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  • Ohio State Heisman Trophy Winner Howard 'Hopalong' Cassady Dies at Age 85

    09/21/2019 4:44:31 PM PDT · by Bonemaker · 9 replies
    Sports Illustrated ^ | 09/20/2019 | Jenna West
    Howard "Hopalong" Cassady, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner at Ohio State, died early on Friday morning at the age of 85. According to Ohio State, Cassady died in Tampa, where he lived with his wife Barb since 1974. Cassady played for the Buckeyes from 1952-1955 as a halfback under legendary coach Woody Hayes and won the Heisman Trophy during his senior season. He became the third of the Buckeyes' seven Heisman winners and helped lead the team to a national championship in 1954 and Big Ten championships in 1954 and 1955.