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Ernie Davis - The first African-American athlete to win the Heisman Trophy - From Elmira, NY

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Ernie Davis first came to national prominence as a star football player at Syracuse University. He led his team to the NCAA championship in 1961, and became the first African-American to be awarded the Heisman trophy, before playing professional football. In 1962, Davis was the first pick in the NFL draft, and he was the first African-American football player to be chosen first.

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Ernie Davis' legacy lives on long after his death - NFL.com

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Ernie Davis - Football Phenom From Syracuse

Ernie Davis followed in Jim Brown's footsteps at Syracuse and did him proud.

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1960 Cotton Bowl. Texas vs. Syracuse with #44 Ernie Davis

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