Heisman Highlight: Gary Beban

Heisman Highlight

Name: Gary Beban
Position: Quarterback
College: UCLA Bruins
Class: Senior
Winning Year: 1967 – 33rd Award
Official Heisman Profile: Click Here

Interesting Notes: Beban was a key part of a UCLA squad that won 23 games in three years while he was at the helm…won a tight three-horse race in which O.J. Simpson had the second highest second-place finish of all time and LeRoy Keyes had the highest third-place finish in Heisman voting history…had a short professional career with the Redskins…has been a very successful real estate manager with CB Commercial…was elected to the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in 1988.

2009 Press Pass Legends #91

Featured Card: 2009 Press Pass Legends #91. As a success college player without much of a professional playing career of which to speak, we look to a very recent legends set for a card of Beban. Sets like this are interesting in that it is a newer set with (supposedly) higher quality controls yet still features Beban in his college uni from over 40 years ago. Copies of this card go for just a few dollars on eBay. There is also an autographed version that generally sells for less than $20.

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