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In his research for his book on Berwanger, Brian E. COOPER found that the famous trophy was created by Frank Eliscu who in the summer of 1935 used New York University's Ed Smith as his model.
The prize was renamed the Heisman Memorial Trophy a year later on October 3, 1936.
Cooper, Brian. "One-Man Gang," Telegraph Herald, Dec. 5, 2010