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History & Tradition - Heisman

Jason White - 2003 - 69th award Jason White became the fourth Sooner to win the Heisman Trophy following Billy Vessels (1952), Steve Owens (1969), and Billy Sims (1978). White led his team to 12 straight victories, throwing for a school record forty (40) touchdown passes in a season and securing a spot for the Sooners to play in the Sugar Bowl. In 2003, White was the Associated Press Player of the Year, a consensus All-American, a consensus Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year, won the Davey O'Brien Award and the Jim Thorpe Courage Award.



Place Name School Class Position 1 2 3 Total
1st Jason White Oklahoma Sr. QB 319 204 116 1,481
2nd Larry Fitzgerald Pittsburgh So. WR 253 233 128 1,353
3rd Eli Manning Mississippi Sr. QB 95 132 161 710
4th Chris Perry Michigan Sr. RB 27 66 128 341
5th Darren Sproles Kansas St. Sr. RB 15 30 29 134


No. of registered electors: 922
Date of announcement: December 11, 2003

The number of points by region and position within each region are as follows for the top four candidates:


Name North-east Mid Atlantic South South-west Mid-west Far West
White 227 2 247 2 236 1 316 1 193 2 262 1
Fitzgerald 229 1 296 1 196 3 221 2 198 1 213 2
Manning 109 3 112 3 200 2 115 3 76 4 98 3
Perry 53 4 47 4 46 4 37 4 99 3 59 4



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