Troy Smith Wins the 2006 Heisman Trophy, McFadden Finishes Second

As expected, the Ohio State University’s Troy Smith won the Heisman, capturing the the second highest margin of victory and the second highest overall point total ever.

In a minor upset, Arkansas running back Darren McFadden finished second, with pre-season favorite Brady Quinn finishing third.

The vote total were as follows:
Troy Smith 2540*
Darren McFadden 878
Brady Quinn 782
Steve Slaton 214
Mike Hart 210
Colt Brennan 202
Ray Rice 79
Ian Johnson 73
Dwayne Jarrett 47
Calvin Johnson 43

* Smith had the highest percentage of first place votes ever

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One Response to Troy Smith Wins the 2006 Heisman Trophy, McFadden Finishes Second

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