He attended Brown University, where he played quarterback and cornerback, and had planned to go to law school.
Michigan cornerback Charles Woodson is often said to be the only defensive player to take home the trophy in 1997.
The faces attached to this debate are Denver quarterback Peyton Manning and Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman.
John Johnson, who played both wingback and cornerback for Army in 1964, felt the same way.
Sure, it was completely broken coverage by cornerback Chris Culliver, who made headlines earlier this week for anti-gay remarks.