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Silver Anniversary Awards
Awarded forthe top collegiate football player
Presented bySporting News
CountryUnited States
First awarded1942
Currently held byJohnny Manziel

Beginning in 1942 The Sporting News, now known as Sporting News, awarded the top collegiate football player its own award.[1] The publication picked players that often were not seriously considered by the Downtown Athletic Club, who voted on the Heisman Trophy, such as underclassman or defensive players.

WinnersEdit

YearWinnerSchool
1942 Frank SinkwichGeorgia
1943 Angelo BertelliNotre Dame
1944 Les HorvathOhio State
1945 Felix BlanchardArmy
1946 Glenn DavisArmy
1947 John LujackNotre Dame
1948 Doak WalkerSMU
1949 Leon HartNotre Dame
1950 Vic JanowiczOhio State
1951 Dick KazmaierPrinceton
1952 Billy VesselsOklahoma
1953 John LattnerNotre Dame
1954 Howard CassadyOhio State
1955 Howard CassadyOhio State
1956 Tommy McDonaldOklahoma
1957 John David CrowTexas A&M
1958 Billy CannonLouisiana State
1959 Billy CannonLouisiana State
1960 Joe BellinoNavy
1961 Bob FergusonOhio State
1962 Terry BakerOregon State
1963 Roger StaubachNavy
1964 Dick ButkusIllinois
1965 Donny AndersonTexas Tech
1965 Jim GrabowskiIllinois
1966 Steve SpurrierFlorida
1967 Gary BebanUCLA
1968 O.J. SimpsonSouthern California
1969 Steve OwensOklahoma
1970 Jim PlunkettStanford
1971 Ed MarinaroCornell
1971 Pat SullivanAuburn
1972 Bert JonesLouisiana State
1973 John HicksOhio State
1974 Archie GriffinOhio State
1975 Archie GriffinOhio State
1976 Tony DorsettPittsburgh
1977 Earl CampbellTexas
1978 Billy SimsOklahoma
1979 Charles WhiteSouthern California
1980 Hugh GreenPittsburgh
1981 Marcus AllenSouthern California
1982Herschel WalkerGeorgia
1983Mike RozierNebraska
1984Doug FlutieBoston College
1985Bo JacksonAuburn
1986Vinny TestaverdeMiami (Fla.)
1987Tim BrownNotre Dame
1988Barry SandersOklahoma State
1989Darian HaganColorado
1990Raghib IsmailNotre Dame
1991Desmond HowardMichigan
1992Marvin JonesFlorida State
1993Charlie WardFlorida State
1994Rashaan SalaamColorado
1995Tommy FrazierNebraska
1996Danny WuerffelFlorida
1997Charles WoodsonMichigan
1998Ricky WilliamsTexas
1999Ron DayneWisconsin
2000Chris WeinkeFlorida State
2001Eric CrouchNebraska
2002Carson PalmerSouthern California
2003Jason WhiteOklahoma
2004Alex SmithUtah
2005Reggie BushSouthern California
2006Troy SmithOhio State
2007Tim TebowFlorida
2008Graham HarrellTexas Tech
2008Sam BradfordOklahoma
2008Colt McCoyTexas
2009Mark IngramAlabama
2010Cam NewtonAuburn
2011Robert Griffin IIIBaylor
2012Johnny ManzielTexas A&M

Winners by schoolEdit

School Winners
Ohio State 9
Notre Dame 6
Oklahoma 6
USC 5
Auburn 3
Florida 3
Florida State 3
LSU 3
Nebraska 3
Texas 3
Army 2
Colorado 2
Georgia 2
Illinois 2
Michigan 2
Navy 2
Pittsburgh 2
Texas Tech 2
Texas A&M 2
Alabama 1
Baylor 1
Boston College 1
Cornell 1
Miami 1
Oklahoma State 1
Oregon State 1
Princeton 1
SMU 1
Stanford 1
UCLA 1
Utah 1
Wisconsin 1

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