Running back Rickey Williams, who was awarded the 1998 Heisman Trophy, played for the University of Texas from 1995 to 1998. He was the second player from Texas to win the coveted award. The first was running back Earl Campbell in 1977.
As of the 2007 season the last Longhorn to win the Heisman Trophy was running back Ricky Williams in 1998.
Archie Manning did not win the Heisman Trophy.
Emmitt Smith did not win a Heisman Trophy.
Troy Smith, 2006
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.
Charles Woodson, conerback for the University of Michigan, is the only defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy. He won the award in 1997.
Cam Newton in 2010.
Sam Bradford 2008
He came in second in Heisman Trophy voting.
The first quarterback to win the Heisman Trophy was Davey O'Brien in 1938.