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Heisman Trophy Voting

The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award is given to the Most Outstanding Player of the year
Winner: Danny Wuerffel, Florida, Quarterback (1363 points)

  • 2. Troy Davis, Iowa St., RB (1174 points)
  • 3. Jake Plummer, Arizona St., QB (685 points)
  • 4. Orlando Pace, Ohio St., OT (599 points)
  • 5. Warrick Dunn, Florida St., RB (341 points)

therefore Troy Davis of Iowa St. came in second
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Two-time All-American fullback Bob Ferguson of Ohio State finished second in the 1961 Heisman balloting in one of the closest races ever. Syracuse running back Ernie Davis won the award 824 to 771, edging Ferguson by 53 votes. Davis became the first African-American athlete to win the Heisman Trophy.

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