Chic Harley Award

Chic Harley Award
Chic Harley Award
Awarded for College Football Player of the Year
Presented by Touchdown Club of Columbus
Location Columbus, Ohio
Country United States
First awarded 1955
Currently held by Cam Newton
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The Chic Harley Award is presented by the Touchdown Club of Columbus to the College Football Player of the Year. The winner is selected by a committee of college football coaches, and is named after Ohio State All-America football legend, Chic Harley. It was first presented to Ohio State's Howard "Hopalong" Cassady in 1955. It is longest-standing award of the Touchdown Club of Columbus, which also awards the Sammy Baugh Trophy and the Archie Griffin Award.


Past winners

Year Player School
1955 Howard Cassady Ohio State
1956 Paul Hornung Notre Dame
1957 John David Crow Texas A&M
1958 Billy Cannon LSU
1959 Billy Cannon LSU
1960 Joe Bellino Navy
1961 Ernie Davis Syracuse
1962 Terry Baker Oregon State
1963 Roger Staubach Navy
1964 Bob Timberlake Michigan
1965 Mike Garrett USC
1966 Steve Spurrier Florida
1967 Gary Beban UCLA
1968 O.J. Simpson USC
1969 Steve Owens Oklahoma
1970 Jim Plunkett Stanford
1971 Pat Sullivan Auburn
1972 John Rodgers Nebraska
1973 John Cappelletti Penn State
1974 Archie Griffin Ohio State
1975 Archie Griffin Ohio State
1976 Tony Dorsett Pittsburgh
1977 Earl Campbell Texas
1978 Billy Sims Oklahoma
1979 Charles White USC
1980 George Rogers South Carolina
1981 Marcus Allen USC
1982 Herschel Walker Georgia
1983 Mike Rozier Nebraska
1984 Doug Flutie Boston College
1985 Bo Jackson Auburn
1986 Jim Harbaugh Michigan
1987 Chris Spielman Ohio State
1988 Barry Sanders Oklahoma State
1989 Anthony Thompson Indiana
1990 Greg Lewis Washington
1991 Desmond Howard Michigan
1992 Gino Torretta Miami
1993 Charlie Ward Florida State
1994 Rashaan Salaam Colorado
1995 Eddie George Ohio State
1996 Troy Davis Iowa State
1997 Charles Woodson Michigan
1998 Ricky Williams Texas
1999 Ron Dayne Wisconsin
2000 Josh Heupel Oklahoma
2001 Ken Dorsey Miami
2002 Ken Dorsey Miami
2003 Larry Fitzgerald Pittsburgh
2004 Reggie Bush USC
2005 Reggie Bush USC
2006 Troy Smith Ohio State
2007 Tim Tebow Florida
2008 Sam Bradford Oklahoma
2009 Colt McCoy Texas
2010 Cam Newton Auburn

Winners by school

School Winners
Ohio State 6
Oklahoma 4
Michigan 4
Texas 3
Miami 3
Auburn 3
Florida 2
Navy 2
Nebraska 2
Pittsburgh 2
Notre Dame 1
Florida State 1
Georgia 1
Texas A&M 1
Boston College 1
Syracuse 1
Oregon State 1
Oklahoma State 1
Stanford 1
Wisconsin 1
Colorado 1
Indiana 1
Iowa State 1
Penn State 1
Washington 1
South Carolina 1

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