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The NCAA doesn't pick the Heisman
Posted: Aug 10, 2014 11:05 PM

The Heisman was originally presented by the Downtown Athletic Club (NYC), now by the Heisman Trust. A committee of six sportswriters make the selection.


With all his success, his highest salary was $25,000 a year. The president of the university, Dr. R. F. Poole, feared that professors who earned less would be upset. "He called me up and said that he didn't want me to tell anybody what I made," Howard once said. "I said: 'Doc, you don't have to worry. I'm as ashamed as you are of what you pay me.' " - Frank Howard Obituary, New York Times, 01/27/1996

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