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Heisman Trophy #47168

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 08, 1977
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(Studio) Announcement of 1977 college football winner of Heismar trophy noted; previous winners include O.J. Simpson.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(No location given) Report on 1977 leading candidates for trophy. Those listed are University of Texas Longhorns' Earl Campbell, of Tyler, Texas; Oklahoma State U.'s Terry Miller, of Colorado; Grambling State University's Doug Williams; Stanford Cardinals' Guy Benjamin. Films of each player shown and details with regard to college career given. Also mentioned are James Harris, Frankie Albert, John Brodie and Jim Plunkett and coach John Heisman, after whom trophy is named.
REPORTER: Keith Jackson

Reporter(s):
Jackson, Keith;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:01:50

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