1. Davey O’Brien (TCU)
Needless to say, if a trophy presented annually to “the best of all National Collegiate Athletic Association quarterbacks,” you were probably an accomplished quarterback yourself. Even though he played in an era before most of our parents were born, Davey O’Brien still holds the NCAA record for most rushing and passing plays in a single season, to this day it still stands.
Back before there was an award named in his honor, though, O’Brien became the first player in college football history to win both the Heisman Trophy and the Maxwell Trophy.