7/8/1935 - 6/17/2015
NFL Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of John Crow
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - John David Crow, the bruising running back who won the 1957 Heisman Trophy with Texas A&M before a Pro Bowl career in the NFL, has died. He was 79.
The university said Crow died Wednesday night surrounded by his family. A cause of death was not disclosed.
Crow was the first Heisman winner for the Aggies, who were coached at the time by Paul "Bear" Bryant. During the 1957 season, Bryant famously said: "If John David Crow doesn't win the Heisman Trophy,...