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Did you know that Charlie Ward was also the only Heisman winner to play in the NBA?


Did you know that Charlie Ward, Jr. was born October 12, 1970?

Did you know that Charlie Ward is a retired American professional NBA basketball player?

Did you know that Charlie Ward also was a college football Heisman Trophy winner, Davey O’Brien Award winner and a Major League Baseball
draftee?

Did you know that despite Wards NCAA football success, he was one of the very
few players who won a Heisman trophy but was not drafted in the NFL
draft?

Did you know that Charlie Ward was inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame with Emmitt Smith and Bobby Bowden in 2006?

Did you know that Charlie Ward holds the second-largest margin of victory in the history of
Heisman trophy balloting, with a 1,622 point difference, second only to O.J. Simpson‘s 1,750 point win in 1968?[1]

Did you know that Charlie Ward was also the only Heisman winner to play in the NBA?

Did you know that in 1993, Charlie Ward won the James E. Sullivan Award from the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) as the most outstanding amateur athlete in the United States?

Did you know that Charlie Ward did not play baseball in college, he was drafted as a pitcher by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 59th round of the 1993 free agent draft and in the 18th round by the New York Yankees in 1994?


 An avid tennis player, Ward also shone in the Arthur Ashe Amateur Tennis Tournament in 1994.

 Now if you didn’t know, now you know…

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