Throwback Thursday: Big George Wins the Heisman

In 1980, the Heisman ceremony wasn’t televised, and was held on a Monday afternoon. Most of us found out that George Rogers had edged out Pittsburgh defensive end Hugh Green for the trophy via radio. My, how times have changed.

Below is The State paper from the following day, December 2, 1980.

Here’s to you Big George!



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