The Heisman Memorial Trophy is awarded each year to “the most outstanding player in college football.” Sometimes, those guys who are the most outstanding players at the collegiate level are bound for superstardom from day one. But sometimes those guys either peaked in their college days, or were never really meant to play at the professional level.
That’s why we wanted to take a look at both camps: the guys who won the Heisman Trophy in college and became stars in the National Football League, and the guys who also won the Heisman, and became big time NFL busts. Without further delay, here are 17 Heisman Trophy winners who were busts in the NFL.
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