Undersized long-shot candidate tore up teams with 5,188 passing yards and 41 touchdowns.
Acrobatic game-breaker and the first receiver in Big Ten history to lead the conference in scoring, with 138 points.
Leader of a Hurricanes team that had back-to-back undefeated regular seasons and won the 1991 national title.
Lived up to expectations as preseason favorite, leading Seminoles to a national title, then played pro ball -- in the NBA.
Burst onto the radar with four consecutive 200-yard rushing games and became the fourth I-A player in history to run for more than 2,000 yards in a season.
Big back set a single-season school record for rushing (1,927 yards) while rarely playing more than three quarters.
Led Florida to its first national title while throwing for 39 touchdowns, best in the country, and 3,625 yards.
Only primarily defensive player to win the Heisman also dazzled as a receiver and punt returner.
Fullback turned tailback's combination of speed and power helped him set the NCAA I-A alltime rushing record.
Division I-A's alltime rushing leader with 6,397 yards, breaking Williams's one-year-old mark.