Texas Longhorns’ Heisman History

Posted by Barking Carnival on December-11-2009 Add Comments

If Alabama’s Mark Ingram wins the Heisman this Saturday, he will be the first from his tradition-rich program to take home the hardware. Texas, of course, has two Heismans in the vault, and Colt McCoy will be on stage Saturday as one of the finalists.

Here is a look at some Longhorn notables who also came close.


1947 Bobby Layne, Sixth-Place

The 1947 football season was full of firsts for the Longhorns. It was Blair Cherry’s first season as head coach, the team made its first-ever plane ride for a game (to Oregon), and it was the first season Texas ran out of the T-Formation.

That last first enabled Bobby Layne to establish himself as a legitimate NFL quarterback prospect as well...

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