barry Sanders

RB

Junior

Oklahoma State

Detroit Lions

1987

Tim Brown

WR

Senior

Notre Dame

Oakland Raiders

1986

Vinny Testaverde

QB

Senior

Miami

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1985

Bo Jackson

TB

Senior

Auburn

Los Angeles Raiders

1984

Doug Flutie

QB

Senior

Boston College

New Jersey Generals (USFL)

1983

Mike Rozier

TB

Senior

Nebraska

Pittsburgh Maulers (USFL)

1982

Herschel Walker

HB

Junior

Georgia

New Jersey Generals (USFL)

1981

Marcus Allen

TB

Senior

Southern Cal

Oakland Raiders

1980

George Rogers

HB

Senior

South Carolina

New Orleans Saints

1979

Charles White

TB

Senior

USC

Cleveland Browns

1978

Billy Sims

HB

Junior

Oklahoma

Detroit Lions

1977

Earl Campbell

FB

Senior

Texas

Houston Oilers

1976

Tony Dorsett

HB

Senior

Pittsburgh

Dallas Cowboys

1975

Archie Griffin

HB

Senior

Ohio State

Cincinnati Bengals

1974

Archie Griffin

HB

Junior

Ohio State

Cincinnati Bengals

1973

John Cappelletti

HB

Senior

Penn State

Los Angeles Rams

1972

Johnny Rodgers

FB

Senior

Nebraska

Montreal Alouettes (CFL)

1971

Pat Sullivan

QB

Senior

Auburn

Atlanta Falcons

1970

Jim Plunkett

QB

Senior

Stanford

New England Patriots

1969

Steve Owens

HB

Senior

Oklahoma

Detroit Lions

1968

O.J. Simpson

TB

Senior

Southern Cal

Buffalo Bills (AFL)

1967

Gary Beban

QB

Senior

UCLA

Washington Redskins

1966

Steve Spurrier

QB

Senior

Florida

San Francisco 49'ers

1965

Mike Garrett

TB

Senior

Southern Cal

Kansas City Chiefs (AFL)

1964

John Huarte

QB

Senior

Notre Dame

New York Jets (AFL)

1963

Roger Staubach

QB

Junior

Navy

Dallas Cowboys

1962

Terry Baker

QB

Senior

Oregon State

Los Angeles Rams

1961

Ernie Davis +

HB

Senior

Syracuse

Cleveland Browns

1960

Joe Bellino

HB

Senior

Navy

Boston Patriots (AFL)

1959

Billy Cannon

HB

Senior

LSU

Houston Oilers (AFL)

1958

Pete Dawkins

HB

Senior

Army

None

1957

John David Crow

HB

Senior

Texas A&M

Chicago Cardinals

1956

Paul Horning

QB

Senior

Notre Dame

Green Bay Packers

1955

Howard "Hop Along" Cassidy

HB

Senior

Ohio State

Detroit Lions

1954

Alan Ameche

FB

Senior

Wisconsin

Baltimore Colts

1953

John Lattner

HB

Senior

Notre Dame

Pittsburgh Steelers

1952

Billy Vessels

HB

Senior

Oklahoma

Edmonton Eskimos (CFL)

1951

Dick Kazmaier

HB

Senior

Princeton

None

1950

Vic Janowicz

HB

Junior

Ohio State

Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

1949

Leon Hart

E

Senior

Notre Dame

Detroit Lions

1948

Doak Walker

HB

Junior

SMU

Detroit Lions

1947

John Lujack

QB

Senior

Notre Dame

Chicago Bears

1946

Glenn Davis

HB

Senior

Army

Los Angeles Rams

1945

Felix "Doc" Blanchard

HB

Junior

Army

None

1944

Les Horvath

QB

Senior

Ohio State

Los Angeles Rams

1943

Angello Bertelli

QB

Senior

Notre Dame

None

1942

Frank Sinkwich

HB

Senior

Georgia

Detroit Lions

1941

Bruce Smith

HB

Senior

Minnesota

None

1940

Tom Harmon

HB

Senior

Michigan

Los Angeles Rams

1939

Nile Kinnick

HB

Senior

Iowa

None

1938

Davey O'Brian

QB

Senior

Texas Christian

Philadelphia Eagles

1937

Clint Frank

HB

Senior

Yale

None

1936

Larry Kelley

E

Senior

Yale

None

1935

Jay Berwanger

HB

Senior

Chicago

None

* Reggie Bush returned his 2005 Heisman Trophy in 2010 after being ruled ineligible by the Heisman Trust

+ Ernie Davis died of leukemia in 1963 at the age of 23 before he ever had a chance to play for the Browns

John Heisman

For more on John Heisman, check out these links;

Book Report: Heisman, The Man Behind the Trophy

The Grave of John Heisman