the classroom and on the football field, Johnny Musso was an
All-American. He was named First Team All-America as a junior and
consensus All-America as a senior. He finished fourth in the Heisman
Trophy voting in 1971 and was named Player of the Year by Football
News, the Touchdown Club of Atlanta, and the Miami Touchdown Club.
Nobody could touch Musso in the Southeastern Conference, as he twice
led the conference in rushing, gaining 1,137 yards in 1970 and 1,088
yards in 1971. He was an all-conference selection in 1970 and 1971, and
led the conference in scoring in 1971 with 100 points. He was awarded
the American Football Coaches Association Ernie Davis Award in 1972.
Musso was named all-conference three times