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Biggest Heisman Winners.

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Marcus Mariota is the heavy favorite to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday, but will he join this list? Several recent winners have, including three of the past four. Here are the biggest vote-getters in the history of the Heisman Trophy, in order of percentage of possible points:

Player School Year Pct. Stats

Frank Sinkwich, RB Georgia 1942 99.6 186 carr, 828 yds, 17TD

x-Reggie Bush, RB USC 2005 91.7 200 carr, 1,740 yds, 16TD

Troy Smith, QB Ohio State 2006 91.6 203-311 2,542 yds., 30TD

Ricky Williams, RB Texas 1998 85.2 391 carr., 2,327 yds., 29TD

Charlie Ward, QB Florida State 1993 83.7 264-380, 3,032 yds., 27TD

Cam Newton, QB Auburn 2010 81.5 185-280, 2,854 yds., 30TD

O.J. Simpson, RB USC 1968 80.6 1,709 yds, 22TD

Jameis Winston, QB Florida State 2013 79.2 257-384, 4,057 yds., 40TD

Glenn Davis, RB Army 1946 79.2 123 carr., 712 yds, 7TD

Desmond Howard, WR Michigan 1991 75.5 62 rec., 985 yds., 19TD

Tony Dorsett, RB Pittsburgh 1976 74.9 370 carr., 2,150 yds., 22TD

Johnny Lujack, QB Notre Dame 1947 74.2 61-109, 777; 12 carr., 139 yds

Ron Dayne, RB Wisconsin 1999 73.8 337 carr., 2,034 yds., 20TD

Johnny Manziel, QB Texas A&M 2012 72.8 3,706 pass, 1,410 rush, 47TD

Doug Flutie, QB Boston College 1984 71.1 246-423, 3,634 yds., 30TD

Tim Tebow, QB Florida 2007 70.5 234-350, 3,286 yds., 32TD

Vinny Testaverde, QB Miami 1986 70.2 175-276, 2,557 yds., 26TD

x-trophy was later stripped because he received improper benefits

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Publication:The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
Date:Dec 12, 2014
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