These four were among the greatest college footbal players of all-time:
Glen Davis, Army (mid 1940s) – Davis was a sensational halfback, who, along with Felix “Doc” Blanchard, sparked the Cadets to a long string of victories. Known as Mr. Outside, Davis played in all the games of West Point’s 29-game winning streak. At the conclusion of his three-year career in 1946, Davis had raced for 51 touchdowns. He scored 20 of those TDs in 1944. Davis was awarded the Heisman Trophy in 1946.
Tom Harmon, Michigan (1940) – Harmon was a hero at the University of Michigan. In three seasons, he scored 33 touchdowns and 237 points. He was a first team All-American selection in 1939 and 1940, and was the recipient of the Heisman Award in 1940. Harmon is a member of the Football Hall of Fame.
Roger Staubach, Navy (1963) – After sifting through 25 college scholarship offers, Staubach chose the Naval Academy, where he won the Heisman in 1963. During his career at Navy, he set an NCAA record, completing 64.4% of his passes. A great scrambler, ala Francis Tarkenton, “Roger the Dodger” had a career total 4,235 yards passing and rushing.
Ross Browner, Notre Dame (1977) – A strapping defensive end, Browner just might rate as the top defensive player ever to wear a Fighting Irish uniform. He won the Outland Trophy in 1976 and the Vince Lombardi Award in 1977. These two awards honor the outstanding lineman in college football.