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SPORTS TRIVIA 12-11
Written by Staff Report   
Monday, December 10, 2012 5:53 PM

Trivia

Q: Now that Texas A & M redshirt quarterback Johnny Manziel has become the first freshman to win college football's Heisman Trophy, he'll be under pressure to repeat. Has any player ever won the award twice?

A: In the 78-year history of the Heisman Trophy, named after innovative Georgia Tech coach John Heisman, Ohio State runningback Archie Griffin is the only repeat winner, having won the award back-to-back in 1974 and 1975.


Today in …

1961 – Oscar Robertson records 32 points, 20 assists and 15 rebounds to lead the Cincinnati Royals to a 133-117 win over the Chicago Packers on a neutral court in Dayton, Ohio. By the end of the 1961-62 season, the “Big O” will scored 2,432 points and have 985 rebounds and 899 assists in 79 games. His averages of 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 11.4 assists per game make the Indianapolis native and University of Cincinnati star the only player in NBA history to average a triple-double in a season.


Birthdays

Bengals linebacker Joe Kelly, born 1964. Packers defensive end Vonnie Holliday, born 1975.