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Notre Dame coach Ara Parseghian reacts after USC upsets the undefeated No. 1 Irish, 20-17, in the Coliseum on Thanksgiving weekend in 1964. Quarterback John Huarte (No. 7 in the background and a native of Southern California) was announced as that season’s Heisman winner four days prior to the dramatic loss.

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Heisman Picture of the Day

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LIFE Magazine’s edition the week of Nov. 29, 1963 included two cover options — one for recently murdered President John F. Kennedy, the other for Navy quarterback Roger Staubach, who was about to win that year’s Heisman Trophy.

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Heisman Photos of the Day

With Johnny Manziel poised to bring Texas A&M its second Heisman in school history, I thought I’d look back on its first winner, John David Crow, who won in 1957. Here he is accepting the Heisman at the Downtown Athletic Club in New York City:

Crow’s trademark scowl was the result of an accident at birth (h/t to the comment section): 

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Heisman Photo of the Day

Here’s a bit of Heisman whimsy for your Monday morning. This picture of the president was taken in 2009 in Mack Brown’s office. Any guesses whose Heisman he’s holding?

The president doesn’t seem to have the Heisman pose quite down in 2009 and its only gets worse; here he is in April of 2012 with the Air Force team.

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Heisman Pic of the Day

The Heisman finalists (minus Andrew Luck, who had not yet arrived in NYC) with the trophy:

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Heisman Pic of the Day

Here’s 1988 Heisman winner Barry Sanders with his fan club, the Oklahoma State cheerleaders:

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Heisman Pic of the Day

John Cappalletti, the 1973 Heisman winner, with Joe Paterno and Bob Hope

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