This Day in Black History: Nov. 23, 1965

University of Southern California running back Mike Garrett awarded Heisman Trophy.

Posted: 11/23/2011 07:00 AM EST

University of Southern California running back Mike Garrett receives the Heisman Trophy, becoming the first athlete from the school to do so. In three years with the Trojans, Garrett gained 4,876 yards in rushing, passing, receiving, punt returns and kickoff returns.

 

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