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1979 Heisman Trophy Voting

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Heisman Voting

Rk Player School Class Pos 1st 2nd 3rd Tot Summary
1 Charles White* Southern California SR RB 453 144 48 1695 332 Att, 2050 Yds, 6.2 Avg, 19 TD
2 Billy Sims Oklahoma SR RB 82 180 167 773 224 Att, 1506 Yds, 6.7 Avg, 22 TD
3 Marc Wilson Brigham Young SR QB 72 124 125 589 250 Cmp, 427 Att, 3720 Yds, 29 TD, 15 Int
4 Art Schlichter* Ohio State SO QB 19 54 86 251 105 Cmp, 200 Att, 1816 Yds, 14 TD, 6 Int
5 Vagas Ferguson Notre Dame SR RB 12 38 50 162 301 Att, 1437 Yds, 4.8 Avg, 17 TD
6 Paul McDonald* Southern California SR QB 11 18 23 92 164 Cmp, 264 Att, 2223 Yds, 18 TD, 6 Int
7 George Rogers* South Carolina JR RB 8 20 17 81 311 Att, 1681 Yds, 5.4 Avg, 8 TD
8 Mark Herrmann* Purdue JR QB 5 12 15 54 203 Cmp, 348 Att, 2377 Yds, 16 TD, 19 Int
9 Ron Simmons Florida State JR DL 5 8 10 41
10 Steadman Shealy Alabama SR QB 1 10 9 32 45 Cmp, 81 Att, 717 Yds, 4 TD, 5 Int