Tonight the Heisman Trophy for the best player in college football will be awarded. You may be wondering what this has to do with the Yankees or baseball, and at least for this year’s finalists, the answer appears to be: not much.
However, there is a decently long history of athletes competing in both sports. Thanks to the lack of an overlap in seasons in the non-professional levels and a crossover in skill sets (especially for quarterbacks), many players who make the highest levels in both sports have a history in the other.
That includes Heisman Trophy winners.