Tebow beat out McFadden in what essentially was a two-man race. The balloting was close, with Tebow receiving 1,957 points and McFadden finishing with 1,703. Tebow won seven of the eight regions, with the exception of the Southwest, which voted for McFadden. His margin of victory in the Mid-Atlantic region was 312 to 278.
Tebow made history when he became the first sophomore ever to win college football's most prized award. In doing so, he debunked some of the biggest myths surrounding this holy grail - that the winner must be either an upperclassman or the best player on the best team.
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