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Sport Former Ohio State RB and Heisman winner Howard Cassady dies

16:55  20 september  2019
16:55  20 september  2019 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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Howard Cassady . Ohio State . This is a list of the colleges and universities who have had a player win a Heisman trophy: Ohio State , Oklahoma, and Notre Dame are tied for the most trophies at 7 each (USC's 2005 award having been voluntarily forfeited).

Cassady won Ohio State ’s third Heisman , joining Les Horvath and Vic Janowicz. Born in Columbus, Ohio , Cassady attended Central High. It didn’t take OSU fans long to realize why Howard “Hopalong” Cassady was something special. In his first collegiate game, the season opener against

Former Heisman Trophy winner Howard “Hopalong” Cassady died Friday morning according to multiple reports. He was 85.

a man flying through the air on a baseball field: Howard Cassady was third in the Heisman voting in 1954 before winning the award in 1955. (AP Photo/Harold Valentine, File)© Provided by Oath Inc. Howard Cassady was third in the Heisman voting in 1954 before winning the award in 1955. (AP Photo/Harold Valentine, File)

Cassady was a running back at Ohio State from 1952-55. He won the Heisman Trophy as a senior in 1955 as the Buckeyes went 7-2 overall under Woody Hayes and 6-0 in the Big Ten.

Cassady ran for 958 yards and 14 touchdowns in that Heisman-winning season. He got his nickname from local sportswriters as a freshman in homage to the Hopalong Cassidy cowboy character created by Clarence Mulford.

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Howard Cassady . 1955. Ohio State . RB . 50th anniversary Heisman winner : Mike Garrett. The 2015 college football season has been referred to by many observers as the "Year of the Running…

Of the 83 Heisman winners eligible for drafting, 56 have been selected in the first round. Twenty-two of them were taken with the first overall pick and 39 within In 2019, Kyler Murray of Oklahoma matched his former Oklahoma teammate and become the the 22nd Heisman winner to be selected first overall.

The season before Cassady won the Heisman he finished third in the voting to Wisconsi’s Alan Ameche and Oklahoma’s Kurt Burris as a junior.

Cassady was Ohio State’s third Heisman Trophy winner. He was preceded by Les Horvath in 1944 and Vic Janowicz in 1950.

Drafted by the Detroit Lions

Cassady was taken with the No. 3 pick in the 1956 NFL draft by the Lions behind Gary Glick and Earl Morrall.

Cassady played eight seasons in the NFL; seven of them were with the Lions. His best season came as a rookie when he carried the ball 97 times or 413 yards. He scored six touchdowns in his career including three in his second season in the league.

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Nick Bromberg is a writer for Yahoo Sports.

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    Cassady arrived at Ohio State in 1952 standing 5'10" and weighing 155 pounds--less than half the weight of this year's Buckeyes Heisman candidate, tackle Cassady was talented at baseball as well, hitting .319 for the 1955 conference champs as a teammate of future major league star Frank Howard .

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