The Bigger Heisman Snub: Tommie Frazier or Ndamukong Suh?

Common lore amongst Husker fans is that Eddie George's 1995 Heisman win over Tommie Frazier was a giant screw job. Frazier's career doesn't need an introduction to Husker fans - he's still arguably the best player in Husker history.

At least Frazier finished second. Despite being the best defensive player of his generation, Ndamukong Suh finished fourth in the 2009 Heisman voting behing Alabama running back Mark Ingram, Stanford running back Toby Gerhart and Texas quarterback Colt McCoy.

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Below are the top five voting totals from the 2009 and 1995 Heisman Trophy, taken from sports-reference.com.

So, who do you think got the bigger snub - Tommie Frazier or Ndamukong Suh?

2009 Heisman Trophy Voting

k Player School Class Pos 1st 2nd 3rd Tot Summary
1 Mark Ingram Alabama SO RB 227 236 151 1304 271 Att, 1658 Yds, 6.1 Avg, 17 TD
2 Toby Gerhart Stanford SR RB 222 225 160 1276 343 Att, 1871 Yds, 5.5 Avg, 28 TD
3 Colt McCoy Texas SR QB 203 188 160 1145 332 Cmp, 470 Att, 3521 Yds, 27 TD, 12 Int
4 Ndamukong Suh Nebraska SR DL 161 105 122 815 52 Solo, 33 Ast, 12.0 Sk, 1 Int
5 Tim Tebow Florida SR QB 43 70 121 390 213 Cmp, 314 Att, 2895 Yds, 21 TD, 5 Int

1995 Heisman Trophy Voting

Rk Player School Class Pos 1st 2nd 3rd Tot Summary
1 Eddie George Ohio State SR RB 268 248 160 1460 328 Att, 1927 Yds, 5.9 Avg, 24 TD
2 Tommie Frazier Nebraska SR QB 218 192 158 1196 98 Cmp, 177 Att, 1467 Yds, 18 TD, 6 Int
3 Danny Wuerffel Florida JR QB 185 152 128 987 210 Cmp, 325 Att, 3266 Yds, 35 TD, 10 Int
4 Darnell Autry Northwestern SO RB 87 78 118 535 355 Att, 1675 Yds, 4.7 Avg, 14 TD
5 Troy Davis Iowa State SO RB 41 80 119 402 345 Att, 2010 Yds, 5.8 Avg, 15 TD

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