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Jacob Myers | NCAA.com | September 22, 2018

Heisman Trophy winners and runners-up each year since 1935

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The trophy with a bronze man with his right arm extended, holding the football in his left has been the hallmark achievement of college football players since 1935. Out of all those years, there’s been only one two-time Heisman Trophy winner.

The winners are the players remembered most, but there are also some incredible athletes that have come oh, so close to taking home the award but fell just short.

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Here is a list of every Heisman winner since the trophy was first awarded in 1935, as well as the players that finished second and third each season.

Year WINNER 2nd 3rd
1935 Jay Berwanger - RB, Chicago Monk Meyer - RB, Army Bill Shakespeare - RB, Notre Dame
1936 Larry Kelley - TE, Yale Sam Francis - RB, Nebraska Ray Buivid - RB, Marquette
1937 Clinton Frank - HB, Yale Byron White - RB, Colorado Marshall Goldberg - RB, Pittsburgh
1938 Davey O’Brien - QB, TCU Marshall Goldberg - RB, Pittsburgh Sid Luckman - QB, Columbia
1939 Nile Kinnick - RB, Iowa Tom Harmon - RB, Michigan Paul Christman - QB, Missouri
1940 Tom Harmon - RB, Michigan John Kimbrough - RB, Texas A&M George Franck - RB, Minnesota
1941 Bruce Smith - RB, Minnesota Angelo Bertelli - QB, Notre Dame Frankie Albert - QB, Stanford
1942 Frank Sinkwich - RB, Georgia Paul Governali - QB, Columbia Clint Castleberry - RB, Georgia Tech
1943 Angelo Bertelli - QB, Notre Dame Bob Odell - RB, Pennsylvaia Otto Graham - QB, Northwestern
1944 Les Horvath - HB, Ohio State Glenn Davis - RB, Army Doc Blanchard - FB, Army
1945 Doc Blanchard - FB, Army Glenn Davis - RB, Army Rob Fenimore - RB, Oklahoma State
1946 Glenn Davis - RB, Army Charley Trippi - RB, Georgia Johnny Lujack - QB, Notre Dame
1947 John Lujack - QB, Notre Dame Bob Chappuis - RB, Michigan Doak Walker - RB, SMU
1948 Doak Walker - RB, SMU Charlie Justice - RB, North Carolina Chuck Bednarik - OL/LB, Pennsylvania
1949 Leon Hart - TE, Notre Dame Charlie Justice - RB, North Carolina Doak Walker - RB, SMU
1950 Vic Janowicz - RB, Ohio State Kyle Rote - RB, SMU Reds Bagnell - RB, Pennsylvania
1951 Dick Kazmaier - RB, Princeton Hank Lauricella - RB, Tennessee Babe Parilli - QB, Kentucky
1952 Billy Vessels - RB, Oklahoma Jack Scarbath - QB, Maryland Paul Giel - RB, Minnesota
1953 John Lattner - RB, Notre Dame Paul Giel - RB, Minnesota Paul Cameron - RB, UCLA
1954 Alan Ameche - FB, Wisconsin Kurt Burris - OL, Oklahoma Howard Cassady - RB, Ohio State
1955 Howard Cassady - RB, Ohio State Jim Swink - RB, TCU George Welsh - QB, Navy
1956 Paul Hornung - QB, Notre Dame Johnny Majors - RB, Tennessee Tommy McDonald - RB Oklahoma
1957 John David Crow - RB, Texas A&M Alex Karras - DL, Iowa Walt Kowalczyk - RB, Michigan State
1958 Pete Dawkins - RB, Army Randy Duncan - QB, Iowa Billy Cannon- RB, LSU
1959 Billy Cannon - RB, LSU Richie Lucas - QB, Penn State Don Meredith - QB, SMU
1960 Joe Bellino - RB, Navy Tom Brown - OL, Minnesota Jake Gibbs - QB, Ole Miss
1961 Ernie Davis - RB, Syracuse Bob Ferguson - RB, Ohio State Jimmy Saxton - RB, Texas
1962 Terry Baker - QB, Oregon State Jerry Stovall - RB, LSU Bob Bell - DL, Minnesota
1963 Roger Staubach - QB, Navy Billy Lothridge - QB, Georgia Tech Sherman Lewis - RB, Michigan State
1964 John Huarte - QB, Notre Dame Jerry Rhome - QB, Tulsa Dick Butkus - LB, Illinois
1965 Mike Garrett - RB, Southern Cal Howard Twilley - WR, Tulsa Jim Grabowski - RB, Illinois
1966 Steve Spurrier - QB, Florida Bob Griese - QB, Purdue Nick Eddy - RB, Notre Dame
1967 Gary Beban - QB, UCLA O.J. Simpson - RB, Southern Cal Leroy Keyes - RB, Purdue
1968 O.J. Simpson - RB, Southern Cal Leroy Keyes - RB, Purdue Terry Hanratty - QB, Notre Dame
1969 Steve Owens - RB, Oklahoma Mike Phipps - QB, Purdue Rex Kern - QB, Ohio State
1970 Jim Plunkett - QB, Stanford Joe Theismann - QB, Notre Dame Archie Manning - QB, Ole Miss
1971 Pat Sullivan - QB, Auburn Ed Marinaro - RB, Cornell Greg Pruitt - RB, Oklahoma State
1972 Johnny Rodgers - WR, Nebraska Greg Pruitt - RB, Oklahoma State Rich Glover - DL, Nebraska
