Cam Newton is a Jr, not a freshman.
Ernie Davis was the first black player to win the Heisman Trophy.
Defensive back Charles Woodson of Michigan State won the Heisman Trophy in 1997.
Archie Griffin, running back for the Ohio State Buckeyes, won the Heisman Trophy in 1974 and 1975. He is the only player to win the Heisman Trophy more than once.
There has never been a player from the University of Louisville win the Heisman Trophy.
Charles Woodson, conerback for the University of Michigan, is the only defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy. He won the award in 1997.
Dick Kazmaier, halfback from Princeton University, won the Heisman Trophy in 1951 and was the last player from the Ivy League to win the award.
In 1973. He was the only player out of Penn State to win the Heisman. His father, Gino Cappelletti was a kicker for Boston in the NFL.
There is no limit as to how many times a player can win the Heisman. But since a college player can only play a maximum of five seasons, the maximum number of times he could win would be five times.
Steve Spurrier - won the award in 1966. Coached Danny Wuerffel who won the award in 1996.
He is the only player in the history of NCAA Division I-A football to win the Heisman Trophy as a primarily defensive player. (Wikipedia)
Texas A & M quarterback, Johnny Manziel won the Heisman Trophy in 2012. He was the first freshman to ever win the Heisman Trophy He won over Notre Dame Manti Teâ€™o and Kansas State Collin Klein.
A school does not win the Heisman, it is won by an individual player. Players from Ohio State have won the Heisman seven times including the only player to win it twice (Archie Griffin).
Billy Vessels was the first player from the University of Oklahoma to win the Hesiman Trophy.
Yes, the Heisman Trophy is awarded to the best college football player in the country.
Barry Sanders ... won the Heisman in 1988 and the NFL MVP in 1997.
no one the only player to win the heisman twice was Archie griffin in 75 and 76 i think these are the years but know the rest is true
AnswerThe heisman is a very important trophy and award. It usually means that you are the best college football player for that year. It is a great honor to win the heisman. It IS possible to win this honor more than once.
O.J. Simpson of USC in 1968.
Cam Newton in 2010.