The Legend of Doc Blanchard – South Carolina’s own born and bred Heisman trophy winner

To find the only South Carolinian to win the Heisman, you must travel back to the year 1945.

The Heisman Trophy is College Football’s most prestigious award, and it’s so prestigious that only one person from the Palmetto State has received it in the trophy’s storied history.

Of course, George Rogers brought home the bronze for USC in 1980, but Big George is originally from Georgia.

To find the only South Carolinian to win the Heisman, you must travel back to the year 1945.

To find the only South Carolinian to win the Heisman, you must travel back to the year 1945.

That year, Bishopville’s Felix Anthony “Doc” Blanchard led Army to its second of three consecutive National Championships while becoming the first junior to win the Heisman Trophy.

                                                        That year, Bishopville’s Felix Anthony “Doc” Blanchard led Army to its second of three consecutive National Championships while becoming the first junior to win the Heisman Trophy.

To tell the legend of Doc Blanchard, we turn to another “Doc” Blanchard, his sister Doctor Mary Elizabeth Blanchard.

Buckle your chinstrap as she shares her brother’s incredible life stories while giving a behind-the-scenes view of some of Doc’s most legendary moments.