As we prepare to welcome our newst Heisman Trophy winner, let's take a look back.
High expectations go along with the winning the Heisman Trophy, but in many cases, a stellar college career doesn’t always continue into the pros. This is by no means a top 10 list; we left a few deserving others off, but look at it more as a subtle reminder that all that glitters in college is not NFL gold.
Matt Leinhart, QB USC2004 Winner
At USC, Matt Leinhart was the second coming. In 2003, the golden boy celebrity QB beat out Matt Cassel for the starting job after Carlson Palmer went pro. In 2004, he was named that year's winner of the Heisman Trophy, and also led the USC Trojans to the BCS national championship. He was selected 10th overall in 2006 by the Arizona Cardinals.
After Kurt Warner's retirement, Leinhart was named the presumptive starter, but he lost the starting job in training camp to veteran Derek Anderson, who signed with t...