John David Crow, Texas A&M Heisman winner, dies at 79

by Travis Normand

I had the pleasure of meeting John David Crow several times. He was a great man and will be sorely missed.

John David Crow, Texas A&M’s first Heisman winner, dies at 79

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M’s first Heisman Trophy winner, John David Crow, has died at the age of 79, his family has confirmed. The cause of his death on Wednesday night has not been released.

Crow had lived in College Station after he retired from A&M’s athletics administration in 2001. According to A&M, “John David Crow passed away peacefully surrounded by his wife, Carolyn, and family. Services are pending and the family requests privacy at this time.”

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