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Rain Man
12-20-2004, 06:41 PM
Just curious. If you had to rank Heisman winners 1 through 10, who were the best pro players? Here's a list.



YEAR WINNER SCHOOL POSITION
2003 Jason White Oklahoma QB
2002 Carson Palmer Southern Cal QB
2001 Eric Crouch Nebraska QB
2000 Chris Weinke Florida State QB
1999 Ron Dayne Wisconsin RB
1998 Ricky Williams Texas RB
1997 Charles Woodson Michigan DB/WR
1996 Danny Wuerffel Florida QB
1995 Eddie George Ohio State RB
1994 Rashaan Salaam Colorado RB
1993 Charlie Ward Florida State QB
1992 Gino Torretta Miami QB
1991 Desmond Howard Michigan WR
1990 Ty Detmer Brigham Young QB
1989 Andre Ware Houston QB
1988 Barry Sanders Oklahoma State RB
1987 Tim Brown Notre Dame WR
1986 Vinny Testaverde Miami QB
1985 Bo Jackson Auburn RB
1984 Doug Flutie Boston College QB
1983 Mike Rozier Nebraska RB
1982 Herschel Walker Georgia RB
1981 Marcus Allen Southern Cal. RB
1980 George Rogers South Carolina RB
1979 Charles White Southern Cal. RB
1978 Billy Sims Oklahoma RB
1977 Earl Campbell Texas RB
1976 Tony Dorsett Pittsburgh RB
1975 Archie Griffin Ohio State RB
1974 Archie Griffin Ohio State RB
1973 John Cappelletti Penn State RB
1972 Johnny Rodgers Nebraska WR
1971 Pat Sullivan Auburn QB
1970 Jim Plunkett Stanford QB
1969 Steve Owens Oklahoma HB
1968 O.J. Simpson Southern Cal. HB
1967 Gary Beban UCLA QB
1966 Steve Spurrier Florida QB
1965 Mike Garrett Southern Cal. HB
1964 John Huarte Notre Dame QB
1963 Roger Staubach Navy QB
1962 Terry Baker Oregon State QB
1961 Ernie Davis Syracuse HB
1960 Joe Bellino Navy HB
1959 Billy Cannon LSU HB
1958 Pete Dawkins Army HB
1957 John David Crow Texas A&M HB
1956 Paul Hornung Notre Dame QB
1955 Howard Cassady Ohio State HB
1954 Alan Ameche Wisconsin FB
1953 Johnny Lattner Notre Dame HB
1952 Billy Vessels Oklahoma HB
1951 Dick Kazmaier Princeton HB
1950 Vic Janowicz Ohio State HB
1949 Leon Hart Notre Dame E
1948 Doak Walker Southern Methodist HB
1947 Johnny Lujack Notre Dame QB
1946 Glenn Davis Army HB
1945 Doc Blanchard Army FB
1944 Les Horvath Ohio State QB/HB
1943 Angelo Bertelli Notre Dame QB
1942 Frank Sinkwich Georgia HB
1941 Bruce Smith Minnesota HB
1940 Tom Harmon Michigan HB
1939 Nile Kinnick Iowa HB
1938 Davey O'Brien Texas Christian QB
1937 Clint Frank Yale HB
1936 Larry Kelley Yale E
1935 Jay Berwanger Chicago HB

Rain Man
12-20-2004, 06:51 PM
My list would be as follows:

YEAR WINNER SCHOOL POSITION
1. 1981 Marcus Allen Southern Cal. RB
2. 1988 Barry Sanders Oklahoma State RB
3. 1956 Paul Hornung Notre Dame QB
4. 1963 Roger Staubach Navy QB
5. 1968 O.J. Simpson Southern Cal. HB
6. 1977 Earl Campbell Texas RB
7. 1976 Tony Dorsett Pittsburgh RB
8. 1948 Doak Walker Southern Methodist HB
9. 1987 Tim Brown Notre Dame WR
10. 1954 Alan Ameche Wisconsin FB

Thig Lyfe
12-22-2004, 03:03 PM
Charlie Ward.

Rain Man
12-22-2004, 03:10 PM
This is not generating the level of discussion that I expected. I blame that on Desmond Howard.

Thig Lyfe
12-22-2004, 03:17 PM
This is not generating the level of discussion that I expected. I blame that on Desmond Howard.

He was Super Bowl MVP, ya know.

Rain Man
12-22-2004, 03:20 PM
I completely forgot about that. I therefore blame Gino Toretta.

Gino was never a Super Bowl MVP, was he?

Thig Lyfe
12-22-2004, 03:22 PM
I completely forgot about that. I therefore blame Gino Toretta.

Gino was never a Super Bowl MVP, was he?

Don't think so. Plus he has a funny name.

LiL stumppy
12-22-2004, 03:51 PM
Barry Sanders

greeneggsandham
12-22-2004, 04:07 PM
i would blame eric crouch in this case.

now that thar is a l-u-s-e-r!

Skip Towne
12-22-2004, 04:15 PM
Gary Beban would have been a Chief if CP had been here then.