Johnny Lattner

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Lattner in 2004

John Joseph Lattner (October 24, 1932 – February 12, 2016) was an American football player. While playing college football for the University of Notre Dame, he won the Heisman Trophy in 1953. He also won the Maxwell Award twice, in 1952 and 1953. Lattner played professionally for one season in the National Football League (NFL), with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 1954. He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Lattner died in Oak Park, Illinois on February 12, 2016 from lung cancer. He was aged of 83.[1]

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  1. Cahill, Dan (February 13, 2016). "Johnny Lattner, Heisman Trophy winner, dies at 83". Chicago Sun-Times. Retrieved February 13, 2016.