1973 John Cappelletti - RB, Penn State John Hicks - OL, Ohio State Roosevelt Leaks - RB, Texas
1974 Archie Griffin - RB, Ohio State Anthony Davis - RB, Southern Cal Joe Washington - RB, Oklahoma
1975 Archie Griffin - RB, Ohio State Chuck Muncie - RB, California Ricky Bell - RB, Southern Cal
1976 Tony Dorsett - RB, Pittsburgh Ricky Bell - RB, Southern Cal Rob Lytle - RB, Michigan
1977 Earl Campbell - RB, Texas Terry Miller - RB, Oklahoma State Ken MacAfee - TE, Notre Dame
1978 Billy Sims - RB, Oklahoma Chuck Fusina - QB, Penn State Rich Leach - QB, Michigan
1979 Charles White - RB, Southern Cal Billy Sims - RB, Oklahoma Marc Wilson - QB, BYU
1980 George Rogers - RB, South Carolina Hugh Green - DL, Pittsburgh Herschel Walker - RB, Georgia
1981 Marcus Allen - RB, Southern Cal Herschel Walker - RB, Georgia Jim McMahon - QB, BYU
1982 Herschel Walker - RB, Georgia John Elway - QB, Stanford Eric Dickerson - RB, SMU
1983 Mike Rozier - RB, Nebraska Steve Young - QB, BYU Doug Flutie - QB, Boston College
1984 Doug Flutie - QB, Boston College Keith Byars - RB, Ohio State Robbie Bosco - QB, BYU
1985 Bo Jackson - RB, Auburn Chuck Long - QB, Iowa Robbie Bosc - QB, BYU
1986 Vinny Testaverde - QB, Miami (Fla.) Paul Palmer - RB, Temple Jim Harbaugh - QB, Michigan
1987 Tim Brown - WR, Notre Dame Don McPherson - QB, Syracuse Gordie Lockbaum - RB, Holy Cross
1988 Barry Sanders - RB, Oklahoma State Rodney Peete - QB, Southern Cal Troy Aikman - QB, UCLA
1989 Andre Ware - QB, Houston Anthony Thompson - RB, Indiana Major Harris - QB, West Virginia
1990 Ty Detmer - QB, Brigham Young Raghib Ismail - WR, Notre Dame Eric Bieniemy - RB, Colorado
1991 Desmon Howard - WR, Michigan Casey Weldon - QB, Florida State Ty Detmer - QB, BYU
1992 Gino Torretta - QB, Miami (Fla.) Marshall Faulk - RB, San Diego State Garrison Hearst - RB, Georgia
1993 Charlie Ward - QB, Florida State Heath Shuler - QB, Tennessee David Palmer - WR, Alabama
1994 Rashaan Salaam - RB, Colorado Ki-Jana Carter - RB, Penn State Steve McNair - Alcorn State
1995 Eddie George - RB, Ohio State Tommie Frazier - QB, Nebraska Danny Wuerffel - QB, Florida
1996 Danny Wuerffel - QB, Florida Troy Davis - RB, Iowa State Jake Plummer - QB, Arizona State
1997 Charles Woodson - CB, Michigan Peyton Manning - QB, Tennessee Ryan Leaf - QB, Washington State
1998 Ricky Williams - RB, Texas Michael Bishop - QB, Kansas State Cade McNown - QB, UCLA
1999 Ron Dayne - RB, Wisconsin Joe Hamilton - QB, Georgia Tech Michael Vick - QB, Virginia Tech
2000 Chris Weinke - QB, Florida State Josh Heupel - QB, Oklahoma Drew Brees - QB, Purdue
2001 Eric Crouch - QB, Nebraska Rex Grossman - QB, Florida Ken Dorsey - QB, Miami (Fla.)
2002 Carson Palmer - QB, Southern Cal Brad Banks - QB, Iowa Larry Johnson - RB Penn State
2003 Jason White - QB, Oklahoma Larry Fitzgerald - WR, Pittsburgh Eli Manning - QB, Ole Miss
2004 Matt Leinart - QB, Southern Cal Adrian Peterson - Oklahoma Jason White - QB, Oklahoma
2005 Reggie Bush - RB, Southern Cal* Vince Young - QB, Texas Matt Leinart - Southern Cal
2006 Troy Smith - QB, Ohio State Darren McFadden - RB, Arkansas Brady Quinn - QB, Notre Dame
2007 Tim Tebow - QB, Florida Darren McFadden - RB, Arkansas Colt Brennan - QB, Hawaii
2008 Sam Bradford - QB, Oklahoma Colt McCoy - QB, Texas Tim Tebow - QB, Florida
2009 Mark Ingram - RB, Alabama Toby Gerhart - RB, Stanford Colt McCoy - QB, Texas
2010 Cam Newton - QB, Auburn Andrew Luck - QB, Stanford LaMichael James - RB, Oregon
2011 Robert Griffin III - QB, Baylor Andrew Luck - QB, Stanford Trent Richardson - RB, Alabama
2012 Johnny Manziel - QB, Texas A&M Manti Te'o - LB, Notre Dame Collin Klein - QB, Kansas State
2013 Jameis Winston - QB, Florida State A.J. McCarron - QB, Alabama Jordan Lynch - QB, Northern Illinois
2014 Marcus Mariota - QB, Oregon Melvin Gordon - RB, Wisconsin Amari Cooper - WR, Alabama
2015 Derrick Henry - RB, Alabama Christian McCaffrey - RB, Stanford Deshaun Watson - QB, Clemson
2016 Lamar Jackson - QB, Louisville Deshaun Watson - QB, Clemson Baker Mayfield - QB, Oklahoma
2017 Baker Mayfield - QB, Oklahoma Bryce Love - RB, Stanford Lamar Jackson - QB, Louisville

* Vacated