Davis won Heisman, respect
"The way he carried himself, the way he did not drown in his own tears, the way that he did not hang on his sickness, the way that he functioned as a human being under all of those conditions was tremendous courage," says Jim Brown about Ernie Davis.
Ernie Davis, who was the first African-American Heisman Trophy winner, will be profiled on--->
The honors came early and often, from the time he started with organized sports. Ernie Davis succeeded at every venue, a three-sport ...
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