As of the 2007 season, four Heisman Trophy winners have also been named Super Bowl MVP: Roger Staubach: 1963 Heisman, Super Bowl VI MVP
Jim Plunkett: 1970 Heisman, Super Bowl XV MVP
Marcus Allen: 1981 Heisman, Super Bowl XVIII MVP
Desmond Howard: 1991 Heisman, Super Bowl XXXI MVP
The four Heisman Trophy winners who have been named Most Valuable Players of the Super Bowl MVP are:Quarterback Roger Staubach, Dallas Cowboys (Super Bowl VI MVP) -- Won 1963 Heisman Trophy at Navy.Quarterback Jim Plunkett, Oakland Raiders (Super Bowl XV MVP) -- Won 1970 Heisman Trophy at Stanford.Running back Marcus Allen, Los Angeles Raiders (Super Bowl XVIII MVP) -- Won 1981 Heisman Trophy at Southern Cal.Return specialist Desmond Howard, Green Bay Packers (Super Bowl XXXI MVP) -- Won 1991 Heisman Trophy at Michigan.
The Heisman Trophy winners who have been named Super Bowl MVP are:Roger Staubach, QB, Dallas Cowboys; Super Bowl VI MVP, 1963 Heisman winnerJim Plunkett, QB, Oakland Raiders; Super Bowl XV MVP, 1970 Heisman winnerMarcus Allen, RB, Los Angeles Raiders; Super Bowl XVIII MVP, 1981 Heisman winnerDesmond Howard, KR/PR, Green Bay Packers; Super Bowl XXXI MVP, 1991 Heisman winner
Roger Staubach and Jim Plunket.
The winners of the Super Bowl receive the Vince Lombardi Trophy
Through Super Bowl XLII, that is Desmond Howard who won the Heisman in 1991 and was MVP of Super Bowl XXXI.
There are several Heisman Trophy winning running backs who have played in a Super Bowl (or two). They are: Billy Cannon, halfback LSU, Heisman Trophy winner 1959; played in Super Bowl II as a member of the Oakland Raiders. Cannon won the Heisman Trophy as a halfback but played Tight End for the Raiders. Mike Garrett, halfback USC, Heisman Trophy winner 1965; played in Super Bowl I and Super Bowl IV for the Kansas City Chiefs. Archie Griffin, running back Ohio State, two time Heisman Trophy winner 1974 and 1975; played in Super Bowl XVI for the Cincinnati Bengals. Tony Dorsett, running back Pittsburgh, Heisman Trophy winner 1976; played in Super Bowl XII and Super Bowl XIII for the Dallas Cowboys. George Rogers, running back South Carolina, Heisman Trophy winner 1980; played in Super Bowl XXII for the Washington Redskins. Marcus Allen, running back USC, Heisman Trophy winner 1981; played in Super Bowl XVIII for the Los Angeles Raiders. Eddie George, running back Ohio State, Heisman Trophy winner 1995; played in Super Bowl XXXIV for the Tennessee Titans. Ron Dayne, running back Wisconsin, Heisman Trophy winner 1999; played in Super Bowl XXXV for the New York Giants. Reggie Bush, running back USC, Heisman Trophy winner 2005; played in Super Bowl XLIV for the New Orleans Saints.
Jim Plunkett. Stanford Heisman Trophy Winner and Super Bowl winner with the Raiders. He also won a Rose Bowl. Also Roger Staubach with Navy and Dallas