Heisman Trophy Winners Who Were NFL Busts

Nov 8, 2017 at 3:05 pm |

Winners... or Losers?

All NCAA football players want to win the Heisman. The Lamar Heisman Trophy has been around since 1935, and ever since it’s been the standard for the best players in college football. Winning the Heisman means you dominated the NCAA like few players have ever done, but does that really mean you’ll be a good pro?

The transition from NCAA to NFL football is a tough one, and even college football’s elite players have struggled to make the switch. These are some of the biggest NFL busts that won the Heisman in college.

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The Heisman Trophy is the most prestigious award a college football player can win, but these athletes proved it doesn’t guarantee success in the pros.