Six Former Heisman Trophy Winners Who Flopped in the NFL

4. Steve Spurrier, Florida


Before the “Ol’ Ball Coach” was waltzing the sidelines, Spurrier was actually a Heisman-winning QB for the Florida Gators back in 1966. Drafted No. 3 overall by the Niners, he started just 26 games in nine seasons before being traded to the Buccaneers before the 1976 season. That’s where Spurrier proved he didn’t have what it takes to be a starter, as he went 0-12 for a team that is widely-regarded as the worst in NFL history. It’s probably a good thing he got into coaching.

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