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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Salaam Wins Heisman

NEW YORK () -- Colorado tailback Rashaan Salaam has been named the winner of the 1994 Heisman Trophy, college football's highest award.

Salaam, a junior who led the nation in rushing and scoring and was just the fourth major-college player to run for 2,000 yards in a season, was announced as the winner in ceremonies Saturday at New York's Downtown Athletic Club.

Salaam was the clear-cut winner among the panel of 928 voters, collecting 400 first-place votes and 1,743 points.