Kirk Herbstreit

Kirk Herbstreit was born August 19, 1969.

Herbstreit joined ESPN's College GameDay show in 1996 and has won two Emmy Awards for his analysis. In 2006, he also began working as the analyst on ABC's Saturday Night Football series and has called several national championship games.

Herbstreit played quarterback at Ohio State. As a senior in 1992, he was named team MVP after helping the Buckeyes finish second to Michigan in the Big Ten. Ohio State finished No. 18 in the AP poll at 8–3–1 after a loss to Georgia in the Citrus Bowl.

Here's a look at Herbstreit reeling off a long touchdown run against Minnesota:

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Big Ten Heisman Trophy Winners


Troy Smith

Ohio State quarterback, 2006.


Ron Dayne

Wisconsin running back, 1999.


Charles Woodson

Michigan cornerback/returner, 1997.


Eddie George

Ohio State running back, 1995.


Desmond Howard

Michigan receiver/returner, 1991.


Archie Griffin

Ohio State running back, 1975.


Archie Griffin

Ohio State running back, 1974.


Howard Cassady

Ohio State running back, 1955.


Alan Ameche

Wisconsin running back, 1950.


Vic Janowicz

Ohio State running back, 1950.


Les Horvath

Ohio State quarterback, 1944.


Bruce Smith

Minnesota running back, 1941.


Tom Harmon

Michigan running back, 1940.


Nile Kinnick

Iowa running back, 1939.


Jay Berwanger

Chicago running back, 1935.

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