NCAA Football

Ricky Williams' Heisman sells $504,000

(AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett, File)

The Heisman Trophy won by Ricky Wiliams in 1998 at Texas was sold at auction for $504,000, setting a record for college football's most recognizable award.

The winning bid for the trophy in Heritage Auctions' Fall Sports Memorabilia Collectibles offerings exceeded the previous auction record for a Heisman set when Tim Brown's 1987 trophy garnered $435,763 last December.

Williams earned the Heisman for the season he set the then-NCAA career record with 6,592 yards rushing. The mark was topped one year later by Ron Dayne.

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