Rod Koons’ Weekly Sports Trivia

Q. What major college football award is similar to the Heisman?

A. The Maxwell Award, beginning in 1937, is named after Robert (Tiny) Maxwell, who was a great lineman for the U. of Chicago. The Maxwell and Heisman have gone to the same player in the same season 32 times. The Maxwell is more varied as to which players receive it based upon the position they play.

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