Who Won the 1935
Heisman Trophy

Jay Berwanger

University of Chicago

1936  Winner

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1935 Heisman Trophy Winner Jay Berwanger News

Charitable gaming passes, but county sales tax deals unravel

The Daily News Online
Genesee County pulls in $8 million annually from the extra cent, County Manager Jay Gsell said in forwarding an appeal about the resolution Monday. “This is serious dereliction of duty by NYS legislators if these Home Rule Revenue ... While some ...

1935 Heisman Trophy Winner Jay Berwanger News

The NFL's very first draft pick never played a snap

SB Nation
They used that pick on Jay Berwanger, a halfback who'd also won the first Heisman Trophy and gave future president Gerald Ford a scar under his eye during a game. Berwanger wanted $1,000 a game (which would be about $18,000 today), a number the ...

1935 Heisman Trophy Winner Jay Berwanger News

First NFL draft in 1936 was all about sport, not spectacle

Chicago Tribune
The owners picked from the list. The Eagles picked Jay Berwanger, a running back from the University of Chicago, as the first pick in the draft. Berwanger had been named the outstanding college player in 1935. Berwanger, however, did not sign a ...

1935 Heisman Trophy Winner Jay Berwanger News

NFL Draft history and No. 1 selections since 1936

FOX 29 News Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (WTXF/AP) - It may be 56 years since Philadelphia hosted an NFL Draft, but along with so many other Philly firsts -- the inaugural NFL Draft was held here in 1936, at the Ritz Carlton. The draft was actually founded by Eagles owner Bert ...

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