On this day in 1935, the first Heisman Trophy was awarded to
of the University of Chicago. Chicago was one of the original members of the Western Conference (later Big 10) and was a football powerhouse under Coach Amos Alonzo Stagg, It dropped varsity football in 1939 (the sport returned to the University 30 years later). Here are two covers of Wisconsin-Chicago games, from November 10, 1928 and October 11, 1930.
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