Heisman Trophy: Peyton Manning and 5 Others Who Should Have Won It Once

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Heisman Trophy: Peyton Manning and  5 Others Who Should Have Won It Once
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Many all-time greats had sensational seasons, but failed to win the coveted Heisman Trophy.

Many prestigious players could not perform their best when it mattered the most. However, they posted gaudy stats and were recognizable players for the fans and voters. However, there was no such a thing as being a lock to win the Heisman in the upcoming slides. 

There were many close races, but failing to be the consensus No. 1 team or playing in a conference championship plays a vital role in the voting very often. 

Many Heisman winners do not have the most productive professional careers, but many times the most talented player does not end up winning the award.

The award is given to the "most outstanding player," and certainly the former winners who prevailed over the following five were deserving.

So, without further ado, here are your five guys who really should have won the Heisman at least once.

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