Notre Dame football: 1953 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Lattner passes away
Rest in peace, Johnny Lattner. The former Notre Dame running back, defensive back and Heisman Trophy winner died Saturday morning at the age of 83. He was battling lung cancer.
We are deeply saddened by the passing of 1953 Heisman Trophy Winner Johnny Lattner. Our prayers are with his family. pic.twitter.com/YZr4ZpxsDV— Notre Dame Football (@NDFootball) February 13, 2016
His school all-purpose career yardage record stood until Vegas Ferguson broke it in 1979. Lattner will be missed by both the college football and Notre Dame communities.